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The indispensable America the beautiful pass
We tell you all about the America the beautiful pass. In which case, where to buy it, where to buy it, how much does it cost...?
Preparing for your trip to United States: our practical tips
All the practical articles you need to prepare your trip to United States of America. Advice, opinions, good tips, essential...
Driving and renting a car in the United States: our practical guide
Everything you need to know to drive well in the United States. Traffic rules, driving on a freeway, refuelling and car rental. We tell you all about driving in the States.
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Upper Geyser Basin and Old Faithful: in the heart of the Yellowstone geysers
Upper Geyser Basin is one of the most important and famous geyser areas in Yellowstone National Park. Upper Geyser Basin includes among others the great Old Faithful Geyser. Here are all the [...]
Trail to Observation Point and Solitary Geyser: panorama on Old Faithful
Here is a quick and nice trail that leads us to the hills with a beautiful view on Old Faithful Geyser. The trail also passes through Solitary Geyser which is worth a visit.
The small Geyser Hill loop: between geysers and hot springs
Geyser Hill is a small area of active geysers and hot springs located near the Old Faithful Geyser in Yellowstone Park.
Fairy Falls Trail: a must-see hike in Yellowstone
The Fairy Falls trail is one of the most enjoyable hikes in Yellowstone Park. It combines the lovely Fairy Falls with Imperial Geyser, one of the most beautiful geysers in the park!
Midway Geyser Basin: the incredible colours of Grand Prismatic Spring
Midway Geyser Basin is home to the world's most impressive and famous hot spring! With its incredible color gradients, Grand Prismatic Spring is fascinating.
Firehole Lake Drive: geysers and hot lakes
Firehole Lake Drive is a small one-way road that takes us to discover geysers away from the busy Yellowstone Park basins, such as the impressive Great Fountain Geyser.
What to see, what to do in Grand Teton National Park: hiking, nature and wildlife
Let's discover Grand Teton National Park together. Which hikes to choose, where to stop and admire the Teton chain, as well as our advice to observe the wildlife.
Grand Teton National Park: everything you need to know to prepare your visit
When and how to come to Grand Teton National ParK? Where to sleep and how much does it cost? All these questions are answered in our complete guide to Grand Teton.
Yellowstone: From dream to reality - Arrival and discovery of the park
Discovering Yellowstone National Park was a dream come true in September 2013. From our very first steps in the park, we were transported to a completely different universe, the Yellowstone universe, [...]
Cosmic Ashtray (The Volcano): A strange landscape in the Utah desert
The Cosmic Ashtray (The Volcano) is a strange and fascinating rock formation lost in the vicinity of the Red Breaks near Escalante in Utah. Here is the hiking itinerary and all our advice on how to [...]
Alstrom Point: discover and access one of the most beautiful views of the American Southwest
Alstrom Point is a gem! This view of Gunsight Bay and Lake Powell is one of the most beautiful scenery in the American Southwest. Here is all the information to access and enjoy it.
Discover the Waterpocket Fold: one of the most impressive landscapes on the planet
The Waterpocket Fold is one of the most amazing landscapes on the planet. Imagine a crustal crease over 160 kilometers long! Few people talk about this little-known and yet so incredible landscape.
Angels Landing trail: the incredible Zion Canyon hike
Angels Landing trail is a must in Zion Canyon and probably one of the most popular trails in the USA, but also one of the most dangerous. On the programme: an ascent of 453 metres in altitude, ending [...]
Goblin Valley State Park's amazing formations
Goblin Valley, often off the tourist circuit, is a very original and fun place west of Moab. An opportunity to stop by if you pass through the area.
Valley of Fire: the 7 wonders loop trail
This little-known short hike is one of the most beautiful in the Valley of Fire State Park! The 7 Wonders loop trail takes us in search of 7 incredible and colorful natural wonders. Here is all the [...]
Little Finland (Devil's Fire): the mysterious ochre formations of Nevada
Little Finland, or Devil's Fire, is a plateau of ochre rocks with strange and fascinating shapes, located in Nevada, not far from Las Vegas. Here is all the information to come and explore Little [...]
What to see, what to do in Death Valley National Park
Death Valley National Park is full of wonders! Although its name evokes the opposite, the immense park will seduce you with its multitude of surprising and unusual landscapes.
Taft point: grandiose spectacle and vertiginous cliffs in Yosemite
If you are not afraid of emptiness, the hike from Taft point to Yosemite is absolutely must be done! The short hike takes us to the edge of incredible cliffs! They dive 600m down the valley to the [...]
Glacier point: A breathtaking panorama
If you are looking for a breathtaking view of the summits of Yosemite and its half-dome, head up to Glacier Point! We can only remain speechless in front of the view before us.
A day at Universal Studios Hollywood
A plunge into the heart of cinema, in Burbank, the place of the seventh art, which concentrates the biggest Hollywood studios like Warner Bros, Walt Disney,... and thus Universal, which is at the [...]
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Discover the American West in videos
Watch our videos about the American West. Discover magnificent landscapes, but also unknown places that we invite you to discover off the beaten track.
Video: The 7 wonders loop trail - Valley of Fire
This is a wonderful hike to experience in Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada. The trail is not mapped out but leads us to explore a part of the park that is full of geological wonders.