At USATours we love the East Coast, with its great variety and many destinations. On the East Coast, you will find a tropical climate in the southern regions and a more temperate climate in the northern regions.
You will experience several large cities, which all contribute with its personal charm and culture. You will find beautiful nature like The Everglades in Florida and Niagara Falls in New York. Experiences that you will find nowhere else.
New England is the term used to describe the most northern regions of The United States. Today, New England is defined as made up of the six states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. New England was originally an English colony before the United States took form. Some decades later, the name New England was officially approved and recognized by the king at that time and the name has stuck ever since. New England is associated with romance, culture and nature – and with good reason! The area offers cozy American cities, scenic roads and beautiful surroundings, which unfortunately makes the time fly!
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“The Big Apple”, “The City That Never Sleeps” – Wonderful city with many names. It is the most populated city in the United States with more than 8.3 million inhabitants. The city is renowned for its business, financial sectors and cultural inputs. The city’s influence on education, politics, fashion and sports contributes to the city’s status as a world-leading city. The city has countless world known landmarks like The Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Ground Zero etc. New York is a city you have to experience at least once and we can help!
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Boston is the largest city in New England and is located north of New York City. Boston Is considered the capitol of education in the United States. Boston houses universities like Harvard University, MIT (Massachusetts Institute Technology) and many more. Many eager young students come to Boston to study at their dream University. Boston also has a large number of charming parks, restaurants and landmarks that attracts many tourists on a daily basis. An underrated city, that clearly is worth a visit!
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Washington D.C. is the capitol of the United States and is filled with exciting experiences, activities, museums and a lot of history. The city was founded in 1790 and is named after America’s first president George Washington. D.C. stands for District of Columbia and refers to Washington not being a state but a territory / district. Washington D.C. houses among other the world famous ‘White House’, which is the president’s official residence. Great attractions like Capitol Hill, Washington Monument and interesting museums such as The Smithsonian Institute, National Art Gallery and the Library of Congress. Washington D.C., The Capitol of the United States and filled with must see attractions.
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Philadelphia, often called ‘Philly’, is one of the oldest cities in the United States. The city was founded back in the late 1600s and was previously occupied by Swedish colonists. It was in the city of Philadelphia where the Declaration of Independence was signed by Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and many more. “Independence Day” is a public holiday and the whole country celebrates with fireworks, festivities and delicious food. Very similar to our New Year’s Eve. Due to the city’s major role in the creation of the United States Philadelphia is often referred to as “The Birthplace of America”. That in itself is true. Philadelphia is a Large and old town with charm and history!
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Niagara Falls is the term used for the three waterfalls that can be seen at the US and Canadian border. Horseshoe Falls is the largest and best known of the three waterfalls and is what you associate with Niagara Falls. Besides Horseshoe Falls, there are two other waterfalls. Both are as beautiful and jaw dropping as the other. The three waterfalls have one of the strongest currents in the world combined. You can easily visit Niagara Falls on a trip to New England or the East Coast. When you are at Niagara Falls, you can also cross the border into Canada and experience the exciting city of Toronto. Niagara Falls is by far the most famous waterfall in the United States.
Toronto is Canada’s answer to New York because the city has skyscrapers, great shopping opportunities and a cool international atmosphere. The city is full of life and the people are open and friendly. You always feel welcome in Toronto whether it is a day’s visit or if you have a longer stay. The city also offers a lot of attractions, museums and sporting events. You can also discover the 555-meter high CN Tower that stretches high above all other buildings in the city. At the top lies a bar where you can grab some refreshments before you gather the courage to walk out onto the view deck where the floor is made of glass! There is always something to do in Toronto and you will never get bored in one of North Americas largest cities.
Nicknamed ”The Sunshine State”, Florida is a sure winner for those seeking warm weather, sunbathing and phenomenal beaches. In the southeastern corner of the US you will find tropical climates where the temperature never drops below 20 degrees. You will find these climates in Miami where the energy is high and the beaches are very popular. You can take a trip to Orlando where the focus is on the huge theme parks. Universal Studios, Disneyland and SeaWorld are the most famous parks where countless days can be spent exploring the many attractions and shows. In addition to theme parks and beautiful weather, Florida also has exciting national parks and charming coastal towns. Things that you cannot miss while visiting Florida. Sun, beach and fun is what you will find in Florida!
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