Comprising the United States, Canada and Mexico, North America is a vast and diverse continent that comprises so many incredible places to visit and see, it is impossible to even visit everything in just one lifetime. However, if you are planning a trip around this massive and varied region of the world, this North America page may just help you to plan a trip to a few regions in this vast continent.
So if you’re interested in exploring California or the American Southwest (and a little bit beyond) make sure to browse this guide to find the best tips and tricks for a journey to North America!
The US is made up of fifty states, each as varied and diverse as the other. And while we haven’t written about the vast majority of the states in the USA, we do have some fantastic guides on a handful of states that will help you plan the perfect American adventure.
So if you’re wondering where to go and what to see in the West and Southwest of America, then look no further.
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West Coast Road Trips
There is no denying that there is no better way to see the United States of America than by hitting the open road. A country built around cars, taking a road trip up or down the Pacific coast is one such iconic journey that you should undertake at least once in your life.
Whether you are looking to drive the entire length of America’s west coast or are just looking for a short road trip in Southern California, we have a number of articles and guides to help you plan the perfect trip for your travel style!
Southwest Road Trips
The American Southwest, consisting of the states of Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada and (depending on who you ask) Colorado boast some of the most iconic landscapes and beautiful scenery as anywhere in the country. Home to such landmarks as Monument Valley, the Grand Canyon, Zion National Park and much much more, planning a southwest road trip is one of the best places to hit the road in the US.
If you’re trying to decide which route to take and where to go on whatever road trip you may be planning, make sure to have a look through the articles below to help you plan the absolute best trip possible.
The beautiful state of Arizona is home to the United State’s second-most-visited national park — the Grand Canyon — but it has far more to offer than that one natural wonder. Home to the vibrant desert metropolis of Phoenix, the red rocks of Sedona, alpine Flagstaff and countless other natural wonders, Arizona has an incredibly varied landscape that ranges from saguaro cactus forests to high desert to even a ski resort.
If you’re planning a trip to Arizona, then make sure to have a look at the articles linked below to ensure that your trip to this beautiful state is a great one!
Is there an American state more iconic than California? As the country’s most-visited state, California is absolutely massive and really has something to offer everyone. From some of the most interesting and vibrant cities in the country to beautiful beaches to a fantastic culinary scene to incredible natural scenery, California really has it all.
If you’re in the process of planning a trip to this beautiful state, then have a look at the articles below for some inspiration and local first-hand knowledge of some of the best places to visit!
Known for the Rocky Mountains and its ski resorts, Colorado is one of the most naturally beautiful states in the entire county and a true heaven for outdoor enthusiasts. Boasting cool cities like Boulder and Telluride to luxe ski resorts like Aspen and Vail, Colorado is an exciting and dynamic place to visit any time of year.
If you are dreaming of visiting Colorado and want some help planning your trip, have a browse through the articles below!
Home to five national parks, incredible vistas and some of the most iconic scenery in the southwestern United States, Utah is an absolutely breathtaking place to visit.
From the mountain peaks of the Uintas to the canyons and red rocks of Zion, Arches and Canyonlands National Parks to everything in between, there is no denying that Utah is an unforgettable place to visit in the USA. If you’re planning a trip to Utah, make sure to have a look at these guides to make your trip as good as possible!
Known for its rainy weather, hip cities and cool vibes, the Pacific Northwest is one of the most incredible regions to visit in the entire United States. Packing everything in from gorgeous mountains to rain forest, ski slopes to coastline and craft beer to fine wine, the Pacific Northwest really has something to offer everyone.
If you’re planning a trip to this inimitable region and want some help, make sure to browse these articles to get you started and to ensure that you have the best time possible while exploring the states of Washington and Oregon!
World-renowned for its lobster and incredible natural scenery, Maine is the perfect New England escape. Whether you’re planning to visit the state’s exquisite coast in the lovely summer months or want to take in the kaleidoscope of colours on display in the autumn, planning a trip to Maine is never a bad idea.
Known for its diverse terrain ranging from the Rocky Mountains to the Great Plains, a visit to Montana is perfect for those looking for the perfect outdoor escape. From the inimitable scenery of Glacier National Park to cool towns like Missoula or Bozeman, a visit to Big Sky country is going to be instantly memorable
Though it is America’s least populous state, Wyoming is home to countless incredible natural wonders. From the geological minefield that is Yellowstone National Park to the peaks of Grand Teton to the ski slopes of Jackson Hole, there is no doubt that Wyoming is one of the most spectacular places to visit in the USA.
Mexico is a massive and incredibly diverse country and we haven’t visited nearly enough of it to be able to even scratch the surface. We do, however, have a great guide on the Baja California city of Ensenada along with some first-hand information on how to visit the Baja easily from San Diego, California so if this is something that interests you, then make sure to have a look through the articles below.
Travelling in North America can vary greatly depending on where it is that you’re visiting, but no matter where on this massive continent you find yourself, you’re sure to leave with countless amazing memories of your adventures!