8 Unforgettable Things to Do When Visiting the USA

8 Unforgettable Things to Do When Visiting the USA

The USA is a vast country with a seemingly endless raft of opportunities, excitements and great places to visit at little or no cost. What’s more? The country offers flexible traveling arrangements to visit for business or leisure. Most notably, the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA), which can be issued to citizens of eligible countries  including Ireland within 72 hours for a maximum of 90 days stay in the US.

So, what are the most interesting and fun places or things you could explore when on a trip to the US?There are loads of them, actually. However, let’s look at a few of them.


When in Los Angeles, take a stroll on ‘the Walk of Fame’

Get a feel and, yes, dream of being inducted into Hollywood’s Boulevard and Vine Street. Take a leisure walk on the Walk of Fame and marvel at the monuments made in honour of Hollywood’s biggest stars. While you’re at it, you can also have a great shopping experience on the route.

Seeing New York? Don’t forget the famous Brooklyn Bridge

When in New York, you wouldn’t pass the chance to walk or ride a bike across the most historic bridges in the world, would you? The magnificent bridge extends from Manhattan Island to Brooklyn and is a panoramic viewing pleasure of striking New York sights for pedestrian visitors and tourists. A leisure walk through the bridge will take an hour to take in the beauty and splendour of the views, with an added pleasure restaurant, shops, parklands and cafés to relax in the charming Brooklyn neighbourhoods.

In Chicago, visit the zoo in Lincoln Park for free!

Chicago is home to a lot of great spots and places to visit, including the impressive Lincoln Park neighbourhood with a historic park and a complete zoo where you can see all the animals you’d always wanted to view at close range.

With almost 200 species of animals, a petting zoo and matching activities for every season, the whole family can enjoy hours of non-stop entertainment.

In Washington, take a free tour of the monument and the White House

Washington DC is not just administratively and historically important. it hosts a number of key museums and monuments. The even better news is that these iconic structures are free to visit, including the National Museum of the American Indian, the National Air and Space Museum, and the Smithsonian.

You can visit the seat of power while you’re in the nation’s capital as well. Tours of the White House are free, but you must apply for tickets at least three weeks ahead. If you live outside of the US, you must make your White House tour request through your country’s embassy in Washington D.C.

Inhale the wonders of nature at the Yellowstone National Park when you visit Yellowstone National Park

The Yellow Stone is an ever favourite holiday destination for tourists, no matter the time of the year. A tour on the Yellowstone will cost you $15, but the stunning natural views you’ll see are priceless. Besides, the entry fee last for seven days and the pass can be used to see other natural phenomena like

the Old Faithful the Geyser, jagged mountain views and lots of animal species, including the back bear. Also you can camp, hike, fish and snowmobile in winter to your heart’s contents while at the Yellowstone.

 

Get lost in the spellbinding views of the Grand Canyon

At the Grand Canyon National Park, pay an entry fee and enjoy limitless folds of great activities for the 7 days pass. You may choose to come and go or camp and hike to use the pass. If you are traveling from Ireland make sure you check out these beautiful Irish natural spots as well. It’s always tempting to feel you need to head overseas to see natural wonders before you travel your home country.

In Alaska, see and cruise on the glaciers

Journey on ship to Alaska offers you a rare chance to see the thrills of icy cold regions of the world like icebergs, whales and snow-covered mountain edges. Unlike its northern neighbours, Alaska offers a more tolerant temperature reaching as high as 60s on a clement day.

The more famous ports are Juneau, Ketchikan, and Skagway. If you cruise through Glacier Bay National Park, keep your eye open for the most popular glacier in Glacier Bay, the Margerie Glacier. It’s also the toughest. While the others have started to melt, Margerie seems frozen in time and unaffected by climate change.

When in Connecticut, binge on pizza and get confused on which bistro offers the best tastes

If you’re visiting ‘pizza-land,’ make sure youget a full taste of this local delicacy, whether atModern Appiza tucked on State Street or Pepe’s. Salivate, then get your fill with the special Connecticut-style pizza — thin and generously sprinkled with crusts from great seasoning on a brick oven. The pie is then topped with an assortment of appetizing ingredients including clams casino and classic pepperoni. Wash down your sumptuous meal with birch beers. It’s a heavenly experience for your tastes buds; and it’s why pizza-faithfuls travel from New York to Connecticut to have a slice.

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