Holidays in the USA can be as glitzy or as relaxed as you wish, from the stunning skyline of New York City to the unbelievable beauty of the Californian coastline. See the grand monuments of Washington DC or ride the cable car to San Francisco’s renowned Fisherman’s Wharf. Take the party to Miami’s South Beach neighbourhood or brave the Everglades National Park, to search for wildlife.
Join locals for live jazz and blues in earthy Chicago bars, with a cold beer in hand. The world’s best divas grace the stage of New York’s Metropolitan Opera: take a seat under the crystal chandeliers to watch them perform. Sports fans will love a high-octane American football game at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium.Or check out Denver’s fantastic foodie scene as you discover the ‘Mile High City’s’ renowned cultural highlights.
Pool parties, boozy brunches and cocktails in casinos. Fly from London Gatwick to Las Vegas, starting 1 May 2018 with British Airways and enjoy the glitz and glam.Book Las Vegas
See glistening Lake Michigan, discover the futuristic wonders of Millennial Park and hit the boutiques for sensational shopping. Grab a deep pan slice, then wander along the Magnificent Mile.Book Chicago
Follow the motto here and let the good times roll. Head to the French Quarter for soul swaying music and hit up Bourbon Street, or hop on a streetcar to the converted Warehouse District.Book New Orleans
Renowned for the great White House, Lincoln Memorial and many more iconic buildings, discover the secrets of this city. Find food markets, the Spy Museum, river kayaking and hidden gems.Book Washington
Make your way around Philly by bicycle, soak up the arts scene and its historical side. Wander around the beautiful Fairmont Park, then tuck into a cheese steak sandwich.Book Philadelphia
Feel the rhythm of the live music capital of the world. Take in the art and coffee culture, then head to SoCo for the vintage shops and to discover plenty of food truck goods.Book Austin
If a laidback lifestyle, attractions galore and the freedom of the open road sounds like your kind of holiday, head for the USA. America’s main highways are easy to navigate and cruising in your car is the best way to get around and explore. With a fly drive you can discover stunning coastal views from Los Angeles up to the vineyards near San Francisco or through the vast deserts to Las Vegas. Explore the spectacular Rocky Mountain range with a fly-drive from Denver, Colorado.
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Relish this year-round destination, from the peaks of the Rocky Mountains, to the waterfalls and hiking trails of Colorado Springs. Enjoy summer by the lakes or go skiing in winter.Book Colorado
Kick back with the relaxed way of life. Stroll through Las Olas Boulevard, then take a water cruise or hit the beach for sunbathing. Visit Mizner Park for more entertainment.Book Fort Lauderdale
Soak up the sights of the Blue Ridge Mountains and make tracks to the heights of Rock City. Or head to the mesmerising Providence Canyon State Park and discover jewels in Georgia.Book Georgia
Soft, sandy beaches and bright blue waters combine with a sophisticated ambience and cultural vibe in the USA. Enjoy the best of both when you choose stylish beach cities like Miami, where buff, tanned bodies are as prevalent as palm trees. Or relax on the stunning California coastline, hanging out in Santa Monica – Los Angeles’ oldest beach resort.
Florida's Orlando is the theme park capital of the world: the family will adore the magical show at Cinderella’s Castle at Walt Disney World. Whizz up the 605-foot-high Space Needle in Seattle to see snow-capped Mt. Rainier. In glitzy Los Angeles watch fire jugglers on Venice Beach or explore movie sets at Universal Studios Hollywood.
Explore one of California’s most thrilling cities… Los Angeles. See the Beverly Hills mansions of the movie stars and have your photograph taken by the famous Hollywood sign. Make magical family memories at Universal Studios Hollywood and Disneyland Resort. Or relax on the sun-drenched sands of Santa Monica Beach. Fly to Honolulu, Hawaii, from LA. Unwind on the stunning shores of Oahu’s Waikiki Beach, then experience its vibrant scene after dark. Or escape to Maui, with its unspoilt greenery and tumbling waterfalls.
The United States has many different ski resorts all with their own pulling power, from the East Coast peaks across to the majestic Rockies and along the West Coast. You’ll find big mountains, some of the best snow conditions in the world, and outstanding hotels – with that all-American service and a smile.
No trip to New Orleans is complete without a thorough exploration of the city’s vibrant food scene. Whether you’re looking to splash the cash, grab and go, or opt for something cheap and cheerful, resident Mike Welch shares his top picks.Read article
Nowhere in America has such a rich visual language as the six states of New England: land of lobsters and lighthouses, clapboard houses and autumnal forests, wild coastlines and historic cities. Go from Boston, gateway city to the region, and explore the fruits of the seasons in New York, Cape Cod and Vermont.Read article
Boston is a city of neighbourhoods and exploring them on foot is easy-breezy. So, go for marathons and tea parties, chowder and Red Sox. Boston’s spirit is more than a feeling, it’s a way of life.Read article
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