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United States Travel: Most Popular Articles

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The Top 10 Places to See in the U.S.A: How Many...
There are many tourist destinations in the United States. Here are the top 10 most popular places to visit in the U.S.
Best Places to Go for Christmas
A growing number of people like to travel over the Christmas holidays. Here are the top places to go for Christmas and holiday travel.
Michelin-Starred Restaurants in the USA That...
Restaurants that have one to three Michelin stars are considered the utmost quality. Here are the Michelin-starred restaurants in New York City.
Where to Go in the Winter
Are you a person who likes the snow or do you prefer to escape the cold when winter comes? This article provides info on U.S. destinations for both types of winter travelers.
5 Fascinating Historic Destinations in the U.S.
Here are the top places to visit in the eastern United States. Learn more about travel to New York City, Washington, DC, Boston, and Philadelphia.
The 25 Busiest Airports in the USA
This list of the USA's 25 busiest airports provides helpful information and links about the airports. Learn more about getting into and out of the USA's top airports, nearby airports (where applicable), and other relevant air travel information.
The Top Travel Destinations in the Southern U.S.
One of the nation's most unique cities, New Orleans has a culture and cuisine all its own. Learn more about what to see, do, and eat in New Orleans.
Top Tourist Destinations in the Midwest
Know where to visit in the Midwest United States. Learn about the most popular destinations in the Midwest.
Don't Miss These Top Tourist Destinations in...
Know where to visit in the western United States. Learn about the most popular destinations in the western U.S.
The Top Spots in America for Seeing Fall Foliage
A map of the USA showing the peak areas and times for fall foliage.
Here are the NYC Michelin-starred restaurants...
The 73 best places to dine in New York City for 2015 according to Michelin.
December Weather in the United States
December weather varies greatly across the United States. Learn more about average temperatures in December in major cities across the USA.
Alphabetical List of U.S. States and Territories
Here is an list of all 50 U.S. states and territories in alphabetical order.
America's Best Art Museums
The United States has some of the best museums in the world. Learn about must-see museums in the USA and the art that they house.
November Weather in the United States
November weather varies greatly across the United States. Learn more about average temperatures in November in major cities across the USA.
U.S. Travel: The Dos and Dont's
Dos and Don'ts for USA Travel. Here is a list of things to do and not to do on your travels in the United States.
January Weather in the United States
January weather varies greatly across the United States. Learn more about average temperatures in January in major cities across the USA.
Top Natural Attractions in the USA
From Niagara Falls to the Grand Canyon, the United States has natural attractions in abundance. Here are the top natural sights to visit in the USA.
Halloween in the USA
Halloween is one of the USA's biggest secular holidays. Learn more about where and how to spend Halloween in the United States.
Wettest Places in the USA
What are the wettest places in the USA? This article provides information and maps pertaining to annual precipitation in the United States.
America's Best Islands
The United States has many options for travelers wanting to escape to the islands. Learn more about some of the most popular islands in the United States.
Travel Search Engines to Help You Plan Your Trip
Travel search engines are the first place most of us look when making travel plans. Here's a breakdown of the many travel search sites available to help you book your travel.
November in the USA
A listing of annual USA events and festivals taking place in November. Learn more about November holidays.
The Ugliest States in America
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9 Must-Have Travel Apps for a Great American...
Taking a road trip across the USA? These travel apps will help you make the most of your cross-country vacation.
December in the USA
A listing of annual USA events and festivals taking place in December. Learn more about December holidays.
Travel From Washington, DC to New York City
Washington, DC, to New York City is one of the most-traveled routes in the United States. Learn about the best ways to get there.
Top Smartphone Apps for New York City
The best smartphone apps for travel help you get around and find restaurants, attractions, and events more easily. These smartphone apps for New York City will help you get the most out of your visit.
Titanic Museums and Exhibits
On her maiden voyage from Southampton, England, to New York City, the RMS Titanic hit an iceberg in the
Top Music Cities in the USA
So many musical styles originated and/or flourished in the United States. Browse this guide to learn more about the top cities for music in the USA.
Favorite Accommodations Between Los Angeles and...
Doing a coastal drive between Los Angeles and San Francisco? Stop at one of these rustic hotels or B&Bs between L.A. and San Francisco to relax on your California vacation.
Train Nostalgia on the Western Maryland Scenic...
A ride on the Western Maryland train from Cumberland to Frostburg is a wonderful family excursion.
Wine Regions in the USA
The Pacific Northwest States of Washington and Oregon are beloved among wine enthusiasts for their world-class, under-the-radar vintages.
Collegiate Aesthetics Meet Boutique Hotel for a...
Graduate Hotels gives college town visitors a new place to stay.
Top Aviation and Aerospace Museums in the USA
These are the top aviation museums in the United States. Learn where to go to see historic planes, fighter jets, the Concorde, and Space Shuttles.
