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.
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Many are the ones who decide to go on holiday in September, because of the fact that it’s cheaper and also because of the fact that many beautiful locations are not that busy during those days. Europe is a gold mine when it comes to cheap, beautiful locations that you can visit with a very small budget. Let’s break down the top 5 destinations that you can visit this year.
Rodi is a great location in terms of sights, sea and entertainment: being one of the oldest cities in Greece and being well renowned for its Colossus (that, unfortunately, has been destroyed a couple of centuries ago), the city is also close to Faliraki, a famous location for everyone who looks for a bubbly nightlife.
Being incredibly cheap and with many well-designed hotels, you will enjoy yourself while eating great food, which is quite a big deal.
Chosen because of the fact that the island offers cheap entertainment and a great seaside, Malta has more to offer than just that, though: the Valletta fortification walk has been described as one of the best sunset-related experiences in the world, which is enough to include this destination within this top 5. With small, typical places famous for the class of their outdoor living furniture, the island has an intimate yet interesting architecture, which will fit everyone’s taste.
Ireland’s capital has a lot of famous spots and it could be visited in around 3 days. There are many guides online available on what to do in 3 days there, but the top 3 spots you must check in their entirety are, of course, O’Connell Street, Merrion Square and the National Museum of Ireland, which offers one of the biggest archaeological treasures in the world.
Since we included Dublin in this top 5, we can easily include another big city, close to it. London is always a great choice for a small holiday, even if its prices went up a bit in the past 4 years. From Buckingham Palace to the London Eye, the city still offers entertainment for days and, for the ones who are really passionate about the English culture, a life won’t be enough to explore every single sight the city has to offer.
Italy is one of those destinations that you can keep in mind for every period of the year: for example, throughout September, especially in the south, you will be able to attend many different local foods festivals, which are always quite the treat, especially if you’re not on a strict diet!