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The Most Visited States in the United States by Foreign Travelers (2012)

Are you curious to know which states receive the most visitors? Well, here is a list of the top ten most visited states in the United States in 2012 by overseas travelers – excluding Mexico and Canada – as recognized by the Office of Travel and Tourism Industries, and the reasons travelers think they’re so […]

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Fly and Drive Adventures in the Golden State

There’s no better way to explore California at leisure than with a fly and drive holiday. No more being confined to a radius around one city or destination, just fly to a city, hire a car and hit the open road! As the third largest, and most populous, state in the USA, the sheer area […]

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Visiting Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand

The Grand Strand is a 60+ mile stretch of sandy beach that is one of the premier beach destinations in all of the United States. Every summer millions of tourists hit its shores to enjoy the refreshing waters, explore the coastal sand dunes and spend time at one of its many golf courses. The crown […]

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Exploring the Texas Hill Country

Just north of San Antonio and west of Austin, the Texas Hill Country is one of the state’s most pleasant surprises, as its rolling green hills, wineries, orchards and charming towns present a scene that doesn’t altogether resemble the stereotypical image of Texas as a dusty, Southwestern state. Visit in the spring to see wild […]

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A Weekend Getaway to Catalina Island

The sun-soaked island of Catalina, only 20 miles off the coast of Southern California, is a Mediterranean-style paradise that’s a world away from the traffic and crowds of Los Angeles. The island was uninhabited when it was purchased in the early 20th century by industrialist William Wrigley, who set about turning it into a world-class […]

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A Romantic Trip to Cleveland

For most people Cleveland is firmly off the radar when it comes to romantic holiday destinations, but, for those willing to give the city a chance, there are a number of excellent attractions that are perfect for couples. The city’s West Side Market is a well-known culinary attraction and a good place to start our […]

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Gulf Shores, Alabama: The Perfect Family Getaway

Sometimes it’s easy to forget that Florida isn’t the only state in the southeastern United States with beautiful beaches and near-perfect weather, as that’s exactly what travelers can expect from Alabama’s Gulf Coast. Only ten miles from the Florida state line, the small town of Gulf Shores is the premier tourist destination in Alabama, as […]

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The Chicago Schools: American Architecture at its Best

The two “Chicago Schools” of architecture have had a profound influence on architecture in the rest of America. After the Great Chicago Fire in the late 1800s, the city had to be rebuilt from the ground up, which made it a hot-bed of architectural innovation. If you want to learn more about the history of […]

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Exploring Coastal South Carolina

Though it’s sometimes overshadowed in the crowded U.S. tourism market, the coastline of South Carolina has a pleasant mix of historic cities, charming small towns and natural beauty that makes it an excellent holiday destination. Highlights include the historic city center of Charleston and the beaches and golf courses of Myrtle Beach, but smaller places, […]

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The Best Day Spas in Las Vegas

Although Las Vegas is known for its gambling and nightlife, it is also a superb place to de-stress and unwind, as the city offers plenty of high-quality spas where visitors can treat themselves to a number of excellent therapeutic treatments. So the next time you visit Las Vegas, think about treating yourself to a day […]

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