City Breaks

From mouth-watering American cuisine to world-famous landmarks and everything in between; it's clear to see why North America city breaks are overtaking European getaways in popularity. Iconic bridges, towers, and statues can be seen at practically every turn to provide the avid adventurer with a non-stop, exciting itinerary.

No matter what your interests, city breaks introduce you to state-of-the-art theatres, large-scale shopping malls, sprawling green parks, and fascinating aquariums. Come rain or shine; wander museums brimming with American history and culture before settling in a side street coffee shop to enjoy a warming brew and gigantic slice of traditional American cheesecake. By night, experience some real fun at a choice of live music venues, clubs, and bars.

Soak up the Florida sunshine while exploring the art-deco architecture and marine parks or marvel at some of America's tallest skyscrapers in Chicago, including the likes of the Hancock Centre and Willis Tower. Find out all about the rich military heritage and take in the laid-back lifestyle of San Diego or jet off to Nashville to test out the infamous hot chicken and immerse yourself in the captivating music scene; otherwise known as the 'mother church of country music'.

Canada's bustling west coast seaport, Vancouver awaits with its famous filming locations and diverse mountainous landscape. Its scene of art, theatre, and music will also capture your heart. Discover the finest beer on Granville Island and wander Gastown to marvel at the steam clock as you uncover many trendy souvenir shops, as well as indie art galleries. Alternatively, venture to Toronto to see the striking CN Tower, enjoy Canadian culture at Royal Ontario Museum, and wander the stately castle of Casa Loma.

No trip to North America would be complete without introducing your taste buds to a host of new flavours. Tuck into juicy hamburgers, sample clam chowder, sink your teeth into deep-dish pizzas, and see what the fuss of Texas barbecue dishes is all about.

With many exciting sightseeing opportunities, fascinating history and culture, and a delectable gastronomy scene...these are just a few of the reasons why you should fly off on a North America city break for your next holiday.


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City Breaks facts at a glance
Flight time:
7 hours
Time difference:
-5 hours
Currency:
United States dollar
Flying from
Birmingham, Gatwick, Glasgow, Heathrow, Manchester, Newcastle

Best time to go

America's a huge country and the weather varies greatly depending on where and when you stay. We'll be happy to advise you of the best time to visit your chosen USA destination.

Things to do

America is packed places that people have always wanted to see. We’re thinking Graceland, Disneyworld, Broadway, Hollywood and Vegas – and those are just a few. When you’re not hunting down some of the world’s most wanted sights, you can ride world class rollercoasters, go shopping, peruse galleries, take helicopter rides, dive, play golf, go horse riding, try wine tasting, see amazing wildlife and a whole lot more. This is the USA – and holidays here are unforgettable.

Food and drink

In America, pretty much every cuisine you can think of is at your fingertips. From enormous buffets to gourmet dishes, freshly caught seafood to donuts and hamburgers, international cuisine to the latest health food craze – you’ll find it all in the States. If you’re staying in California, head to Napa Valley and try the famous wine.

In the evening

Nightlife in the USA varies greatly depending on where you stay, but there's always plenty of choice. There are beach bars in the Florida Keys, sophisticated clubs in LA, live music and theatre in New York, parades and fireworks in Orlando, 24/7 casinos in Las Vegas and a world famous club scene in Miami. Wherever you stay, you'll find plenty of entertainment after dark.

Health and entry requirements

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct travel insurance and vaccinations and / or special medication for your destination. Please consult your GP for advice at least one month ahead of travel. It is essential that you meet the visa and passport requirements for your chosen destination. Visit the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (http://www.fco.gov.uk) website for up to date entry requirements listed by country.

All Passengers travelling to the USA require a compulsory ESTA (visa) to gain entry into the county to find out more please click here


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