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Welcome to USA

From the towering tip of the Empire State Building in New York City to the dips and dunes of California's Death Valley, the USA is a land of extremes. Don't miss the country's splendid cities and monuments—San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge, Miami's sun-washed streets, New Orleans' Creole accents—or the expansive national parks that welcome visitors all across the country. Guided private and small-group tours will help you take in everything you most want to explore, from sea to shining sea. Head west from the Great Smoky Mountains to see the dramatic landscapes of Denali National Park; watch native grizzlies and eagles in Yellowstone; and climb to the stars up a mountain in Yosemite. Delight in a helicopter ride over the incomparable Grand Canyon. Head down the East Coast from Maine to Florida, with stops to tour Niagara Falls, visit the quaint colonial towns of New England, and check out the booming city of Nashville. Take a West Coast trip to soak up the laid-back vibes of San Francisco on a boat, walking, or bike tour; or explore funky desert communities and art in the Southwest. Finally, head out to Hawaii and Alaska for unbeatable hiking, biking, and great outdoor adventure tours, like an early-morning hike to a volcano or a cruise through Prince William Sound, and get your fill of these areas' stunning beauty.

Top 10 attractions in USA

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Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam

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The Hoover Dam (originally known as Boulder Dam) is an inspiring symbol of American engineering, built during America’s Great Depression as the then-largest dam construction project in the world. Travelers have flocked here for decades to see picturesque views of Lake Mead and the Colorado River, and today, the dam receives more than 1 million annual visitorsMore
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Molokini Crater

Molokini Crater

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When was the last time you had a snorkel adventure inside of a sunken Hawaiian volcano, or enjoyed a freshly cooked BBQ lunch on the deck of a sailing catamaran? Thanks to its calm, crystal clear waters, bright coral reef, and 250-plus species of tropical fish, Molokini Crater is the most popular spot for snorkeling tours on Maui. Spend a day on a snorkeling tour as you explore the protected marine preserve and come face to face with some of Hawaii's most colorful marine life.More
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Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty

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Guarding the entrance to New York Harbor on Liberty Island, the 305-foot (93-meter) Statue of Liberty came to the United States as a gift from France to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence—Lady Liberty has been a symbol of democracy and hope for NYC and the US almost ever since.More
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Road to Hana (Hana Highway)

Road to Hana (Hana Highway)

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Tropical foliage, black sand beaches, rushing waterfalls and incredible views are the calling cards of the legendary, winding Road to Hana. The famous roadway along Maui’s North Shore (also called the Hana Highway) includes 600 hairpin turns and more than 50 bridges and is known as one of the most beautiful roads in the world.More
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Na Pali Coast

Na Pali Coast

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With steep emerald cliffs, lush valleys, and remote cascading waterfalls, the Na Pali Coast is one of Hawaii’s most beautiful regions, and no visit to Kauai is complete without a visit to this magical coastline. There are only three ways to explore the Na Pali Coast—by air, by sea, and on foot—and each offers its own unique perspective.More
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Mauna Kea Summit & Observatory

Mauna Kea Summit & Observatory

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Visiting the Mauna Kea Summit and Observatories gives you the feeling of being on top of the world for good reason: You’re actually pretty close. Standing at 13,796 feet (4,138 meters), the mountain is Hawaii's tallest and the highlight of many visitors' trips to the Big Island of Hawaii. The Mauna Kea Observatories (MKO) feature some of the world's largest telescopes, including equipment from Canada, France, and the University of Hawaii, due to its designation as an unparalleled destination for stargazing.More
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Ellis Island

Ellis Island

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As the gateway for over 12 million immigrants to the United States, New York City’s Ellis Island was America’s busiest immigrant inspection station for more than 60 years. Today, the island’s restored main building houses the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, which honors the US’s immigrant heritage, chronicles the island’s role in immigration history, and gives voice to the immigrants themselves.More
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Pearl Harbor National Memorial

Pearl Harbor National Memorial

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Made up of several historic sites and memorials, Pearl Harbor honors and educates the public about the Japanese attack on the United States on December 7, 1941 that propelled the country into World War II. It’s one of Hawaii’s most-visited attractions, and one of the country’s most significant WWII memorial sites.More
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French Quarter

French Quarter

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The French Quarter, with its vibrant atmosphere and unique blend of architectural styles, is easily New Orleans’ most famous and most popular area to visit. It's also the city's oldest neighborhood, and its elegant streets are lined with an appealing mix of lively bars—especially along the legendary Bourbon Street—historic monuments, delicious restaurants, and inviting jazz clubs.More
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Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas Strip

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Lined with Sin City’s top hotels and largest casinos, the glittering 4.2-mile (6.8-kilometer) Las Vegas Strip is the United States’ biggest adult playground. Look out for over-the-top architecture, revel in trendy nightclubs, take in dazzling shows and avant-garde performances, and sink forks into five-star dinners. Hotel highlights include iconic complexes such as Treasure Island, the Venetian, MGM Grand, Bellagio, and Caesars Palace.More

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Top activities in USA

Las Vegas Helicopter Night Flight with Optional VIP Transportation
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Paradise Cove Luau
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Paradise Cove Luau

