best 21 places to visit in east coast usa – road trip
Alternating between mythical cities and insolent nature, the East Coast of the United States is a cocktail of diverse destinations.
New York, the city that never sleeps: certainly essentials, but it would be a shame to reduce it to a getaway in the Big Apple.
The region has other attractions from Philadelphia to Boston via Washington DC Visiting these metropolises unveils the crucial moments in American history, from the declaration of independence to the Civil War, from the saga Kennedy to the more recent inaugurations of Barack Obama or Donald Trump.
The cultural offerings of Philadelphia and Washington deserve all the superlatives; sur y is one of the finest museums and private collections in the world. Pittsburgh is no exception.
Named the third best world destination in 2015 by Condé Nast Traveler, this city continues to grow and has nothing to envy of its more popular neighbors.
The east coast also appeals to nature lovers. The surroundings of the big cities are grandiose, like the forests of the Shenandoah Valley, near D.C., or the Amish lands of Lancaster County just a stone’s throw from Philly. The state of New York, shaded by the city of the same name, is full of waterfalls, vineyards and pretty beaches. Niagara Falls is one of the highlights.
Travelers cannot be encouraged enough to venture into New England with a first stopover on Cape Cod. Its long, wild beaches and lighthouses deserve a visit that will not fail to be coupled with a memorable excursion to the great of the astonishing small town of Provincetown or the island of Nantucket to meet the whales.
And still further north, here we are at the heart of the Appalachian chain, this backbone of the American East.
New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont offer visitors here their natural treasures: White Mountains, Green Mountains and Acadia National Park.
A paradise for hikers, from the bucolic path to the arduous ascent, with, as a reward along the way, splendid panoramas.
It is in the fall that a trip to New England is essential when the forests are adorned with incandescent colors. And who knows, the moose might just give the lucky traveler a bow. And count on the warm welcome of the Americans to make this stay unforgettable!
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