The world, they say, is a small place and with customized touring options backed by world-renowned travel companies, travelling and sightseeing is the biggest experience that can transform your life in profound ways. Avid travellers look for worthwhile experiences that give them a chance to immerse themselves in the culture and live life like a local.
The world is dotted with endless sightseeing options, exotic locations, historic destinations, cultural hotspots and adventurous expeditions. Select international locations are known for their exuberant wildlife and natural habitat, unique only to the specific region.
This is an article attempting to give the most elaborate information possible on some of the world’s locations & cities not to be missed by any chance. We are covering the topmost cities across United States of America in here.
This is the first part of the article with a couple of more to follow in the coming days.
United States of America
The most populous city in New Mexico, Albuquerque, is a high desert metropolis located in the northern part of the Chihuahuan Desert across the Rio Grande. It has pleasant scenery with warm, dry climate including hot summers and infrequent snow during winters.
Albuquerque is dotted with several fantastic points of interest to lure travellers. Learn more about the city in guided tours like open-air trolley tours, RV tours and walking tours that cover Old Town, Museum Row, Downtown, Historic Route 66 and major historic centres including nature tours. For every outdoor enthusiast, there are picturesque golf courses and mountain biking across the rolling terrain of the Sandia Mountain foothills. Enjoy skiing in Sandia Peak Ski Area or go horseback riding across the amazing landscape. Visit the historic Roosevelt Park, a rolling, grassy park planted with over 2,000 trees. Albuquerque Biological Park is an environmental museum featuring an aquarium, botanic garden, the Rio Grande Zoo with over 250 species of exotic & native animals& a fishing lake.
Arts & Culture
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is the annual balloon festival held early October with live music and food. This 9-day event, with over 500 hot air balloons, is the largest balloon festival in the world. Visit the breath-taking Albuquerque Museum of Art & History featuring over 130, 000 works of art, historical objects &photo archives. Discover the history of ballooning in Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Museum and gain insights to culture of the world in Maxwell Museum of Anthropology. Experience a journey through time, covering the birth of the Universe in the interactive New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science. Catch some engrossing live theatre, dance, music and other performing arts at Albuquerque Little Theatre, The Cell Theatre, century-old Kimo Theatre and others.
Boston, one of America’s oldest cities, undergone major gentrification, is the capital & largest city of Massachusetts. Metropolitan Boston is dotted with 52 highly-reputed institutions, making it an international center of higher education.
America’s “Walking City” is a prominent tourist destination with fascinating sightseeing options and engrossing outdoor activities. Hop on to fully-narrated, 100-minute Old Town Trolley Tour showcasing the best of Boston with Boston Harbour Cruise. Familiarize with New England in the 63-mile Mohawk Trail spread across 50,000 acres of state forests and reservations. Boston Photowalks tour is a very poplar guided walking tour with historic commentary. Abundant scenic tours teach you more about this fascinating city. Bike tours & rides and adventure trips are great options to have an up-close look of vibrant life and iconic spots. The 1,100-acre Emerald Necklace is a chain of parks linked by parkways and waterways. Franklin Park is the largest park and is home to the Franklin Park Zoo.
Arts & Culture
Boston has cultural roots of New England and is known for its intellectual reputation. It is home to significant art organizations including the Boston Theater District. Boston Opera House and Colonial Theatre present Broadway shows and Orpheum Theatre is home of Boston Symphony Orchestra. Wilbur Theatre and many more host exceptional musical performances. Prominent music schools in Boston showcase the city’s lavish culture, like New England Conservatory of Music, Boston Conservatory & Berklee College of Music. Notable museums leave visitors spellbound with rare displays and information. Explore over 450, 000 works of art presented at Museum of Fine Arts. National Center of Afro-American Artists preserves the cultural arts heritage of black people by offering arts education programs. Discover exuberant European, Asian and American art collections at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
Dallas is recognized as the fastest-growing American city and has the best international skyline. It’s a vital industrial & financial center with convergence of four major interstate highways and major railroad lines.
With 10 regions and 26 historic neighbourhoods, Dallas is a premier tourist destination in the U.S with endless fascinations waiting to be explored. Dallas is home to 47 community and neighbourhood recreation centres. The city has 21,000 acres of parkland with select parks featuring reading room, restaurant, performance pavilion, fountain plaza & games area. The perfect way to hit Dallas is on the hop-on hop-off trolley tour, fully-narrated with 16 stops across unique points of interest. Explore the unique blend of Dallas with full day sightseeing& photo sessions on Discover Dallas Tour. Discover the wild side of Dallas at 106-acre Dallas Zoo, home to over 2,000 animals including over 400 endangered species. Enter a world of rich legacy& culture of Dallas with Heritage Tour.
