The route length of 5,000 km connects the city of Washington to the state of Washington in Northwest USA.
“The great American railroad” is an unprecedented project, which envisages the creation of a new tourist route away from roads. You can move will be by bike or on foot.
“Great American rail trail” runs through eleven States. Fully trail will be completed this spring, but has already opened 12 pilot routes — trails segments, which can be taken separately or as a single route. Many of the sections of the trails are along former railway tracks.
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United States of America (USA) – a country in North America.
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Capital – Washington
Largest cities: new York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Houston, Philadelphia, Boston, Phoenix, San Diego, Dallas
Form of government : Presidential Republic
Territory – 9 519 431 km2 (4th in world)
Population – 321,26 million people (3rd in the world)
Official language – American English
Religion – Protestantism, Catholicism
HDI – 0,915 (8th in the world)
GDP – $17,419 trillion (1st in the world)
Currency – US dollar
Border: Canada, Mexico
Had to spend more than 18 months and go through 55 thousand miles to find the most convenient and the route and assess its feasibility.
The longest Hiking trail in US history begins in Georgetown in Washington, D.C., and ends in Cascade hills, near Seattle, in Washington state. The trail passes through national parks, forests, crosses rivers, passes over bridges and aqueducts. This is a great way how to explore the country and see the scenery from which is breathtaking.