From buildings and burgers, national parks to theme parks, the USA loves doing everything bigger and better than anywhere else. Discover it for yourself by exploring any of the 50 states – you’ll find each of them has an unwavering sense of their own identity and unforgettable experiences that are totally unique.
From the bustling and cosmopolitan cities of New York and Chicago, to the laid-back beaches of Florida and jazz bars of New Orleans, the USA is a destination visitors keep on coming back to.
The USA is an enormous country and offers a vast range of holiday options from fly drives to ranching holidays, motor homes to beach resorts, rail journeys, theme parks, escorted tours and city breaks.
Travel destination reviews that highlight ‘The Best of…’ invariably refer to the Hawaiian Islands as the best place for sun, sand and natural attractions – the place to head for a fun holiday. This is the location of some of the finest beaches in the United States, each unique in its dimensions, shapes and hues. […]
As one of the oldest settlements in the USA and the largest city in New England, Boston has plenty of historic culture. Yet with over 50 colleges and universities situated in the greater Boston area there is a youthful vibrancy that adds a totally different dimension to the historic charm of the city. Cambridge lies […]
California’s central coast comprises some of the most spectacular shoreline including the Monterey Peninsula and the Big Sur coast, with gnarled trees, cliffs, rugged shores and bays. The Pacific Coast Highway (also called Highway 1) stretches along most of California’s coastline and from San Francisco it passes the small bayside city of Santa Cruz with […]
Chicago is the major metropolis of America’s heartland, with three million people hustling and bustling in the city of skyscrapers that appears to rise straight out of the waters of Lake Michigan, in northern Illinois. Once a gangster’s hang-out synonymous with infamous names such as Al Capone and Bonnie and Clyde, the ‘windy city’ today […]
Although it is literally a ‘Mile High City’, situated one mile (1.6km) above sea level, Denver is flat and sprawling, overwhelmed by the backdrop of the majestic peaks of the Rocky Mountains. It was founded as a gold mining camp in 1859, and at the centre of the Old West it was filled with cowboys, […]
Millions of pleasure-seekers can’t be wrong! Florida is North America’s favourite holiday destination and draws hordes of tourists all year round. The reason for the state’s popularity as a vacation station is its sunny climate and situation. Consisting of a peninsula jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean from the southeastern corner of the United States, […]
Set in the middle of the vast Mojave Desert, Las Vegas was created entirely to entertain and has been described as the world’s largest theme park. This psychedelic city of sin is home to over a million people and welcomes 35 million more each year to its lavish hotels and casinos. Visitors today are […]
When Jean Baptiste Le Moyne picked out the strategic spot on the Mississippi River for his French colony in 1718, little did he know that he had doomed a future city to tragedy nearly 290 years later. Situated on a swamp, and surrounded by the sea, Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi River, the subsiding city […]
The city of dreams, New York is the fantasy of millions of people worldwide who want to live there and make it big, or just spend a week or two experiencing the magic. It’s said that everyone should visit New York at least once, and it’s easy to see why: the city is teeming with […]
Seattle is known as the ‘Emerald City’, and just like the home of the Wizard of Oz in the fairy tale, it is a magical place. Rated as one of the world’s most liveable cities, after Melbourne and Montreal, it boasts among its citizens three out of the world’s ten richest men, including Bill Gates, […]