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The United States of America (USA) is the third largest country by geographic size on Earth. It is also our home. The second most visited country in the world, it’s a place we have traveled extensively, but there’s always more to see.
We love exploring things to do in big cities and smaller towns and sampling the best of the wine regions and craft distilleries that are booming across the country. Delving into US history is also a favorite for us, made that much easier by the fact that we live in Philadelphia, the place where the US Constitution and the Declaration of Independence were signed.
While we have traveled all over the US (Lance has been to every state once and the lower 48 twice), there are some destinations we return to over and over. We write frequently about:
Some of our favorite and most popular articles about things to do in the USA are about cities and states we visit regularly. They include:
- Things to do in Fredericksburg
- Top wineries in Fredericksburg
- Things to do in Dallas
- Things to do in Dripping Springs, Texas
Other fun trips
Gettysburg is one of our favorite places on the East Coast. Popular for history, its attractive downtown, and excellent restaurants and bars, there are plenty of great things to do in Gettysburg.
Every winter, thousands of visitors flock to Johnson City to see its incredible light display.
Nashville has a lot of great hotels, but these are the 15 best places to stay in downtown.
Known for its charm and German-Texas heritage, the Historic District of Gruene, Texas, is a top attraction in the Hill Country.
Christmas in Fredericksburg, Texas, combines German traditions passed down through generations with the charm of the Hill Country and all the fun things the town is known for.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, has the feeling of a small town wrapped in a big city. Once known for its industries like tobacco and textiles, Winston-Salem has broadened its appeal as a center of art, culture, and food while still paying homage to its past.
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.
Austin is like nowhere else in Texas. With ubiquitous live music and street art and a ridiculous amount of breakfast tacos and breweries, Austin is brimming with character.