The political paralysis in Washington DC will affect tourists to the US, whether they are hoping to explore some of the world’s best museums in the American capital or the natural wonders of the national parks of California and Wyoming. The federal government must stop paying staff for duties that are classed as “non-essential”. This covers many tourist facilities; some, but by no means all, are closed down. If you plan a visit soon – or are already in the US – these are the key travel impacts.
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