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Las Vegas climate: when to go to Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Author Sean MacEntee. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution.

The city of Las Vegas is located in a desert area of Southern Nevada and the city is famous for the aridity of its climate and the high daytime temperatures that characterize the summer months. The climate in Las Vegas ...

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Florida climate: when to go to Florida

Florida Keys, Florida, United States. Author Stig Nygaard. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Florida has mixture of subtropical and tropical climate, specifically, the northern and central part of Florida has a humid subtropical climate, while the southern part of the state has a tropical climate. The summers, from May until October, are very ...

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Bryce Canyon climate: when to go to Bryce Canyon

Natural Bridge, Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, United States. Author US NPS. No Copyright

Bryce Canyon is located in a desert area of southwest Utah, on a high plateau at an average altitude of 2,500 meters, due to the altitude, the plateau where is the Bryce Canyon receives much more rain than the underlying plains and ...

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Bryce Canyon tourist attractions: what to see in Bryce Canyon

Thor's Hammer, Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, United States. Author US NPS. No Copyright

Most park visitors make the classic sightseeing drive along the scenic road, which, along the route (one way) of 18 miles (29 km) allows the visit 13 viewpoints, the most beautiful of which are Sunrise Point, Sunset Point, Inspiration Point and Bryce ...

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Bryce Canyon: an extraordinary rock amphitheater

Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, United States of America. Author US NPS. No Copyright.

Bryce Canyon is among the smallest American national parks, but it is also one of the most beautiful and most visited of all the United States. The park is located in the south-western Utah, in the Colorado plateau, at a ...

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Grand Canyon tourist attractions: what to see

Grand Canyon, Arizona, United States of America. Author Olivier. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The best light for the visit of the Grand Canyon is the dawn and early morning or late afternoon and sunset. WHAT TO SEE IN THE SOUTH RIM OF THE GRAND CANYON Along the South Rim there are numerous viewpoints, ...

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Grand Canyon: Arizona’s wonder

Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, United States of America. Author National Park Service Digital Image Archives. No Copyright

The Grand Canyon National Park, the most visited park of Arizona and the second the United States, is located in northwestern Arizona, it covers an area of 4,931 square kilometers, and includes the most spectacular part of the canyon carved ...

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Grand Canyon climate: when to go to the Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon, Arizona, United States of America. Author Tobias Alt. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The climate of the plateau above the Grand Canyon is desert and semi-rigid climate, with significant temperature ranges that are quite well marked between the day and night. The temperatures of the North Rim (the northern part of the canyon) ...

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Alaska climate: when to go to Alaska

Mount Shishaldin, Unimak Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, United States. Author Michael Theberge, NOAA Photo Library. No Copyright

The climate of Alaska is of the sub-polar or polar type with cold, snowy, long and dark winters and short and relatively mild summers. The climate differs depending on the latitude, altitude, on the arrangement of the mountains and the distance from the ocean. In Alaska ...

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Alaska: The last frontier, mountains, rivers and glaciers

Cape Promontory, Unimak Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, United States. Author U.S Fish and Wildlife Service. No Copyright

Alaska (The Last Frontier) is the largest among the states that form the United States of America and is also one of the least populated. Detached from the rest of the federation, Alaska is located in the northwestern part of ...

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Washington (State): nature and high technology

Mount Rainier National Park, Washington, United States. Author National Park Service (NPS). No Copyright

The state of Washington (The Evergreen State), is located in the north-western area of the United States, along the shores of the Pacific Ocean, bordered to the north by Canada, while to the east by Idaho and to the south by ...

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Oregon: the most spectacular coast of the United States

Grant Provincia, Oregon, United States of America. Author Michael (a.k.a. moik). Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Oregon (Beaver State) is a United States state that is located in the north-west of the country along the coast of the Pacific Ocean, the largest city in Oregon is Portland, but the state capital is Salem. Oregon is lapped by ...

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Montana: forests, mountains and prairies

Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park, Montana, United States of America. Author David Restivo, NPS. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Montana (Big Sky Country), is a landlocked state of the US north-western. The territory of the state is composed of a vast plateau called Great Plains that occupies the east-central part of the state. The Great Plains are cut by hills, ...

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Nevada: an arid desert and a mirage of lights

Hoover Dam, Nevada - Arizona, United States. Author JoshBerglund19. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Nevada (Silver State) is located in the western side of the United States, the most important and famous city of the state is Las Vegas, the center of gambling and entertainment, another important city is Reno, while the state capital is ...

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Florida: swamps and tropical coasts

Miami, Florida, United States of America. Author John Spade. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Florida (The Sunshine State) is a US state that is located in the extreme south-eastern area of the country, it includes the peninsula of Florida and – along the Gulf of Mexico – a long and narrow  offshoot in the north-west side, in ...

