American Samoa Tourist Destinations For Amazing Holiday Trip
By: Dr Easton Patrick
American Samoa is the territory of United States located in South Pacific Ocean. The main islands of American Samoa are Tutuila, Manu’s Island, Rose Atoll and Swains Island. It is in fact the part of the Samoan chains of island, rich in its culture and natural beauty making American Samoa tourist destination.
It is home to most amazing and beautiful waterfalls so distinctive in their own way that it is totally unbelievable to the eyes. It is home to beautiful beaches, reefs and mountain ridges. And one major factor that attracts visitor is that it is quite cheap and affordable for the travelers. If you want to have a completely new experience then make American Samoa tourist destination.
You can make a visit to Ofu Island since it is called “Best Beaches in the South Pacific”. The coral reefs are also popular among visitors. For scuba divers and those who like swimming and snorkeling can explore the beaches of American Samoa. Since most of the beaches are owned and considered as the private property of the villages nearby, it’s often better to enquire and get the permission.
The National Park of this place is full of high mountains and visitors, untouched by exploits of mankind. Since most areas are unexplored and remote it is advisable to the visitors to make a visit at lower beach sites and places they can manage to explore without much difficulty. Pago Pago is the capital; the city is surrounded by the volcanic mountains. “Flower Pot” is the most photographed place there. It is actually a huge coral rock pinnacle which is popping out of the sea covered by the wild vegetation.
Some other important places and monuments of attraction are Aua Church (Tutuila Island), Polu Island (Pago Pago), Fatu Rock (Pago Pago), Swains Island Lagoon, Fagatogo and Larson beach (Tutuila). Samoan cuisine mainly consists of pork, seafood, fish, taro roots, bananas and breadfruit. Fia Fia is one of the common cuisines there. The national drink of American Samoa is Kava which is used in sacred ceremonies.
The nightlife in American Samoa is quite good. Fia Fias basically known as feasting and traditional dancing is organized regularly by local tour operators. It has shopping malls and retail outlets, but if you are looking for handicrafts or clothes from United States at a real cheap bargain then there are outlets and general stores for this purpose. These attractions are the reasons for most people considering this tourist destinations.
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