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18 Best Travel Destinations In The USA

18 Best Travel Destinations In The USA

18 Best Travel Destinations In The USA

You don’t have to leave the country to find amazing travel destinations. Here are 18 of the best travel destinations in the USA. With bonus attractions that make it some of the best places to visit.

If you love the city

New York City

New York City is rich with old and new sights. It’s right at the intersection of history and an outlook to the future. There will never be a dull moment when visiting, in fact, it’s more likely you won’t be able to see everything. Here are some things you can visit while in the Big Apple

Statue of Liberty

Central Park

Times Square

Brooklyn Botanic Gardens

Broadway

Museum of Modern Art

Rich nightlife (clubs and bars all over!)

Bryant Park

American Museum of Natural History

Hayden Planetarium

18 Best Travel Destinations In The USA

Seattle

Seattle is hip and trendy. It is the home of the coffee culture (first Starbucks!). On top of that, it is surrounded by water, mountains, and forests. You get to experience the city and nature all in one. Here are the best travel destinations to visit in Seattle

The Space Needle

The First Starbucks (insta-worthy for sure!)

Museum of Pop Culture

Chihuly Garden and Glass

Central Public Library

Seattle Aquarium

Washignton State Ferries

Seattle Great Wheel

Pioneer Square

Discovery Park

18 Best Travel Destinations In The USA

New Orleans

New Orleans is rich with culture, history, lore, and a vibrant nightlife. The home of jazz and voodoo makes New Orleans especially unique. It is considered the most haunted city in America, a title they wear proudly. Mysterious and unique, New Orleans is the perfect place to get your spooky on. Here are the best travel destinations in New Orleans:

Various Ghost and Voodoo tours

Garden District

National WWII Museum

Pharmacy Museum

The Hex Tomb

The French Quarter

New Orleans Swap Tours

Studio Be

Various Jazz tours

Mardi Gras celebrations (special event)

18 Best Travel Destinations In The USA

Chicago

Chigaco has a mix of stunning buildings, award-winning food, and culturally rich museums and galleries. Very similar to New York City, there is never a dull moment when planning a trip. Here are the best travel destinations to visit when in Chicago:

Hancock Tower (360 Chicago Observation Deck)

The L-Train

Award-winning restaurants (deep-dish pizza places especially)

Various River Tours

Millennium Park

Chicago Mob Tours

The Art Institute of Chicago

Lincoln Park Zoo

Wrigley Field

Field Museum

18 Best Travel Destinations In The USA

If you love the beaches

Maui

Maui is a picturesque getaway. Beautiful island vibes and tropical weather make this a popular travel destination. If you are looking for a beach to get your best suntan, this is a great place to be. Here are the best beaches and places to visit in Maui

Zipline tour

Ka’anapoli Beach

Makena Beach

Snorkeling Tours

Maui Brewing Company

Haleakala Crater

Kapalua Coastal Trail

Old Lahina Luau

Maui Ocean Center

Maui Whale Festival

18 Best Travel Destinations In The USA

San Diego

It is no surprise San Diego made this list. There is a wide collection of beautiful beaches to choose from plus a vibrant city to explore. Here are the best beaches and places to visit in San Diego

San Diego Zoo

Whale Watching Cruise

La Jolla Cove

Sunset Cliffs

Balboa Park

Point Loma

Old Town

Coronado Beach

Mission Beach

San Diego Museum of Art

18 Best Travel Destinations In The USA

Miami

Miami is feisty, fun, and colorful. There is a rich blend of several different cultures and colors that make Miami really pop. Here are the best travel destinations in Miami:

Various nightclubs

Miami Beach

South Beach

Vizcaya Museum and Garden

Little Havana

Jungle Island

Wynwood Walls Street Art

Coral Castle

Key Biscayne

Speedboat tours

18 Best Travel Destinations In The USA

St. Petersberg

St. Petersberg, Florida holds the record for most consecutive sunny days. You can have a lot of major fun here, from laying in the sun to exploring various restaurants and museums. Here are the best travel destinations in St. Petersberg.

