Home to some of the most beautiful outdoor spaces in the world, America’s National Parks are quite simply outstanding and unrivalled. With so many to choose from and them all being spread so far and wide across the country choosing which ones you should visit can be tricky with so many amazing sites to see and so little time. Luckily for you, we’ve selected the top 3 National Parks that you simply have to visit next time you head to the states so you don’t miss out of any of the best bits:
California’s most precious gem, Yosemite is simply incredible. With endless natural wanders to spot, towering mountains, and a whole host of different ways to enjoy the scenery, visiting Yosemite is bucket list worthy. Whether you want to challenge yourself by hiking up those steep hills, spend your afternoon fishing in the rivers, attempt some dare devil rock climbing, camp out under the stars or go looking for deer’s in the wild, Yosemite’s beauty means there’s something for everyone no matter which way you’d like to enjoy it.
Perhaps the most striking on the eye, Arizona’s Grand Canyon is vast, encompassing and beautiful all at once. Five million people visit every year to marvel at the famous gorge, hike through the trails or fly over the top to take it all in on a helicopter. Carved by the Colorado River, the first site of the ginormous red rock formation will most definitely take your breath away.
The first ever national park to exist in America, Yellowstone is strikingly beautiful with 3,500 sq feet of wilderness for visitors to roam. There’s so much to do in Yellowstone from seeing geysers to giant waterfalls, enjoying horseback rides, bike riding and hiking.Visit between March and November time for the best chances of spotting grizzly bears in their natural habitat. Be sure to scope out the world’s most famous Geyser, Old Faithful frequently erupts so you’ll be sure to catch site of it if you hang around for long enough in the Old Faithful area of the park.
As some of the best destinations in the world to spot wildlife, roam the wilderness, breath in completely unpolluted air and just be at once with nature, making a trip to any of these 3 top national parks will undoubtedly be a vacation you won’t forget. Take a look at the holidays available at Great American Adventures and explore them for yourself today.
It is known that Las Vegas was built so that the Americans would not have to leave the borders of their own country to explore the world. Here are a few famous landmarks in hotel casinos you can find on the Strip in Las Vegas. If you’d like to practice how to play poker or other games you can find in Vegas go to this website.
New York New York hotel resembles the Big Apple in the middle of Las Vegas! The hotel replicates famous buildings from the Big Apple, including Chrysler Building, Brooklyn Bridget, and Empire State Building. The hotel made sure they feature the iconic Statue of Liberty.
Luxor Casino offers all the most popular tourist attractions that can be found in Egypt. Those include a real size Sphinx as well as highly modernized with a contemporary design pyramid style tower and 22-story ziggurat towers that were built as later additions. The hotel is names after the city of Luxor in Egypt. Luxor is the second largest hotel in Las Vegas and the eight in the world.
Paris Las Vegas is a hotel and casino and as its name suggest its theme is the city of Paris. The hotel includes a half scale replica of the Eiffel Tower, a sign in a the shape of the Montgolfier balloon, a two-thirds size Arc de Triomphe, a replica of La Fontaine des Mers and a 1,200-seat theatre called Le Theatre des Arts. Also, the front of the hotel suggests the Paris Opera House and the Louvre.
Bellagio is a luxury casino hotel which design was inspired by the Lake Como town of Bellagio in Italy. Bellagio is famed by its elegance and its 8-acre lake between the building and the Strip. The lake is a home to the Fountains of Bellagio, a large dancing water fountain synchronized to music.
Another famous hotel related to Italy is the Venetian, which design is inspired by Venice in Italy and features architectural replicas of various Venetian landmarks, including the Palazzo Ducale, Piazza San Marco, the Lion of Venice Column, and the Rialto Bridge.
Excalibur Hotel was names after a King Arthur’s sword. The hotel uses the Arthurian theme in several ways. Its façade is a stylized image of a castle. What is more, until 2007, a wizard like figure representing Merlin looked out from a high turret.
The best way to explore the United States is by car. I am planning to present a few road trip routes on my blog in the weeks to come as I strongly believe that there is no better way of finding out about the history of the US or meeting exciting people than through travelling around this great country by some sort of vehicle. The first route I want to talk about is the famous Route 66. The is one more thing you need to remember about before planning holidays in the US, mainly visa. You can do it using esta (Electronic System for Travel Authorization). Continue reading “Road trip: Route 66” »
If your idea of the perfect getaway involves outdoor adventure, you are sure to love a walking holiday in the Americas. Whether you wish to tackle soaring climbs, stroll through lush forests, trek across an arid wilderness or take a trip that involves all three, there is a perfect destination for you. Continue reading “Top 3 destinations for walking holidays in the Americas” »
So you’re finally on your way to Maui. First things first: Great choice! Maui is home to some of the highest ranking beaches in the world, miles upon miles of coral reef, vibrant sea life and even a dormant volcano. But don’t just marvel at this island’s beauty, take advantage of the opportunity for some serious ocean fun. Continue reading “Beyond Surfing : An Ocean of Fun in Maui” »
Like many large cities, New York has made a name for itself in the world of cuisine. Unlike the fare in most cities, however, “New York food” is awfully hard to define. As one of the world’s biggest melting pots of culture, New York offers one of the most diverse culinary landscapes you’ll find. Thus, “New York food” could mean a gourmet hot dog, a dish of hot Indian curry, or a platter of something completely indescribable. There are a few items, however, that stand out as true New York staples – and those are the ones we’re going to cover here. Continue reading “What and Where to Eat in New York” »
As the fourth biggest wine producer in the world, California is definitely the place to go if you’re a bit of a wine buff (or fancy yourself as a potential one!). The state’s main vineyard region, Napa Valley, is located handily close to San Francisco Continue reading “Top 5 things to see and do in California’s wine region” »
Over the period of two weeks in Florida, I’ve managed to see quite a few local species. Sadly, in Miami, I didn’t spot many animals or sea creatures. That might have something to do with the Miami Vice cocktails… Continue reading “Florida animal encounters” »
A great infographic presenting the iconic signs of the United States, including the number of visitors for each place. Continue reading “The Most Iconic Signs in The United States” »
During two weeks of visiting Florida, I have tried a variety of dishes. I managed to eat some local specialties, including Key lime cheesecake in Key West and a crab and other seafood in Naples. Continue reading “Florida’s finest food” »