The US cover an area of roughly 9.160.000 km² which makes it the third biggest state on earth. The United States of America consist of 50 states. In the North the country borders with Canada and in the south with Mexico. The US has a lot of different sceneries to choose from: endless mountain ranges, rivers, lakes, great plains, forests, deserts, coasts with vast beaches. Because of its size you will find different climate zones inside the US. In the north the climate is more moderate with strong annual temperature intervals. The southern states like Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi or Georgia feature a subtropical climate. Florida is more or less tropical. Along the West Coast you’ll find some Mediterranean climate due to the oceanic influences of the Pacific. Thanks to these different climate zones you can experience a diverse flora and fauna. To discover the spectacular landscapes and geographic highlights you should visit some of the astonishing national parks.