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Newport, Oregon, USA — Travel Guide

Newport Even when officially founded on Independence Day 1866, the first settlers came here in 1855 and discovered oysters. Newport became a great tourist destination for...

Yaquina Head Lighthouse, Oregon, USA

The nightly vigil of watching the light is gone as are the resident keepers and their quarters, but the staff of the Bureau of...

Colorado National Monument, Colorado, USA – a view of the Southwest

Colorado National Monument preserves one of the grand landscapes of the American West. But this treasure is much more than a monument. Towering monoliths...

Yosemite National Park, California, USA — one of the ‘classic’ National Parks in the USA

The Park in a nutshell 3.027 square km of wild land with an impressive landscape in Central California, in the western part of the Sierra...

Saguaro National Park, Arizona, USA — near Tucson

The Saguaro Cactus can reach a height of about 30 ft (10 m) and an age of approximately 200 years. The first 'arms' appear...

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, USA

Throughout its 415 square miles of rock-ribbed wildness, Rocky Mountain National Park truly is a land of superlatives. Here, at least 60 mountains exceed...

Meteor Crater east of Flagstaff, Arizona

The Meteor Crater in the state of Arizona was the first crater to be identified as an impact crater.Between 20,000 to 50,000 years ago,...

Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA — one of the greatest National Parks in the World

The Park in a nutshell Some rocks at the canyon bottom are estimated to be close to 2000 million years old. The Canyon itself has...

Sedona, Arizona — insights for travelers

Sedona From the very first glimpse of the glorious Sedona red rock landscape, visitors feel the majesty and mystery of a place sacred to its...

Zion National Park, Utah, USA

The Park in a nutshell Located in Southwestern Utah , Zion National Park encompasses some of the most scenic canyon country in the United States....

Hoover Dam, Arizona, USA — a National Historic Landmark

The Dam is a National Historic Landmark and has been rated by the American Society of Civil Engineers as one of America's Seven Modern...

Antelope Canyon, Page, AZ

...which is located ca. 5 miles east of the City of Page, Arizona, along US 98. Page itself is situated ca. 135 miles north...

The Wave – Coyote Buttes – Paria Wilderness, Arizona, USA

The "Wave" is one of the best known rock formations in the Paria Canyon / Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness and many people know the pictures...

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, The Dam & Lake Powell near Page, AZ

3 top attractions near the city of Page in Arizona: the Glen Canyon recreation area with the dam at Lake Powell, the Horseshoe Bend...

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Camping in the USA — Tips for your vacation

Camping and RV'ing are the best ways to discover the beauty of the country, to meet like-minded people, and to connect with the nature. But...

Travel to the USA — entry requirements and arrival (Visa, VWP, Customs)

  Travel to the United States of America This article gives you a brief summary of the process and provides weblinks to the official websites of...

United States — Security Screening at the Airport, 3-1-1 Carry-on luggage rules, guidelines

When you arrive at a screening security station at a U.S. airport you need to have following rules and guidelines in mind to avoid...

Electricity in the USA / Travel adapters

USA: 110/120 Volt AC, 60 Hz Line voltage in the USA is 110/120 Volt AC, 60Hz. If you intend to bring your own devices and appliances...

America the Beautiful is the name of the U.S. Annual National Park Pass for all parks

Annual National Park Pass (includes Federal Recreational Lands) If you're visiting ca. 3-4 National Parks or several Federal Recreation Areas per year the Annual Park...