United States of America

Travel Guide
Golden Gate Bridge showing general coastal views, a bridge and landscape views
The geographic variety and ethnic diversity of this nation provide unlimited opportunities for exploration, excitement and relaxation.

To get a realistic perspective of the vast, diverse United States, set aside several weeks or months to tour multiple regions of the country. Focus on large metropolises, national parks or both.

In the Northeast, New England has lobsters and the rugged Atlantic Ocean shoreline in Maine and skiing in Vermont. Visit Boston to learn about Revolutionary War history. Watch the Red Sox play baseball at Fenway Park or the Patriots play football in nearby Foxborough.

New York City, the largest city in the U.S., is famous for Broadway theaters, museums, ethnic restaurants and the lovely Central Park. Travel south to Washington D.C., the nation’s capital, for more museums and insights into how the federal government supports the 50 states.

The Southeast has lovely hiking in the Appalachian Mountains, along with the home of country music in Nashville, Tennessee. Visit Florida’s varied attractions including numerous theme parks, the John F. Kennedy Space Center, the Everglades and endless beaches.

Chicago dominates the Midwest, with a large, lively city near Lake Michigan, one of five beautiful Great Lakes. Follow the path of the mighty Mississippi River from Minnesota past the Gateway Arch of St. Louis to the jazz city of New Orleans.

Moving west, the Rocky Mountains offer excellent hiking and skiing in Colorado, Montana, Utah and Wyoming.

Texas has central oilfields, the large cities of Houston and Dallas and the shoreline along the Gulf of Mexico. In Arizona in the Southwest enjoy the natural wonders of the Grand Canyon and Sedona’s red cliffs.

California is particularly diverse, with the glamor of Hollywood in Los Angeles, the iconic Golden Gate Bridge of San Francisco, the wines of Napa and Sonoma and the ski resorts in the northern Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Continue to the Northwest, where Portland, Oregon, and Seattle, Washington have eclectic atmospheres.

If time permits, go beyond the continental U.S. Enjoy the islands of Hawaii or the glaciers and fjords of Alaska. The United States is all within your reach.

Popular cities in United States of America

New York
New York
Known for Entertainment, Theatres and Museums
One of the world’s most exciting cities positively shines with shopping, shows, museums, sports, and the beautiful and spacious Central Park.

Reasons to visit

  • Times Square
  • Broadway
  • Manhattan Cruise Terminal
Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Known for Entertainment, Theatres and Sports
Relax on the beaches, be thrilled at the theme parks and experience culture in the museums and art galleries of this sprawling Southern California city.

Reasons to visit

  • Wiltern Theatre
  • The Grove
  • Aquarium of the Pacific
Chicago featuring a skyscraper, street scenes and a city
Chicago
Known for Theatres, Museums and Art
Dubbed the Windy City, this great American city is one of the world’s foremost centres for sport, music and modern art.

Reasons to visit

  • Navy Pier
  • Soldier Field
  • Chicago Theatre
Boston Common which includes a city, a monument and a statue or sculpture
Boston
Known for Historical, Sports and Tours
Boston shines as Massachusetts’ revolutionary capital, from Harvard to the Freedom Trail.

Reasons to visit

  • Copley Square
  • Fenway Park
  • New England Aquarium
Washington
Washington
Known for Historical, Museums and Monuments
The capital of the US is laced with American history, and is home to truly inspirational monuments and great museums.

Reasons to visit

  • Union Station Shopping Center
  • Capital One Arena
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
Houston featuring a park
Houston
Known for Shopping, Sports and Theatres
A bustling city where great art, music and culture exist alongside the more traditional exports of beef, oil and gas.

Reasons to visit

  • Houston Zoo
  • Memorial City Mall
  • Discovery Green

Popular places to visit

United States of America