It can be so easy to overlook the history in your own backyard. Fascinating Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, has more than 20 historic Moravian sites that date back to 1741, each with its own story.
The United States of America (USA) is the third largest country by geographic size on Earth. It is also our home. It is also the second most visited country in the world (based on international arrivals). From the small, quaint ski towns of New England to the sunny, tropical beaches of Hawaii, there’s 3.8 million square miles of amazing territory to see. The USA has more geographic variation than most other continents: there are mountains and deserts, and everything in between.
There’s a lot to love in the good ‘ole USA. We love exploring the wine regions and craft distilleries that booming across the country. The country may be a young one, but much of that history has been preserved and is easily explored. Long before new culinary traditions are explored elsewhere, they are pioneered here. And while the country is massive, it’s very easy to get around – making weekend getaways both convenient and affordable. Here are some of our favorite articles on things to do in the USA.
Our expectations of food in Maryland are high, and we were not disappointed on our food tour of charming St. Michaels, Maryland, on the state’s eastern shore.
It’s difficult to imagine a more perfect ski vacation. There’s a cute town, an incredible ski mountain, amazing snow conditions, and a fantastic hot springs to soothe our aching muscles. Skiing Steamboat Springs is the perfect wintry escape.
While much of a trip to Disney World is targeted at making children’s dreams come true, there’s plenty for adults to do at all the Disney parks. But Epcot has offerings that are totally different than some other Disney attractions—namely, alcohol.
Apparently we have been living under a rock. I have no other explanation for why we were unaware of the charm, culture, fun, and deliciousness in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
For well over a century, moonshiners in Tennessee have been making the good stuff in the hills, dodging the long arm of the law, and passing their recipes down through the generations. Building on that heritage, today’s Nashville distilleries come in all shapes and sizes.
Happy Valley Brewery is the kind of place that makes you feel complete. Hoppy brews and amazing food make this State College institution a must for a visit.
Though I was less than a half-hour from Cinderella’s castle, it felt like a very different world as we approached the dock. And it was time for a very different kind of ride, too—it was time to see the natural beauty of Kissimmee in an airboat.
Among the well-kept porches and red-brick homes of Easton, Maryland, researchers have found one of the oldest free African-American settlements in the country, which thrived for over 70 years before the end of slavery.
If you don’t think of wine when you think of Texas, you’re probably missing out. The Lone Star State may play second fiddle to more well-known U.S. producers of Napa or Oregon, but the offerings of Texas wineries are no less sophisticated or well-balanced.