The Grand Canyon – 5 interesting facts

The Grand Canyon is on the bucket list of most visitors to America and will be often combined with a day excursion from Las Vegas or Phoenix. A coach tour of Western America will include a night in Flagstaff or Williams combined with a visit into the park.  1.The Grand Canyon is 277 miles long. Starting at Lees Ferry and ends at the Grand Wash … Continue reading The Grand Canyon – 5 interesting facts

Route 66 – Most Miles by State

Route 66 starts in ‘The Windy City’ Chicago and passes through 8 States along it’s 2448 mile journey to Santa Monica Pier in California. In order of direction along Route 66 this is mileage each state has claim to fame of Route 66  Illinois – 301 miles. The starting/end point is Jackson Boulevard at Lake Shore Drive but the sign is on E Adams St … Continue reading Route 66 – Most Miles by State

TSA – US Domestic Flyers near Pre-Pandemic Levels

The TSA – Transportation Security Administration that screen all passengers at America’s airports announced near pre-pandemic numbers for this Thanksgiving weekend. In a tweet TSA said that their officers screened 2,207,949 individuals at checkpoints across America. This represents 91% of the numbers for the same day in 2019. TSA recommend that travellers arrive early at the airport and masks must be worn at all times … Continue reading TSA – US Domestic Flyers near Pre-Pandemic Levels

Thanksgiving – most disliked dishes

Thanksgiving is the biggest holiday in America without a shadow of a doubt. It is the day that causes the largest uplift in travel domestically and internationally. It is also to blame for the world having to have Black Friday. America failed to contain this phenomenon and annually everybody’s inbox is cluttered with mega offers for almost a month before the actual day. The UK … Continue reading Thanksgiving – most disliked dishes

Pizza with EVERYTHING Day (except Anchovies)

Today 12 November, apparently, and only in America is ‘Pizza with Everything Day (Except Anchovy)! Who knew? Today you can celebrate this little known celebration by ordering your pizza with the works and the small salty fish will not be on it. It is also National Chicken Soup for the Soul Day in America as well but actually it isn’t the tasty and wholesome soup … Continue reading Pizza with EVERYTHING Day (except Anchovies)

Flying to America – Double Vaccinated from 08 November 2021

Tomorrow sees the return of International travellers from more than 25 different countries as well as the land borders re-opening. Travellers have to proof their vaccine status as well as a negative PCR or Antigen test at least three days before travel. There are so many suppliers of both that it is worth the effort in shopping around. Some can be posted to your home … Continue reading Flying to America – Double Vaccinated from 08 November 2021

International Travel to USA

From 08 November 2021 America will open up again for the first time since March 2020 to International travellers from 33 countries. The Coronavirus Pandemic has stopped travel to America and the land borders with Canada and Mexico have only just re-opened again. Only double vaccinated travellers will be allowed to travel. A negative PCR test taken within 72 hours is also required. During the … Continue reading International Travel to USA

Columbia & Snake Rivers Cruise

One of the most visited pages on this website is Columbia River Scenic Highway – 75 miles The Dalles – Troutdale Oregon Now one of the most popular cruise lines in the States, called American Queen Voyages are offering a 7 or 9 day river cruise along the Columbia and Snake Rivers. Operating in either direction you can start in Vancouver, WA (not Canada) with an … Continue reading Columbia & Snake Rivers Cruise

NYC Reveals Latest Tourist Video

With International travellers returning to America in November, NYC is one of many visitor and convention bureau’s kicking of their campaigns to entice eager tourists to their part of the states. Entry is for double vaccinated travellers from 08 November 2021 and having proof of a negative PCR test within 72 hours of arrival.  The latest New York & Co video campaign is features Broadway … Continue reading NYC Reveals Latest Tourist Video

US to LIFT Travel Restrictions 08 November 2021

Travellers that have been double jabbed and can prove a negative test (no confirmation of PCR or LFT at the moment) at least 72 hours before departure will be allowed to enter the USA for the first time since March 2020 and the start of the Corona Virus Pandemic. USA Today Those people worried about the US accepting the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine will be delighted … Continue reading US to LIFT Travel Restrictions 08 November 2021