Travel Notes: Making The Most Of US

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When it comes to the furthermost western side of the world, we almost always think of these United States. No matter what city you live in, whether it’s up north in Boston or further south in California, you have to admit, there’s an eclectic mix of cultures right here in the states. But, that’s often not incentive enough to stay. Because across both continents, from North America to South America, there are some really incredible cultures and climates that you have to see at some point in your lifetime. So let’s take a look at a good mix of hotspots to head to and consider the best of the bunch.


Let’s start in the north. Because Canada is just so close, yet many American’s have never seen it. County divide aside, there are so many reasons for why you should see Canada, starting with the incredible mix of climates. Although the cities and countryside can offer a lot to visitors, it’s the wonderful wilderness that offers the most. The blankets of snow and classic skiing sites are incredible, but it’s the stunning lake-side scenery and mountainous areas that are the most impressive. Head to somewhere like the Banff National Park in Alberta and you’ll not be disappointed. Just make sure that you pack for the colder climates.


From the north, all the way down to the south, let’s cross over to South America to see what the incredible culture of Peru can offer. With a once in a lifetime tour opportunity, such as these, you’ll be able to take in the best of the country in one incredible trip. Seeing the Incan Empire and the infamous lost city of Machu Picchu is a cultural experience that can barely be beaten, so it should swiftly head to the top of your to-see list.

Dominican Republic

We’ve seen natural sites and historical sites; now it’s time for a dose of the idyllic. And where across both continents could be any better for a picture-perfect experience than the Caribbean? The incredible collection of islands is where many of want to vacation year upon year. But if you’ve never been, you’re going to want to start with the beautiful Dominican Republic. The beaches are serene, the atmosphere is buzzing, and the local culture is the perfect addition to your peaceful break away.


If you had to name the most beautiful city in the country, which would you choose? Many always seem to stick with Charleston SC, and it’s easy to see why. Not only is there an incredible amount on offer to do in the city, such as these ideas, but it really is that picture-perfect American town!



And to finish on another great American state, let’s talk Hawaii. This slice of island life is something that we all want to experience. Combining a unique ancient culture and a relaxed way of life, there is always something to experience in Hawaii. So much so that it should definitely be your next US-based beach vacation spot!


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