Awesome. It’s a word you hear a lot in America. But it’s only when you travel through the Rocky Mountain states of Colorado, Wyoming, Montana and Idaho that you get a sense of what the word really means.
Tennessee is shaped like a sliding letterbox. It’s completely landlocked. It borders eight other states, and ties with Missouri for being the state that borders the most others.
Vancouver is consistently amongst the world’s top five cities for liveability and quality of life and top ten for cleanliness. It’s civilized, and a genial way to get around is via a trolley bus tour.
Toronto is situated on a broad sloping plateau intersected by an extensive network of rivers, deep ravines and urban forest. Humber River, Don River, and the Rouge River all run through the city. Its southern border is formed by lake Ontario.
‘The Lone Star’ is a commonly heard nickname for Texas which is derived from the fact that the state was once a republic unto itself, up until its integration into the American Union in 1845. To this day, people still remark at how Texas feels like its own country, rather than a part of a much larger one, such is the uniqueness of its landscapes, culture and people.
Seattle. You can almost smell the coffee the other side of the Atlantic. You can hear Frasier and Niles Crane bickering in your head. Situated on an isthmus between Puget Sound and Lake Washington with a temperate marine climate, Seattle is known for being the birthplace of Starbucks (visit Pike Place Market) and the HQ of Amazon and Microsoft.
Named in 2016 as the first US World Heritage City and Lonely Planet’s best US city destination, Philly is about to take off big time.
Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine – states collectively known as New England – are some of the most beautiful in the USA, particularly in Autumn.
Parlez-vous Francais? French is Montreal’s official language and spoken at home by over half the population. It is one of Canada’s most bilingual cities, with 56% speaking English and French. It‘s the second largest French-speaking city in the world after Paris.
Named after King George II of Great Britain, it’s more likely that the name will conjure up songs like ‘Georgia on my mind’ and ‘Midnight train from Georgia.’
If you’re fond of sand dunes and salty air. Quaint little villages here and there. You’re sure to fall in love with old Cape Cod
Alaskan holidays showcase a place of raw and unspoiled natural beauty, making Alaska the ultimate holiday destination for those seeking new adventures!
Many Florida visitors head straight for the theme parks first, then decompress with another week by the water, making the beaches closest to Orlando always popular.
It’s no longer the done thing to pitch up in San Francisco wearing flowers in your hair but it’s still the hippest city on earth. The broadest-minded. The most laid back. A crucible hotching with cultures. It’s a city known for its fog and cool winds, its steep hills and trams, its Chinatown and its Victorian houses, and its famous Dungeness crab found in restaurants on Fisherman’s Wharf and Pier 39.
LA. Two syllables that sound dark, daring and glittery. LA is the light-box of the world’s dreams – often billed as ‘The Creative Capital of the World’. Yet to many it remains somewhat of a mystery, waiting to be explored. Yes, there’s Hollywood, with three of the major film studios – 20th Century Fox, Paramount and Universal, all of which you can visit.
Semi-arid, a stone’s throw from the Mexican border, lies San Diego, the birthplace of California. Today it offers a classic California beach experience, with a boardwalk, beach volleyball and an amusement park.
Whether you’re 9 or 99, Orlando holidays will send your imagination into overdrive. A unique combination of spectacular sights, world class theme parks, unparalleled shopping opportunities and a funky fresh nightlife make Orlando a holiday destination that truly does have something for everyone!
Nashville has earned itself the nickname of ‘Music City, U.S.A.’ thanks to its amazing contributions to the American music industry.