United States of America is a large country in North
America, often referred to as the "USA," the "U.S.," the "United
States," "America," or simply "the States". It has a land area of about
9.6 million sq km (about half the size of Russia and about the same size
It also has the world's third largest population after China and India,
with over 300 million people. It includes both densely-populated cities
with sprawling suburbs, and vast, uninhabited and naturally beautiful
areas. With its history of mass immigration dating from the 17th
century, it is a "melting pot" of cultures from around the world.
From tropical shores to icy peaks and the great plains of the mid
west, America is an exciting range of destination that cater for all
tastes, giving the independent traveller a great range of activities
ranging from adventure tours, eco-tours, general, small group tours,
independent travel and tours.
Filled with so many
different worlds and subcultures and belief systems, it’s no wonder so
many Americans experience an identity crisis at some point in their
off into the sunset to drive these open roads, diving headlong into a
thrumming big city or hiking into the gorgeous countryside for weeks at
a time are the classic ways of figuring out what this American life is
But what might you find there, beyond the pulsing nightlife and awesome
landscapes? That is a whole other story indeed – one with chapters on
race, religion, class, sexuality and, of course, politics. It is the
story of the USA experience, and it’s never simple.
America is a place where people embrace
the technology with the same enthusiasm as yoga, a land where the
nation’s richest live among some of the poorest.
Many Americans are diehard traditionalists – flocking to old-fashioned
state fairs and barbecues and cotillions, and feeling in love with all
forms of nostalgia – and yet they always keep an eye on the future and
the cutting edge.
is also a country founded on the concept of immigration – of foreigners,
with differences, coming together and living as a single nation.
Despite all the bickering and hypocrisy and complex human emotions that
drive both the good and the bad here, this is still a place that is
incredibly diverse and desirable and passionate and gorgeous and, in
endless cases, welcoming, in spite of itself.
So come on and explore America's diverse scenery and culture.
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sightseeing, transfer and venue information.
This online information
reservation allows you to obtain information and make individual online
reservations for accommodation, rental cars, rail and coach/bus services
and air travel, within the USA.