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Utah: the most beautiful parks in the Far West

Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, United States. Author US NPS. No Copyright..

Utah (Beehive State), is the state of the Mormons, who are still nearly 60% of the population. Utah it’s located in the western part of the United States and is a landlocked country, bordered to the south by Arizona, to the west ...

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New York (State): nature and city, Niagara and New York

Niagara Falls, New York - Ontario, United States of America - Canada. Author ilkerender. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The state of New York (The Empire State) is located in the north eastern of the United States, the largest city of the state is New York, but the state capital is Albany, one of the oldest cities in the ...

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Colorado: Great Plains and Great Mountains

Maroon Lake, White River National Forest, Colorado, United States of America. Author US Department of Agriculture. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Colorado (The Centennial State) is in the Rocky Mountains area in the central-western United States, the state capital is the city of Denver. The state has rectangular shape, bordered to the north by Wyoming, to the north-east by Nebraska, to the ...

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United States climate: when to go to the United States

Grand Canyon, Arizona, United States of America. Author chensiyuan. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Because of the immense extent of the country the climate of the United States of America is very diverse, ranging from the tropical climate of Florida and the Hawaiian Islands, up to the polar climate of part of Alaska. Between these climate ...

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North America

Moraine Lake, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada. Author Satoru Kikuchi. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution

GEOGRAPHY OF NORTH AMERICA North America occupies an area of 23,473,000 sq km, Canada is the largest country with 9,970,000 sq. km, followed by the United States with 9,355,000 sq. km, the surface of this continent represents approximately 15.75 % ...

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Mexico City climate: when to go to Mexico City

Cathedral, Mexico City, Mexico. Author Anagoria. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Mexico City is located on a plateau at about 2,250 meters above sea level in the so-called Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt (Eje Volcánico Transversal). This means that Mexico City is part of the climate zone of Tierras Frias, ie those regions ...

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Glacier National Park: lakes, mountains and glaciers

Wild Goose Island Overlook, St. Mary Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana, United States of America. Author David Restivo, NPS. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The Glacier National Park, one of the most fascinating and spectacular parks in the American Rockies, is located in the north-west of the state of Montana, this park covers around 1,500 square miles (about 4,000 sq km). The park – ...

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Yellowstone tourist attractions: what to see in Yellowstone

Grand Prismatic Spring, Midway Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, United States of America. Author Brocken Inaglory. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The Yellowstone National Park has many attractions to visit, most related to the volcanic nature of the park, there are in fact geysers, limestone terraces, boiling pools, but also herds of bison, bears, forests, canyons and waterfalls. Grand Canyon of ...

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Yellowstone National Park: the oldest national park in the world

Porcelain Geyser Basin, Norris Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, United States of America. Author Jim Peaco National Park Service (NPS). No Copyright

Yellowstone National Park was the world’s first national park to be established in 1872. The area of the national park, that covers nearly 9,000 sq. km, was formed by volcanism, catastrophic volcanic eruptions occurred in Yellowstone about 2 million years ...

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Grand Teton National Park: the Rocky Mountains of Wyoming

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, United States of America. Author National Park Service (NPS). No Copyright.

Located in northwestern Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park protects stunning mountain scenery and a diverse array of wildlife. It was established as a national park in 1929. The park is formed by the mountains of the Teton Range of the ...

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Goosenecks: the spectacular gorges of the San Juan River

Goosenecks State Park, Utah, United States of America. Author Nikater. No Copyright.

The Goosenecks are impressive gorges carved into the rock by the San Juan River, which here has formed a series of entrenched meanders, a geologic formation rather rare to be seen. The Goosenecks are north of Monument Valley, along Highway ...

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New York climate: when to go to New York

New York, United States of America. Author Nikopoley. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

The city of New York has a humid continental climate, but is also influenced by the presence of the Atlantic Ocean, the city is located at the confluence of two continental climate  masses: the warm and humid climatic area from ...

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New York: the city symbol of the United States

New York, United States of America. Author Melbow Marie P. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

New York is located at the mouth of the Hudson River in the Atlantic Ocean, the city lies on several islands (Manhattan, Staten Island, Long Island) and on land, and is made up of 5 districts of Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, ...

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Boston climate: when to go to Boston

Boston, Massachussets, United States of America. Author Dave Levy. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

The city of Boston has a continental climate but with maritime influences due to its location along the Atlantic Ocean. The city is characterized by a highly variable climate that makes it famous in the U.S. for the time really ...

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Boston: the most European of American cities

Boston, Massachussets, United States of America. Author Bill Ilott BostonPhotoSphere. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution

Boston is the capital of the state of Massachusetts, is located along the shores of the Atlantic Ocean at the point where lead the Mystic and Charles rivers, is one of the largest cities on the Atlantic coast of the ...

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