The USA is a big country, spreading over a thousand miles. But the thing even more exciting about the USA is that it is as diverse and versatile as it is big. When you travel across the USA, you will realize there is something for everyone.
The country has several beautiful beaches, mountains, amazing restaurants and food points, famous and historical landmarks, deserts, etc. Every place is unique in its way and has so much to offer. Also, due to properly maintained roads, it has become very easy to take on a road trip. You will find the detours as enchanting as your destination. With so many options, it is easy to get carried away. Here are six things to enjoy on your trip around the USA, from cities to parks to places.
1. North Carolina
North Carolina has so much to offer, from mountains to beaches to quirky towns. It is like the Oregon of the East Coast. North Carolina has probably the best BBQ you will taste. Charlotte is the largest city in North Carolina, and its neighboring cities include Raleigh and Asheville. Both of these towns offer interesting activities and better nightlife; you should stay there for a day or two.
The beaches in North Carolina are also phenomenal. But the thing that steals all the thunder is the most famous landmark, the Great Smoky Mountains. It is nature’s masterpiece because of its scenery, colors, and also for the legends attached to it. Speaking of legends, one cannot ignore Pigeon Forge having so many ‘Dolly Parton’ themed attractions. You can enjoy dinner shows in Pigeon Forge that are entertaining for all ages. Or visit the famous Dollywood to have an experience of a lifetime.
2. Grand Canyon
The word grand doesn’t even do justice here. Because the canyon in question is so vast, its length is approximately 277 river miles, and its width is up to 18 miles. This natural wonder is in North Arizona. It has expanded with the aid of the Colorado River for over 6 million years. Grand Canyon National Park is officially a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and approximately 6 million people from all over the globe visit it annually.
You can do so much in this place like camping, hiking, sightseeing, etc. The Colorado River makes it a top attraction for whitewater rafting. You can take a helicopter tour to better view its red and orange grandeur. You will find beautiful and mesmerizing scenic paths like North Kaibab trails and Bright Angel.
3. New York
Are we even talking about the USA if we don’t mention New York? New York is the type of city where you can spend a lifetime but still not discover every part of it. It is like the world’s capital of fashion, media, culture, and finance. You can begin your visit to New York with a stroll in Central Park and then go to the Met. There are many world-class museums in New York; Guggenheim is one of the top-rated New York attractions.
Take a trip to the Big Apple and watch a Broadway show in Times Square. Don’t forget to go to the Empire State Building. Go shopping in Soho and dine at excellent restaurants in Greenwich Village. You will also find Lady Liberty there if you decide to get out on the water.
4. Hollywood Boulevard
The City of Angels, Los Angeles, offers endless entertainment and excitement. The most remarkable thing about L.A. is Hollywood Boulevard. This is for you if you are not interested in hiking and sightseeing and want something different and fun. Find your favorite performer on the famous Walk of Fame; see the Chinese Theatre, Dolby Theatre, and El Capitan Theatre. There is a famous shopping center named Hollywood and Highland Center. You can shop from there; furthermore, if you head to level 2 in that center, you will be able to see the proper view of the Hollywood sign.
Another attraction of this place is the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. And there is no way you can miss out on the Hollywood Wax Museum and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Have fun finding the wax figure of your favorite personality and amuse yourself by how much it does, or hilariously enough, how much it doesn’t resemble the actual person.
5. Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls is a beautiful and captivating waterfall that links the USA to Canada. You can reach Niagara Falls through different routes, the quickest of which is by flying to Buffalo or Toronto airport and then going to Niagara via taxi, train, or bus. You can get around there in many ways when you reach Niagara Falls. Walking is the most preferred way of getting around because the attractions to visit there are not too far away from each other. The famous Rainbow Bridge links the USA with Canada, and you can get to the Canadian side from the USA, or vice versa, using Rainbow Bridge.
Absorb the view and freshness of this amazing marvel of nature. This is a unique experience you will never get anywhere else. You can also visit further afield attractions by driving around. There are other options available, too. For example, you can rent a bike or use the Niagara Transit bus network.
Miami is a South Florida city that is often called a melting pot of cultures. You can have so many exotic experiences here. It is famous for its food and nightlife scenes. Many museums in Miami are worth visiting that show the city’s incredible and unique culture, arts, and history. The Bass and Pérez Art Museum Miami are two of the visitors’ favorite museums in Miami. Have fun with the ocean on Miami Beach.
The diverse culture of Miami has made it one of the top tourist attractions. Visit the wonderful Little Havana, where the multicultural neighborhoods coexist. You will find Spanish and Caribbean-themed places, foods, and music around the city. If you like to explore different cultures and traditions and also like good food and beaches, then a trip to Miami is your true calling.
There are many amazing places, national parks, cities, restaurants, beaches, mountains, etc., to visit in the USA. During your trip to the USA, keep these six things in mind. This way, you will enjoy mountain views, explore glamor and style, and have fun with people of different cultures. And get the most out of your USA trip.