The United States stretches across the width of North America, offering widely varied sights and experiences. Make a focused visit to celebrated cities throughout the country or rent a car and drive through the nation’s heartland.
Small towns and important cities along the Atlantic coastal corridor feature historical sites and modern cultural centers. Follow the Freedom Trail in Boston where early patriots put events in place to create the nation in the 1770s.
New York City is one of the world’s most important economic centers. Shop on Fifth Avenue, see Broadway theater performances, enjoy art museums, walk for miles in Central Park, watch major professional sports teams and sample ethnic food and culture in small neighborhoods throughout the city.
Travel south to Washington D.C., the nation’s capital, filled with government buildings, museums and foreign embassies. Walk past the White House and along the National Mall to view monuments to some of the nation’s great leaders: Lincoln, Jefferson, Franklin Roosevelt, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Washington.
Enjoy glorious beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Florida features numerous theme parks as well as natural reserves in the Everglades. Heading west, experience Cajun culture in New Orleans and travel through Texas where frontier history was made in the 1800s. See a rodeo and eat Texas barbecue.
Visit additional important cities along the Pacific Ocean. Los Angeles offers the allure of Hollywood’s film industry as well as famous beaches. San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge is an iconic image for the city that developed during California’s 1840s Gold Rush.
Inland, visit Las Vegas, a gambling and entertainment center in Nevada’s desert. Dive, snorkel and golf during a warm, welcoming vacation on the islands of Hawaii or cruise to Alaska to see fjords, polar bears and vast ice fields.
Across the United States, the National Park Service offers affordable access to preserved lands of majestic mountains, forests and waterfalls, ranging from the Grand Canyon to the Great Smoky Mountains.