Dallas springs to a rip-roaring nightlife after twilight with live music and high-energy nightclubs and dazzling dance bars. Light up your spirits and sway to engrossing tunes at Candleroom; a one-of-a-kind progressive dance club armed with cutting-edge sound, video & lighting system. Seductive confines & dazzling surroundings is The Foundation Room featuring exotic décor with luscious cocktails to elevate your night. A magnificent view of city lights at outdoor patio is accompanied with ripping DJ music. The Bomb Factory is a 50,000-sq. foot music venue & private event space located in Deep Ellum. Longhorn Ballroom is the oldest music ballroom with space for over 5,000 guests.
Las Vegas in Nevada is the largest and a major resort city within the greater Mojave Desert with subtropical hot desert climate. “America’s Playground” is a global leader in the hospitality industry.
With its tolerance for numerous forms of adult entertainment, the “Sin City” is a premium hotspot for an adrenaline-fueled nightlife with distinctive nightclubs, pool clubs & sexy strip clubs. Chateau at Paris is a French-style nightclub with glamorous amenities & elegant settings including a rooftop garden. Foundation Room is designed with warm lighting & exquisite features with a vast dance floor. Dance almost anywhere with high-energy music at Voodoo Rooftop Nightclub. Relax & rejuvenate at pool clubs with spas, qua baths and cabanas with access to abundant frozen dinks & cocktails. Select pool clubs also have a topless club with full-body pampering and suntan lotion application. Strip clubs are intoxicating with sexy women performing dreamlike moves on poles. Hot erotica at the classic Cheetahs Gentlemen’s Club includes varieties of topless entertainment including a swinging room & G-spot room. Exotic dancers in swanky atmosphere with gorgeous amenities; Crazy Horse III Gentlemen’s Club has plenty of VIP spaces and girls offering a fine blend of everything.
Restaurants & Bars
Dine/drink at dazzling themed restaurants and posh & swanky bars like no other in “The City of Lights.” The city has dedicated restaurants for delectable barbecue & burgers prepared from the most tempting ingredients and authentic American steakhouses with excellent wines. Mega hotels have brunch options & dedicated restaurants serving select international cuisine including outdoor restaurants with striking views.
“The City of Angels” is the second-most populous city in the United States and is a sprawling metropolis and a global city. Los Angeles sits on a large coastal basin surrounded by 10,000 feet high mountains on three sides.
Abundant tourist attractions & tour options dominate the neighbourhoods and districts of “Angeltown” including Hollywood; a major center of the world entertainment industry. Plunge into an immersive Hollywood movie experience with hands-on introduction to film-making in Warner Bros. Studio Tour, Paramount Studio Tour &Universal Studios Tour. Check out the sets and sound-stages used to create productions, behind-the-scenes look at original props and costumes used in films and experience heart-pounding rides & shows. Spanning 468 sq. miles with 75 miles of coastline, LA can be explored by several recreational activities. Bikes & Hikes LA Tour is a 32-mile expedition starting on Route 66 and passing through Beverly Hills, Santa Monica and historic landmarks. Set off for memorable hiking with views of the Hollywood sign at the 160-acre Runyon Canyon Park located at Santa Monica Mountains. A vast network of hiking & biking trails, double-decker bus tours & helicopter tours are other amazing ways to explore LA.
Nightlife in “Tinseltown” is overwhelming with endless entertainment & wide-ranging fine cocktail selections. Get into the groove at Mayan Theatre for unprecedented dance nights in high-tech ambience. Dance the night away to rocking DJ music on massive dance floors in the greatest nightclubs in Hollywood. Lavish features & luxurious interiors like full-service bars, plush lounge seating, LED screens, cutting edge special effects and more highlight sexy nightclubs like Station 1640, Lure Nightclub, Manor On Vine, Playhouse Nightclub, Project Club L.A & others.
New York City
Situated on one of the world’s largest natural harbours, New York City is the most populous city in the United States with the largest foreign-born population in the world. Known as “The Empire City,” NYC is described as the cultural, financial and media capital of the world.
Comprising of five neighbourhoods with innumerable distinctive attractions makes “The Big Apple” the most photographed city in the world. The Empire State Building located in Midtown Manhattan has an open-air observatory on the 86th floor and an enclosed one on the 102nd floor for stunning 360-degree view of the city. One World Observatory on One World Trade Center and Top of the Rock observation deck at 30 Rockefeller Plaza offer spectacular panoramic views. The Statue of Liberty is an icon of freedom, accessible only by boat. Visit the most iconic Brooklyn Bridge stretching across the East River featuring a pedestrian walkway. Unbound recreational activities & attractions are found within the world-famous 843-acre Central Park filled with trees, rolling grasslands, arches & sculptures. Recreational options include hiking, biking & jogging trails, several playgrounds & courts. It includes an open theatre, a carousel, a concert, conservatory water area with boating, ice skating rinks and a zoo. Times Square is called “Crossroads of the World” and is the most famous commercial intersection, tourist destination, entertainment center in the world famous for the Broadway Theater & innumerable shopping outlets.
