Capitol Hill, one of the best areas to sleep in Washington -
Washington DC it is a modern city, and every corner is meant to show the power of the country. However, beyond the imposing facades, it hides interesting spaces for culture and the arts.
Here you will not find skyscrapers but impressive museums, memorials and monuments. You can find out
Capitol Hill, seat of congress, the Capitol, the Senate and the White House.
There are several memorials to visit: the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and the memorials to the Korean and Vietnam wars. Museum enthusiasts will be happy to know that most of them are free in the US capital.
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The sparkling coast of the
Florida and the tropical climate make it a popular beach destination, with streets lined with palm trees Miami and Art Deco architecture.
Head to the
Florida Keys, the 1.700 islands of the Florida Keys are a fabulous beach vacation destination. However, it is not all sun, sea and sand; you can visit the former home of Ernest Hemingway, or walk through the historic center of Key West to discover its historic architecture.
Discover the wildlife. The only place in the world where crocodiles and alligators live side by side, the
Everglades National Park it is a jungle of swamps and mangroves best explored by boat.
For family fun head to
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Orlando. Home to no fewer than 17 amusement parks, Orlando is a fun-filled city especially popular with families or young people. Roller coasters, water parks, unique attractions… Orlando has no shortage of anything. East Coast tour off the beaten track
Portland Lighthouse in MAine - Image by Steppinstars on Pixabay
Maine is a little known state on the east coast of the United States, located north of the main cities (New York, Boston, ...). It is also the last state before Canada. Lovers of nature and open spaces will love its beautiful landscapes.
Visit, in particular, the
Acadia National Park, one of the most enchanting places in this state, especially in autumn, when the leaves of the trees are tinged with orange, yellow and red.
Do not miss
Portland, a small town overlooking the bay of Casco. It is nicknamed "the San Francisco of the East". Of course, its narrow streets that seem to plunge into the sea, the abundance of its Victorian homes, and even its cultural effervescence (surprising for a city of this size) are reminiscent of San Francisco, but the comparison is unfair.
Georgia Savannah –
Colonial mansions, cotton plantations, swamps worthy of the Everglades. This is what you will find in Georgia. Don't miss the small town of
Savannah. You can visit the Forsyth Park with its large trees that give it a particularly romantic atmosphere, and the historic district of the city (all around the park) with its beautiful colonial houses.
Philadelphia Philadelphia -
Philly, as locals call it, is arguably the largest city on the east coast of the United States,
the least known of European tourists. Yet it is a very lively, student city, with many things to see and do. It is especially history buffs who love Philadelphia, especially for its many places and museums linked to American independence.
Atlantic City, New Jersey Atlatic City –
It's called the Las Vegas of the East Coast, but unlike
Las Vegas, located in the desert, Atlantic City is located on the coast, facing the Atlantic Ocean. This is the city of gambling, of casinos, of poker, of the night.
Atlantic City is home to a dozen casinos for fewer than 40.000 residents. For sure not everyone will like it, but its unique atmosphere makes it a must-see on the American east coast.
North and South Carolina
Experience the warm southern charm by visiting North and South Carolina. You can explore the countryside and follow the paths of the Civil War. High peaks, wild coastlines, breathtaking beaches, North Carolina and South Carolina vistas offer many natural wonders. There
North Carolina it really has something for every traveler. It is a state blessed with beautiful beaches, breathtaking mountain landscapes and is imbued with the charm of the Old South. Visitors can enjoy numerous outdoor activities along with a taste of Appalachian culture in the mountains. Blue ridge e Smokey. Sun and sand await visitors to the coastal region of the state with the Outer banks and the bustling city of Wilmington on the beach. From the Blue Ridge Mountains in the west to the Atlantic Ocean in the east, South Carolina offers as much variety in its territory as it does in its attractions and activities. The state is divided into three regions. The northern region is famous for its outdoor activities and quaint mountain towns. The Midlands region is home to the state capital of Columbia, famous for its year-round summer weather. The coast of South Carolina holds historic gems such as Charleston e Fort Sumter, and havens like Hilton Head Island e Myrtle Beach.
Visit this sailing capital, where the "America's Cup" began. Previously, billionaires rivaled their Newport summer residences, manor houses they called "homes or mansions."
Most of these villas, built in the early XNUMXth century, are now open to the public. The best known is "
The Breakers “, A mansion that belonged to the Vanderbilt family. It was in the St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, in Newport, which Jacqueline Bouvier and John Fitzgerald Kennedy married in 1953.