Utah, New York, Pennsylvania… Three different stories of America

America of the great outdoors, of the Mormons and the Amish. With its three million inhabitants, Utah is one of the least populated regions of the country, albeit Valley of Monuments, immortalized by The fantastic ride with John Wayne, and located on the border with Arizona, it is one of the most evocative American symbols.

Utah, whose capital is Salt Lake City, it is also a state inseparable from Mormon history. The book of mormon, luck of Third Testament, establishes the idea that the American people are chosen by God.

Across the country, on the east coast, New York state is very green. It allows citizens to take a break for a day or a weekend away from the city and its turmoil. Because there is a lot to do in this sprawling region from Manhattan to Lake Ontario in the north. Already with the most famous waterfalls in the world : They Niagara Falls, and their impressive roar, which mark the border with neighboring Canada. It is also where the 1969 holidayto the Woodstock (and its two sequels).

From Philadelphia to Pittsburgh, via Gettysburg and Amish Country, this is one of the most diverse states in the United States: Pennsylvania. Independence was declared there, the Constitution established. Pennsylvania is one of the thirteen founding states. The name comes from William Penn, a British writer and thinker, who settled there in 1681 with his Quaker friends. But Pennsylvania is also the state of the mysterious Amish country, where time seems to have stopped in the seventeenth century, one of the religious communities that came to settle in this benevolent and welcoming land.

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