The Best Places to Visit in USA


Tracking down the best places to visit in USA takes some work. Travel in America is less about ticking off a country and more about exploring a continent and a living legend at the same time. So where are the best places to visit in America? Well, I'm glad you asked. Here goes...


The Best Places to Visit in USA

A heavyweight on the world stage, the United States has more to offer travellers than Hollywood makes out.

Yes, you'll find much-filmed cities like New York and L.A., cultural hotspots like New Orleans and aching cool in Miami.

But you'll also find vast open spaces, the Wild West and wilderness, sticky tropical air and magnificent glacial waterways flanked by ice.


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The Best Places to Visit in USA: The Hot List 2019

Best Places to Travel in the US 

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    New York City
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    Miami and the Keys
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    Seattle and the wilds of Alaska
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    Washington D.C.
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    Salt Lake City and Utah
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    Las Vegas and Nevada
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    New Orleans and Louisiana
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    LA, Baby (and California)
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    Boston and Massachusetts 

Three Different American Itineraries


Head to New York City for the Statue of Liberty, Broadway and the best gherkin pastrami bagel that money can buy. Move on to Washington DC for monuments and museums, Boston for ivy-clad history and fly on to LA, Chicago, New Orleans or Miami for different tastes of the US of A.


Experience the jigsaw geography of Southeast Alaska and kayak alone with the seals. Check out Glacier Bay National Park and the frontier towns of Juneau and Ketchikan. Walk the shores of the Arctic Ocean and scan icy horizons for the Northern Lights and breaching whales.


Kick off in cool Miami and stroll and strut around South Beach. Check out the natural wonder of the Everglades then pick up a car and cruise down the keys to Hemingway's colourful Key West. Stop off at Cocoa Beach and Bahia Honda State Park, looking out for conch shells and swimming with dolphins.

The Best Reasons to Visit the US

Big, bold and frequently misunderstood, the best places to visit in the USA don't so much visit a country as to explore a continent and a living legend. From aching expanses of wilderness to the most congested and confident sass on earth, attitude is big business here. 

And each time I visit, I want to return to find out more. 

Useful Resources for Travel to the USA


Read up on Visa requirements and safety while in the USA.


View health information and advice for your time in the USA.


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