The 12 Best Cities to Visit in the United States

The Unites States has much to see from beautiful coastlines to majestic mountain ranges. From east to west, north and south, below are twelve of the best cities to visit in the U.S.

12. Nashville, Tennessee

From its lively nightlife to its museums, there’s something for everyone in Nashville, Tennessee! In addition to the Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame, Nashville offers many live music venues, trendy shopping options, and a booming food scene.

Nashville has grown in popularity in recent years and is quickly becoming one of the most popular travel destinations in the South.

11. Chicago, Illinois

Grab a slice of deep dish pizza and take photos at the bean in Chicago, Illinois! This city has everything you could want as a tourist whether you want stunning architecture, world-class museums, or award-winning restaurants.

During the summer, Chicago offers visitors eclectic street festivals and picnics in the park, while in the winter, visitors can enjoying skating on the ice ribbon in Maggie Daley Park or catching a Chicago Blackhawks game.

10. New York City

The Big Apple is a must-see for anyone. From Times Square and Rockefeller center to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Broadway, the city that never sleeps has attractions and excitement 24-7.

Hotels prices range from just over $100 for a two-star hotel to over $200 for a four to five-star hotel in or near Times Square.

9. Orlando, Florida

Home of the Magic Kingdom, Orlando Florida is a great vacation spot. Visit SeaWorld or Universal Studios or one of the many Disney theme parks. Sunny Orlando has lots of fun and exciting adventures for the whole family!

Hotels prices range from under $100 for two and three-star hotel to close to $300 plus for a five-star hotel such as the Ritz Carlton, Orlando.

8. Las Vegas, Nevada

Whether you’re a high-stakes gambler, or just looking to take in a show, Las Vegas is a fabulous city with great food, high-end shopping and endless fun and excitement! Visit the MGM Grand to gamble, do some shopping at Caesars Palace Forum Shops, or take in some Cirque de Soleil. Kids love the rides at Circus Circus, or the roller Coaster at New York New York.

Hotels prices range from under $100 for up to a five-star hotel on the strip. Many casinos offer inexpensive rooms and meals to attract players to their casinos.

7. Los Angeles, California

Beverly Hills, the Hollywood Bowl and the Walk-of-Fame are just a few of the attractions of California’s most famous city. Take a walk along Venice Beach, have a drink at the Beverly Hills Hotel or stroll the shopping on Rodeo Drive. Want to see where your favorite celebrities live? There are plenty of bus tours to show you who lives underneath the Hollywood sign!

Hotels prices range from under $100 for a two-star hotel to over $200 for a five-star hotel such as The London West Hollywood.

6. New Orleans, Louisiana

From Bourbon Street to a Mississippi River Cruise, New Orleans has much excitement and fun even after Mardi Gras. Enjoy the Creole cuisine, the Po’ boys and the mint julips. Golf or shop by day and enjoy some jazz by night in the French Quarter. New Orleans has night life and festivals all year long!

Hotels prices range from under $100 for a two-star hotel to over $200 for a five-star hotel such as the Ritz Carlton, New Orleans.

5. Denver, Colorado

Even if you don’t ski, Denver has lots to do all year long, from the Botanic Gardens and the Denver Zoo to the Red Rocks Amphitheatre and the Coors Brewery Tour. Visit the U.S. Mint or the Buffalo Bill Museum. Of course, there are always fun snow activities, such as snowmobiling, tubing and ice-skating!

Hotels prices range from under $100 for a two-star hotel to over $300 for a five-star hotel such as the Four Seasons, Denver.

4. Anchorage, Alaska

There’s fun for the whole family in beautiful, Anchorage! Visit the country’s largest indoor waterpark, H2Oasis, dig for dinosaur bones at the Alaska Museum of Natural History or visit with a bear at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Scenic day drives, walking tours, fairs and festivals are all fun, outdoor activities to investigate during your visit to Anchorage.

Many hotels and bed and breakfasts can be found for just around $100 per night.

3. Honolulu, Hawaii

With its white sand beaches, surfing and gorgeous skies, there is much to do in beautiful Honolulu. Take in the sights at the Manoa Falls or hike Diamond Head by day and see the Legends in Concert Waikiki by night. For history/military buffs, visit the Pearl Harbor National Monument or the USS Missouri Memorial. Relax at night with some sunset yoga before attending a luau.

Hotels prices range from under $100 for a two-star hotel to at or around $300 for a five-star hotel such as the Royal Hawaiian, Waikiki.

2. San Antonio, Texas

From the beautiful Riverwalk to the Alamo, San Antonio is a mecca of history and nightlife. There’s fun for the whole family, too, with the San Antonio Zoo, Six Flags San Antonio and SeaWorld San Antonio.

Hotels prices range from under $100 for a two-star hotel to just under $200 for a five-star hotel such as the JW Marriott, San Antonio.

1. Hershey, Pennsylvania

Hershey Pennsylvania, with famous Hershey Park and Chocolate World, is fun for the whole family and chocolate lovers alike! Hershey, PA also boasts Hershey Gardens, the Antique Auto Museum as well as some beautiful golf courses.

Hotels prices range from under $50 for a two-star hotel to over $100 for a three to four-star hotel.

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