From the soaring skyscrapers of New York City to the dramatic mesas of Arizona, the United States of America is a place of staggering beauty and extraordinary diversity. Nothing prepares you for your first glimpse of Manhattan’s iconic skyline, the yawning expanses of the Grand Canyon or the neon-lit excesses of Las Vegas, just some of the country’s many highlights.

usaAt a glance

Full Name: United States of America
Capital City:  Washington D.c
Area: 9,826,675 km
Population: 308,745,538
Time Zone: UTC−5 to −10
Language: Spanish, Chinese, French, German, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Italian
Currency: United States dollar ($) (USD)

 

must seeMust See’s and Must Do’s

Graceland, Grand Canyon National Park, Independence National Historical Park – Liberty Bell Center, National September 11 Memorial and Museum, Niagara Falls, The Gateway Arch, The Mall of America, The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, The Vegas Strip, The White House.

 

MoneyMoney & Costs

US Dollar (USD; symbol $) = 100 cents. Notes are in denominations of $100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1, though the $2 bill is rare and is not in high circulation.

1 AED =0.27 US$

 

 

fun_factsDid you know

1 out of every 8 Americans have been employed by McDonald’s at some point.
Apple has more money than the U.S. Treasury.
In Montana, cows out number people 3 to 1.
1 American consumes the same amount of resources as 32 Kenyans.
College athletes are treated like celebrities. In reality, they are just students taking part in an extracurricular activity.
It is actually completely legal for underage kids to smoke cigarettes, but it is illegal for them to purchase them.

SeasonsBest time to go

High Season (Jun–Aug)
Warm days across the country, with generally high temperatures.Busiest season, with big crowds and higher prices.In ski resort areas, January to March is high season.

Shoulder Season (Oct & Apr–May)

Milder temps, fewer crowds. Spring flowers (April); fiery autumn colors (October) in many parts.

Low Season (Nov–Mar)

Wintery days, with snowfall in the north, and heavier rains in some regions. Lowest prices for accommodations (aside from ski resorts and warmer getaway destinations).

 

EventsMajor Events

National Cherry Blossom Festival (Mar-Apr)
Better Living Show (Mar)
Santa Barbara County Vintners’ Festival Weekend (April )
Coachella (April)
Festival International de Louisiane (April)
Santa Monica Festival (May)

 

visaVisa Info

U.S. Consulate General in Dubai 

Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Road and Al Seef Road, Bur Dubai .Tel : 04-309-4000

U.S. Consulate General in Abu Dhabi

Airport Road at Rabdan (29th) Street – Embassies District, Plot 38, Sector W59-02, Street No. 4 – Abu Dhabi , Tel : +971 2 414 2200

Website : www. ais.usvisa-info.com/en-AE/niv


FLIGHTS FROM UAE TO USA


PLACES YOU MUST VISIT

 

ATLANTA

atlanta

 

 

 

NEW YORK

new york

 

 

WASHINGTON DC

washington dc

BOSTON

boston

 

 

 

ORLANDO

orlando

CHICAGO

chicago

 

 

 

SAN FRANCISCO

san francisco

LOS ANGELES

los angeles

 

 

 

SEATTLE

seattle