With a surface area of 24,221,490km² (9,351,969 square miles), between the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean and to the north of South America. North America’s highest point is Alaska’s Mount McKinley, which rises to 6,194m (20,320 ft) above sea level. There are also seven smaller nations at its southern extreme (collectively known as Central America), around two dozen island nations and territories of various sizes in the Caribbean, and one isolated French territory off the Canadian Atlantic coast.
North America consists of three large nations and one large island territory: Canada, United States of America, Mexico and Greenland.
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Spread across a large area, this destination is nothing if not diverse. Choosing a single place to focus your time, that is a true challenge. There are attractions everywhere so be ready to come back another day, and after some time here, that’s exactly what you’ll want to do. Exploring the Area The biggest cities are along the coast. History …
Planning a Trip
Visas Check with the appropriate consulate or embassy in your country to find out if you will need a visa to visit the country of your destination, especially for an extended period of time. Some countries have extremely detailed and complicated entry/departure laws, and treat visits of a week or two very differently from longer stays. Money If you’re traveling …
A perfect city for exploring on foot with a shop around every corner. Much of the inner city can be walked without trouble, however, in parts walking include crowds, uneven streets, heavy traffic, and skinny sidewalks. If that’s a problem, there are plenty of taxi’s to ride in and scooters to rent. How to Travel Subway – The metro is …
History & Culture
Early History Home to years of history, which stretched far and wide. Due to the characteristic weather, the earliest explorers completely bypassed the area. The first settlement in the area was founded 1770 as a mission community. In addition to the mission, a military fort was built. Upon gaining independence, the area grew quickly. The old system gradually came to …
Take a look at each of our stunning locations and imagine yourself there: Lakes and Mountains Stay in our four star lakeside accommodation, whether you choose one of our log chalets or a contemporary apartment, you will look over stunning views of the valley. Perhaps go for a gentle stroll around the local village, a refreshing swim in the beautifully …
Living the Travel Lifestyle
You know what you said about the structures becoming shackles. You were right and I can’t take it, the injustice. I mean, no one ever’s gonna know who saved the entire city. Gotham’s been good to our family, but the city’s been suffering. People less fortunate than us have been enduring very hard times. So we built a new, cheap, …Continue reading
Choosing Your Next Vacation Destination
Spot something, big eyes, big eyes, crouch, shake butt, prepare to pounce then cats take over the world. Stretch find something else more interesting peer out window, chatter at birds, lure them to mouth purr.Stare at the wall, play with food and get confused by dust. Eat and than sleep on your face. While eating hunt by meowing loudly at …Continue reading
Unusual Places to Consider Visiting
You’re a good guy, mon frere. That means brother in French. I don’t know how I know that. I took four years of Spanish. I figured out a way to make money while I’m working! What’s gotten into you? Have you been eating cheese? Hahahahah! Turns out he ended up getting too friendly with the teddy bear. Cinque Terre, Italy …Continue reading