Plan Your Trip of the USA
By Melanie Renzulli, About.com Guide
- Month by Month and Seasons
- Festivals and Events
- Landmarks and Historical Sites
- Nature and Wildlife
Month by Month and Seasons
Learn more about the most popular annual festivals and events happening in the United States by browsing these monthly and seasonal listings.
- August Events
- September Events
- October Events
- November Events
- December Events
- 50 Things to Do in the Spring
Festivals and Events
The U.S. has festivals and events dedicated to food, music, theater, dance, art, film, and the downright quirky. Here are some of the best ones to check out from around the nation.
- The Rose Parade
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
- Presidents Day
- Mardi Gras
- St. Patrick's Day
- National Cherry Blossom Festival
- South by Southwest
- Independence Day (July 4th)
- Albuquerque International Balloon Festival
- Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
- Tribeca Film Festival
- Burning Man Festival
Landmarks and Historical Sites
Soaring monuments, architectural gems, and feats of engineering - these are the icons of the America. Learn more so you can experience them yourself.
Nature and Wildlife
From the mountains to the prairies to the oceans white with foam, natural wonders abound in the United States.
- USA's Top Natural Attractions
- U.S. National Parks
- U.S. State Parks
- America's Top 10 Beaches
- Grand Canyon
Adrenaline enthusiasts from around the world come to the United States for its wide variety of adventure activities. Here are a few ideas to get the blood pumping.
- Top Adventures in the Southwest
- Scuba Diving and Snorkeling at U.S. State and National Parks
- Top Mountain Bike Vacations
- Whitewater Kayaking in the U.S.
- Kilauea Volcano Adventure in Hawaii