United States of America is a very popular holiday destinations with the United Kingdom and why not? It offers variety in each of its states to satisfy any holiday requirement you could possibly desire. There are 48 states on the mainland of America plus Hawaii and Alaska, often people include Puerto Rico or the Capital of the USA, Washington DC but it is not actually part of any state. Accommodation is in abundance from budget economy hostels to luxury hotels and all inclusive luxury resorts, choose from coastal destinations, beautiful beaches, wonderful mountains and vast panoramic views such as the Grand Canyon or the romantic islands of Hawaii.
City breaks are also popular with the choice of sight seeing, shopping and a host of evening entertainment as well as a great choice of restaurants and bars. See our lists below of the top cities to Party, Shop and sightsee.
Top 5 Party Cities in the USA
Miami Beach – The place to party by the beach, where the beautiful people hangout so make sure you dress to impress and take lots of cash to cover high priced drinks and entrance fees.
New Orleans– Mardi Gras is what attracts droves each year to this city but visit at any time for a great choice of bars with live music that stay open late into the night.
Las Vegas – The city that never sleeps and so true with “Day Clubs” to party in the sun and most hotel bars offering night clubs to dance the night away. Vegas is the ultimate party town.
Chicago – With a wide range of bars and clubs to choose from, Chicago will not disappoint you in the entertainment stakes. For something different take a visit to Wiener Circle
New York – New York has it all from sipping cocktails to bar crawling to dancing the night away or checking out the latest show at the thearter.
Top 7 cities to Shop in the USA
Philadelphia – Boutique shopping to die for and with no sales tax on clothing one not to be missed.
Phoenix – No hills to tire you out so shop until you drop with a choice of designer shops to bargain stores and 6 Wal-Marts around the city.
Charlotte – Posh labels, high end stores with 21 Shopping centres including retail giants and discount stores. Sales tax 8.25%
Chicago – Check out Magnificent Mile (Mag Mile) a mile long heaven of shops offering a choice of Boutique to department stores as well as a choice of over 50 hotels to stay in.
New York – With over 75,600 retail stores and 9 shopping centres it is the number 1 choice for shopping in the USA. Sales tax 8.8%
San Francisco – Union Square is the focal point for high end stores and the major department stores but search out the retail units and antique stores in the city.
Los Angeles – Rhodeo drive so famous for its fancy high end boutiques but also popular for the major chain stores and don’t forget the vintage shops for something different.
Top 5 cities for sightseeing in USA
Washington DC – The Capital of the USA so a visit to the White house is a must, but top it with a wide choice of museums and monuments.
Hawaii – From beautiful beaches to stunning volcanoes, Hawaii will not disappoint for a sight seeing holiday. chose from one of the island or visit them all and embrace the beauty of the Hawaiian islands.
The Grand Canyon – Stretching for over 200 miles the Grand Canyon is a must for any visit, carved out by the Colorado river over thousands of years. Twin it with a city break to Las Vegas.
Florida – Who could forget Mickey the most famous American ever born! But Florida is not just about Disneyland, it offers endless sightseeing opportunities, sandy beaches, vibrant cities and easy to drive around an visit several locations.