The 3 Best Places to Visit In the U.S. (According to Three Au Pairs)


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The Bean in Chicago
The Bean in Chicago

Image courtesy of Aurelie Ponsonnet

We asked 3 au pairs to tell us about their favorite place in the U.S. Here’s what Cynthia, Aurelie, and Danielle had to say about the places they loved visiting the most!

Cynthia: The West Coast

Cynthia, from Hungary, had an amazing trip with friends to the West Coast. Her favorite cities on this trip were Santa Monica and San Francisco.

Cynthia in Hollywood
Cynthia in Hollywood

Image courtesy of Cynthia Kacamakisz

“I felt like I was in the movies!” said Cynthia. “Visiting these places was a dream come true!”

Enjoying the natural beauty
Enjoying the natural beauty

Image courtesy of Cynthia Kacamakisz

Cynthia poses by the Golden Gate
Cynthia poses by the Golden Gate

Image courtesy of Cynthia Kacamakisz

Aurelie: Chicago

Aurielle, from France, says that Chicago “is a beautiful city with great architecture.” It’s very different from New York, with is the city that she’s visited the most.

Chicago River
Chicago River

Image courtesy of Aurelie Ponsonnet

“The food was awesome,” said Aurelie. “People were very friendly.” She traveled with her friends to Chicago, and had a wonderful time!

Danielle: Washington, D.C.

Danielle visits D.C.
Danielle visits D.C.

Image courtesy of Danielle van Niekerk

Danielle, from South Africa, said, “There is a lot of history, but also a great sense of the modern world. It is fantastic being so enthralled by the two very opposite ages of America.”

Danielle visits the Lincoln Memorial
Danielle visits the Lincoln Memorial

Image courtesy of Danielle van Niekerk

Danielle visited the nation’s capital with her friends, and got to see sites such as the Lincoln Memorial.

Stephanie Willhide

Stephanie started her career working for a cultural exchange program that supports English language learning in Chilean public schools. She came to InterExchange's Au Pair USA program in 2013, and now works as the Web Developer.

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