North America


Commonly believed to take its name after the Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci, North America is part of the landmass that not long ago was known as the New World.

Between the Arctic and the tropic of cancer

This large continent surpasses the Arctic Circle as well as the Tropic of Cancer. Traveling across the country, you will experience the Greenland ice and the tundra temperatures, but also the continental and subtropical climates of the south. The frequent cultural interplay between different nations – both the Europeans and the indigenous ones, create strong diversity...

Commonly believed to take its name after the Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci, North America is part of the landmass that not long ago was known as the New World.

Between the Arctic and the tropic of cancer

This large continent surpasses the Arctic Circle as well as the Tropic of Cancer. Traveling across the country, you will experience the Greenland ice and the tundra temperatures, but also the continental and subtropical climates of the south. The frequent cultural interplay between different nations – both the Europeans and the indigenous ones, create strong diversity across the continent. In the north, you will recognize the ties of the indigenous Canadians and the Nordic features of the Danes. In the southern regions, you will come across Mayan tradition closely tied to Spanish-speaking people. You will typically meet people of four religions – the predominant Christians, Jews, Buddhists, and Muslims but also the indigenous peoples’ various beliefs.

The land of wonders

If you want to experience these different regions, you should travel along the developed network of roads and railway lines. The Pan-American Highway will actually take you not only from the top of the continent to its south but much farther, all the way to the southernmost point of Chile. It is not easy to list all the sites worth visiting, but some landmarks are a must– the Grand Canyon in Arizona, the Death Valley, the Yellowstone, the Redwood, and the Hawaii Volcanoes National Parks, Alaska, and the Niagara Falls shared between the USA and Canada.

Numerous lakes like Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Lake Ontario are definitely worth seeing, as well as the entangled mighty rivers, the Mississipi, the Rio Grande, the Columbia, the St. Lawrence, and Missouri. North America’s great mountains and mountain ranges like Colorado, Ohio, the Rockey Mountains, Sierra Nevada, the Blue Ridge Mountains, and the Cordillera together with prairies are also home to many endangered animals such as the American bison, the banana bat, or the cougar.

Glamorous Cities

Some of the top ten North American cities are located in the United States, like New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, but also Toronto and Montreal in Canada, Mexico City, and Guadalajara in Mexico, San Juan in Puerto Rico, and so on. Travelers would hardly miss the chance to visit some of the man-made attractions, either from the ancient times, like Chichen Itza in Mexico, or the more modern ones – the Statue of Liberty, the Walt Disney World, Hollywood, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the Capitol Building. They might also enjoy Las Vegas nightlife or the amazing Caribbean beaches.

Sports Nation

North Americans are very fond of sports, so you can watch golf, soccer, basketball, tennis, boxing, wrestling, cricket, car races, and hockey. You can go to many of the world-famous stadiums, like the Michigan, Beaver, and the Ohio Stadiums in the USA, or the Olympic Stadium in Montreal and the Estadio Azteca in Mexico.

American Apple Pie

When you get hungry, you should certainly try the Apple Pie – the best known American desert, Hamburger, Clam Chowder, Tacos, Banana Split, Cornbread, Jambalaya, Meatloaf, Potato Chips or just a simple peanut butter sandwich. With your food, you can order Coca-Cola, beer, wine, or one of the flamboyant cocktails. Without a doubt, North America offers a diverse range of experiences for tourists, a blend of cultures transcending into its customs and traditions that are ready for you to discover.

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