6 U.S. Travel Spots You NEED to Add to Your Bucket List

Are you looking to expand your bucket list?

You don't have to go abroad to make all of your travel dreams come true. There are fantastic places in the United States that are definitely worthy of a visit. From the east coast to the west coast, from deserts to cities and more, there's a perfect place to visit for every type of traveler. Keep reading for our favorite destinations in the country.

1. Vail, Colorado

Hit up snowy Vail, Colorado for a Europe-meets-winter wonderland vacation, but in the states.  Vail has some of the most amazing slopes and the best atmosphere. It's a great place to plan a ski trip and has so many different restaurants to pick from. Bundle up with a warm fur coat and a cup of hot chocolate to unwind after all the skiing you'll be doing.

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2. New York, New York

If you're a city person, hit up Manhattan or Brooklyn for an action-packed vacation. There are countless things to do and things to see in New York City. From theatre to art and shopping, they have it all. New York should be added to your bucket list if you like trying new things and getting around by subway. With endless options in the city, you'll never get bored.

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3. Joshua Tree National Park, California

If you love to camp in the desert, Joshua Tree might just be the best place for you. Going with a group of friends is so much fun during those long summer days. There's no light pollution either, so you can admire the countless stars that will keep you mesmerized for hours. Joshua Tree is a great place to hike while looking out at all the unique Joshua trees growing in their own one-of-a-kind way. Make sure to pack lots of water and don't forget you can always car camp if you don't want to sleep in a tent.

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4. Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville is so fun with friends or family. It's an experience full of country music and is one of America's fastest-growing cities, booming with young people and fun times. If one of your friends has a birthday coming up, make it a Nashville trip! The main scene is on Broadway, running through the heart of Nashville. There is so much hustle and bustle in the city, with so many fun things to do once you've arrived.

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5. O'ahu, Hawaii

Hawaii is a great getaway and definitely feels different from any other tropical location in the U.S. The vibes are just different in Hawaii. No matter what island you choose, you can't go wrong, but O'ahu provides big city fun in a small island environment. This island offers both tropical ventures and a lively nightlife.

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6. Juneau, Alaska

Exploring Alaska is a blast. It is a beautiful visit full of wildlife, charming people and beautiful scenery. Plus, there are so many adventurous things to do there, such as whale watching, hiking waterfalls, canoeing by glaciers, helicopter tours and so much more. Alaska is breathtakingly beautiful and is a great place to adventure. Outdoorsy people should definitely add the state to their bucket lists.

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