Travel Tuesday: Best of The U.S
New York City The most populous city in the U.S and a global power city, New York City is described as the cultural capital of the world. Located on one of the world's largest natural harbors, the city is made up of 5 boroughs- The Bronx, Brooklyn,...
New York City
The most populous city in the U.S and a global power city, New York City is described as the cultural capital of the world. Located on one of the world's largest natural harbors, the city is made up of 5 boroughs- The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Islands. It is the most densely populated metropolitan area in the States and with over 800 languages spoken also makes it the most linguistically diverse city in the world.
The famous New York Skyline consists of some of the tallest buildings in the world and as of 2011 counted an amazing 5,937 high rise buildings. As well as skycrapers, the city consists of many bridges, parks and not to forget Times Square for being "The Crossroads of the World".
The 843 acre park is unmistakably an urban paradise of trees, garden, rolling hills and green scenery complete with beautiful arches, and stunning sculptures to enjoy on a walk. Central Park is one of New York City's most breathtaking and stunning attractions, especially during the floral blossom bloom in spring.
Bordering the Park, and one of NYC's most visited tourist attraction, The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the worlds' largest and most comprehensive art museums in the world with over 2 million works spanning a period of 5,000 years.
The City of Angels, California
Los Angeles, located in Southern California, is unsurprisingly the second most populous area of the States after New York. The capital of American media and entertainment, L.A is celeb heaven with popular landmarks including the Hollywood Sign and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
For more culture seekers, you could spend days getting lost in L.A's numerous museums alone. The Getty Center boasts an impressive collection through history, from the Renaissance to present day, including a hint of Impressionist leaders; Monet, Cézanne and Van Gogh.
Miami Beach, Florida
Miami Beach is a coastal resort city in Miami, Florida. In 2008, Forbes magazine ranked Miami "American's Cleanest City " for its year round good air quality, vast green spaces, drinking water and clean street. It's the second largest U.S city with a Spanish speaking majority.
South Beach, the surf capital of Miami is the place to go for the perfect place to spend the day relaxing from dawn till dusk. Sunbathe among the golden sand and then head over to the many sidewalk cafes, designer boutiques and lounge bars in the evening. For a bit of retail therapy, the Design District is the best place to find quirky and fashionable items to spruce up your home.
Enjoy classic Miami dining for fresh and funky food with endless choices the city has to offer. The 19th century Parisian exterior of The Forge boasts a spectacularly glitzy and glamorous interior perfect for an unforgettable and stylish dining experiences.
The most populous city of the U.S State of Nevada and an international resort city best known for gambling, shopping and fine dining, Las Vegas is The Entertainment Capital of the World and famous for its unlimited casino hotels. The Golden Nugget is the largest hotel and casino in the city whereas the strip which isn't located in the city, contains many of the world's largest hotels, casinos and resort properties. In 2006, The Las Vegas Strip lost its long time status as the world's highest grossing gambling centre falling second place behind Macau.
The Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon is a steep sided canyon carved by the Colorado River in Arizona and considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The Canyon is 277 miles long and up to 18 miles wide with a dept of over a mile.