Visitors to the world’s biggest economy and fourth largest country, divided into 50 states and five territories, will be able to discover a melting pot of diverse people and cultures into an equally varied and mind-blowing landscape. Sixteen of the world’s 30 busiest airports are in the United States.
Every US cities are marked with pulsating life and home to several attractions. Washington D.C is the capital city and is home to the most powerful residence in the world, The White House. New York has the Statue of Liberty, The Brooklyn Bridge and Central Park, almost all of which are a landmark for the entire country itself.
Among the top 25 most-visited tourist destinations in the US, according to Forbes magazine are the thundering falls of Niagara, the harrowing water-chutes of Disneyland’s and Pirates of the Caribbean. Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, remains on top in the theme-park world. The natural scenic attractions include the Grand Canyon, Yosemite and Yellowstone National Parks.
The northern states offer many winter vacations and skiing opportunities if interested for winter sports. If it’s sunshine and sandy beaches, the southern states have excellent climate and tourist appeal. Hollywood remains famous for its film-loving visitors. Las Vegas is home to the casinos, enormous hotels, wedding chapels and an exciting nightlife.
The climate varies along with the landscape from tropical in Hawaii and southern Florida to Tundra in Alaska and atop some of the highest mountains. Most of the South experiences a subtropical humid climate with mild winters and long, hot, humid summers whereas most of the North and East experience a temperate continental climate with warm summers and cold winters.
Rainfall decreases markedly from the humid forests of the Eastern Great Plains to the semi-arid short grass prairies on the high plains abutting the Rocky Mountains. Arid deserts, including the Mojave, extend through the lowlands and valleys of the southwest, from westernmost Texas to California and northward throughout much of Nevada. Some parts of California have a Mediterranean climate. Forests line the windward mountains of the Pacific Northwest from Oregon to Alaska.
|Time Zone||UTC -5 to -10 summer UTC -4 to -10|
|Major Cities||New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Washington D.C|
|Currency||United states dollar|
|Clothing||All sorts of attires are worn, pack according to the season you visit in.|
|Mortality Rate||8.38 deaths/ 1000 population|
|Life Expectancy||M 78/ F 82|
|Patient: Physician Ratio||390: 1|
|Hospitals JCI accredited||0|
|Recommended Vaccinations||Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Rabies, Diphtheria-tetanus, Measles, Varicella, Poliomyelitis, Yellow Fever|
|Other Infections||Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, meningitis|
|Health and Hygiene||5.6/7|
|Safety and Security||3.9/7|
|Air Transport Infrastructure||6.4/7|
|Reliability of Police Services||18/133|
|Quality of Air Transport Infrastructure||12/133|
|International Air Transport Network||7/133|
|Quality of Roads||8/133|
|Attitude of Population Towards Foreign Visitors||91/133|