Culturally distinct and geographically diverse, the 23 countries that make up the North American continent are primed for exploration. Though the nations themselves are young, native populations shaped the continent long before the arrival of European settlers and Western culture. Today, North America is a melting pot of cultural influences, an eclectic range of landscapes and climates that beckons explorers from all around the world. In a continent so expansive and hospitable, travelers are never far from a bustling urban landscape, a majestic view of the sea, a desolate stretch of open plains, a rough terrain of jagged peaks or a vast canopy of evergreen forest. From the Great White North of Canada to the cultural fusion of the United States, the tropical utopias of the Bahamas to the ancient domains of Mexico and Central America, travelers find that North America is a land that truly inspires discovery.

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