Salvidor Dali Museum

Sunken Gardens

Upham Beach

Spa Beach

Downtown

Fort De Soto Park

Boyd Hill Nature Reserve

Sawgrass lake park

Skyway Fishing Pier

If you want more culture

Santa Fe

Located in New Mexico, Santa Fe has various mountains and forests, as well had a blend of Navajo and Spanish Cultures. Here are the best places to visit in Santa Fe:

Loretto Chapel

The Plaza

Georgia O’ Keefe Museum

Pecos National Historical Park

MeowWolf

San Miguel Chapel

La Cineguilla Petroglyph Site

Santa Fe Botanical Gardens

18 Best Travel Destinations In The USA

Milwaukee

This isn’t the first of the various travel destinations people think of when going on vacation. However, on top of being the beer capital, it is also rich with art and culture. Here are some things to visit on your trip to Milwaukee.

Distillery Tours

Pabst Mansion

Northpointe lighthouse

Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear

Basilica of St. Josaphat

Bronz Fonz

Milwaukee Art Museum

Milwaukee Public Museum

Philadelphia

Philadelphia is one of the most visited cities. This is because of the rich American history and heritage. If you are looking to learn more about U.S. history this is one of the best travel destinations. Here are things to visit in Philadelphia:

Liberty Bell

Independence Hall

Museum of the American Revolution

Elfreth’s Alley

Spruce Street Harbor Park

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LOVE park

The Rocky Statue

Penn Museum

Ben Franklins Grave

18 Best Travel Destinations In The USA

Washington D.C.

Another American heritage travel destination. This one is also dotted with some of the most recognized museums in the world.

U.S Capitol

Lincoln Memorial

Smithsonian Air and Space museum

Holocaust Memorial

Smithsonian Natural History Museum

Smithsonian National Museum of African American Culture

Arlington National Cemetary

The White House and Washington Monument

18 Best Travel Destinations In The USA

If you love to be in nature

Arizona

The first reaction to Arizona is, “well isn’t too hot?”, well yes and no. Arizona has beautiful weather most of the year, and in the summer month, beautiful forests are just a short drive from the city. Here are the top travel destinations in Arizona:

The Grand Cayon

Bearizona

Sedona Red Rocks

Tubing down Salt River

Havasu Falls

Tonto Natural Land Bridge

Tombstone

Antelope Canyon

Lake Havasu

18 Best Travel Destinations In The USA

Yosemite

Yosemite national park is located in California. It is one of the most popular travel destinations in the U.S. There many features in Yosemite that are picturesque.

Yosemite Vally

Yosemite Falls

Half Dome

Glacier Point

18 Best Travel Destinations In The USA

Glacier National Park

Glacier point is located in Montana. It is a beautiful summer getaway to beat the heat and enjoy Mother Nature’s beauty. There are several activities from backcountry camping to guided tours. Here are things to do when visiting:

Saint Mary Lake

Ranger-led programs (hikes, stargazing, etc.)

Fishing spots

Boating

Horse-back riding

18 Best Travel Destinations In The USA

If You Want Fun Attractions

Orlando

Orlando has beaches and many attractions to visit. It has become one of the most popular travel destinations to visit. Here are the various attractions and theme-parks you should visit.

Universal Resort

Magic Kingdom

Epcot

Sea World

Wizarding World of Harry Potter

18 Best Travel Destinations In The USA

Anaheim

It’s no surprise Anaheim made the list! Located right outside Los Angeles, it is known for hosting Disneyland. Here are the fun attractions you can find in Anaheim:

Disneyland

California Adventure Park

Medieval Times Dinner

Seascape

Adventure City

18 Best Travel Destinations In The USA

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania isn’t the first place people think of when they think of fun attractions. However, there is a lot of fun stuff to do. Here are the top fun attractions in Pennsylvania:

Hershey Park

Longword Gardens

Andy Warhol Museum

Which of these travel destinations are you most excited to visit? Let us know in the comments.

18 Best Travel Destinations In The USA

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