7 Things to do in America
If you are planning a trip to the United States anytime in the near future, you’re probably thinking of all of the sites you want to see. Here is a list to help you narrow your search down.
1) Walk the Las Vegas Strip
This world famous attraction is sure to be one of the most beautiful sights you will behold in your lifetime. Make your way down Las Vegas Boulevard while taking in the city lights and sipping a cocktail. And remember– what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas!
2) See the Grand Canyon
Experience this gorgeous wonder of nature first hand in a variety of ways. You can see the mile deep crater via bus, helicopter, raft, kayak or mule. While travel medical insurance should be on your radar with any trip abroad, you want to make not to skip it if choosing one of the more extreme tour options.
3) Celebrate Mardis Gras
Fat Tuesday is an American carnival festivity, taking place in New Orleans before Ash Wednesday. Originally, this festival was meant to allow Christians one more night of eating rich foods before Lent. It has moved passed it’s religious roots, and is now a unique southern celebration for everyone to take part in.
4) Visit Walt Disney World
Located in beautiful Orlando, Florida, this family friendly attraction is perfect for any visitors looking for wholesome fun. See Mickey, Minnie, Snow White, the Seven Dwarves, and every other Disney character you grew up with!
5) Watch American Football
This sport may not be 100 percent exclusive to the United States, but it’s called “American Football” for a reason. Only in the U.S. with you experience the level of enthusiasm and excitement fans have for the sport.
6) Visit a gun range
For better or worse, the United States has some of the loosest gun restrictions of any first world country. If you’re from a nation that does not allow its citizens access to firearms, visiting a gun range in the United States may allow you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fire a weapon.
7) Visit Alcatraz
Often referred to as “The Rock”, this infamous federal prison was in operation from 1934 to 1963. It developed a reputation for being “escape proof”, and housing some of America’s most notorious criminals. Al Capone, George “Machine-Gun” Kelly, Alvin Karpis (the first “Public Enemy #1”), and Arthur “Doc” Barker all called Alcatraz home at some point in their lives.