Top 5 US cities worth visiting at least once in a lifetime
America is a dream country for many tourists. It attracts countless natural wonders, interesting history and striking megacities.
Traveling from the East Coast to the West Coast, you can discover the secrets of New York, bask on the beaches of Miami, visit the Rodeo in Houston, hit the jackpot in Las Vegas and stroll down the Walk of Fame in Los Angeles.
The city that never sleeps
New York is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world, as well as the cultural and economic center of the United States. Every year about 50 million tourists come here!
Start your journey with a stroll through Manhattan. Soak up the bustling atmosphere of Times Square with its bright advertisements or visit Central Park, an oasis of nature amidst a concrete jungle. And don't miss the symbol of American values - Liberty Island's Statue of Liberty.
Discover art galleries and cozy cafes lining the streets of Brooklyn, and consider Queens a gastronomic paradise. End your adventure on the roof of the Empire State Building and take in the incredible panorama of the Big Apple.
What to see?
- High Line;
- Metropolitan Museum of Art;
- Brooklyn Bridge;
- Cloisters Museum;
- Broadway Theater;
- 9/11 Memorial Museum;
- Coney Island;
- Wall Street.
The land of sunny beaches
Miami is a Florida paradise, a favorite vacation spot for world-famous stars and millionaires.
The luxurious white beaches of the Atlantic coast are the place to start your trip. The place is very popular with surfers or kiteboarders, so you have every chance to find a new hobby.
If you want to get culturally enriched, head to the Art Deco Historic District and explore the unparalleled Art Deco structures.
Don't forget to sample authentic Cuban cuisine in local restaurants. Be sure to visit the famous Little Havana neighborhood, a must see for those who want to know the traditions of Latin America. Here you can enjoy the authentic atmosphere, vibrant music and national dances.
What to see?
- Jungle Island;
- Bayside Market;
- Dearing Manor;
- Everglades National Park;
- Holover Nudist Beach;
- Liberty Tower;
- Miami Science Museum.
A cowboy's paradise
Houston, the largest city in the state of Texas, is famous for its world-famous Rodeo Festival. More than 2 million tourists come here every year to watch extreme bull riding.
If you are not interested in dangerous sports then take a trip to Space Center Houston where you can learn more about the U.S. space program, tour the museums and see a real space ship.
Explore Downtown: Start at the Downtown Aquarium, an entertainment center with something for everyone. In the evening, head to the Theater District for an incredible experience at the Grand Opera House.
Finish your journey with a visit to a local restaurant for some of Mexico's famous delicacies.
What to see?
- Museum of Contemporary Art;
- Rothko Chapel;
- Herman Park;
- City of Galveston on the Gulf of Mexico;
- Buffalo Bayou Park.
The city of gambling and entertainment
Las Vegas will enchant you with bright lights and neon fountains, and your visit will be a never-ending party.
Here you can test your luck at the casinos, which offer a variety of entertainment: from roulette and poker to slot machines. Just don't forget to stop in time.
We recommend strolling along the popular Strip Street, where the largest and most famous hotels are concentrated. Incredible light shows and grand buildings will not leave anyone indifferent.
Also in Las Vegas the stars of the world often put on extravaganza concerts and you'll get an unforgettable experience when you visit them.
What can you see?
- Bellagio Fountains;
- A replica of the Eiffel Tower;
- The Red Canyon;
- Mafia Museum;
- Stratosphere Hotel tower;
- Shark Reef Aquarium.
City of Angels
If you dream of getting into the heart of the movie industry and seeing some of Hollywood's coolest movies being made, Los Angeles is waiting for you!
Start your journey on Hollywood Boulevard, where you'll find the famous stars of the Walk of Fame. The Beverly Hills neighborhood with its luxurious celebrity villas will surprise you with its fashionability. Don't forget to take a photo in front of the famous HOLLYWOOD sign.
Take a stroll along the Venice Beach promenade with street performers and enjoy the atmosphere of freedom and creativity. It's also worth a visit to Santa Monica, where you'll find beautiful beaches, a luna park and fantastic sunsets.
What to see?
- Universal Studios;
- Disneyland theme park;
- Hollywood Bowl amphitheater;
- Dolby Theater;
- Staples Center Arena;
- Universal Alley;
- Grammy Museum.
No matter which city you choose, you'll have unforgettable travel memories and a desire to explore even more of America.
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