United States

North America & Caribbean

Overview

Millions of domestic and international travelers visit the United States each year to enjoy what this great country of diversity has to offer be it natural wonders, cities and historic landmarks, entertainment venues, amusement parks, festivals, golf courses, hotels, galleries, outdoor recreation, spas, restaurants or even sports.

 

So whatever you are looking for, you can easily find in the USA, all you need to do is know your passion and find the perfect state or states to go pursue it! From New York’s Empire State Building to the lure of Hollywood in Los Angeles and the sandy beaches of Hawaii, from the museums and monuments of Washington to the glamour of Las Vegas and the neighborhoods of San Francisco, there is always something to do, someplace to go and somewhere to see. 

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Important information

3 Main Attractions: Grand Canyon, Florida Keys, Yellowstone National Park

Culture Norms: American greetings are generally quite informal. This is not intended to show lack of respect, but rather a manifestation of the American belief that everyone is equal. Handshakes are usually brief. Light handshakes are considered distasteful. Use a firm grip. Eye contact is important when shaking someone’s hand.

Prices of Necessities: Bottle of water – 1.3 $, coffee – 3.7 $, average restaurant meal for 2 persons – 45 $

Emergency Numbers: Police, Ambulance & Fire Brigade 911

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Precautions

Vaccinations: Influenza vaccination recommended for all travellers from November through April. Two doses of MMR vaccinations are recommended for travelers born after 1956 if not previously taken.

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Currency

Name: US Dollar

Symbol: $

1 USD = 0.90 EUR

1 EUR= 1.11 USD

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Weather conditions

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5.6°
7.9°
12.4°
17.9°
22.9°
27.3°
29.8°
29.1°
25.2°
19.2°
12.1°
7.1°
0.9°
2.1°
5.6°
9.7°
14.4°
18.3°
20.4°
19.9°
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68.0
62.4
73.5
72.1
81.6
80.3
77.5
74.8
73.5
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71.7
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5.6°
7.9°
12.4°
17.9°
22.9°
27.3°
29.8°
29.1°
25.2°
19.2°
12.1°
7.1°
0.9°
2.1°
5.6°
9.7°
14.4°
18.3°
20.4°
19.9°
16.9°
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Average Precipitation (mm)

JAN
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68.0
62.4
73.5
72.1
81.6
80.3
77.5
74.8
73.5
69.5
71.7
71.9
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Location: San Francisco, United States
Duration: 2 hours

You haven’t experienced a sunset until you’ve seen one from our illustrious San Francisco cruises! Enjoy stunning bay views while sharing drinks with friends. Find yourself amidst San Francisco Bay’s fantastic natural and urban scenery as you cruise into the sunset and delight yourself in hearty appetizers from the buffet, live guitar music, and fresh company.

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Location: San Francisco, United States
Duration: 1.5 hours

Sail under the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in one spectacular cruise along San Francisco's iconic urban skyline, accompanied by our headphone audio tour with 16 language options. Along the way, explore San Francisco’s stunning landmarks like Alcatraz, Coit Tower, the Ferry Building, Transamerica Pyramid, Palace of Fine Arts, and many more. Our San Francisco bridge-to-bridge tours give you the opportunity to learn about this city’s unique natural history, architecture, and Native American culture through our audio tour. Other interesting aspects of the multilingual audio include details about the building of both bridges, the geology of San Francisco Bay and the earthquakes that have shaken San Francisco and require special seismic considerations in the designing of new structures. Sailing under San Francisco’s incredible bridges is sure to be the highlight of your journey.

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Location: San Francisco, United States
Duration: 1 hour

San Francisco’s original and best bay cruise! Experience breathtaking views of the San Francisco waterfront, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the notorious Alcatraz Island.  On our San Francisco Golden Gate tours, you’ll discover the city’s colorful history and world-famous landmarks through personal headphone audio in one of 16 language options. During the Golden Gate Bridge cruises®, you may experience frequent wildlife encounters that include seagulls, pelicans and sea lions. You may even see harbor porpoises and whales, so be alert!

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