Planning a trip to everyone’s favourite country, the United States of America may be pretty complicated given the enormous number of sightseeing possibilities available. Most well-known cities provide tourists with a wide range of options, some of which are known for fun and glamour and others which are known for history. The best places in the United States to visit are some amazing cities and towns. These are our top 5 enchanting places that we would recommend you visit during your next vacation to the US.
Here are some places to visit in the United States which will take your breath away!
Seattle is a city in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. Since the city is known to be a wet one, we would advise you to carry a light winter jacket to keep you safe from sudden light downpours. The city is the crown of Portland as it houses some of the most amazing summer views and hiking trails. ‘Pike Place Market’ captivates tourists the most and especially if you’re a foodie, it sure is a fun-sized heaven! An unforgettable mention would definitely be ‘The Space Needle’ which stands at 605 feet tall and gives an all-around view of The Emerald City. Seattle has a vibrant economy with many companies based here, most notably Amazon and Microsoft but also Starbucks (which opened its first doors here in Seattle all the way back in 1971!) and Boeing (the largest aeroplane maker). Seattle, therefore, makes the first on our list of top places to visit in the United States.
Founded in 1718 by the French, New Orleans has been a cultural centre of Cajun and Creole. It simply means the French, Native Americans, Africans, and Cubans who have contributed to the lively jazz, cuisine, art and unique dialects. Be sure to explore the French Quarter for soulful New Orleanian food. The city has music in its DNA, so a pro tip from us would be to experience these street bands and jazz halls on Frenchmen Street. Mardi Gras a hearty two-week carnival just before the beginning of the Christian Lenten season takes place every year all through the state and New Orleans is its Mecca. Loaded with street-filling parades, music on every corner and of course authentic food! The city is the only such in the entirety of the country and undoubtedly makes it one of the best places to visit in the United States.
New York, the crossroads of cultures from all over the world, will leave you wanting more. From the diversity of cafes, museums, art galleries, and breathtakingly gorgeous parks. The city is renowned for its incredible richness. The Metropolitan Museum of Art is home to artwork from every continent and every culture. With the biggest Christmas tree at the one and only Rockefeller Plaza, New York welcomes the holiday season unlike any other city in the world. The city is home to renowned pizza joints like Lombardi’s and Rubirosa, which serve slices of heaven and the iconic Empire State Building. New York City hosts many major news networks such as ABC News, CBS News and NBC News as well as cable news channels MSNBC and CNBC.
Now that you are already aware of the 3 major places in the USA to visit. Our next destination on the American map is Los Angeles! Also called the ‘City of Angels. It became a tinsel town in the early 1900s when America was officially film-crazed. Los Angeles has thus become a city famous for its entertainment industry. Here you can visit the Hollywood Walk of Fame, which is a place where many famous people have their stars on the sidewalk.
The food scenario of LA is rooted in its ethnic immigrant culture from Asia, the Middle East and South America. It has swiftly moved ahead from its fine dining and European vibe and the people here have embraced what happens to be food trucks! Mariscos Jalisco is our top recommended food truck serving signature Mexican tacos. LA has some of the best restaurants in America! The beaches here are also great for swimming or relaxing in the sun. Los Angeles is one of our favourite places to visit in the United States because of its timeless beauty!
Say ‘Aloha!’ to the land where surfing was created, Hawaii boasts of generations-old rich Polynesian culture. Undoubtedly its beaches are the most visited like Waikiki beach and white sand beaches which are found all over the cluster of islands. For the last location on our list of best places to visit in the United States, it’s time to throw on your favourite Hawaiian shirt and hit the all-time favourite of tourists and locals alike ‘Merrimen’s Kameula’ the top restaurant on Hawaii’s Big Island. They acquire fresh fish every day from nearby fishermen, and the menu options are a love letter to traditional Polynesian cuisine. The setting is intimate and easygoing, just what Hawaii ought to be. Apart from that Hawaii arguably has exciting hiking trails like ‘The Kalalau trail’ which should be explored by each of you planning to go here.
These are some of the best places to visit in the United States. If you’re looking for something new and exciting, these destinations will not disappoint!
1. Is it worth visiting the USA?
The United States of America will feel very different from other countries you have visited. America has almost about everything you could imagine, from theme parks to historical sites, and it is reasonable to say that it is a place unlike any other. The Hollywood sign in Los Angeles, California, and the renowned Statue of Liberty in New York are just two examples of iconic landmarks in America.
2. What is required to visit the United States?
All foreign visitors arriving in the United States must have a valid passport (regardless of their country of citizenship). Foreign nationals and permanent residents could also require a U.S. visa. Before you leave on your vacation, you must register for a visa. Before coming to the United States, foreign nationals must receive the entire COVID-19 vaccination.
3. What is famous in USA to buy?
Tourists prefer buying electronics in the United States generally Apple products. You can also go for world-famous beauty products such as makeup, skincare and haircare. The USA is the centre of fashion, so don’t leave for your home country without shopping from American brands such as Ralph Lauren, Guess, Tommy Hilfiger, GAP, Calvin Klien etc.
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