The spectacular Rocky Mountains offer visitors a true taste of wilderness, with national forests and monuments in abundance. Wyoming is home to rugged beauty, unspoilt nature and diverse wildlife, with plenty of chances to fulfill your Western cowboy dreams. Here you'll find the world's first national park, Yellowstone, famed for its colourful hot springs, mudpots and geysers and the beautiful mountain ranges of Grand Teton National Park. Montana's Glacier National Park has spectacular hiking trails, with glimpses of grizzly and black bears, moose, bighorn sheep, elk, mountain lions and other wildlife. North and South Dakota give an insight into Native American culture and the history of the West, while Colorado's mountains and 300 days of sunshine annually make it nature's perfect plaground, year round.
Crossing various time zones, there is always good weather somewhere in the United States. Summer is the most popular time to visit, but winter offers plenty for the more active looking for snow. Los Angeles weather ranges from 14-25ºC degrees year round with New York averaging from 5-30ºC degrees.