Alright Flighties, you’ve had a taste of the USA and now we hope you’ve developed an appetite to explore beyond The Aloha State and see all the US has to offer.
Brand USA is encouraging agents from around the world to ‘See How Far You Can Go’ and explore the states from every angle using their new trip planner for inspiration!
From Live Entertainment, Pop Culture and Culinary to the Great Outdoors, Neighbourhoods & Road Trips; the USA has it all.
Here are our top 5 picks for you to check out:
The streets of Louisiana are filled with an eclectic mix of people whose ideas, tastes and roots translate into the cuisines, music and art.
Be sure to check out the New Orleans’ French Quarter (which is actually Spanish in the majority of its architecture); catch classic Jazz at Preservation Hall and visit the home of TABASCO in Iberia Parish.
Check out the trip planner for more info: https://www.visittheusa.com.au/state/louisiana
Nebraska is the birthplace of rodeo and has wonders in every direction – literally!
The state has more kilometres of river than any other state, so make sure you check out the Niobrara National Scenic River.
Steeped in history and surrounded with stunning scenery, the 438 km Sandhills of Nebraska stretch is a must see. So too is the Toadstool Geologic Park, a luna landscape in the Oglala National Grasslands.
Check out the trip planner for more info: https://www.visittheusa.com.au/state/nebraska
Bandera is the cowboy capital of the world. Nestled in the rugged Texas Hill Country, this small town has the charm of a movie set. With a population of less than 1000 and a cowboy spirit of independence and individualism, it’s common to see horses tied near water holes with motorcycles parked beside them!
Arkey Blue’s Silver Dollar Saloon is said to be the oldest continuously operating honky-tonk in Texas and is well worth a visit. So to is the Frontier Times Museum and the Medina River.
Check out the trip planner for more info: https://www.visittheusa.com.au/state/texas
The big apple needs no explanation – it’s a state that’s both familiar and full of surprises!
In New York City, don’t miss the opportunity to catch a Broadway show, view the city skyline from skyscraper observation deck and sample delicious cuisine at the renowned Culinary Institute of America.
Outside the city be sure to glide over the “Grand Canyon of the East,” Letchworth State Park, ride the Maid of the Mist at Niagara Falls and relive American colonial and Revolutionary War history in the Capital Region surrounding Albany.
Check out the trip planner for more info: https://www.visittheusa.com.au/state/new-york
Go beyond the beyond the bright lights of Vegas and explore the open road and beautiful outdoors.
A spirit of discovery runs deep in Nevada, and unlimited experiences are waiting for you to discover, explore and conquer!
Drive the Loneliest Highway (Highway 50) over awe-inspiring mountain ranges, take a visit to the nation’s largest alpine lake – Lake Tahoe, and hike the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.
Check out the trip planner for more info: https://www.visittheusa.com.au/state/nevada
Want to brush up your knowledge about the USA?
Brand USA’s official training site, the USA Discovery Program is an innovative and interactive online training course that provides travel agents with the knowledge and skills needed to more effectively book trips to the USA.
The training program includes different modules such as regions or experiences enabling agents to learn even more about the diverse destinations and experiences available for travellers across the USA.
For more information contact your local Brand USA representative.