North America Travel Information

  • Size: 24,709,000 kmĀ²
  • Population: 579 million
  • Countries: 23
  • Languages: English, Spanish and others.

Data sources: Countryaah Official Site

To North America we Swedes are very happy to travel, especially considering that the great power of the western world USA attracts many tourists. But North America consists of more countries than the United States alone, here you will also find large countries such as Canada and Mexico. It is fairly easy to travel around the US, and in North America, as long as you use the bus or car. The train is also an option for many, but to get the best tourist experience, as a tourist you should choose to rent a car.

The farther south in this part of the world you come, the more important it is to monitor their vaccinations and at the same time protect themselves especially against certain diseases. In Canada, the need is not as great, but in the United States, and especially Mexico and other southern countries, it is important, above all, to protect themselves more.

Protection against Hepatitis A and B is essential to have, but when visiting southern countries malaria tablets may also be relevant. For some risk groups, it is also important to protect against, among other things, cholera and rabies.

Certificates of certain vaccinations may be required in connection with, for example, studies.

Country Number of foreign visitors per year Tourist income (US dollars)
Antigua and Barbuda 265,000 (2016) 693 000 000 (2016)
Bahamas 1,482,000 (2016) 2627 000 000 (2016)
Barbados 632 000 (2016) 992 000 000 (2013)
Belize 386 000 (2016) 391 000 000 (2016)
Costa Rica 2,925,000 (2016) 3956 000 000 (2016)
Dominica 78,000 (2016) 235,000,000 (2016)
Dominican Republic 5,959,300 (2016) 6723 000 000 (2016)
El Salvador 1 434 000 (2016) 1161 000 000 (2016)
Grenada 156,000 (2016) 510,000,000 (2016)
Guatemala 1,906,000 (2016) 1550 000 000 (2016)
Haiti 516,000 (2015) 511,000,000 (2016)
Honduras 880,000 (2015) 692 000 000 (2016)
Jamaica 2 182 000 (2016) 2539 000 000 (2016)
Canada 19,824,000 (2016) 18278 000 000 (2016)
Cuba 3 968 000 (2016) 3069 000 000 (2016)
Mexico 35,079,000 (2016) 20619 000 000 (2016)
Nicaragua 1,504,000 (2016) 642 000 000 (2016)
Panama 2,007,000 (2016) 6455 000 000 (2016)
Saint Kitts & Nevis 122,000 (2015) 331 000 000 (2016)
Saint Lucia 348 000 (2016) 770,000,000 (2016)
St. Vincent & the Grenadines 79,000 (2016) 208 000 000 (2016)
Trinidad & Tobago 410,000 (2016) 708 000 000 (2016)
USA 75,608,000 (2016) 244708 000 000 (2016)


  • Capital: Ottawa (ALLCITYCODES.COM)
  • Population: 35.6 million
  • Currency: Canadian dollars
  • Languages: English, French
  • Country code for telephone: +1

Canada is the world’s second largest country in terms of surface area, but is only 37th in terms of population. It speaks its clear language that large parts of Canada are inhospitable to live in. Canada is nevertheless a very exciting country to visit, which has a lot to offer, ranging from a great historical heritage to state-of-the-art influences. Canada is also high on the list of the world’s best countries to live in.

Tourist in Canada

Depending on what you as a tourist are looking for, you will probably find it in Canada. Bathing and sunbathing may not be common, but if you want to experience a country that is reminiscent of Sweden, but still it is not, then Canada is the right choice. Here are incredible nature experiences and fantastic cities, and of course we are all looking to someday see the Canadian riding cops?

Tourist in Canada

Vaccination in Canada

As a tourist, you do not need to vaccinate yourself against anything to get into Canada, but it can still be good to review their previous vaccinations, such as against Polio, tetanus and diphtheria. If you are going to stay longer in the country, it may be necessary to vaccinate yourself against hepatitis B and rabies.


  • Capital: Mexico City
  • Population: 118 Million
  • Currency: Peso
  • Language: Spanish
  • Country code for telephone: +52

Mexico is a destination more and more people are choosing to travel to, much because of the wonderful beaches that are on both the west and east coasts. It is also a country with a large population that has a historical heritage that few countries can compete with. Here were some of the world’s first, largest civilizations with Aztecs and Maya as clear examples.

Tourist in Mexico

Depending on what you are looking for, there are many different choices. Either you can choose to experience Mesoamerican history, and hike among Mexico’s many striking pyramids, or you can visit some of the many beautiful resorts that exist in the country with the highest quality. Attracting the pulse of the city, there are Mexico City and other major cities with a broad and popular food culture.

Tourist in Mexico

Vaccination in Mexico

You should have good basic protection if you are traveling in Mexico, but depending on where you are going, the recommendations also vary. Vaccination against Hepatitis A is recommended for anyone traveling to Mexico and should you be in the country for a longer period of time, protection against Typhoid is necessary.


  • Capital: Washington
  • Population: 320 Million
  • Currency: US Dollars
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Phone code: +1

The United States is the world’s third largest country, in terms of population, and holds very interesting experiences. The country is large, which means that there is a lot of difference between visiting Hawaii or Alaska, so the United States is simply a country that has many faces. This means that as a tourist you can easily choose a destination according to your interest.

Tourist in the United States

Describing everything there is to see in the United States is basically impossible to do in a few characters, but it is a country with rich and interesting content can hardly be denied. The country has a rich history that you can see in many places and is also at the forefront of modern development, where Silicon Valley and NASA are among those who set the standard. In addition to experiencing one of the major, popular cities in the country, you can also visit a truly magnificent nature.

Tourist in the United States

Vaccination in the United States

When traveling to the United States, there are no vaccines you need to take, but it is still important to think about Hepatitis A and B, especially if you are in a risk group. Be sure to vaccinate yourself against this, especially if you are staying in areas with lots of people. You should have full protection from the beginning with vaccinations against Polio, diphtheria and tetanus.