Located in North America, the US could be a continent itself. The country is so big and has so many things to see that it would be almost impossible to cover everything in just one trip. The country has amazing and diverse natural wonders, vibrant cities, unique mix of cultures, incredible nightlife and more, the United States has something for everyone.
Why Visit USA
LANDSCAPES & NATURE
When it comes to landscapes, USA might be one of the top destinations thanks to its variety of breathtaking wonders. From the Everglades in Florida, to the Canyons in Colorado and the pristine beaches in Hawaii, there is something to please every type of traveler.
The US is home to more than 35,000 cities, making it really hard to choose which to visit first. Some might boost a cultural significance, while other will host amazing nightlife and diverse landscapes. However, all of them are worth a visit.
America is comprised by 50 states, and almost every single one of them has its own unique culture and traditions to share. It is quite interesting to explore and admire their differences and what brings them together.
The United States is characterized by its incredible mix of cultures, as people from all over the world go to the U.S and decide to settle. There is also a constant flow of tourists from different places visiting every year. To witness such a multicultural way of living is truly extraordinary.
What to expect
English is the official language in the US, however, Census Bureau Reports at Least 350 Languages Spoken in U.S. Homes. Following English, the most spoken languages in the United States are Spanish, Chinese, French, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.
In the United States of America the standard voltage is 120 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. That’s the standard voltage in the american continent; If you are traveling from the EU you will need an adaptor.
The United States dollar is the official currency in the US. Other foreign currencies, like euros, might be accepted at tourist attractions and hotels, but they won’t be accepted at other establishments. Credit cards are widely accepted, and you can exchange your money at any bank or withdraw directly from the ATM
The safety in the US will depend on what city / area you are visiting. As we previously mentioned, the US is comprised by 50 states and has more than 35,000 cities. Every area will have different crime rates, although these tend to increase when visiting cosmopolitan areas or high poverty rate neighborhoods. It is recommended to search the crime rate when you decide what places you are going to visit.
A citizen of a foreign country who seeks to enter the United States generally must first obtain a U.S. visa, which is placed in the traveler’s passport, a travel document issued by the traveler’s country of citizenship. Citizens of the EU, Chile, Japan, Korea, Singapore and Taiwan can enter the US with the Visa Waiver Program (ESTA), that allows them to stay in the country for up to 90 days without a visa. ESTA applications may be submitted at any time prior to travel, though it is recommended that travelers apply as soon as they begin preparing travel plans or prior to purchasing airline tickets.
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