North America

Down under Manhattan Bridge in Brooklyn, New York
North America is massive. It is the 3rd largest continent by size and is comprised of the 2nd and 3rd largest countries. It’s huge! Extending from the tropics in Key West and Mexico to above the Arctic Circle in Alaska and Canada, it’s also incredibly diverse. There are mountains and deserts, as well as the high plains to explore. From the majestic Rocky Mountains (which has incredible skiing) to the deserts of the Southwest, it is one of the most diverse regions in the world.

There is a ton to see and do in North America. From Toronto’s multi-cultural and ethnic neighborhoods to the bucolic American South, this is the most diverse culinary region in the world. And from Silicon Valley to Manhattan, it is the business capital of the world. North America is unlike any other place on earth. Here are some of favorite articles to help you plan your trip.

Underground river illuminated blue at Xplor adventure park in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Soaring and Swimming at Mexico’s Xplor Adventure Park

When’s the last time you soared above the treetops or swam in an underground river surrounded by million-year-old stalactites? At Xplor adventure park in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, these are just two of the exciting ways to spend the day.

Walking down the charming streets is one of the fun things to do in Annapolis Maryland

15 Ways to Have Fun in Charming Annapolis, Maryland

The beautiful city of Annapolis is often overlooked in favor of its larger neighbors like Baltimore or Washington, DC. But Annapolis is a waterfront retreat, a college town, and a picture-perfect capital city full of fun things to do.

Mansion at Belle Meade plantation in Nashville TN

Horses, History, and Wine at Belle Meade Plantation

A tour of Belle Meade tells the story of the people—black and white—who lived here and saw a place that started as a 250-acre plot with a modest log cabin become the largest thoroughbred horse farm in the country.

Wine bottles from Becker Vineyards, one of the largest Fredericksburg wineries

8 Wineries in Fredericksburg Not to Miss

Texas may not be the first place you think of for high-quality wine from the US. But you’d be missing out. These eight wineries offer remarkable scenery and award-winning wines.

Vodka still at Ironroot Republic, one of the Texas distilleries

9 Great Texas Distilleries to Tour and Taste

Across Texas, craft distillers are trying their hands at everything from bourbon to brandy. Many are also opening their doors to local fans to share their process and products.