United States

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The fifth-largest country in the world has something for everyone, from arid deserts to snow-capped peaks to tropical islands. With so much variety and such a vast area, it’s impossible to see the entire country in one visit. Indeed, you could spend a lifetime exploring the United States and never run out of things to see.

Visitors can follow Boston’s colonial history, climb a lighthouse on Maine’s rugged coastline, and attend the favorite American pastime: a baseball game at Wrigley Field. Visit the White House, see grand antebellum homes in the Old South, listen to jazz in New Orleans, bask in Hollywood glamour, and marvel at the magnificent Grand Canyon. Whether it’s the bright lights of New York or a Texas dude ranch that draw you to America, you will never get bored.

How to Spend One Day in Albuquerque, New Mexico bull skull with red and green drying chilis How to spend one day in Albuquerque. This helpful itinerary includes unique things to do, where to stay and eat, and mor...

Old Town Plaza, North Plaza Street Northwest, Albuquerque, NM, USA

10 Best Cities for Your Travel Bucket List Sydney opera house from the Manly ferry With so many travel options, choosing your next destination is hard. Put these 10 global cities on your travel bucket li...

10 Best UNESCO World Heritage Sites in America 1800s log home in Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park 10 best places to visit in America that are both national parks and UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and included planning t...

Independence Hall, Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA

How To Enjoy One Day in Santa Fe, New Mexico Spiral staircase and pews in the back of Loretto Chapel If you plan to visit New Mexico, be sure to spend at least one day in Santa Fe. There's a reason it's known as "The City...

Santa Fe Plaza, Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe, NM, USA

9 Helpful Tips for Visiting Washington, D.C. with Young Kids If you follow these tips for visiting D.C. with young kids, America's capital doesn't need to be overlooked as a family...

Washington, DC, United States

Guide to the US National Parks Passport Book: Stamps, Stickers and Fun Find national parks in the US like Yosemite If you enjoy visiting America's national parks, this fun trick will help you to discover them all and remember every tri...

Yosemite National Park, Tioga Pass Road, CA, United States

10 Best U.S. National Parks for Wildlife Viewing moose pair in yellowstone national park 10 of the best US national parks for viewing wildlife,animals you can see at each park, and more. Read more

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota, USA

8 Alaska Cruise Basics You Need to Know jumping humback whale on alaskan cruise These Alaska cruise basics will help you choose your best itinerary and get the most out of your trip. Read more

Juneau, AK, USA

7 Day Oahu Itinerary: What To Do In Hawaii For A Week An aerial view of the island of Oahu Hawaii Discover how to spend 1 week in Hawaii with our 7 day Oahu itinerary. You’ll see most of the island, without rushing or...

Waikiki, HI 96815, USA

One Day in Savannah: Squares and Walking Tours Savannah Walking Tour Take a guided walking tour of Savannah. See picturesque squares, historic Savannah River walk, and famous cemeteries, as...

Visitors Information Center, Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Savannah, GA, United States

5 Amazing Vacations to Check Off Your Bucket List Discover travel bucket list ideas for your next trip. Here’s a quick list of a few destinations to add – from around the...

Mount Kinabalu, Ranau, Sabah, Malaysia

6 Fun City Breaks and Vacation Destinations Are you thinking of taking a few days away, unwinding from work? Perhaps a city break could be the perfect getaway for y...

Prague, Czechia

How to Enjoy a Baseball Game Like an American Don't know what to expect at a baseball game? A die-hard fan gives "official preparation instructions" for a day at the...

Wrigley Field, West Addison Street, Chicago, IL, United States

5 Things to Know About Visiting the Grand Canyon Grand Canyon Desert View Overlook 5 best travel tips for visiting the Grand Canyon, links and planning advice for an unforgettable trip with no regrets. R...

Grand Canyon Visitor Center, South Entrance Road, Grand Canyon Village, AZ, United States

Packing Essentials for America’s National Parks tent surrounded by mountains America's national parks are ideal outdoor destinations. Simplify your next visit with this helpful guide to basic packi...

Grand Canyon National Park, AZ, United States

Weekend In Washington, DC: Best Free Things To Do View of reflecting pool and Washington Monument on National Mall from the top of the LIncoln Memorial steps in Washington DC A shortlist of the best free things to do in Washington DC plus tips for a weekend trip Read more

National Mall, Washington, DC, United States

How to Plan Your First Hawaii Trip Planning your first visit to Hawaii can be stressful. Here's help in figuring out when to go and which island to visit....

Honolulu, HI, United States

The Attack of Reverse Culture Shock Symptoms reverse culture shock Despite its scary symptoms, reverse culture shock isn't dangerous. Sometimes it can teach you more about yourself ... th...

Cades Cove in the Smokies: An Autumn Color Story Full moon over Cades Cove, Tennessee A stunning Cade's Cove photo essay from America's Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Read more

Cades Cove, Blount County, TN, United States

Latest United States Articles

How To Enjoy One Day in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Spiral staircase and pews in the back of Loretto Chapel

If you plan to visit New Mexico, be sure to spend at least one day in Santa Fe. There’s a reason it’s known as “The City Different.” Our one-day itinerary will help you plan what to see, eat and do while you’re visiting Santa Fe.

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Tourism website: Visit the USA

Time zone: UTC/GMT -04:00

Currency: USD – United States dollar

Official language: No official language but English is main language spoken

UNESCO World Heritage sites: 23

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