Arts & Culture
One of the world’s most ethnically diverse cultural scenes leaves you in absolute astonishment with humongous arts and cultural organizations & art galleries. Art lovers’ paradise is the Metropolitan Museum of Art located on Museum Mile, home to over two million comprehensive works of geographically designated art collections. An overview of contemporary art including works of architecture, drawing & painting, photography & prints is presented at the Museum of Modern Art. Brooklyn Museum showcases huge permanent collection from several cultures. NYC ranks among the topmost destinations showcasing top-notch performances. Soar to the superlative acts performed in 41 Broadway theatres located in Midtown Manhattan’s theatre district with historic venues hosting bold new musicals and fascinating dramas. You’ll never see anything like the lavish 16.3-acre Lincoln Center in Manhattan for the Performing Arts featuring 30 technologically-advanced indoor & outdoor performance facilities.
“The City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection” &”The Birthplace of America” is Philadelphia; the largest city in Pennsylvania and the sixth-most populous city in America.
“The Athens of America” is has a myriad variety of unconventional & unexpected attractions, drawing millions of visitors annually. The iconic Liberty Bell is a symbol of freedom that’s located in Liberty Bell center in Independence National Historical Park. The park is also home to prominent sites related to American Revolution. 360-degree panoramic views of the city from the 57th floor observatory in One Liberty Observation Deck leave you in awe admiration. Cover popular attractions of Phillyby foot, trolley, carriage and bus in Philadelphia Trolley Works. The themed Urban Adventures of Philadelphia is the most authentic way to explore different landmarks with fully-knowledgeable guide. The historic Laurel Hill and West Laurel Hill are scenic cemeteries showcasing magnificent architecture. Vast parks & outdoor spaces include recreational landscapes, pop-up gardens and scenic running & biking trails. Spanning over 2,000 acres, Fairmount Park and Wissahickon Valley Park are the two largest parks noted for their historical importance and in-house properties. Fairmount Park has miles of trails for horseback riding, off-road cycling and deep-woods hiking. The fitness point for walkers, bicyclers & joggers is the 30-mile Schuylkill River Trail passing through Valley Forge National Historical Park.
Serious retail therapy in 2.6 million-sq. feet area with over 400 stores, restaurants & seven major department stores is the King of Prussia Mall. Experience some profound retail outing in upscale shopping destinations featuring high-end stores, boutiques and hundreds of eateries in Rittenhouse Row, Fabric Row & Suburban Square. America’s oldest & largest farmers’ markets are Reading Terminal Market &The Italian Market selling everything from local produce & meats to artisanal cheeses &desserts. Shop fresh food items grown on farms in The Food Trust’s Farmers Markets.
Famous for its year-round fog, San Francisco is known as “Fog City” and is the headquarters of major banking institutions and several global companies.
“The Golden City” captivates tourists with larger-than-life attractions and prominent landmarks. The Golden Gate Bridge is the most iconic symbol of SF, offering astonishing views of the skyline. The 8,981-ft. long suspension bridge has a separate pedestrian and cycling path. The Golden Gate Park is yet another pride of SF spanning 1,017 acres with a music concourse area, Japanese Tea Garden, two museums and facilities for sports activities. A trip to Lombard Street in Russian Hill neighbourhood takes you amidst fragrant gardens and beautiful views of the bay. It’s the crookedest street in the world with eight hairpin turns. Pier 39 is an entertainment delight with a video arcade, street performances, the Aquarium of the Bay and virtual 3D rides. 300-ft. crystal-clear tunnels in the Aquarium of the Bay are filled with sharks, rays and other marine animals. Enjoy a memorable and picturesque experience of SF on Big Bus tours or on double-decker bus tours. Explore the sights at your own pace on bicycle or stroll away on Segway tours.
Arts & Culture
The culture of the “City by the Bay” is major & diverse. Visit the 170, 000-sq. feet San Francisco Museum of Modern Art where the collection of modern & contemporary art including sculpture, photography & design leave you Wonderstruck. Its 14,000-sq. feet rooftop garden features two open-air spaces and a glass pavilion. Stare in awe admiration at the ancient European art collection in The California Palace of the Legion of Honour and over 18,000 works of art and artifacts from major Asian countries in Asian Art Museum. Get close to nature and its wondrous organisms at California Academy of Sciences& Research Institute. Ranked among the largest natural history museums worldwide, it houses over 26 million specimens and covers 4000, 000-sq. feet. A visit to the 7.5-acre San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center hosts most memorable performances like San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Opera and San Francisco Ballet.