The population of the East Coast is warm and welcoming. The traveller, throughout his journey, discovers how easy it is to get in touch with the inhabitants who are always ready to talk. We can count on the Americans to inform and help the lost visitor. Feel free to visit the Visitor Centers of the national parks, the highly qualified staff is happy to guide travellers. In addition, the notion of service is generally given great importance in the United States. So it is generally very easy to travel on the East Coast.
A wide range of cultural activities :
Whether in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Washington, Provincetown, Massachusetts or Baltimore, Maryland, the visitor is delighted with the museums. Washington has priceless treasures in its many museums, including the most famous, the Smithsonian Institution, the National Gallery of Art, the Phillips Collection and the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Most museums are free of charge, a highlight of the United States capital. In Baltimore, at the Walters Museum, another treasure of the country, visitors discover a splendid collection of American and Asian art. In Philadelphia, the Barnes Foundation continues to attract thousands of visitors each year, happy to discover the paintings of the great masters of French Impressionism. The Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the most beautiful in the country and its collections are of invaluable quality. And what about New York, which alone has 150 museums, including the most important in the West, the MET, as well as the very popular MoMa. In Boston, Isabella Gardner's Venetian palace combines the beauty of the place with artistic richness. Provincetown, located on the Cape Cod Peninsula, has been home to many artists since the last century and is full of original art galleries (on the main street). The East Coast is the ideal place to undertake a cultural-themed tour with stops in major cities from Washington to Boston.
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