A melting pot of different ethnicities, nationalities, religions, culture and languages, the United States of America has always been a land of immigrants. Folks from all over the globe migrate to this nation in the hopes of realizing the big 'ol American Dream. This vast and expansive country from North America not only sports a diverse landscape but is also home to animated megalopolises with glittering steel-and-glass towers, sprawling suburbs lending adequate support to the cities and the gorgeous natural wonders.
Kick-start the USA tour by straight-away heading over to the Big Apple. It's not an exaggeration to claim that every other metropolis in the planet strives to be in the shadows of New York City. The infectious energy possessed by this bustling city is unlike anywhere seen in the globe. Visiting and experiencing NYC is probably in the bucket-list for everybody in the world, even for those living in the States. Devote alteast a week to capture the true essence of the city, home to 5 boroughs - Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten Island.
While touring New York, start with the iconic landmarks such as the legendary Statue of Liberty, climb the magnificent Empire State of Building, walk around the boisterous and crowded Times Square - a major tourist haunt, stroll around Central Park, visit the world-famous Wall Street, ice-skate around the Rockefeller Center, view the majestic Chrysler Building and so forth. Don't forget to catch a Broadway show, hit the Fifth Avenue - an avant-grade shopping shopping district and dig into a delicious New York Cheese Cake or New York Pizza.
Movie buffs will love to roam around the land of Hollywood, particularly tour around the Warner Brothers Studio, Paramount Studio tours and the Universal Studios Hollywood which is an awesome combination of studio tours as well as fun rides exhibiting popular pop-culture characters. Stroll around the famous Hollywood Bollywood in Los Angeles and walk down the renowned Hollywood Walk of Fame. But no trip to the City of Angels is complete without spending a day at the happiest place on earth - Disneyland. A pure delight to kids and adults alike, don't forget to have fun in the array of attractions and rides.
Be sure to have the time of your lives while visiting America's adult playground. Las Vegas or the Sin City of U.S.A is overflowing with top-notch casino-hotels, luxurious restaurants, hip dance clubs and trendy pubs and bars. A few notable highlights in the Entertainment capital of the world are the array of casino-hotels modelled on destinations and landmarks from around the globe such as the Venetian Hotel, Paris Las Vegas hotel, New York Hotel and so forth. Be sure to walk down the Las Vegas Boulevard called 'The Strip' and marvel the street brimming with glittering neon lights upon nightfall.
If you're in the Sunshine state of Florida, then do head over to the ultra-glamorous Miami if you prefer the glitter, glitz and the flamboyance. Get a lovely tan by sun-bathing on the golden-brown sands of the Miami Beach or stroll around the Ocean Drive which is brimming with famed Art-Deco buildings. If you prefer theme parks, then stop over at the enchanting city of Orlando. Home to seven of the ten most visiting amusement parks in USA, it is no wonder this Floridian city dubs itself as the theme park capital of the planet. The most popular ones are Universal Orlando Resort and the Walt Disney World Resort. Harry Potter fanatics will get a chance to delve into the magical universe by flocking into the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at the Universal Orlando Resort.
If you are a fan of history and American politics, then Washington DC is the city for you. USA's capital is not only home to the White House but also an array of historical memorials such as the Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial and so forth. Head over to the Canada-US border and view the iconic Niagara Falls either by boat or by helicopter. When it comes to natural wonders, then Grand Canyon is one of the most renowned national parks in the US and also the world. It's not only breathtaking visually but the massive size is enough to fog your senses. Another fantastic wonder is the Yellowstone National Park brimming with geysers, hot springs and thermal areas.
Sprawling and swanky shopping complexes are scattered around the country. But the biggest mall in the country - Mall of America - is located in Minnesota and is home to over 400 shops. As for cuisine, USA is big on fast food joints such as Mcdonalds, Burger King and KFC. Apple Pie is one of the popular desserts in the States. Mexican eateries like Chipotle are filling, tasty and affordable.
Stay options in U.S.A are abundant with the richie-rich opting for the best luxury hotels and private apartments the country can boast of. At the same time, budget tourists and backpackers will find plenty of cheap accommodations, catering to their needs and requirements.
U.S.A experiences four distinct seasons - Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. The best time to visit the country would be during spring and autumn months, keeping the temperature in mind as they are relatively pleasant. But it really depends on which part of the country you're planning to visit.