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With 50 states covering a vast portion of North America, withAlaska in the northwest and Hawaii extending the country's presence into the Pacific Ocean, the United States offers exceptional vastness and diversity. This country of excess has 58 national parks, 2,530 historical monuments, 762,000 km2 of forests. From east to west and from north to south, it is a succession of unmissable pearls, there is theHollywood district in Los Angeles with its film studios, the parks ofOrlando, the first tourist destination in the United States with several amusement parks including Walt Disney, Legoland®or Aquatica, favorite destinations for families, as well as Disneyland on the west coast. Nature lovers and hikers will prefer the Everglades, home to alligators and crocodiles, a variety of birdlife, raccoons and protected species. How can we not mention the magical spectacle of Niagara Falls, the madness of the Las Vegas Strip, the solemnity and splendor of the Grand Canyon. Add the White House in Washington and the red Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. You must also discover the Volcanoes National Park in Hawaii. But if you don't walk on the New York alleys of Central Park, in the middle of Manhattan, your stay won't be complete! There is also the American way of life that will seduce you, made of relaxation and all possibilities.

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If there is one date to remember for your stay in the United States, it is the 4th of July, Independence Day and the country's national holiday which commemorates the 4th of July 1776, the day of the Declaration of Independence from Great Britain, with an outpouring of American flags, fireworks, parades, barbecues, picnics, baseball games, etc. A good way to immerse yourself in the American way of life! Please note that July and August are also school vacations in the United States. Prices and lineups go up. In addition, some regions become unbearable at this time of year with temperatures exceeding 40°C. Choose the high altitude regions of Arizona, the highlands of New Mexico or the coastal areas of western California, which are still pleasant even in the middle of summer. In summer, avoid Illinois, Missouri and Oklahoma, which are often very humid. If you want to do Route 66, a great classic of the destination, avoid the high passes in winter. You should also know that in winter in Chicago, a freezing wind blows between the skyscrapers, while Missouri and Kansas show -40°C and even in the Arizona desert. April and May are good compromises for all latitudes. But for New York, it is happiness all year round, even when the snow covers Central Park!

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Some tour operators specializing in trips to the United States produce their own trips and are generally very good at giving advice. Note that their prices are often a little higher than those of generalists who offer a wide range of trips to the USA. Each trip is focused on a city, a region, a theme of hiking in the natural parks, or doing Route 66, the casinos of Los Angeles, the vineyards of California, the theme parks, etc

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No problem to organize your trip to the United States by yourself. You can easily book your accommodations on the Internet, get live weather information, buy a show ticket, etc. You will easily find restaurants of all categories and stores where you can buy supplies. Of course, if you are fluent in English, your stay will be easier and you will adapt to the local life without any problem.

The country is huge and you will have to travel by plane to go from one coast to the other or from north to south. In the USA, you can take a flight as well as a bus. But the queen remains the car. You can rent one to travel to any state, unless you stay in a city that is always well served by public transportation and cabs. Of course, you will have to get used to driving on the left side of the road. You can also be a cowboy by riding a horse in the wilderness.

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Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. - baluzek
Grand Magasin MACY'S 34th Street West. - Author's Image
Hollywood. - David GUERSAN - Author's Image
Vue de Lower Manhattan depuis le bateau de Staten Island. - Author's Image

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When to travel?

If there is one date to remember for your stay in the United States, it is the 4th of July, Independence Day and the...
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Weather forecast

The weather on the West Coast of the United States varies from region to region. To the north, the Cascade Mountains...
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Budget

Crossing the Atlantic already implies a flight that often exceeds 1 000 €. On the spot, the bulk of your expenses c...
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Formalities

You must present a valid biometric or electronic passport. If your passport expires 6 months after your return date,...
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Health

While the risk of illness is fairly low while in the U.S., be aware that while the U.S. medical infrastructure is exc...
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How to travel by yourself?

No problem to organize your trip to the United States by yourself. You can easily book your accommodations on the Int...
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How to get organized?

Some tour operators specializing in trips to the United States produce their own trips and are generally very good at...
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Getting around

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