With the world's third-largest population, the United States is a huge country with something to offer every sort of traveller. A dominant culture globally, the United States has been heavily influenced by a range of cultures from around the world.
Home to wide variety of popular tourist destinations, the United States is known for its sprawling cities, spectacular natural beauty and some world-famous monuments. The US is also renowned for some of its speciality foods from slow-cooked meats to Creole food and local versions of international cuisine.
New York City is an amazing place. If you want to have the absolute best time ever, here are a few things you need to know before you visit - insider tips and tricks that you probably won't find in any guide book.