When it comes to travel, the United States of America offers a staggering range of possibilities. From bluegrass fields to red rocky deserts and iconic cities, North America holds some of the most beautiful and enriching destinations in the world.
America is a dynamic land of great open skies, wide rivers and brimming metropolis, but the vast size of the country makes impossible to delimit the typical American experience. A land of contrast, mixture and diversity, America has so much more to offer than the well known global icons and brands. Though its metropolis attract most of the tourism, -such as New York,San Francisco, Chicago, Miami and Los Angeles- the USA is above all a country of stunning diversity and beautiful landscapes.
With almost sixty protected natural parks, this country holds infinite possibilities for nature lovers and adventure seekers. Dare to venture into the wild and discover the exuberant secrets of America.
Despite its incredible nature, it is the American lifestyle and strong economy what makes the United States of America the most powerful and influential country in the world. In order to fully experience the undeniable impact of this land on the rest of the globe, you must visit some of its vibrant metropolis. From Chicago and New York, -canvas of the great architects of the modern era and inspiration for most contemporary artworks - to the unrivaled music scene of the Mississippi delta, America has shaped the world's aesthetic and cultural conceptions.
If you are planning to visit the US, you need to prepare your trip in advance. In order to enter the country, you must have a valid passport for at least six months longer than your intended stay in the USA. You are also required to have a valid American visa that can be applied for from almost any US consulate or embassy abroad, or online, in case of Waiver American visas. In order to start your American visa application process, you must pay a non-refundable fee that can range from US$16 to US$160, (depending on your nationality) and a recent passport picture. Most applicants for American visas will be called in for a personal interview at a later stage of the process in which you must present all your documentation and fee payments.
Regular visa applicants must also present proofs of financial stability and a round-trip or onward ticket. The validity period of your visa will depend on your country of origin, and will be determined by the US immigration services at the port of entry. In order to enter the country, your passport must meet the American passport requirements. You can obtain more detailed information about the necessary documents to travel to the USA and the American visa application process at the US State Department website.
Before applying for a US travel permit, you should get informed about the different types of American visas. Around 30 nationalities fall under the visa Waiver program, which allows you to stay in the country for a maximum of 90 days. If you wish to apply for a Visa Waiver permit, you can register online with the Department of Homeland Security at least 72 hours before arrival. This permit is valid for two years and has a cost of $14