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United States Of America Tourism

Dynamic, exciting, fast-paced, wealthy, paradoxical and diverse, the United States of America with its bustling mega-cities and wide-open spaces, magnificent natural attractions and amazing man-made attractions is a traveler’s delight. From the sheer beauty of a New England fall to the great expanse of the prairies, from the rugged grandeur of the Rockies to the majestic Redwood Forests of California - America is guaranteed to leave you breathless.

You can chose any kind of holiday for yourself in this country which is forever reinventing itself -- get high on culture touring the world's best museums and art galleries located in America's impressive cities. Get close to Nature in the Rockies or at any of the well-managed National Parks. Set the night on fire at the nightclubs across America or get on to winning spree at the casinos in Las Vegas and Atlantic City. Tour the Native American reservations and take a peek into a different culture, a different world-view. No other country offers such a vivid potpourri of people, cultures, places, religions, cuisine, art or history as America does -you may tire of the smorgasbord of experiences but you will never be bored!

Time Zones: The country being as vast as it is, is divided into four main time zones – eastern, central, mountain and pacific. The Eastern Time zone stretches from the east coast to the Great Lakes and the Appalachian Mountains and is five hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.

The Central time zone starts in Chicago and covers Texas and the Great Plains. This zone is one hour behind Eastern Time. Mountain Time encompasses the Rockies and the southwest states; this time zone is two hours behind Eastern Time, making it seven hours behind GMT. The west coast of the US, including Nevada follow Pacific Time which is three hours behind Eastern Time. Alaska and Hawaii are another two hours behind the Pacific Time zone.


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