With the current pandemic, it will be a long time before we can go back to traveling internationally. This is a great opportunity to concentrate on our country, as there is so much to see here in the United States.
Here are 10 beautiful cities to visit in the U.S.:
Chicago has a steadily growing population and is one of the future megacities of the world, expected to become one by 2030. It is the third most populous city in the United States, but with its location on Lake Michigan it has a mix of city and also gorgeous nature views. A famous site to see here is “The Bean” located at Millennium Park.
Philadelphia is the largest city of Pennsylvania that makes it on many people’s East Coast travel itineraries. Most notably, it is home to a standout UNESCO World Heritage Site, Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence was signed that is worth a visit.
Portland, Maine is a popular destination for summer and autumn, as it gives that New England vibe with an extra hint of quirky elegance.
Boston is a characteristic city that has a split ‘old world’ and ‘new world’ feel to it. It is often referred to as the city with two souls, historic and modern, as well as being the ‘Athens of America’. You can walk the Freedom Trail here, as well as visit numerous museums, the Symphony Orchestra, the Lyric Opera, the Symphony Orchestra and more.
5. San Francisco
San Francisco is a city full of character. Often referred to as a hippie town, San Francisco is the hilly city located right on the Bay of San Francisco with a lot to see, do and experience. You can visit the beaches, head to museums, explore Golden Gate Park, see a show at the Fillmore, and explore the side streets with so much character.
Charleston is a coastal city full of character. It has an old-world aesthetic, with gorgeous golf resorts, art galleries, and architecture that is unique to Charleston.
7. Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach is a coastal city located where the Atlantic Ocean meets Chesapeake Bay. There is a boardwalk, gorgeous oceanfront, and a blossoming culinary scene.
Honolulu, Hawaii is a gorgeous beach town on a volcanic island with a ton of culture, making it an absolute must see. The food scene here is booming, the sunsets are incredible, and the city continues to draw visitors consistently every year. A trip here makes it seem like you are traveling to another country and is a destination to check off the bucket list for everyone living in the United States.
9. Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City, Utah is a city to visit if you love dining, nightlife, performing arts, and especially winter sports. Popular ski resorts near the city are Brighton, Snowbird, Alta and Solitude, which could make for the perfect winter holiday this year.
Columbus, Indiana is a popular spot to visit for those who love architecture. The Exhibit Columbus show shows modern architecture, and it has helped draw a number of visitors over the years.
The United States is rich in beautiful cities, and while international travel is off the table, we are reminded of how many gorgeous places there are to visit in our own country.