Celebrating Mardi Gras in the USA
Mardi Gras is a popular winter holiday. It is celebrated in many cities throughout the United States, but especially in New Orleans.
New Photography Exhibit and Hard Hat Tour at...
Ellis Island as you've never seen it before.
USA Travel Bucket List: Food and Dining Musts
Let your stomach plan the itinerary with these food and dining must-dos in the USA. This list of 50+ ideas includes must eat foods, must-visit markets and restaurants.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the USA
UNESCO designates World Heritage Sites as landscapes and cultural attractions that are of importance to the world. Here are the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the United States.
February Weather in the United States
February is one of the coldest months across across the United States. Learn more about average temperatures in February in major cities across the USA.
Top Places to Go in the Mid-Atlantic
The Mid-Atlantic is a sub-region of the eastern United States. Learn about the best places to visit in the Mid-Atlantic.
Iconic statues, bridges, buildings & more:...
The likenesses of four U.S. Presidents - Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Teddy Roosevelt - draw millions of tourists to Mount Rushmore each year.
The Best Hotel Search Engines and Booking Apps
There are many hotel booking sites on the web. This list provides info on my favorite web-based hotel search engines, hotel booking apps, and more.
Best United States Museums
Here is information on the best museums in the United States. Learn more about the best United States museums for art, history, pop culture, and science.
The Best and Worst States for Driving in the...
What are the best and worst states for driving in the United States? Check out this infographic courtesy of The Car Connection.
Travel From Los Angeles to San Francisco
Los Angeles to San Francisco is one of the most-traveled routes in the United States. Learn about the best ways to get there.
Where the Whales Are: Best Whale Watching Spots...
Best places for whale watching across the United States, from Hawaii and Alaska to New England.
April Weather in the United States
April weather in the USA is variable but begins to warm up most everywhere by the end of the month. Learn more about average temperatures in April in major cities across the USA.
Graveyards, prisons, and ghost towns: the...
The U.S. has no shortage of spooky sites. From historical attractions to sites made scary by Hollywood, check out these spooky sites around the USA.
Oktoberfest in the USA
The German heritage and drinking festival known as Oktoberfest is a popular event in many U.S. cities. Learn about the best places to celebrate Oktoberfest.
Top Winter Festivals in the USA
Want to embrace the elements during winter travel? Here are the top winter carnivals in the USA, which feature ice palaces, snow sculptures, and more.
Top Sporting Events in the USA
Top sporting events to see in the USA.
January in the USA
A listing of annual USA events and festivals taking place in January. Learn more about January holidays.
Best Shopping in the USA
The U.S. offers amples opportunities for travelers who like to shop. Here are the best places in the USA to shop.
Hiker Defaces National Parks With Acrylic Art
National Park No No: Hiker defaces as many as 10 parks with her acrylic art.
America's Best Beaches
A photo gallery of the 10 most beautiful beaches in America as rated by Dr. Beach.
Top Music Festivals in the USA
U.S. music festivals attract artists and audiences from all over the world. Here are the top ones to see in 2013.
50+ Things to Do in the USA in the Fall
From fall foliage to autumn harvest festivals, here are 50+ ideas for autumn travel in the United States.
Thanksgiving in the USA 2013
Thanksgiving is one of the biggest holidays in the USA. Learn more about Thanksgiving, its origins, Thanksgiving parades, and where to find Thanksgiving dinner.
Saint Patrick's Day in the USA
Saint Patrick's Day is a popular holiday in the USA and includes celebrations of Irish heritage and culture.
How to Use Public Transportation to Travel Like...
Use these public transportation tips for getting around some of America's most visited cities.
March in the USA
A listing of annual USA events and festivals taking place in March. Learn more about March holidays.
Tallest, Biggest, Widest
In this article, we explore American superlatives, from the tallest buildings to the smallest states. Learn more about where to go to see sights that on both ends of the spectrum.
Siesta Key Beach
Siesta Key, Sarasota, Florida. United States Travel.
Do I Need a Visa to Travel to the USA?
Do you need a visa to travel to the United States? If you are a foreign citizen, read this article to find out if you need a visa for U.S. travel.
Free Things to Do in America's Top Destinations
Watch your budget while by checking out these free things to do in America's top destinations.
New Year's Eve Events - December 31, 2013
New Year's Eve Parties: Where to Go to Ring in 2014
Pot Tourism: Colorado's 420 Friendly Accommodat...
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Skiing and Snowboarding in the USA
Here are the best places to ski in the Midwest and Southeastern United States. Learn more about skiing in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, and elsewhere.
August Weather in the United States
August is the hottest month, but the last days of the month begin showing signs of fall in some northern parts of the country. Learn more about average temperatures in August in major cities across the USA.
What Were the Best U.S. Travel Destinations in...
