America the Land of the free – visiting the USA

In 2011 we decided to take a trip to America, the land of the free. First, the perfect date was chosen and the vacation had to be reported to the company as well. We decided to plan the trip for October.

What had to be done next?

  • Booking the flight
  • Hotels
  • car agency
  • departure
  • arrival

America the Land of the free – we are coming

Booking the flight. We compared airlines on the Internet and then decided on KLM. Since this airline was the cheapest and we only had one stopover. What is so special about KLM?

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands. KLM is headquartered in Amstelveen, with its hub at nearby Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. It is part of the Air France–KLM group and a member of the SkyTeam airline alliance. Founded in 1919, KLM is the oldest operating airline in the world and has 35,488 employees with a fleet of 110 (excluding subsidiaries) as of 2021. KLM operates scheduled passenger and cargo services to 145 destinations. [sources Wikipedia]

What else KLM has to offer?

  • Arrange your transport to and from the airport
  • Book your accommodation and earn Miles
  • Rent a car at a favorable price
  • Book the best activities at your destination

What else KLM has to offer

Austin to Amsterdam from USD 823.

Visit the world-famous 17th-century capital of Holland. Enjoy the historical buildings, wonderful museums, and the cozy atmosphere. Take a canal cruise, stroll through Vondelpark, and shop in the old city centre. Amsterdam is truly unique!

Soul food, French or international? Amsterdam has several starred restaurants, but also nice bistros and street cafes. Take a cruise on the Pannenkoekenboot (pancake boat), enjoy a vegan snack, or pull a traditional Dutch frikandel (fried hash roll) from the Febo machine. Where do you eat in Amsterdam? This city really has it all!

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Book your Hotel in America the Land of the free

After booking the Flight now it is time for the Stay. Which hotel is cheap and also has good feedback from Tourists? Best Western.

America the Land of the Free
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Discovering America

America, the Land of the Free

Part of the Appalachian Mountain Range, the Great Smoky Mountain National Park is the most visited national park in the United States. Visitors can traverse over 300 miles of maintained roads to explore and view the animals, reptiles, and hardwood forests that call this region home.

Cades Cove is one of the most popular destinations, where visitors can explore a beautiful collection of historic structures, including houses, barns, churches, and grist mills. Whether you are driving or hiking, keep your eyes out for the 65 species of mammals living in the park, including the symbol of the park, the black bear.

America the Land of the Free

Designated as the very first national park by President Theodore Roosevelt, Yellowstone National Park draws millions of visitors annually to view the amazing wildlife and geothermal wonders. Travel the famed loop with frequent stops to photograph the 67 species of mammals including bears, elk, bison, and wolves that call the park home.

Just to the south, the Teton Range watches over Yellowstone. Named for the tallest peak, the Grand Teton Park welcomes visitors to explore almost 200 miles of hiking trails, or to cast a line in the Snake River, some of the most famous spots for trout fishing.

In conclusion

Our trip took us from Washington D.C. straight to Atlanta where we stayed for about 7 days. We had a rental car so we could drive around, visit friends, and do some sightseeing.

America the Land of the free

America is always worth to be visited. Just make sure you plan everything ahead and find the best offers. For me, I would always book again with KLM and one of the Best Western Hotels.

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