25 Reasons Why You Should Come To America [020111]


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I've made this slide show to entice you all into joining us in America in Aug/Sept. It's gonna be awesome.

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25 Reasons Why You Should Come To America [020111]

  1. 25 Reasons Why YOU Should Come To America In 2011
  2. Cities To Visit <ul><li>The plan is to go around August/September next year, depending on air fares. Apparently the specials are announced in May but we are keeping an eye out for cheap flights. So far we are thinking of going to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New York </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Las Vegas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>San Francisco </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Los Angeles </li></ul></ul><ul><li>I was also thinking Vancouver, Canada would be a good place to go but I’m open to suggestion. If there’s somewhere specific you want to go let us know! </li></ul>
  3. LEGEND Los Angeles to Las Vegas Approximate Flight Duration: 55 mins Las Vegas to New York City Approximate Flight Duration: 6 hours
  4. San Francisco California
  5. 25. San Francisco <ul><li>Gay capital of America </li></ul><ul><li>Alcatraz Island (aka The Rock) - ex-prison turned tourist attraction. To watch the trailer of ‘The Rock’ starring Nicholas Cage and Sean Connery click here . </li></ul><ul><li>Lombard Street – The most crooked street in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Haight-Ashbury - Awesome bohemian suburb. Was once the centre of drug and rock n’ roll culture in San Fran </li></ul><ul><li>Home of Full House – To watch the opening credits of the greatest show in the world, click here . </li></ul>
  6. 24. Segway Tours in San Francisco <ul><li>Approx $70 per person </li></ul><ul><li>3hr tour including training </li></ul><ul><li>There are a few different segway tour companies in San Francisco. To view the website for one of them (City Segway Tours) click here . </li></ul><ul><li>To watch a short clip click here . The video itself is a little lame but I think it could be fun! </li></ul>
  7. 23. The Golden Gate Bridge <ul><li>More people choose to end their lives at the Golden Gate Bridge than anywhere else in the world. The documentary THE BRIDGE offers glimpses into the darkest, and possibly most impenetrable corners of the human mind. The fates of the 24 people who died at the Golden Gate Bridge in 2004 are linked together by a 4 second fall. Click here to watch the trailer. </li></ul>
  8. New York City New York
  9. 22. The Statue of Liberty
  10. 21. Times Square, New York City
  11. 20. Central Park <ul><li>Central Park, the oasis of NYC, has featured in so many TV shows and movies. To view a list of movies filmed in Central Park, click here . </li></ul><ul><li>The Mall Promenade </li></ul><ul><li>Strawberry Fields – A memorial dedicated to John Lennon located directly across from The Dakota, the building where he was shot and killed in 1980. Yoko Ono still lives there. </li></ul>
  12. 19. Empire State Building To watch the film clip to Empire State Of Mind by Jay Z and Alicia Keys click here .
  13. 18. Ground Zero They are currently building One World Trade Centre on the site of the fallen twin towers but you can visit the Ground Zero Museum. To go to the website, click here .
  14. 17. Harlem <ul><li>Home of grillz and greasy food such as: </li></ul><ul><li>White Castle </li></ul><ul><li>Popeye’s Chicken </li></ul><ul><li>McDonalds Express </li></ul>
  15. 16. Shopping!
  16. 15. The Diner Lifestyle
  17. 14. Culture <ul><li>The Guggenheim </li></ul><ul><li>American Museum Of Natural History (set of the movie A Night At The Museum) </li></ul><ul><li>The Metropolitan Museum of Art </li></ul>
  18. 13. Broadway Musicals
  19. Las Vegas Nevada
  20. 12. The Food
  21. 11. Legalised Street Drinking in Vegas I only chose this picture because I like his shirt.
  22. <ul><li>The Venetian </li></ul><ul><li>The Luxor </li></ul><ul><li>Excalibur </li></ul><ul><li>MGM Grand </li></ul><ul><li>Planet Hollywood </li></ul><ul><li>The Palms </li></ul><ul><li>Hooters </li></ul><ul><li>Paris </li></ul><ul><li>The Hard Rock </li></ul><ul><li>The Mirage </li></ul><ul><li>Treasure Island </li></ul><ul><li>New York, New York </li></ul><ul><li>Caesars Palace </li></ul>10. Las Vegas Hotels
  23. 9. Las Vegas Shows Click Here To Watch A Video
  24. Los Angeles California
  25. 8. Celebrity Sightings
  26. 7. California Theme Parks <ul><li>Disneyland </li></ul><ul><li>Knotts Berry Farm </li></ul><ul><li>Six Flags </li></ul><ul><li>Universal Studios </li></ul><ul><li>Disney’s California Adventure Park </li></ul><ul><li>Legoland </li></ul>
  27. 6. Venice Beach <ul><li>Street Performers </li></ul><ul><li>Muscle Beach </li></ul>
  28. 5. LA Style
  29. 4. Compton Click Here To Watch N.W.A – Straight Outta Compton
  30. 3. Nightclubs on The Sunset Strip <ul><li>Rainbow Bar & Grill </li></ul><ul><li>The Laugh Factory </li></ul><ul><li>Whiskey A Go Go </li></ul><ul><li>The Viper Room </li></ul><ul><li>The Roxy Theatre </li></ul><ul><li>The Sky Bar </li></ul><ul><li>House of Blues </li></ul>
  31. 2. Hollywood <ul><li>The Hollywood Sign </li></ul><ul><li>Hollywood Boulevard </li></ul><ul><li>The Hollywood Walk of Fame </li></ul><ul><li>Graumann’s Chinese Theatre </li></ul><ul><li>Kodak Theatre </li></ul><ul><li>Capitol Records </li></ul>
  32. <ul><li>1. Currency </li></ul><ul><li>The Australian dollar is very strong at the moment. The currency rate is currently 1.00 AUD = 1.02280 USD </li></ul>
  34. <ul><li>… THINK ABOUT IT!!! </li></ul>