Wondering where the best places are to go in 2013? This list is comprised of the best places to visit in the United States in 2013 as rated by Lonely Planet, Frommer's, Travel and Leisure, and About's knowledgeable guides.
The Next Brooklyn
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Beer, Wine, and Booze Trails in the USA
The United States has many great destinations for beer, wine, and booze aficionados. Learn more about the USA's old and new beer, wine, and liquor traditions on these routes.
Tornadoes in the United States
Tornadoes are more common in the United States than in any other country in the world. Learn more about what they are, where they hit most often, and how you can protect yourself when a tornado warning is issued.
September in the USA
A listing of annual USA events and festivals taking place in September. Learn more about September holidays.
Amazing Aerial Views of America
Nevada's Pyramid Lake lies about 40 miles northeast of the city of Reno. Watch Aerial America on the
California
Stats, information, and links on the State of California.
October Weather in the United States
October is associated with cooler days, as harvest festivals begin. Learn more about average temperatures in October in major cities across the USA.
Acadia National Park in One Day
A scenic drive through Acadia National Park. Learn about the top sights to see on a day's visit of Acadia National Park.
St George Island State Park
St. George Island State Park, Florida. Page 6.
Chargerback Reunites Travelers With Lost Items
Chargerback Reunites Travelers With Lost Items
DC Museums Beyond the Smithsonian
Think beyond the Smithsonian Museums. Plan a visit to one or more of these independent museums and galleries next time you're in Washington, DC.
50 Things to Do in the Spring
Traveling in the USA in the spring? Here are 50+ ideas for things to do around the country.
February in the USA
A listing of annual USA events and festivals taking place in February. Learn more about Mardi Gras and other February holidays.
Singular Food Festivals in the USA
A singular food festival is devoted to one single item. Here are 10 singular food festivals to check out in the USA.
October in the USA
A listing of annual USA events and festivals taking place in October. Learn more about October holidays.
Ice Skate in Center City Philadelphia This...
Outdoor ice skating in Philadelphia in the shadow of William Penn.
April in the USA
A listing of annual USA events and festivals taking place in April. Learn more about April holidays.
A Night at the Museum - for Adults Only!
The American Museum of Natural History announces an adults-only sleepover. A Wyoming resort is offering an elite camp for runners.
The Best Food Apps for Travelers
When it comes to making your travel itinerary, are you guided by your belly? Here are some of the best smartphone apps for food lovers to take on the road.
Best Kid-Friendly Museums in the USA
Get the most out of traveling with kids by taking your children to a museum they will love. Learn more about the best kid-friendly museums and attractions in the United States.
Top Things to Do in Indiana
Home of the Hoosiers, Indiana has attractions for all sorts of travelers. Learn more about the top things to do in Indiana.
Mask That Inspired Seahawks Logo Destined For...
See the mask that inspired the Seahawks logo at this Seattle museum
Top Labor Day Events and Festivals
With Labor Day signalling the unofficial end of summer, the Labor Day weekend is seen by many communities
Texas
Stats, information, and links on the State of Texas.
When is Thanksgiving?
When is Thanksgiving this year? Find out here!
The Most Romantic Restaurants in the USA
Looking for a romantic restaurant to take your significant other? Here are some of the nation's most romantic restaurants as selected by locals.
Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei's Exhibit "According...
The first major art show in the United States from Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei is According to
August in the USA
A listing of annual USA events and festivals taking place in August. Learn more about August holidays.
Exhibits 2014: Top Museum Shows for 2014
Must-see museum exhibits for 2014.
Interactive Maps of Kerouac's "On the Road"
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Easter in the United States
A round-up of information on events and traditions taking place during Easter in the United States.
The Best Apps for Exploring U.S. Parks
There are 397 national parks and countless state parks in the United States. Here are some smartphone apps that help you get the most out of exploring America's parks.
Top 50 Cities in the USA
These are the top cities in the United States by size.
September Weather in the United States
September sees sweltering summer days turn clear and crisp as fall arrives. Learn more about average temperatures in September in major cities across the USA.
Visiting Baseball Stadiums
Going to a baseball game is a fun way to get to know a city and its people, not to mention a fine way to spend a few hours watching America's pastime.
Exhibit: The Civil War and American Art
The Civil War and American Art When we think about the Civil War, we likely think of the major places
Columbus Day
Columbus Day is a public holiday in October. Learn more about the origins of Columbus Day and what to do on Columbus Day.
U.S. Tourism Board Contacts
Tourism boards offer a wealth of information to travelers. Here is a list of official tourism boards from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories.
A Moby-Dick Marathon? Yes, please!
The Moby-Dick Marathon, a 24-hour festival in Mystic Seaport, Connecticut, is your chance to hear Herman Melville's novel read aloud in its entirety.
