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United States City Vacation Rentals

United States City Vacation Homes Self Catering Holiday Rentals - Houses, Apartments & Holiday Homes For Rent

The United States stretches around 2680 miles from the Pacific coast to the Atlantic and covers a large proportion of North America with it's 50 states.

The US is geographically diverse ranging from tropical climates in places such as Florida and Hawaii in the Pacific to the cold arctic mountainous regions of Alaska. So if you like outdoor pursuits, the United States has everything you could wish for from skiing in the Rockies and trekking in Yellowstone National Park to watersports in the tropical water around the Florida Keys.

A city break is the ideal way to fully explore these wonderful American cities that are blessed with an abundance of history and culture making a short stay just too short!

For a fun packed family holiday, Orlando in Florida has some of the best theme parks in the world including Disney World and Universal Studios and is just a short flight away from the Bahamas if you are thinking of a twin centre vacation. For theatre lovers, New York is the place to go whilst for nightlife, the French quarter ("Vieux Carré") of New Orleans on the Mississippi River is not to be missed.

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United States Vacation Rental Lodging

Renting a city centre apartment or town house is the ideal way to explore America's magnificent citites and local attractions. Whilst offering great value when compared to hotel prices, a self catering holiday rental provides the space, freedom and flexibility to do what you want, when you want - exploring the cultural delights at your own pace.

Booking ahead, especially in the popuar cities during the peak holiday months can help secure your holiday rentals in the best locations - close to the city centre which is typically where most of the historical attractions and evening entertainment can be found.

Top 10 Attractions in America

The list of places to see whilst visiting the United States is almost endless and given the scale of the country, domestic flights will be required to see many of them.

Below are a few suggestons for some of the best tourist attractions...

Popular Places To See
Yellowstone National Park
Grand Canyon
Empire State Building
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Yellow Mountains National Park
Las Vegas
Niagara Falls
Golden Gate Bridge
Statue of Liberty
Walt Disney World
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When To Visit

The weather across America varies considerably given the country spans many degrees of latitude. You can experience the harsh arctic temperatures of Alaska in the winter to the sub-tropical year round climate of Florida in the south-east.

Basically, America is a year round destination although there is a chance of North Atlantic tropical storms and hurricanes between 1 June and 30 November - the peak hurrican season is from August to the end of September.

The hurricanes for in the tropical waters of the Caribbean or south atlantic and typically hit the cities along the south and south eastern coastline such as New Orleans, Tampa and Miami in Florida and Houston in Texas.

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Skiing in America

The United States is blessed with several impressive mountain ranges and no more so than the Rockies which stretch from Britsih Columbia in Canada, passing through Colorado and ending up in New Mexico.

The other mountain range which lies further west is called the Sierra Nevada which runs through California. These mountains are home to many high altitde ski resorts around Lake Lahoe close to the Nevada border such as Heavenly and North Star plus there is there is Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort at Mammoth Lakes. Both excellent places to rent a cabin and relax surrounded by pristine natural beauty.

Gateway State Ski Resort
Denver Colorado Aspen
Denver Colorado Telluride
Bozeman Montana Big Sky
Boston Vermont Stowe
Salt Lake City Utah Park City
Reno California Lake Tahoe
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Our view on American city vacations

With so many interesting cities to explore, its no wonder why so many American's choose to vacation in their home country - whether its a city break or part of a longer vacation, the USA has something to offer everyone.

Whichever American city you plan to visit, a vacation rental can make your trip to the United states both affordable and comfortable. A condo or apartment rental is the best way to experience life in an American city. Or, if you are looking for a relaxing vacation with some sun, why not rent a luxury villa or beach house in one of the coastal cities in California or Florida such as Miami or Santa Barbara. Whichever type of lodging you choose, a vacation home is ideal as it provides the freedom, flexibility and space to do what you want, when you want - home from home.