USA

Skyline of Nashville and the Cumberland River

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.

USA Travels

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:

Tennessee

Texas

Pennsylvania

New York

North Carolina

Other fun trips

Fountain and building in town center of Round Top, Texas

Beyond the Big Cities: A Central Texas Road Trip

There are so many awesome places to see in Texas that don’t make it on most tourists’ radars—the small towns mostly known about and loved only by Texans or those with a real affinity for the Lone Star State. Here’s our perfect Central Texas road trip full of places we love.

Street art mural that says "Greetings from NOLA" and features scenes from New Orleans

The Ideal Itinerary for 3 Days in New Orleans

The sweet sounds of a jazz trombone, the first crunchy bite of a shrimp po’boy, the sight of a wrought-iron balcony decked out with Mardi Gras beads. All this and more is what makes New Orleans, Louisiana, like nowhere else.

Lance indoor skydiving at iFLY is one of the best Orlando indoor activities for adults

Fun Things to do in Orlando for Adults

Orlando is a top destination for family travelers with its numerous theme parks. However, it is more than just the big mouse and there is a lot in Orlando for adults.

Sugar kettles and former slaves quarters at a New Orleans plantation

Four New Orleans Plantations to Visit

Just 45 minutes from the jazz of Bourbon Street is another world entirely—a world of colonnaded mansions, grand antique furnishings, and 300-year-old oaks with Spanish moss whipping in the wind.