Coronado Beach
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Famous American Flags and Where to Find Them
The flag of the United States is one of the world's most iconic flags. Learn where to go to see the most famous incarnations of the red, white, and blue.
The Largest Roman Catholic Church in North...
The Largest Roman Catholic Church in North America
Where Was the 2013 Super Bowl?
When and where will the 2013 Super Bowl be?
The USA According to Forrest Gump
The beloved Tom Hanks film Forrest Gump was released in 1994. Since then, the film has inspired fans
Florida
Stats, information, and links on the State of Florida.
Alphabetical List of State Tourism Boards
This alphabetical listing of state tourism boards is designed to help you quickly find contact information for the state you will be visiting.
Visit the Three Memorials Dedicated to the...
The National September 11 Memorial and Museum is located in New York City at Ground Zero.
Times Square
Times Square is one of the most visited attractions in New York City and one of America's best known squares. It's not what it's cracked up to be.
Impress your friends with these U.S. beach...
Amazing facts and tantalizing trivia about beaches in the United States.
Top Things to Do in Alabama
There are plenty of things to do in Alabama, especially if you are a fan of sports and/or the outdoors. Learn more about things to in Alabama.
Top Things to Do in Kentucky
Kentucky, the Bluegrass State, has attractions for all sorts of travelers. Learn more about the top things to do in Kentucky.
Maine: A Reading List
Following are travel guides, periodicals, and other publications that will help you plan your trip to Maine. I have also provided links to some fiction and nonfiction books that are set in Maine.
Finding Elvis in America
Elvis is associated with Las Vegas in a number of ways. First, there is the 1963 film "Viva Las Vegas,"
Main Beach
Main Beach, East Hampton, New York. Page 4.
Best Biking Cities in the USA
Do you like to tour cities by bike? Here are the latest results of the best biking cities in the USA from Bicycling Magazine.
Top Events in New York
Learn about the top annual events in New York.
Sanford Robinson Gifford, Twilight in the...
Sanford Robinson Gifford, Twilight in the Catskills. Page 4.
Albert Bierstadt - Looking Down Yosemite Valley
Albert Bierstadt - Looking Down Yosemite Valley. Page 8.
Two Ways to See Fall Colors At Their Peak This...
Get the most out of fall's changing colors. Ride Amtrak's Adirondack Train with dome car and check out region-specific fall foliage resources.
USA Travel Reads: Weirdness in the Deep South
The latest USA travel reads for 20 June 2014: Nonfiction and fiction about the Deep South plus train news, the breakfast burrito trail, Harry Potter's Diagon Alley.
Where to Watch the World Cup in 20+ U.S. Cities
Where to watch the World Cup in cities across the USA.
Great Gifts from Museum Gift Shops
Museum shops can be great for finding unique gifts for your entire shopping list. Browse this list of some of the coolest holiday gift ideas from museum gift shops around the USA.
Remembering Hurricane Katrina
Hurricane Katrina was the largest natural disaster in American history. Here are resources detailing the destruction of Katrina and the rebirth of the Gulf Coast in the wake of the hurricane.
Beachwalker Park
Beachwalker Park Kiawah Island, South Carolina. Page 7.
Minnesota
Stats, information, and links on the State of Minnesota.
Coast Guard Beach
Coast Guard Beach, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Page 8.
Thomas Moran, Slave Hunt
Thomas Moran, Slave Hunt. United States Travel. Page 9.
Baseball Stadiums of the National League
AT&T Park is the home of the San Francisco Giants.
Where to Go to Watch Baseball Spring Training
Spring Training is the annual warm up to the Major League Baseball season and is a great way to see your favorite baseball teams while shaking off the winter blues.
My Favorite Places in DC
An insider gives recommendations on things to see and do, both on and off the tourist track, in Washington, DC.
June Weather in the United States
June is time for warm to hot temperatures across the United States. Learn more about average temperatures in June in major cities across the USA.
Lands of Lincoln - U.S. Destinations Touched by...
Abraham Lincoln was one of the United States' greatest presidents. The life of this legendary figure can be traced to several U.S. destinations, including Kentucky, Illinois, and Washington, DC.
Literary travel: Visit the homes & hangouts...
From Mark Twain to Ernest Hemingway, American authors are known the world over. Here are some of the places in the United States where you can learn more about these lions of literature.
June in the USA
A listing of annual USA events and festivals taking place in June. Learn more about June holidays.
Visit These Beaches Before Summer Ends
Dr. Beach ranks the best U.S. beaches for 2014.
Restaurant Weeks in the USA
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Five real-life U.S. locations featured on The...
The Simpsons traveled the USA in some of the best -- and worst -- episodes ever.
July in the USA
A listing of annual USA events and festivals taking place in July. Learn more about July holidays.
Visiting Baseball Stadiums in the United States
Ballpark hopping from city to city is a great way to learn more about the USA and the National Pastime of baseball.
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