United States of America
50 States of Awesome!
Where To Start?
With 50 States and 16 territories, it’s hard to know where to begin travel in the USA. It has incredible cities like New York, Chicago, New Orleans, and Los Angeles. There are the epic vistas of the American Southwest, the mountains of the Pacific Northwest, the Everglades of Florida, and the glaciers of Alaska. Or you can escape the mainland and head to the islands of Hawaii, Puerto Rico or the US Virgin Islands.
The United States is the birthplace of the world’s National Parks, and it’s smaller State Parks are just as amazing. No matter where you choose to explore in the United States, there is bound to be something that will take your breath away.
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The American Southwest may be one of the most beautiful areas of the world. We lay out some of our favorite things to see from the Grand Canyon to Zion, and beyond.
There are few places in the world more spectacular than Hawaii. And the aptly named Big Island is our favorite place in Hawaii. Check out why with this guide to one week on the Big Island of Hawaii.
The Adirondacks encompasses some of the most beautiful regions of Upstate New York. Not only is it the second largest protected area in the United States, but it’s one of the most awe-inspiring as well.
What you need to know about travel in the United States
- The Capital of the United States of America is Washington D.C. Washington D.C. (not to be confused with Washington State) is filled with incredible museums and monuments.
- The United States uses North American standard 110v electrical outlets.
- Cellular Phone Service
- Cell phone service is readily available throughout the United States. Sim chips are available and can be added to unlocked phones.
- Roads, Driving and Public Transit
- Driving in the United States is relatively safe. Most roads and highways are well-maintained
- USA with Kids
- Family travel to the USA is very popular. Most cities have extensive attractions for children.
All the best of Family Travel in the USA
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