Overlooked Vacation Destinations
If you travel a lot it may seem like you’ve seen it all. From the Grand Canyon to the Statue of Liberty, there are few places you haven’t traveled. But, you might have missed these often-overlooked, hidden-gem vacation destinations.
Whether you’re a true road warrior who’s nearly seen it all or you’re just looking for those less-traveled locations that you can tell your friends about, these hidden gems are sure to wow. Which ones will you add to your travel bucket list?
BuzzFeed has a list of 10 underrated vacation spots in the U.S., including Lake Havasu City, Ariz. which imported the London Bridge that once spanned the Thames River. Our favorite city has to be Marfa, Texas – in 1971, an artist moved there to install his artwork and now the city is known for its edgy art scene.
If you’re on a budget, Kiplinger offers a list of the 10 cheapest off-the-beaten-path U.S. cities. From Richmond, Va. and Birmingham, Ala. to Columbus, Ohio and Riverside, Calif. you're sure to find a unique destination to fit any budget.
Lonely Planet has its own list of underrated U.S. cities. It includes some of our favorite spots, like Albuquerque, N.M.; Cleveland, Ohio; and Baltimore, M.D.
For family travelers, Road Trips for Families names the coolest, most-overlooked vacation destinations. This site focuses on mostly summer travel and is perfect for anyone still making summer break plans. Our dream vacation spot – Olympic National Park in Washington. It sounds like a great place to spend a week hiking and camping with the family.
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