The USA is a huge country with an endless list of cities to visit and explore. In this blog post, we bring you a little something about our favourites – 6 cities in the USA that you must visit in your lifetime. If you’re travelling to the US for the first time, these cities are the ones you cannot miss.
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Let’s start exploring America!
If you’re into nice beaches and nightlife, you’ll love Miami. It’s a melting pot of culture, you’ll get the opportunity to try different foods, experience different arts and entertainment. Walking the streets of Miami, you’ll see many interesting buildings built in the Art Deco style – pastel pink, green and yellow everywhere. Miami is one of the few places in the US that has a subtropical climate and sunshine year-round, so you’ll enjoy its famous Miami beach, it’s one of the best beaches in the world. There is a variety of water activities that you can do on Miami beach, so you’ll have a lot of fun for sure. Also, if you’re into shopping, Miami is your ideal destination – there are so many options, you can choose whether to spend more or less and to end your day (or trip) happy with the things you got. Miami is also known for its legendary nightlife, its clubs are known worldwide, and they are filled with celebrities, locals, and tourists all with a common interest of bright lights and loud music.
Orlando is another city in Florida that offers a lot of fun, no wonder it is named the most visited city in the US. Orlando is full of different theme parks, such as Disney World or SeaWorld, and that is what draws so many visitors to it. Besides the amusement parks, there are many museums to visit and to explore the history, art and culture of Orlando. If you’re a nature lover, visit Orlando’s pristine beaches and gorgeous nature parks to explore the untouched beauty that the city has to offer.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas is a unique place in the US – everything is possible in Las Vegas. No matter what the purpose of your trip is (bachelor party, business trip, vacation) you’ll have the time of your life in this ultimate adult playground. The street that you must visit is for sure Las Vegas Boulevard or the world-famous Strip, that is lined with upscale casino hotels and tons of neon signs – one of them is the iconic “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada” that has greeted visitors at the south end of Las Vegas Boulevard since 1959. Las Vegas is the city that is constantly changing, and since it is happening so fast, preservation of its history became very important. The most interesting museum in Las Vegas is for sure the Neon Museum and that’s where you’ll see the neon signs of some of the oldest businesses that existed in this fabulous city. Besides all the fun, you should know that Las Vegas is surrounded by amazing nature – there are mountains and the desert in one place.
The capital is really an amazing city, and it’s not just because of the White House. In Washington, you’ll find so many monuments to explore, and the main ones (besides the White House) are the Jefferson monument, Capitol, Supreme Court. The Capitol is an amazing building, with a great dome, resembling the one of St. Peter’s in Rome. There are also tons of museums that you will enjoy, such as the American History Museum, Natural History Museum, Air & Space Museum and the National Art Gallery. If you get to visit in spring, you’ll see hundreds of cherry trees when they’re full in blossom – they make the city look even more amazing.
San Francisco, California
If you love nature and amazing beaches, but also you want to wander through the streets of a modern city, visit amazing San Francisco. It is known mostly for its legendary Golden Gate Bridge, but for its legendary and beautiful quarters, too. There is a lot of great art and architecture to see in San Francisco, a lot of great music to hear, great food to ear and a lot of places to go shopping to. The nature surrounding the city is simply amazing – just check out the bay, you’ll love it.
New York City
New York City is probably in everyone’s bucket list when it comes to visiting the US. It’s the place that we all think of when someone says „America “, and a place where you’ll find many symbols of the US, such as the Liberty Statue, the Empire State building, Times Square… You just have to wander through the streets of the Big Apple, relax at the Central Park, go shopping on Fifth Avenue, and admire the Grand Central Terminal.
New York City is one of the main metropolises for art, fashion, food and theatre, so if you’re into the culture you’ll love it and you’ll want to spend the rest of your life there. This is the city where you’ll find some of the best art museums in the world, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim and many others. There is so much more to see and do in New York City, but of course, we can’t write about all of them. It’s such a special, electrifying city with a totally different vibe, that makes you feel special.
So, the US have a little something for everybody – you will find your favourite place in this magical country and a city that you’ll always want to come back to, for sure.