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The TL;DR: on 19 Cool Vacation Ideas in the United States

Looking to experience the full diversity of cultures and landscapes in the United States on your next vacation? If you are seeking a tl;dr: style summary of vacation ideas in the USA based on my personal travel experience, this post has got you covered. 

Read a 1-2 sentence summary of holiday ideas organized by region and see which U.S. destinations catch your fancy. Then, check out the links to more detailed posts about each of these amazing destinations and deep dive on some cool activities to do once you're there. 

Inspire your USA bucket list travel itinerary with these fun travel prompts.

Vacation Ideas in the United States: U.S. Map with pushpins and 3 hearts featuring New York, a Southwest road trip, and the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco

Vacation Ideas in the Southern U.S. (from East to West)

Destination Ideas in the United States including vacation ideas in the Southeast U.S. like Miami Beach, Texas, and Arizona

U.S. West Coast Vacation Ideas

Western U.S. Vacation Ideas: Space Needle in Seattle, Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, and a California Coast Road Trip

Vacation Ideas in New York State and Pennsylvania

  •  Western New York's industrial past, and then try all the famous Buffalo foods you've heard about like chicken wings and beef on weck.
  • Keep going west and then turn south for a relaxing weekend on Lake Erie in Westfield NY, the land of concord grapes.
Vacation Ideas in the Northeast US: New York City, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia

New England Vacation Ideas

Vacation Ideas in the United States: Statue with flowers in Boston, Boats in Portland, Maine, and a New England Lighthouse

Midwest Vacation Ideas

Vacation Ideas in the United States Midwest: Neon sign in Chicago, covered arcade in Cleveland, University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor


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