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New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour
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Chief's Luau Admission

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Boston Duck Boat Sightseeing City Tour with Cruise Along Charles River
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90-Minute Chicago River Architecture Tour
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Grand Canyon Deluxe Helicopter Tour from Las Vegas
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Te Au Moana Luau at The Wailea Beach Marriott Resort on Maui, Hawaii
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Oahu Circle Island and Snorkeling Tour
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7-Line Maui Zipline Tour on the North Shore
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Steamboat Natchez Evening Jazz Cruise with Dinner Option
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Half-Day Emerald Cove Kayak Tour
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Half-Day Emerald Cove Kayak Tour

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Lower Antelope Canyon Ticket
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Recent reviews from experiences in USA

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Awesome rafting experience!
Berit_L, Jul 2022
South Fork American River: Chili Bar (Class III Whitewater)
A great way for my daughter (15) and I to spend a nice summer day!
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Guide was the best part
Melissa_L, Jul 2022
Newport Gilded Age Mansions Trolley Tour with Breakers Admission (Ages 5+)
We were a little disappointed because it was advertised as a completely open air tour and we were in a stuffy trolley that wasn’t easy to see or take photos from.
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Freaking breathtaking and memorable
Richard_B, Jul 2022
The Beatles™ LOVE™ by Cirque du Soleil® at the Mirage Hotel and Casino
I can’t say how amazing this was to experience but I’ll bring my grandkids to see this for sure.
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Vacation tour
Meagan_V, Jul 2022
Newport Gilded Age Mansions Trolley Tour with Breakers Admission (Ages 5+)
It is a great way to see these hidden gems without worrying about traffic!
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Washington must see during a day
Magnus_B, Jul 2022
Washington DC Day Tour from New York City
We got to see the most important things in Washington.
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Best tour Ever
Kimberly_N, Jul 2022
Full-Day Iconic Sights of LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Beaches and More
So many sights with lots of time to see everything you want to see.
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DC at nighttime is not to be missed!
Amelia_J, Jul 2022
3-Hour Washington DC "Monuments By Night" Guided Night-Time Sightseeing Bus Tour
The tour was a wonderful experience for myself and my English friend - DC at nighttime is not to be missed, a marvelous and unforgettable memento.
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Austin’s highlights
Christine_D, Jul 2022
Austin in a Nutshell Bike Tour with a Local Guide
Being able to see a good deal of Austin’s highlights.
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Great
Bill_E, Jul 2022
Pearl Harbor Passport "All tickets in one a Complete Experience"
Got us to visit everything that was promised.
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The best tour of the Lower Loop!
Cyndi_M, Jul 2022
Yellowstone Lower Loop VIP Full-Day Private Tour(INCLUDES PARK RESERVATION)
We saw wildlife, waterfalls, amazing views, hot springs, mud volcanoes, geysers, and more!
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Hidden gem
Jill_A, Jul 2022
Epic Waterfall Adventure - Best of Maui
She took us on a private tour through the bamboo forest to a beautiful hidden waterfall where we could swim and enjoy the views.
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NYC 1 Day
Charles_S, Jul 2022
New York in One Day Guided Sightseeing Tour
We had 1 day to see all we could see of NYC this was a excellent choice !
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Best Tour guide
James_B, Jul 2022
Niagara Falls in One Day: Deluxe Sightseeing Tour of American and Canadian Sides
The falls are spectacular.
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Must See Experience!
Karin_B, Jul 2022
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Admission
So much to see here at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum!!
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Summer night tour!
Bob_S, Jul 2022
3-Hour Washington DC "Monuments By Night" Guided Night-Time Sightseeing Bus Tour
Can’t tell you how grateful I was to get back to an air conditioned bus on a hot, muggy summer night.
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The museum was great. We...
Kathleen_L, Jul 2022
Titanic Museum Pigeon Forge Admission Ticket
We would definitely come back to visit again!
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Love the speed of boat,...
LaToya_A, Jul 2022
Speedboat Sightseeing Tour of Miami
It was like a 40 min ride, got to see celebrities houses
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Great tour
Wanda_M, Jul 2022
Washington DC Monuments by Moonlight Electric Cart Tour
You get to see many of the National Mall memorials with a drive by of the US Capitol and White House.
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Great tour!! Glad we did it
Deanna_D, Jul 2022
3-Hour Small Group Night-Time Tour Of The National Mall with 10 Top Attractions
It was a good amount of time to see each place.
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We enjoyed our tour! A...
tracy_m, Jul 2022
Charleston History Sightseeing Bus Tour with Joseph Manigault House Option
A great way to see things we may have not seen on our own and driver told us all about the area.
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All about USA

When to visit

Spanning deserts, high peaks, and tropical islands, the US draws visitors in every season. July 4th celebrations kick off with parades, fireworks, and barbecues country-wide, while hot summer weather brings crowds to music festivals and state fairs from Ohio to Arizona. Starting in September, fall means bright-colored leaves in many forests, as well as milder weather that’s ideal for exploring before the snow falls.

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Time Zone
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Country Code
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