A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbours orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable...
A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbours orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors, especially if you are travelling solo. Here are the top places you must explore.
While exploring the scenery of the American Southwest, visitors can relax and experience the small-town hospitality of the city, a world-famous base camp for mountain biking, hiking, four-wheel driving or river trips of any length and experience level.
There’s no better view of the snaking Colorado River than from the mesa at Dead Horse Point State Park, just a short drive from town and a hot spot for mountain biking, hiking and wide canyon views. Additionally, canoes, kayaks and paddle boards are the perfect way to explore calm segments of Colorado.
New Orleans, Louisiana
No matter the time of year, New Orleans welcomes its visitors in a grand way to experience Caribbean, American, French and African cultures colliding in a brilliant explosion of flavours, emotions and sounds. Music is everywhere here, people live to eat, and every day is a party here in the birthplace of Jazz. With a combination of city life and rural plantations, swamp tours, festivals, historical significance and revelry during Mardi Gras, New Orleans has the recipe to captivate everyone.
On Maui, there’s no wrong answer to “What shall we do today?” Wherever you turn, there’s something to see and do, something fun and active, something cultural and historic, something indulgent, something amazingly scenic. This is where island dreams come true, whether they involve sitting on a gorgeous beach watching the waves, golfing on one of the world’s most beautiful courses, exploring underwater, discovering charming small towns or driving along winding roads with incredible greenery and postcard-worthy waterfalls.
With a thriving food-and-drink scene, eclectic neighbourhoods and a stunning coastal setting, Seattle is a dynamic urban enclave nestled in the Pacific Northwest. The view is spectacular from the observation deck atop the world-famous Space Needle, a 185.5-meter-high legacy of the 1962 World’s Fair and symbol of the city. Locals and visitors alike flock to Pike Place Market on the waterfront, the oldest continuously operating farmer’s market in the US.