United States, the superpower that has shaped the world during the past century in all areas (political, military, cultural, scientific ,…) is also famous for its endless tourist attractions. The country boasts stunning cities full of museums, restaurants and shops, spectacular deserts, great rivers, ancient forests and national parks are first class. In addition, the U.S. is culturally very interesting. In this guide we try to give some practical information and recommendations of things you can do, as well as when to go.
Language in United States
The official language (and spoken) is English. However, the Hispanic community is growing every year. Moreover, America is a country where ethnic minorities tend to preserve their language.
- Protestantism and Catholicism are predominant. It is recommended to be very respectful of religious symbols.
United States Currency
- The U.S. currency is the U.S. dollar (USD)
Visas for Australia
- Nearly everyone needs a visa to travel to the U.S. . For more information click here.
Vaccination for United States
- There are no special vaccinations required to visit the United States.
- It is a great destination.
Hurricanes are frequent in the southeastern states. In the Californian coast earthquakes are also frequent. In northern states, cold storms are common as snow in winter.
Traveling with children to United States
If you travel with children, you can go to the largest and most spectacular amusement parks. Among them you have: Island of Adventure, Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World, Six Flags park or the new Harry Potter. The two regions with the highest concentration of facilities are Florida and California. In New York, you can find some of the biggest toy stores in the world. You can also visit the Grand Canyon.
Being in the northern hemisphere, U. S. follows the pattern of cold winters between November and March, and warm summers, from June to September. In the north, winter temperatures can plummet to 20 degrees below zero and abundant snowfall. However, in the south, especially on both coasts, Atlantic and Pacific, these months are cool but rarely cold. In summer, the heat can be stifling, even in northern cities.
In U.S., almost everything is open 24 hours a day. However, if a traveler wants to eat really late at night, the only alternatives are hamburgers, pizzas, and chicken.
United States is immense and it is difficult to dispose of days to visit it at once. However, there are enough attractions concentrated in various parts of the country to be worth visiting the country many times. America is a place where everything is bigger the food rations, buildings, people, theme parks, nature, etc. In general it is cheaper than traveling in Europe.
What to see and do in United States
Visit one of the places where you can see other ways of living: Indian reservations, towns, Amish, Mormon cities, New Orleans, Chinatowns, and more. Visit New York, which is considered capital of the world. San Francisco. Niagara Falls, the Great Lakes, the Mississippi. Visit San Francisco, and its national parks, beaches and vineyards. Visit some of the national parks like Yellowstone, Bryce, Sequoia, Glacier, Zion, and Big Ben.