The United States of America is considered to be the home of several treasures that attract travelers from all across the globe. This country is a host for some of the best and picturesque and large landscapes. This country is a true destination that encapsulates the experiences of an adventurer. But, before traveling to the United States, there are a few things that you should know about the country so that your trip will be more amazing and you will not face any problems. So let’s take a look at the things you need to know while traveling to the USA.
Check if your Passport is Valid
In order to go to the U.S, it is necessary to have at least 6 months’ validity on your passport. That is why before flying to the United States, make sure to check the validity of your Passport.
Understanding the States and Regions
The United States of America consists of 50 states. These states are further divided into different regions. All the regions include the West, Midwest, Northwest, and South.
Every region consists of different geographical characteristics. For example, the Northeast is well known for its rocky coastlines and mountain ranges, while the Midwest is related due to its large forests, stretching lakes, and grassy plains.
Understanding the Tipping Culture
In the United States of America, tipping is considered to be absolutely voluntary. And tipping your service provider in the U.S is a normal practice and a common thing there. But if you don’t do that then it is considered to be rude. But, don’t worry the minimum wage is low. You can leave a 15% to 20% tip in order to compensate. If in case your mathematics is not so clear then you can use your phone’s calculator for this purpose. So, when you are a traveler in United States then always remember to leave a tip, it does not matter if you are in a restaurant, bar, or in a taxi, it is important to leave a tip, and it becomes more important if you get good service by your service provider.
Exploring the National Parks
The United States of America is well known because of its busy and buzzing cities but this country owns a wide range of national parks. The national parks range from the lust forest grounds, sky scraping mountainous, red deserts, and the bottomless valleys. Also, there is a playground that can easily fulfill your needs if in case you are an adventurer. Some of the national parks that you will love for sure include Mammoth Cave National Park, Death Valley California, and the Yellow Stone National Park, Ground Canyon National Park, Yosemite, National Park, and the Zion National Park.
Each and every national park in the United States holds a collection of records, for example, the Mammoth National Park is famous for holding a record for having the longest cave system in the world.