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The United States and its dream destinations: 5 must-see places

You have always dreamed of traveling to the heart of the United States, to atypical, grandiose, impressive, almost magical places for some. Here are 5 dream destinations, which you will not see anywhere else and which are good while waiting to be able to travel freely again!

The Canyons of Arizona: The Grand Canyon and Antelope Canyon

L’Arizona offers grandiose and unique landscapes. the Grand Canyon will leave you speechless and you will feel very small in front of Mother Nature. Carved by the waters of the Colorado, the canyon extends over more than 400 km and its depth is dizzying. You will find yourself faced with a palette of extraordinary colors: white, red, beige, orange rock walls… not to mention the green of the vegetation. In the middle of this unique landscape live an incredible fauna and flora: hundreds of different species have taken up residence in these astonishing rock formations, these numerous caves, these flowing rivers. It is a veritable geological museum, but… life-size!

To Antelope Canyon, you enter another world, almost magical. You are here among the Navajo Indians, in a canyon “born of rain and wind”. Indeed, rock faults have been created by the water and the sandstone walls have been sculpted by the wind. They sport a splendid orange color and as long as you are there at a time when the sun’s rays are reflected there, it’s just magic!

Yellowstone National Park in the Rocky Mountains

the yellowstone national park is so huge that it spans several states: Wyoming, Idaho and Montana. Located in a volcanic area, its intense activity explains the presence of countless geysers, hot springs, fumaroles… You won’t know where to turn in the middle of this whirlwind of colors that is born under the effect of hot steam. Let’s not forget the lakes with crystal clear waters, the rivers, the huge waterfalls, the mountains, the vertiginous canyons, the plains and valleys, the forests. The landscape is unique and endless. It is also home to incredible wildlife, as you can admire deer, bison, elk, and even bears and wolves.

San Francisco, in the heart of California

On the west coast of United Statesat the heart of the Californiastand up san francisco. Cradled by the Pacific breeze, it is unique. Let yourself be charmed by a certain sweetness of life, crisscross the city in the middle of Victorian houses, which look so much like pretty dolls’ houses, unmissable neighborhoods, such as Fisherman’s Wharf where you can taste delicious seafood… while watching the many sea bass come to bask in the sun. It is also the Castro district and its improbable boutiques, the Mission District and its murals, Union Square, a shopping hotspot… not to mention its famous and no less steep streets, such as Lombard Street, beautifully flowered, as for better to be admired.

And then there is… the Golden Gate, the one and only ! Its shimmering color makes it emerge from the morning fog, to stand out even more. On foot or by car, it offers a breathtaking view of the bay and its surroundings.

Before leaving the Californiado not forget to visit the yosemite national park located further east. You will admire granite cliffs more than 1,000 meters high, huge waterfalls, sequoias several tens of meters high, as well as extraordinary fauna.

New Orleans, Louisiana

The New Orleans will surprise you with its mix of Caribbean, French, African and American cultures. A French quarter dating back to colonial times, the city is the birthplace of jazz, music is everywhere and every day is a party. Many festivals take place, in particular that of Mardi Gras during which music, dance and cuisine are given pride of place.

Located on the banks of the Mississippi, surrounded by lakes and bayous, it is a city steeped in history and which celebrates it through its very varied architecture: Renaissance, colonial and Victorian eras. Mix Creole cottages, historic residences, town houses with wrought iron balconies and arches, with Spanish influence. There are even Egyptian and Greek styles.

New Orleans is also home to paddle steamers and steamboats, tasty cuisine with exceptional spicy flavors, as well as plantations, those splendid residences that belonged to wealthy sugar cane or cotton planters.

Hawaii and its paradisiacal landscapes

On the paradisiacal beaches ofHawaii, you will really be at the end of the world, and it will not be just an impression. White, black and red sand, translucent waters, surfing, diving and idleness spots: paradise is there!

The 6 islands that form the volcanic archipelago offer varied landscapes, all as magnificent as each other. It’s not just the beaches, it’s also the lush rainforests, mountains, waterfalls. And we can’t talk about Hawaii without talking about its volcanoes and its impressive lunar landscapes, which have become sacred lands for its inhabitants. Discover it Haleakala Volcano on the island of maui, especially at dawn. It culminates at more than 3,000 meters above sea level and, once again, Mother Nature will leave you speechless.

The United States offers a variety of incredible landscapes and they all have one thing in common: they are unique and truly impressive! Whether for its dizzying landscapes, its typical and endearing towns, its stunning nature: you will have an unforgettable stay…

In terms of formalities, the ESTA authorization remains the key to entering and circulating on American territory. This authorization has replaced the tedious visa applications and will be requested on your next trip to the United States (click here to find out more). It is the result of agreements between the United States and France and allows hundreds of thousands of travelers each year to enjoy the charms of the country of Uncle Sam!

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