Before your departure
Before you go ahead and plan your vacation itinerary, you should be aware of the visa requirements for entering the United states. Certain countries are waivered from the need for a visa if they have established relationships with the US Government. Ask a professional travel agent about acquiring an ESTA visa. A professional will be able to walk you through everything you need to know about the application process and check the ESTA visa status for you.
The culture of the United States has permeated modern western civilization in hundreds of countries all around the globe. Everyone dreams of visiting ‘The Land of the Free’ and sampling America's opportunity for themselves. America is a vast country, with many different cultures and classes of people spread across its broad lands. There is so much to do and see that visiting it all in one trip is next to impossible unless you can afford to take a few months off from work.
If you want to take the hassle out of finding the best places to visit on your American vacation, consider these five options as some of the best the United States has to offer you.
#1 New Orleans
This Cajun city is the jazz music capital of the globe. The Big Easy has bars and clubs that play good music and serve great soul food well into the evening. One of the city’s major attractions is the Mardi Gras, a festival that happens once every year and attracts tourists from around the world.
#2 New York City
New York, The Big Apple, The City that never sleeps. This iconic city has earned itself many different monikers, and a visit to its busy streets will help you understand why. From the moment you land at FK airport and shuttle across the Brooklyn bridge, it’s clear that you are in New York city. Take a cab to Manhattan and check into one of the city’s finest hotels. Central Park is beautiful in both the summer and the wintertime, and a walk through the park followed by lunch in the Village is a great way to spend a day. In the evening, take in a show on Broadway, visit the bright lights of Times Square before retiring to your hotel. Listen to the sounds of the city at night while you sip on a cocktail and gaze out over the silhouetted skyscraper skyline.
#3 Las Vegas
Deep into the Nevada desert, lies the city of Las Vegas. The bright lights of the city can be seen for miles if you approach the city at night. Las Vegas is known as Sin City, and it’s easy to understand why. At all times of the day gamblers, tourists, and celebrities wander in and around the hotels and casinos. Las Vegas has the world’s best gaming, and hotel accommodation and a trip to the Strip will show you everything you need to know to understand American excess.
#4 Los Angeles
If you have kids, then Los Angeles has to be high on your priority list of places to visit in the States. The children’s dream of Disneyland exists in this town, and your kids will never forget their vacation to Disneyland and the fun they had with their parents. L.A has a collection of other famous spots to visit, Beverly Hills, Hollywood, and the boardwalks of the coastal towns are all exciting features of this cosmopolitan city.
#5 Maui - Hawaii
The Pacific Ocean is home to the tropical island chain paradise of Hawaii. There are eight Hawaiian Islands, and of them, Maui is the family vacation paradise. Take beautiful nature hikes and learn more about the local wildlife, birds, and vegetation. Spend the days in the water with the family trying out a variety of watersports. The sunsets over the Pacific Ocean are spectacular and an experience you will never forget.