With its vast land area from Mount Denali to the Death Valley, its vast network of inland waterways including the Great Lakes, and its cosmopolitan cities like New York City, the United States of America is a one-of-a-kind country, indeed. Getting bored is not an option with so many things to do in USA, air and water of which the following are just a few among many activities possible.
Great American Road Trip
The ribbons of asphalt roads, country roads and back roads that connect the big cities and small towns traverse virtually every part of the United States. Adventurers are well-advised to keep off the interstate highways unless a boring trip is in the works. The heart of the nation lies in the small country roads, the unexpected detours and the unpaved roads of America – follow these roads and you will surely meet the friendliest people this side of North America.
Go to the Best Beaches
The country has the largest inland waterway among all countries of the world. So, it is then no surprise that Americans are great lovers of oceans, rivers and lakes as well as beaches. Get your fill of sunny beaches in California, Florida and Hawaii. Go people-watching at Venice Beach. Be on top of the world at the Outer Banks. Take to water sports like a duck to, well, water.
The deafening roar of state-of-the-art racing cars pump the adrenaline until such time that you feel like the driver of one of these wonderful automobiles. The Brickyard hosts the Indy 500 where the best in the racing world compete for the checkered flag. Be sure to camp out days beforehand the actual races to get to know fellow enthusiasts and meet the stars of the track.
If powerful engines are not your thing, then maybe powerful hurricanes can satisfy your craving for an adrenaline rush albeit only temporarily. Go during the autumn season to the East Coast and let a tour company take you to the eye of the hurricane – eerily calm, strange and yet beautiful in its destructive force.
Oscars and Grammys
All the stars of the entertainment industry – actors, singers and wannabes – gather on the red carpet to strut their stuff. Ask for an autograph. Take pictures. Touch the print of your idol on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Better yet, chase your own dreams of fame and fortune, thus, become the star strutting his stuff on the red carpet.
World Rodeo Championships
The stars of the World Rodeo Championships are of a different kind. This is the SuperBowl and the World Series of rodeo so only the best time is guaranteed. Well, at least, the spectators will have a blast watching man pit himself against a beast 5 times his size.
Zero Gravity Flights
When you are in Tampa, taking zero gravity flights should be in must things to do; why only dream of the earth when you can also dream of space? Even if you cannot be a real-life astronaut, you can be one if only for a few minutes. Hop on the zero gravity flights at Cape Canaveral or MigFlug and experience how astronauts “fly” in space.
Indeed, The United States has so many things to offer that you will not know where to begin to absorb its wonderful qualities. Well, start now with one of the above-mentioned activities and then add your own to the list, too.