Outside of Las Vegas is one of the largest single-site construction projects in the world – Hoover Dam. Completed in 1936, it was designed to provide power and water to Las Vegas and all of southern California. During our recent trip to Las Vegas, we stopped here on our way to the Grand Canyon. As …
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
I grew up in Colorado and spent a childhood exploring the state. My favorite part of Colorado lies just across the Continental Divide from Denver – Grand Lake and the western slope of Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP). This is a perfect three-day road trip from Denver and is what people come from around the world to see!
The Greenbrier Hotel in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, bills itself as “America’s Resort.” This grand old hotel, which is nestled in the Allegheny Mountains about 240 miles west of Washington, D.C., is one of the Historic Hotels of America. One of its many claims to fame is that 26 presidents have been hosted there. …