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A Guide to Golden Lands and Faraway Places

North American Introduction by Breakaway
Our aim is to inspire people to explore, to travel often and to have fun while visiting Breakaway's 'Golden Lands and Far Away Places'. We strive to provide travellers everywhere with reliable, comprehensive and independent travel information.
North America is a continent in the northern hemisphere and almost fully in the western hemisphere, bordered on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the southeast by the Caribbean Sea, and on the south and west by the North Pacific Ocean. North America is a kaleidoscope of culture which sprawls from the artic to the tropics and has some of the most spectacular scenery in the world.
What to See (Natural Sights)
Flag Glacier Bay, Alaska - Spot Humpback, Grey and Minke Whales amongst the icebergs.
Flag Baniff National Park, Alberta, Canada - Serene turquoise lakes amid the jagged peaks of the Rocky Mountains.
Flag Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA - Huge Volcanic caldera of colorful hot springs, geysers and wildlife.
Flag Flag Niagara Falls, Canada/USA - These immensely powerful waterfalls make a breathtaking natural spectacle.
Flag Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA - The world's most impressive canyon carved through the ages by the Colorado River.
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What to See (Cultural Sights)
Flag Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA - World art and culture from the Pharaohs to Jackson Pollack.
Flag White House, Washington DC, USA - Pomp and power at the president's world-famous residence.
Flag Graceland, Tennessee, USA - Elvis Presley's home full of memorabilia
Flag Kennedy Space Centre, Florida. USA
Flag Chichen Itza. Mexico - Still-mysterious Mayan pyramid.
What to Do (Activities)
FlagLas Vegas, Nevada, USA - Beat the bank in this cities glitzy casinos
FlagCharreria, Mexico City, Mexico - Displays of daring horsemanship and machismo.
Scuba Diving
From coral reefs, fishes and colorful varieties of sea creatures, you can truly enjoy the experience of a diving adventure.
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