|Here under U.S.A., you will find travel information classified by country, city or region of the U.S.A., as well as general information.
The United States of America is a federal republic comprising 50 states. 48 states are located in central North America; 2 others are separated: Alaska in the north-west of the continent, and Hawaii, a group of islands in the Pacific Ocean.
The area occupied by the USA has been first inhabited by humans ca 10,000-20,000 years ago. These first native Americans, often called American Indians originated from Asia and probably arived on the American continent following the migrations of large mammals which they used to hunt.
The first European settlers of the current USA were the Spanish, who established bases there in the 16th and 17th centuries (in the Southwest, Florida and Santa Fe).
The USA are the world's third largest country, after Russia and Canada, with an area of 3.5 million square miles. Its population is about 300 million.
The 50 states of the USA are Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.
The cities most popular with tourists in the USA are Boston, Chicago, Honolulu, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Orlando, San Diego,
San Francisco and Washington, the capital.
The tourist attractions of the USA are not all in the cities, though. The USA also have major natural attractions, like the Death Valley, the Grand Canyon, Mammoth Cave National Park (world's largest cave system), Yellowstone National Park (geysers), Yosemite National Park (granite cliffs, waterfalls, streams, Giant Sequoias) or the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.