Summer is finally upon us, and that means that it’s time for you and yours to head out on your summer vacations. Now, maybe you’ve got designs on traveling to an international destination. If that’s the case, then good for you! There are few things that are more enjoyable than seeing what life is like in another place on the globe. However, if you’re like most, then you’re likely heading out for a vacation somewhere in the United States.
It’s important to remember that the United States is an incredibly diverse country, with different cultures pervading in different regions. As such, there are a number of different United States destinations to which you can travel that will offer experiences that are every bit as amazing as something you’d get abroad.
To really get that experience, though, you need to know what the trendiest destinations are within the United States. That’s exactly how we’ve got you covered. So, if you’re looking for a cool spot to check out in the United States this summer, then read on! These are the trendiest…
1. New Orleans, Louisiana
With the dire days of Katrina fading into the past, the time is ripe for plugging yourself into the rhythm and spirit of this American treasure.
2. Cape May, New Jersey
Forget about all the jokes people tell about New Jersey and make it a point to visit this wonderful coastal town.
3. Chicago, Illinois
Cold and brutal in the winter, the summer months give everyone the opportunity to experience all that this incredible city has to offer.
4. Watch Hill, Rhode Island
Located where the Long Island Sound meets the Atlantic Ocean, Watch Hill is a tiny little beauty.
5. Oakland, California
Sure, there’s plenty to see and do in San Francisco across the bay, but all the real culture and art has fled to Oakland.
6. Austin, Texas
From the crazy bars of Congress Street to the incredible BBQ and music scene, you’ll never want for entertainment here.
7. Savannah, Georgia
Here’s a place where you can really get a flavor for the rich culture of Georgia, and you’re not that far away from the nightlife and fun of Atlanta.
8. Nantucket, Massachusetts
When you really want to get a flavor for all that is quintessentially New England, a trip to Nantucket is in order.
9. San Luis Obispo, California
About an hour and a half north of Los Angeles, you’ll find this beautiful town located amid a landscape you might not expect from the state.
10. Kansas City
Located in Kansas and in Missouri, there’s a culture of blues and BBQ here that any will find irresistible.
11. Redwood National Park, California
It doesn’t matter what year it is, a trip to see the giant redwood trees in Northern California is always trendy.
12. Deadwood, South Dakota
If you’ve wanted to step back in time to the days of the Wild West, this is the closest you’ll ever be able to get.
13. Joshua Tree, California
Bring plenty of water and make sure you’re staying somewhere with an air conditioner. Let the desert landscape work its magic upon you.
14. Lake Tahoe, Nevada
If you’re looking to have a good time while you’re on vacation this summer, then a trip to Lake Tahoe could be just what the doctor ordered!
15. Virginia Beach, Virginia
Some places just stand up to the tests of time, and Virginia Beach is definitely one of those places; it’s trendy in all years!
16. Nashville, Tennessee
When you visit Nashville, you might become so taken in by the music, food and culture that you’ll decide to never leave.
17. Denver, Colorado
You can come for the recreational you-know-what, but you’ll stay for everything else this city has to offer.
18. Portland, Oregon
A list of the trendiest places in the United States must include the city that’s been setting many of the trends!
19. Memphis, Tennessee
A trip to Memphis is not something that you’ll soon forget, as there’s just so much to see and do here.
20. The Pacific Coast Highway, California
Now that the drought has largely abated, the time is absolutely ripe for checking out the beauty of the Pacific Coast Highway.