WHAT TO VISIT IN UTAH

When you hear this word, you may not be attracted to visit Utah, but we invite you now to find some more details about this amazing place. After reading it, I am sure you will change your mind and you will want to visit Utah as soon as possible. Utah, according to the official name State of Utah is one of the 50 states of the United States of America, located in the western part of the USA. It was admitted into the Union as the forty-fifth of its states on 4th January 1896. Approximately 80% of the population of about 2,500,000 inhabitants of Utah is now living in Wasatch Front, a location whose “heart” is the capital of the state and also its largest city, Salt Lake City. In contrast, there are huge areas of the state very sparsely populated or not populated at all. These make the population’s sixth place in the range of degree of urbanization in the United States. Most of the country is rocky and mountainous and there are distinguished three major geological regions: The Rocky Mountains, The Great Basin and The Colorado Plateau. Utah is known for its natural diversity and the country has some unique geographic features, starting with sand dunes and ending up with pine forests, which are actually the most representative and which explains the main reason for everybody to visit Utah. Utah offers many tourist destinations, with a strong infrastructure in this field. This place has hosted the Winter Olympics in 2002. The tourist resorts in the north side of the famous mountain range called “Wasatch Range”, the salted surfaces in Bonneville Salt Flats, “The Great Salt Lake”, the five national parks in the south (such as the Arches, Zion and Bryce Canyon), and and cultural attractions such as Temple Square, Sundance Film Festival and Utah Shakespearean Festival are among the...

WHAT TO VISIT IN SAN FRANCISCO

In case you wanted to visit San Francisco a couple of years ago, you should have looked for it under the name of Yerba Buena (Good Grass), because this is how it used to be called. It was a Spanish fishing village with 400 inhabitants, situated in a natural port. About 75 years later, when in 1849 the west coast region became a territory of the USA, the town was named San Francisco after the old Franciscan mission nearby. The city expanded rapidly and this is due to the fact that the rush for gold from 1849 has given birth to such a rapid migration, that the seekers almost fell into the Pacific, in desperate search of a new life. The population increased to more than 300,000 inhabitants. They came from the west and from the east too – thousands of people have run from the famine from China in order to work hard on the railroad in 1869. Meanwhile, the Chinese workers suffered great injustices. There have arrived immigrants from Japan too, but they have established a separate colony, opening their own business in the Western Addition neighborhood, which was later known as Japantown. The modern city retains the relationship between materialism and money on the one hand and, on the other hand, revolutionary and political ideas toward progress. In 1950 the movement appeared in bohemian North Beach neighborhood of Little Italy, helped increase the city’s artistic importance. The cultural current against the rules became in the neighborhood called Haight Ashbury (this is now called “Haight”) during the “Summer of Love” from 1967 and the gay community have fought for their place, which was chosen to be in the streets called Castro and Pelk, where they managed to lead a peaceful life. The Internet industry of the city has increased rapidly. San Francisco is the financial capital of...

WHAT TO VISIT IN PALM BEACH

When I was a child I used to watch a huge range of movies. Maybe this is why the appetite for them has been maintained up until now and it still grows. I really love the American movies, particularly the ones that have been filmed on the beach, next to the seaside or right next to the ocean. They offer me a feeling of freedom and maximum luxury. Among them, Palm Beach occupies a special place. This is why more and more people are interested in going and visiting Palm Beach. Maybe you already know Palm Beach is located in the United States of America and it is actually a barrier island located at 105 km in the north of Miami. To the east you can see the Atlantic Ocean, and the channel that separates the cities of West Palm Beach and Lake Worth. Its population during the year is about 10,000 inhabitants, reaching over 30,000 during the tourist season. Just enough people for such a small place, isn’t it? You can visit Palm Beach if you have decided and you have to reach the area near the Gulf Stream from which lush gardens rises and beaches with lined palms. Also, add to this beautiful picture the outstanding marine environment. You wouldn’t love this great place? Palm Beach is a community that has developed a lot among the time. This is why now it is known worldwide for its beauty and extraordinary quality of life and the air of a small town. The city represents the legacy of the founders, a Mediterranean paradise of natural beauty and architecture and in the meantime it is a cosmopolitan culture, with restaurants and hotels. This is why you should try it and convince yourself! Palm Beach now hosts countless millionaires and billionaires. Moreover, there are more Rolls Royce cars than anywhere in...

WHAT TO VISIT IN BOSTON

In this article we are looking forward to convincing you to visit Boston. With an area of 232 square km and a population of nearly 6 million (in the metropolitan area), it is the capital and largest city of Massachusetts in the United States of America. The city was founded in 1630 and is one of the oldest and richest economic centers, financial and cultural from the North-Eastern region of The United States, also being called as “the Athens of America” because of its cultural influences. You have to visit Boston, mainly because it is a city designed for walking and, moreover, it offers several attractive places for its visitors. It appears that there are coming over 12 million visitors every year, both from the U.S. and across the globe. The schedule for a day of visiting Boston can include a visit in the morning to the oldest park in the United States, called Boston Common. The destination in the afternoon is Victorian Back Bay, and in the evening the dinner is recommended to be served in Chinatown. The streets with the greatest touristic importance in Boston are undoubtedly Acorn Street and Beacon Street. The first one of them is totally preserved from the nineteenth century, being the most famous and photographed street in town too. There you can find some of the most famous buildings due to their architecture and a leading place certainly belongs to the beautiful State House. On this street there are located the most important works of Charles Bulfinch, the biggest designer in the American Federal style, including Somerset Club and Harrison Gray Otis House. Among the most important museums here are: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, The Museum of Fine Arts and The Museum of Science. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is a true Venetian palazzo. Here are some important collections of paintings, including several...

WHAT TO VISIT IN YELLOWSTONE PARK

Have you ever thought of visiting The Yellowstone Park? And if you did, have you made your dream come true? In case you have no idea about what we are talking about, let us clear your mind! This place was established in 1872 and is the world’s first national park, where you can find many endangered species, but also a special place for fishing or you can go simply to admire the nature in its entire splendor. In 1874 it was allowed the surfing of the boats on Lake Yellowstone, and in 1916 it was founded the Service of National Park. With an area of 2.2 million acres, Yellowstone Park is on the border between the state of Wyoming and Montana and Idaho. It is crossed by the river from which it took its name, the river that forms here the Grand Lake called Yellowstone. Since its establishment and until today, Yellowstone Park has undergone many changes due to the human influence. Thus in the year of 1883 the railroad reached in Yellowstone and more and more tourists managed to arrive there. This fact has led to the construction of hotels like “Marshall” in 1880 or “Mammoth” in 1885. The packs of wolves are not common in the wilderness of this park, since in the period of time 1910-1926 there were killed over 126 wolves, including their babies. This event happened in a federal program established in order to control the predators. On the other hand, if you go and visit Yellowstone Park, you will see that there are many goats in large numbers. One of the places that gather the goats is Gardner River Canyon, between the entrance from the north of the park and the hot springs Mammoth or Jackson Grade. We suggest you to take a look along the road from Gardiner High School and Corwin...
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