The United States is a large North American country comprised of 50 unique states. Explore below for tips, tricks, and travel destinations around the USA, or choose a specific state or the US national parks:

6 Things to Do in Cuyahoga Valley National Park on Your First Visit

The US is full of interesting places, and the US National Park system highlights and protects some of the best natural landscapes the country has to offer. Cuyahoga Valley National Park in the state of Ohio showcases a river corridor in the middle of a great comeback. This post may…

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3 Reasons to Visit Indianapolis

Not your typical travel destination, Indianapolis, Indiana flies under the radar as a happy hidden gem. This safe, clean, mid-sized state capital city has everything you’d find in a larger city: history, art, a zoo, food, and sports. So many sports! Most people just don’t know anything about Indianapolis, so…

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Why You Can’t Miss Christmas at Biltmore

Do you live for the Christmas season each year? Are you a fan of Downton Abbey and grand, Gilded Age homes? If you answered yes, then you cannot miss Christmas at Biltmore! This post may contain affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This means if…

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A Complete Guide to Colleton State Park

Continuing my South Carolina State Parks series, today I’m reviewing Colleton State Park. Easily accessible from I-95 and located on the Edisto River, Colleton State Park is a small but mighty relaxing park for a weekend camping getaway. This post may contain affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn…

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Guide to Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site

Today I’m making an effort to practice what I preach and am exploring locally! Let’s kick off my South Carolina State Parks series by featuring Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site. Tucked away off of a busy thoroughfare on the west side of Summerville, SC, this pre-Revolutionary war town and fort…

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6 Reasons to Visit the Biltmore Estate

Are you nosy? Do you enjoy shows like HGTV’s My Lottery Dream Home, or the throwback MTV’s Cribs? Did you love the show Downton Abbey? Then a visit to the Biltmore Estate is a must-do activity when visiting Asheville, NC! This post may contain affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate…

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Most Underrated National Monuments in all 50 States

Today we’re discovering the most underappreciated and underrated national monuments in the United States. This post may contain affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This means if you click a link and make a purchase, I may earn a small commission at no extra cost…

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The Ultimate Guide to Congaree National Park

Congaree National Park, near Columbia, South Carolina, is a beautifully preserved old growth bottomland hardwood forest adjacent to the Congaree River. Not quite a swamp but also unlike any mountain forest you’ve ever seen, Congaree National Park is a unique park. Towering trees thrive in the river floodplain and support…

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How to Spend an Epic Day at Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua trees are weird spiky trees, somewhat reminiscent of palm trees, found in the Mojave Desert in California. Why would you want to visit a desert just to see some weird trees? Because the trees are just the beginning of the fascinating landscapes and experiences available year round in Joshua…

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16 Must-Do Sights in Asheville, NC

Asheville, North Carolina is a must-see mountain escape for the southeast US. The cool mountain air, eclectic art scene, and the just-right sized city combine for some spectacular scenery and a fun vibe. This post may contain affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This means…

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