USA: Destination of the Week

Times Square
Times Square

Big, bold and beautiful – the USA offers an endless supply of roads to travel and experiences to have. Almost every imaginable kind of landscape, outdoor activity, and entertainment is available, many times over. From the natural wonders of the Grand Canyon, the Great Lakes and the mountains and coasts of the Pacific, to the megalopolises of New York, Chicago,Los Angeles, Boston, Miami and more – America has a sample of almost everything that the modern or the natural world can offer. You can enjoy whale-watching in Oregon, skiing in the Rockies, or café society in San Francisco. See unrivalled shows or gamble in Las Vegas, watch world-class theatre between shopping forays in Manhattan, or hike in the awe-inspiring national parks.

This week welcomes Thanksgiving, the US's favourite holiday – what better time to take a look at some of the myriad attractions the country has to offer - and maybe even be thankful for them?

Insight Guide USA on the Road is a comprehensive full-colour guide to travelling this mighty country by car, with a focus on the US's people, history and culture. The book is illustrated throughout with hundreds of beautiful, specially commissioned colour photographs.

Find out more about the United States in our Destination guide.

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