The USA is much larger than what many imagine so it should be no surprise to see countless travel destinations that are underrated. Travel agencies often go for the most popular destinations but as with every single country in the world, there are some destinations that are much more-known by the locals.
We can mention so many interesting underrated USA travel destinations but let’s focus on some that should definitely get more exposure. The next time you grab your USA ESTA and want to visit, maybe you can check these out.
Kansas City is actually the largest city in Missouri but its name is so confusing that people think it is in Kansas. While most tourists end up visiting St. Louis, those that do a little more research often want to see what Kansas City has to offer.
What is interesting is that Kansas City goes through both states. There are numerous attractions that can be seen there. This is the only US city that can say they are located in the cradle of both barbeque and jazz music. You can spend days looking for some of the best slow-cooked meats or just go to one of the fantastic museums there.
The Black Hills
The Black Hills is a pretty mystical mountain range that lies in South Dakota’s southwest corner, where you can also find Custer National Park, Sturgis and Mount Rushmore. The spirit of the Wild West is kept alive in different parts of the country but the Black Hills might be the very best place because of the presence of Deadwood. This is a city that features dust-floor gambling and even shootouts, although just for visitor entertainment purposes.
People tend to skip New Mexico since it is located between Colorado and Grand Canyon State. You should not make this mistake since there are many interesting natural wonders you are going to love. Some of those that you want to learn more about are Carlsbad Caverns, Jemez Mountains and White Sands National Monument. In New Mexico you get to experience a combination of culinary excellence and ancient native history that is simply unmatched. Also, this is where Breaking Bad is shot.
The Gulf Coast Of Florida And Alabama
Most people do not even know that there are beaches that you can visit in Alabama. In reality, there are many interesting seaside heaven retreats you will just love. They also stretch into Florida, where places like Panama City, Destin and Pensacola are perfect for those seeking turquoise water and snow-white sand. If you cannot decide between the states, you can always go for Flora-Bama. This is where you can find an incredibly famous dive bar, located right on state border.
In Pittsburgh you will not find the tallest or biggest US skyline but it might be the best looking one. The metropolis is right at the meeting point of 3 large rivers. This creates a view that is second to none. If you decide to visit, be sure that you enjoy what the locals offer since you will be welcomed with their open arms.