Making The Most of US Public Holidays
You will be interested to know that the USA federal government recognizes national holidays pertaining to the employees of that particular state only. Each state will at its own discretion allow the employees within their local jurisdiction to get time off. America have eleven federal holidays of which ten are annual and one a quadrennial (Every four years) holiday.
Any visitor to the USA that wishes to experience much excitement will do well to take note of the remaining public holidays for 2012.
Dates For Federal US Holidays For Remainder of 2012
Labor Day - Sept 3, 2012
Columbus Day - Oct 8, 2012
Halloween - Oct 31, 2012
Veterans Day - Nov 11, 2012
Veterans Day Holiday - Nov 12, 2012
Thanksgiving Day - Nov 22, 2012
Christmas Day - Dec 25, 2012
New Years Eve - Dec 31, 2012