Holiday Packages in the USA
Whether you are hoping to experience large cities, beaches, or mountains on your next holiday, you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for in the United States. As one of the world’s largest countries by area, the USA has lots of different landscapes and places to see. If you are looking to visit a tropical beach area, head to Hawaii or Southern California. If you love bustling cities, head to New York or Chicago. For scenic mountains, you can’t go wrong with Colorado or Washington. All across the United States, each region offers different history and a slightly different culture. The best way to experience all the different personalities of the USA is to plan a trip around the country hitting several of the hot spots.
A trip to the United States can be expensive, especially when it comes to flights and hotels. In order to make the most of your holiday budget, look into Webjet’s USA accommodation and flight packages. These USA holiday packages bundle together your flight and hotel costs to help you save big on your USA holiday. USA packages can save you hundreds of dollars to put toward activities to enjoy during your time in America. Start booking your international holiday with Webjet’s USA holiday packages, and use our guide to start planning your adventure.
Flying to the United States
As a massive country, the United States has airports serving each of its major and minor cities. Wherever you are heading in the country, you’ll have no trouble finding a flight there. Some of the most common airports to fly into in the United States are John F Kennedy Airport (JFK) in New York, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, Hartsfield-Jackson Airport (ATL) in Atlanta, O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, and Dallas-Fort Worth Airport (DFW) in Texas.
Flying from New Zealand, you can catch direct flights from Auckland to Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Honolulu. Flights to Los Angeles and San Francisco take about 12 hours, while flights to Honolulu arrive in 9 hours. If you are travelling from another NZ city or are headed to another spot in the USA, your journey will include one or two stopovers. Common airlines to fly between New Zealand and the United States include Air New Zealand, American Airlines, United Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Qantas, and Fiji Airways.
Where to Stay in the USA
While planning a trip to the United States, there are plenty of accommodation options available to you. Once you have decided what part of the country you want to visit, you can look into high-rise hotels in the city, quaint lodges in the mountains, resorts on the beach, or small bed and breakfasts in the countryside.
Row NYC - New York
Row is a trendy hotel located in the heart of New York City’s Times Square. With hundreds of restaurants, shops, and attractions at its doorstep, location in New York doesn’t get much better than this. Guest rooms and suites span 28 floors, and many offer great views of central New York. Rooms are designed in a sleek and contemporary manner. Amenities within Row NYC include a food market, bar, and fitness centre.
Dream Hollywood - Los Angeles
Dream Hollywood is a gorgeous hotel located among the glitz and glamour of the Hollywood Hills. The hotel features 178 guest rooms featuring a mid-century modern design and lots of natural light. Many of the rooms include balconies that overlook Los Angeles and the Pacific Ocean in the distance. Hotel amenities include an in-room iPad, rooftop pool, a gym, complimentary WiFi, and bicycles to rent. From the hotel, you’ll easily be able to explore Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Downtown LA, and the beach communities of Los Angeles.
The Whitehall Hotel - Chicago
This boutique hotel offers old-world charm, transporting you back to 1920s Chicago. Throughout the hotel, you’ll notice a gorgeous style that feels sophisticated and glamourous. As a guest of the hotel, you can take advantage of a fitness centre, on-site restaurants, and free WiFi. Outside of the hotel, you’re in the heart of Chicago’s “Magnificent Mile.” Along this road, you’ll find some of Chicago’s top landmarks as well as shopping, museums, and nightlife.
Things to do in the USA
The United States is a diverse country that has something to offer everyone. Whether you are interested in history, shopping, food, nightlife, or adventure, you are sure to enjoy your trip to the USA. In order to make the most of your visit to the United States, book one of Webjet’s USA holiday packages to experience what makes the USA so special.
Pacific Coast Highway
This famous highway stretches the length of the west coast in the USA. If you wanted to, you could start in San Diego and drive all the way up the coast to the Canadian border. While there are incredible sights to see all along the Pacific Coast Highway, the most popular stretch is between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Between these cities, you can drive through Malibu, Santa Barbara, Monterey, Big Sur, and Santa Cruz. At the start and end of the road trip, spend some time exploring glamourous Los Angeles and the laid-back Bay Area of San Francisco.
Midtown Manhattan, NYC
New York City is home to some of the top icons in the United States, and many of these attractions are located in Midtown. Take a few days to explore Central Park, Times Square, the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, and Fifth Avenue. Midtown is one of the prime spots to experience the skyscrapers of New York and is also a great place for dining, drinking, and shopping. Also in Midtown, you’ll find the city’s famous Broadway theatres. You can book tickets for a show in advance or get discounted same-day tickets from the TKTS office in Times Square.
The Grand Canyon
In the southwestern states of Arizona and Utah, you’ll find lots of national parks to explore. The most popular one to visit is the Grand Canyon. The Grand Canyon is immense in size, measuring in at 446 kilometres (277 miles) long, 29 kilometres (18 miles) wide, and almost 2 kilometres (1 mile) deep. It is the largest canyon in the United States and a truly spectacular sight to behold. There are lots of places to visit in the Grand Canyon and a variety of activities to take part in. You could take a day-long hike into the canyon, camp out in the canyon overnight, ride donkeys, or simply walk around part of the Grand Canyon’s rim. The South Rim is the most popular area to visit in the canyon, and another impressive spot is Horseshoe Bend in the east.