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North & Central America

Journey to Niagara: city strolls, wildlife walks and world famous trails

Journey to Niagara: city strolls, wildlife walks and world famous trails

Enjoy a combination of city and countryside walks and sightseeing - with scenic trails above, and a cruise below Niagara Falls, wildlife watching and vibrant French culture

North America’s Top Ten Experiences from The Independent Traveller

North America’s Top Ten Experiences from The Independent Traveller

North America is bursting with off the beaten track treasures – migrations, festivals and art galleries, courtesy of Mother Nature, fuelling our passion for adventure.

Driving 'The Dempster'

Driving 'The Dempster'

With scenic drives into all corners of the Yukon, it's a driver's dream. The territory boasts a network of well-maintained highways that rank among the world's premiere driving adventures.

Laid back luxury with the stars on Florida's Captiva Island

Laid back luxury with the stars on Florida's Captiva Island

Forget Cannes, the Caribbean and Los Angeles for brushing shoulders with celebs and luxury holidays. Instead, head to the island of Captiva, lying off Florida’s Gulf Coast, which has been a hideaway for A-list celebrities for the last 100 years.

Brits pick Washington DC to celebrate July 4th the American Way

Brits pick Washington DC to celebrate July 4th the American Way

Washington DC has been chosen as the most popular location for British travellers looking to celebrate the 4th July holiday the American way according to booking data from US Motel chain, Motel 6.

A century of aviation in Alaska

A century of aviation in Alaska

This year Alaska celebrates 100 years of powered flight. Anchorage Museum’s exhibition “Arctic Flight; A Century of Alaska Aviation” takes a journey through the state’s remarkable aviation history and is a great starting point for any journey through Alaska; a state where flying is a way of life and a means of survival for many remote Alaskan communities.

Become the next Andy Murray at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy

Become the next Andy Murray at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy

Tennis lovers excited for Wimbledon can follow in the footsteps of Andy Murray, Andre Aggassi and Maria Sharapova and take a swing at one of the world's most respected tennis programmes at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy (NBTA) in Bradenton.

Tee up with huge savings in Scottsdale, Arizona this summer

Tee up with huge savings in Scottsdale, Arizona this summer

Experience the rugged beauty of the Sonoran Desert and its breathtaking rock arrangements at The Boulders Resort, offering the Two By Forepackage, which includes casita accommodations, one round of golf per person per night with same day replay privileges, 20 percent off spa services, and unlimited access to Waldorf Astoria Spa’s fitness facilities and classes.

Where’s Wally? - New York City’s Official Family Ambassador

Where’s Wally? - New York City’s Official Family Ambassador

NYC & Company, New York City’s official tourism, marketing and partnership organization, has announced that Where’s Wally? will serve as New York City’s fifth official Family Ambassador.

Millennium Hotel Minneapolis reopens after extensive renovation

Millennium Hotel Minneapolis reopens after extensive renovation

Millennium Hotel Minneapolis, an iconic landmark in downtown Minneapolis for the past 50 years, has re-opened after more than $22 million in extensive renovations throughout the property.

Brits name Route 66 as favourite U.S road trip

Brits name Route 66 as favourite U.S road trip

Route 66 is the most popular U.S road trip for British travellers this year according to booking data from US Motel chain, Motel 6, as British holidaymakers take to the open road to explore famous sites such as The Metro Diner and Meteor city.

Top 5 'All American' music festivals this summer

Top 5 'All American' music festivals this summer

Thinking of hitting a music festival abroad this summer? Then look no further than New York State’s amazing line up of the biggest and best music festivals.

Canada’s love-hate relationship with casinos

Some of the world’s best and most luxurious casinos can be found in Canada – but views seem distinctly polarised as to whether the country needs any more.

Enjoy 20% off your next visit stateside with Grand American Adventures

With the launch of seven-part series North America on the 23rd May on the Discovery Channel and specialist tour operator Grand American Adventures’ 20% discount sale*, which starts on the 24th May, there has never been a better time to book a holiday to the stunningly diverse USA.

Great Gatsby-style hotels

Great Gatsby-style hotels

The Great Gatsby is Baz Luhrmann’s latest masterpiece, adapted from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s literary classic and set in the decadent summer of 1922.