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New York 

The Big Apple, the Navel of the World, NYC or simply New York, is a city that impacts. Its dimension and architecture, people of all ethnicities, vertiginous, eclectic, a true melting pot of human activity. More than 8.4 million inhabitants are distributed in its 5 districts: Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, and Staten Island, each with its own style and charm. To move around the city, in addition to walking, the best is public transport, congested traffic suggests forgetting the car. To save time, with the 24 Metro lines (Subway) we get everywhere, or relax, and enjoy a bus ride (300+ lines). In addition, medium and long-distance trains to leave the metropolitan area and 2 international airports JFK and La Guardia.   http://web.mta.info/nyct/maps/subwaymap.pdf | https://www.nycgo.com

 

Chicago

Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Incorporated as a city in 1837, Windy's City suffered a great fire in 1871, unfortunately, the buildings, streets, and sidewalks were made of wood, and most of them burned. Chicago rebuilt quickly. Much of the debris was dumped into Lake Michigan as a landfill, forming the underpinnings for what is now Grant Park, Millennium Park, and others. Today, Chicago has become a global city, a thriving center of international trade and commerce, and a place where people of every nationality come to pursue the American dream. Great public transport network, 2 intl. airports (O`Hare and Midway), luxury hotels and buildings, lots of bars, restaurants, night clubs, parks. The highlights: Millennium Park, Grant Park, Willis Tower (1974-1998 world tallest building), School of Economics, Navy Pier, Magnificent Mile, The Art Institute of Chicago, Jazz and Blues culture, sports, natural life. https://www.choosechicago.com

 

Los Angeles

The California big city, founded in 1781, (CA State is the 9th world economy), L.A. has something for everyone, from Hispanic history and culture to fine food and wines, sun and beaches (75 miles coastline), arts and music, and diversity.105 museums, 225 theatres,18.4M inhabitants in the 5 Counties L.A. area (Los Angeles, Riverside, Ventura, Orange, and San Bernardino). Arts, entertainment, tourism, and their famous wine industry are the most important activities. The picks: Getty Museum, Griffith Observatory, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Rodeo Drive, Films Studios, Anaheim Disneyland, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Chinese Theatre, RMS Queen Mary (Long Beach), California Science Center, Universal Studios, Warner Bros Studios, LAX Airport.  https://www.discoverlosangeles.com/

 

Boston

Capital of Massachusetts State, one of the oldest cities in the USA, founded in 1630. 4.8+ M inhabitants in Greater Boston area. It was the scene of several key events of the American Revolution, after the US Independence, it continued to be an important port and manufacturing hub as well as a center for education and culture. You will find many recreation areas, and several islands beyond the Boston Harbor to visit. The Charles River offers a great place to water sports practicals, and a beautiful park and coastal path. Today, education, tourism, sports, healthy life, and financial services are the principal activities. The highlights: public transportation network, the first subway system, Boston Common Park, Freedom Trail, Beacon Hill, Quincy Market, Little Italy, North End, Back Bay, Boston Harbor, Harvard University Campus, MTI, Museum of Fine Arts, Acorn St. Logan Intl Airport. https://www.google.com/destination?q=boston&sa=X&rlz=1C1AWFC_enAR846AR846&output=search&dest_mid=/m/01cx_#dest_mid=/m/01cx_&tcfs=EhIKCC9tLzAxY3hfEgZCb3N0b24

 

Washington D.C.

The Capital of the U.S., created in 1790, the seat of the government (Congress, President and Supreme Court). The city hosts 177 foreign embassies as well as the headquarters of many international organizations, trade unions, non-profits, lobbying groups, and professional associations, including the World Bank Group, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Organization of American States, AARP, the National Geographic Society, the Human Rights Campaign, the International Finance Corporation, the American Red Cross, many monuments, memorials, museums, sports and outdoor recreation, waterfront activities, entertainment and nightlife, surrounding by Maryland and Virginia states. Around 1.0 M population with 30% of commuters. The highlights: the White House, National Mall, Lincoln Memorial, Capitol Building, Smithsonian Museums, US Botanic Garden, Rock Creek Park, Nat-Geo Museum, Washington-Dulles Airport. https://washington.org/