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Best Destinations in the USA

There's so much to see and do in America! Have family fun in Disneyland, go shopping in LA, enjoy Big City experiences in New York, entertainment in Las Vegas, sightseeing in San Francisco and have an Hawaiian beach escape, just to name a few. Viva! Holidays is your one-stop-shop for an amazing fun-filled American holiday.

The USA is the best holiday destination for City BreaksBeach Breaks, Family Holidays, Friends' Getaways, Luxury Holidays and Romantic Getaways.


Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the main gateway to the USA from Australia and is a buzzing and irresistible city. Home to many top tourist attractions like the Hollywood Walk of Fame and not far from Disneyland California, Los Angeles is definitively a popular holiday destination to explore. And with award-winning dining and shopping, you've all the ingredients for a fabulous American holiday. As the USA’s second largest city, it's a thriving multi-layered city filled with worldclass museums, music, restaurants, shops and architecture. Each of the city’s diverse neighbourhoods offers its own kind of unique adventure.

Popular tourist attractions in Los Angeles

  • Hire a car, it’s the easiest way to get around
  • Spend a day at Universal Studios
  • Go shopping on Rodeo Drive
  • Visit some of America’s famous beaches like Santa Monica, Malibu or Venice Beach
  • Go on a tour of the stars’ homes
  • Hang out at the celebrity bars or restaurants in Beverly Hills or West Hollywood

Best Las Vegas Spots

Las Vegas never sleeps and is one of the best adult playgrounds in the world with world-class casinos, nightclubs, restaurants and mega hotels. Vegas is like no other city in the world! On any given evening you'll find hundreds of exciting entertainment events such as the renowned Cirque du Soleil, sporting events, and performances by world famous entertainers.

Popular tourist attractions in Las Vegas

  • Explore the many factory outlet stores for bargains
  • See a show in one of the magnificent theatres
  • Take a helicopter ride over the city or Grand Canyon
  • Walk down the Las Vegas Strip and take it all in (make sure you avoid midday, remember you are in the desert)
  • Watch some of Las Vegas’ many free outdoor shows including the dancing fountains of the Bellagio, Sirens of TI and the exploding Volcano at the Mirage

Las Vegas shopping

From designer threads to factory outlet finds you can really indulge in some retail therapy. Iconic fashion scene stealers such as Manolo Blahnik, Juicy Couture, Jimmy Choo and Dolce & Gabbana can be found along the Strip at Fashion Show, Forum Shops at Caesars, Mandalay Place, Miracle Mile Shops, Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and Crystals in CityCenter.

Las Vegas Shows

Viva! Holidays, in conjunction with Bonotel Exclusive Travel, offers a choice of fabulous show bookings. To ensure that you don’t miss out – simply pay your booking fee through Viva! Holidays prior to departure and you'll be guaranteed a ticket to the show on arrival.

The Grand Canyon

The easiest way to visit the Grand Canyon is from Las Vegas and there are plenty of touring options to choose from. Said to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon was created over six million years ago by the Colorado River. It’s an absolutely spectacular sight and a popular destination to visit. The Grand Canyon National Park was one of the first national parks in America and has unspoilt wilderness. So if you feel like leaving the bright lights for some amazing sights, head to the Grand Canyon.


San Francisco

San Francisco is a comfortable 6-7 hours drive from Los Angeles on spectacular Highway One. It's one of the most popular travel destinations in the USA. Steep streets lined with Victorian era houses, a great turquoise bay surrounded by low mountains and antique cable cars that still shuttle passengers up and down the city slopes, all make San Francisco one of the most picturesque cities in the US.

Popular tourist attractions in San Francisco

  • Take a ride on a cable car
  • Hire a car and drive to the wine regions of Sonoma and Napa Vallery
  • Cruise around San Francisco Bay
  • Visit Alcatraz Island
  • Spend time at Fisherman’s Wharf
  • Walk along the Golden Gate Bridge

New York

A trip to America isn’t complete until you’ve been to New York City. It’s a place you'll never forget. Spend days wandering around this exciting city filled with popular attractions; the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, the Rockefeller Center, Times Square, Staten Island Ferry, Brooklyn Bridge and So Ho, just to name a few. The shopping is amazing as are the galleries. See a Broadway show and hire a bike and cycle through Central Park, where you'll soak up the atmosphere of this amazing city.

Top tourist attractions in New York

  • Explore Central Park - pack a picnic, hire a bike, do it on foot or take a guided tour
  • Wine and dine in SoHo and the trendy Meatpacking District
  • Visit galleries and museums - The MET, MoMA and Guggenheim
  • See New York City in all its glory from the Top of The Rock (Rockefeller Plaza)
  • Shop 'till you drop at Century 21, Saks on 5th Avenue and Macy’s

Orlando

Orlando is one of the most popular family destinations in America. Every year millions of visitors revisit childhood fantasies at the theme parks. There’s also a stylish downtown district and a thriving nightlife scene. Orlando is the home of Walt Disney World Resort. The complex houses theme hotels and resorts, plus four theme parks. There is some serious fun to be had in this place!

Things to do in Orlando

  • Embrace your inner child and experience Walt Disney World Resort
  • Visit Kennedy Space Center

Miami

Miami is the gateway to America’s South and haven for those seeking the surf, sun and fun! It’s a vibrant place with plenty to do and see. Plus, don't forget a visit to Key West. The beautiful island is famous for its history and beauty and is a legendary tropical hideaway for poets, painters and pirates!

Things to do in Miami

  • Head to South Beach for some serious people watching
  • Visit the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, considered one of the world’s best
  • Enjoy an airboat ride in the Everglades
  • Visit the Art Deco Museum

New Orleans

New Orleans is in the very heart of the Deep South situated on the delta of the mighty Mississippi River. The city is a great place to visit offering warm Southern hospitality, real atmosphere and magnificent old plantations. It’s the birthplace of jazz and some of its legendary musicians.

Things to do in New Orleans

  • Visit the bars, clubs and festivals to experience the vibrant nightlife
  • Enjoy one of the many fine restaurants and great shopping
  • Base yourself in New Orleans to explore the stunning Southern countryside

Hawaii

Relax and rejuvenate in the tropical paradise of the Pacific. Hawaii has plenty to offer as a top holiday destination. Learn more about Hawaii on Viva! Holidays.


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