United States is regarded as the ultimate tourist destination of the world.
People living in every part of the globe desire to visit this wonderland once
in lifetime. Most tourists are simply fascinated by the unbelievable technological
advancements made by the United States. The liberal culture and care free attitude
of the people is also reason enough to attract many, particularly the youth.
Be it receiving the best education or getting the best health care facilities,
United States is again the most preferred destination. Furthermore, to have
a glimpse of all the tourist attractions of the country may not be possible
in a lifetime. Simply put, the United States has something to offer to all,
no matter which part of the globe they come from or what their interests or
likings are. From her east to west, north to south, United States is captivating
to the hilt.
Official Name :
United States Of America
Official Language :
Total states in the country :
Form of Government :
38 00 N, 97 00 W
295, 734, 134
9,631,418 sq. km.
Majority are Christians.[Protestants 52%, Roman Catholics
Languages spoken :
Mainly English and Spanish
Ethnic Groups :
Whites ( 81.7%), Blacks (12.9%), Asians (4.2%)
It is said that in case of some countries, getting to their remotest parts
is more difficult than getting to the United States! Flights are available
from all parts of the world to the United States. Within the United States
also, the air network is very well spread out.
Railways is the most popular means of transport of the masses. A vast
country, travelling within United States becomes more convenient and faster
through railways. It may also be mentioned that for long distance travel,
private means of communication is more preferred in United States than
Major Attractions in United States
New York :
east coast of the country has many attractive cities with New York topping
the list. The city has the world's most famous skyline. The place where the
World Trade Centers once stood is visited by tourists in large numbers. The
headquarters of United Nations is in New York. The Statue of Liberty is
located in Liberty Island in New York harbour.
Washington D.C., the political capital of United States is a
city with a serene ambience. The White House-official residence of US
President, The House of Representatives and Senate are the shining stars of
Atlanta, where the 1996 Olympic games were held is also a
city worth visiting. Miami is another destination loved by tourists from all
over the world. Miami is known for its Latin culture, gorgeous nightlife and
Los Angeles, where Hollywood is located, is also referred to as a
micro universe in a lighter vein. Disneyland is also in Los Angeles.
To the north of United States is San Francisco, one of America's
prettiest cities particularly famous for Golden Gate bridge and the prison island
of Alcatraz. The sparkling beaches of San Francisco are a big hit among tourists.
Chicago, the city that invented the skyscraper, is also called the 'Windy
City'. The earliest skyscraper forms still dot the landscape of Chicago. The
city is also known for good food and a vibrant nightlife.
Houston, the fourth largest city of United States is known
for its shopping places, restaurants, festivals and local get-aways. Houston
also boasts of a diverse population.
Las Vegas :
Las Vegas is famous for its casinos and night life activities. Regarded as
the most liberal place in the country, Las Vegas is the perfect destination
for those who love partying hard and all night long. It is interesting to
note that in Nevada desert area, one can see exact replica of the most
famous monuments of Paris, Rome and Egypt.
Kentucky has the Mammoth Cave, the largest recorded cave
systems in the world. Tourists also come in large numbers to have a glimpse
of other natural artifacts. The rolling hills of Eastern Kentucky have some
of the finest horse parks of United States. The Kentucky Derby Festival also
attracts tourists in large numbers.
The Beaches of Florida :
The beaches of Tampa and Orlando in the
state of Florida are among the most popular beaches of United States.
Detroit is the city to explore the best cars in the world.
Infact, every city of United States stores a different kind of attraction
for tourists. The list is virtually exhaustive and cannot be confined to a
few pages. Actually, United States is a dreamland that can only be seen to