Top 10 USA Experiences

The United States of America is not only big in size but even bigger in personality – that’s why deciding where to go is an important decision. With an endless choice of cities, there is something for everyone. From National Parks dotted around the country to stunning beaches on the west coast. No matter what you are looking for you’ll find everything you need in the USA.  

Our top 10 USA experiences

1. Admire the 360-degree view of New York City from the top of the Empire State Building. 

Standing tall at 1,454 feet, this iconic landmark offers a 360-degree panoramic view of the city that never sleeps. Imagine standing at the top of the world-famous building, taking in the breathtaking views of the city skyline, and experiencing the energy and excitement that pulsates through the streets of New York. From the sparkling lights of Times Square to the peaceful greenery of Central Park, the Empire State Building provides a one-of-a-kind experience that you'll never forget.

2. Marvel at the natural beauty of the mighty Grand Canyon.

The Grand Canyon is a natural wonder that leaves visitors in awe of its majestic beauty. The vibrant hues of the rocks, carved by the Colorado River over millions of years, create a stunning landscape that stretches over 277 miles. Standing at the edge of the canyon, you can feel the immense power of nature as you gaze at the vast expanse of rugged terrain. Whether you're a nature enthusiast or not, the Grand Canyon is a must-see destination that will leave you with unforgettable memories. So add it to your USA bucket list and marvel at the unparalleled beauty of this natural wonder.

3. Take to the skies for a helicopter flight down the famous Las Vegas Strip.

Take to the skies and experience the ultimate thrill with a helicopter flight down the famous Las Vegas Strip! Witness the glittering lights and iconic landmarks of Sin City from a bird's eye view, as you soar through the air with your expert pilot. This unforgettable adventure offers an unparalleled perspective of the city that never sleeps, with its iconic landmarks, such as the Bellagio Fountains, the Stratosphere Tower, and the Luxor Pyramid. See Las Vegas from a whole new angle and prepare to be amazed!

4. Take a selfie with the four former Presidents at the Mount Rushmore National Memorial. 

This iconic American landmark features the carved faces of four former Presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln. Standing in the shadow of these towering granite sculptures, you'll be struck by the sheer magnitude of this engineering feat and the skill and precision of the sculptors who created them. Imagine capturing the perfect selfie with these iconic figures in the background, a photo that will be treasured for a lifetime. 

5. Speaking of Presidents, catch a glimpse of the current one at the White House in Washington, DC. 

This historic residence serves as the home and office of the current President of the United States, and catching a glimpse of this iconic building and its surrounding gardens is an experience that will leave you feeling awestruck. Imagine standing in front of the White House, marvelling at its neoclassical architecture, and taking in the weight of its historical significance.

6. Cycle across the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.

Cycling across the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco should be at the top of your list of USA experiences. As you pedal across one of the world's most iconic landmarks, the wind in your hair and the sun on your face, you'll be met with breathtaking views of the city skyline and the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean. The rush of adrenaline as you navigate the bridge's steep inclines and dizzying heights is unparalleled. Plus, the experience of crossing the bridge on a bike allows you to fully immerse yourself in the beauty of the surrounding landscape, making it an unforgettable adventure that should not be missed.

7. Celebrate all things jazz in New Orleans.

New Orleans is a city with a heartbeat that throbs to the rhythm of jazz. Celebrating the musical heritage of the Big Easy is an experience like no other. From the vibrant street performers to the legendary jazz clubs, every inch of this city is alive with the sound of music. But it's not just the jazz that makes New Orleans an exceptional destination. The city is also renowned for its rich history, incredible cuisine, and festive spirit. Whether you're strolling through the French Quarter or exploring the Garden District, there's something magical about New Orleans that will leave you feeling inspired and uplifted. It's no wonder that celebrating all this jazz in New Orleans is one of the top experiences in the USA.

8. Drive the iconic Route 66 – Chicago to Santa Monica.

Driving Route 66 from Chicago to Santa Monica is an unforgettable adventure that takes you through the heart of America. This iconic route is known for its stunning landscapes, quirky roadside attractions, and fascinating history. From the Windy City to the sunny beaches of California, you'll experience the diverse cultures, cuisines, and people that make up this great country. Along the way, you'll discover hidden gems, meet friendly locals, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you're a history buff, a foodie, or a nature lover, Route 66 has something for everyone. So hop in your car and get ready for the ride of your life!

9. Explore the wilderness at Yellowstone National Park – with geysers, canyons and rivers.

Yellowstone National Park is a breathtaking wilderness wonderland that has captivated visitors for decades with its unparalleled natural beauty. From the bubbling geysers that spout boiling hot water high into the air, to the majestic canyons carved by ancient rivers, this park is an absolute treasure trove of natural wonders. Hiking along its trails or rafting down its rivers, you'll experience the raw power and incredible diversity of nature, all while immersing yourself in the tranquillity of one of America's most iconic national parks.

10. Experience the magic of Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. 

The Walt Disney World Resort in Florida is a magical kingdom that captures the hearts and imaginations of visitors of all ages. As soon as you step foot in the park, you are transported to a world of enchantment and wonder, where fairy tales come to life, and dreams really do come true. With its world-class attractions, thrilling rides, and unforgettable shows, this resort is a one-of-a-kind destination that truly has something for everyone. From meeting your favourite Disney characters and exploring fantastical lands to watching incredible parades and fireworks displays, every moment at Walt Disney World is a magical experience you'll cherish forever. With so much to see and do, it's no wonder why it's one of our top USA experiences.

With these being our top 10 USA experiences, there are so many others out there – after all the USA is enormous and has a multitude of cultures scattered across the country. 

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