Top Countries Where US Citizens Can Travel Without a Visa

Julia | 23 - 08 - 2021
where can US citizens travel without a visa

Despite current restrictions that prevent Americans from traveling to certain countries due to the coronavirus pandemic, Americans still have one of the most powerful passports in the world, allowing visa-free access to most countries worldwide. Do you know? Most US citizens do not require a visa to travel to European, Caribbean, Central, and South American countries, as well as many other popular tourist destinations. Countries like Russia, India, China, Vietnam, Turkey, and other countries require visas for US passport holders to enter, and others require e-visas.

In fact, the Henley & Partners Passport Index ranked the United States passport seventh in its 2020 list of the world’s passports because it allows citizens visa-free access to 185 countries, including those that require Electronic Travel Authorization (also known as an eTA) or a visa on arrival. 

Of course, visa-free travel does not grant US citizens the freedom to travel whenever and wherever they want for as long as they want. The length of time you can stay in a country without requiring a visa varies by country, so be sure to check the local immigration and customs rules before planning your trip, especially if you plan to travel for an extended period of time.

Which African Countries Are Visa-Free to the USA?
  • A. South Africa
  • B. Botswana
  • C. Namibia
  • D. All the Above

The following are the countries you can visit with a US passport and it does not require visas for American citizens.

  • North America & Central America
  • Caribbean
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania

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