The East Coast of the United States is the coastline along which the Eastern United States meets the North Atlantic Ocean. The East Coast of the US lies home to some of the most famous cities and areas in the entire country. From the Big Apple to historic Boston and the capital city of Washington DC.
From the landing at Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts, by European settlers in the 17th century, to the battles for independence against England in the Revolutionary War to the drafting of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution - the United States of America began in the cities and towns of the East Coast. Boston and Philadelphia, in particular, feature attractions that appeal to tourists' thirst for knowledge about this nation's colonial past. While this part of the country harbours much of the nation's early history, it is also strikingly modern and features the country's biggest and most bustling cities. New York City, one of the most visited cities in the world, is the financial and cultural capital of the USA. Meanwhile, Washington, DC, the capital city of the United States, is more than just the seat of government, but a young, vibrant town booming with new restaurants, bars, and activities for every type of traveller
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