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Beach VS City in the USA

23rd April 2016

Whether you’re dreaming of a sun-soaked escape, an idyllic island getaway or a big-city break, the USA has it all. Historic landmarks, world-class art galleries, legendary shopping malls and brag-worthy beaches are all at your fingertips. Discover America’s best beaches and biggest cities on your next USA adventure.

Best Beaches

Los Angeles

Explore the glitz and glamour of Los Angeles, with the Hollywood sign hovering in the distance and world-renowned beaches at your fingertips.

  • Join the bronzed bodies on the spacious shores of Santa Monica
  • Admire the beachfront mansions at Malibu and stroll Malibu Pier
  • Take a break from the beach and visit Universal Studios Hollywood
So many beaches on LA's doorstep. So many beaches on LA's doorstep.


The islands of Hawaii are brimming with pearly white sand beaches, towering volcanoes and verdant rainforest – the perfect setting for a beach break.

  • Learn to surf on the famous shores of Waikiki Beach in Honolulu
  • Snorkel the azure waters of Hanauma Bay on Oahu to see dozens of tropical fish
  • Visit the dazzling Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the ‘Big Island


Florida’s year-round sun makes Miami the ultimate destination for beach lovers. As you explore this multicultural city, you can feast on fresh seafood and Cuban delicacies.

  • Soak up the sunshine of Miami’s glittering South Beach
  • Hire a bike and ride beside the turquoise waters of Haulover Beach
  • Wander the colourful streets of Cuban-infused neighbourhood Little Havana
Miami has it all. Miami has it all.

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Best Cities

New York

Visit the Big Apple and witness incredible icons and jaw-dropping skyscrapers at every turn, not to mention some of the best shopping, art galleries and museums in the world.

  • Set aside a day to fully explore the inspiring American Museum of Natural History
  • Walk High Line Park and marvel at the fast pace of the bustling city below
  • Stroll through Times Square and pick up a few kitschy souvenirs
It's hard to resist New York City. It's hard to resist New York City.

Las Vegas

City dwellers will be right at home among the shimmering neon lights of flashy Las Vegas. Expect top-notch entertainment at all hours.

  • Explore the famous Las Vegas Strip with its swanky hotels and ritzy casinos
  • Witness a popular live show, from mysterious magicians to dazzling circus acts
  • Appreciate spectacular views on the world’s tallest observation wheel, the High Roller


Dallas is brimming with American history and Southern hospitality. Grab your cowboy boots, watch the Dallas Cowboys play, and taste the best barbecue in Texas.

  • Brush up on your presidential history at the Sixth Floor Museum
  • Admire the lush landscapes of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
  • Animal lovers can visit the Dallas Zoo or the Dallas World Aquarium
Get a taste of southern Dallas. Get a taste of southern Dallas.

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