Dreams are made in North America, a part of the world where it really feels like anything is possible. Our map of North America will help you plan the perfect trip.

Star of a million movies and the birthplace of countless bright ideas, the USA feels more like a continent than a country, home to just about every imaginable landscape, including vast prairies, arid deserts and show-stealing beaches. Dozens of the world’s best-known cities are found here, providing endless opportunities for culinary and cultural exploration.

Although the USA’s influence is felt far beyond its shores, Canada has retained its unique identity. Forest still covers much of the country, including large swathes of the seriously photogenic Banff National Park, home to glaciers and grizzly bears.

Mexico is a whole world away: its cactus-studded plains, swampy mangrove forests, chaotic cities, tropical beaches and Mayan ruins could keep you busy for months on end.

Your North American adventure starts here.

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Yukon Quest: the world's most difficult dog-sled race

Yukon Quest: the world's most difficult dog-sled race

The Yukon Quest, a 1,000-mile dog-sled race between the Yukon (one of our destinations to visit in 2019) and Alaska, is renowned for being the toughest of its…

14 Mar 2019 • Georgia Stephens insert_drive_file Article
Where to stay in Mexico City: an expert guide

Where to stay in Mexico City: an expert guide

Home to over 25 million people, Mexico City is one of the world's true megacities. First time visitors cannot fail to be impressed by the city, occupying a shal…

11 Mar 2019 • Tamara Hinson insert_drive_file Article
Where to go wildlife spotting in Mexico

Where to go wildlife spotting in Mexico

Mexico is one of the world’s most biologically diverse countries. Whether you have your sights set on the grey whale migration of Baja, swinging spider mo…

01 Mar 2019 • Siobhan Warwicker insert_drive_file Article
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