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20 Must-see US destinations

Sarah Kelsey is a lifestyle writer, editor and spokesperson based in Toronto. She was the editor of AOL/The Huffington Post Canada’s StyleList, Style and Living sites. Today, she's a freelancer writing for some of North America’s top pub...

Fun in the USA

Just because you're on a budget, doesn't mean you have to forgo a fun vacation. Instead, plan a road trip for you, your family or your friends to one of these must-see sites across the country.

New York City

New York City, NY

Take a bite out of the Big Apple (and the most populous city in the US) with a stay-over in either Manhattan or nearby Brooklyn. Watch a show on Broadway or skip down to Soho to discover the latest in fashion.
For more info visit: www.nycgo.com

Rocky Mountains

There's nothing quite like visiting the Rockies (sprawled across Colorado, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming). The jaw-dropping beauty of the range is second only to the number of outdoor activities you can participate in (from boarding and skiing in the winter, to hiking and kayaking and horseback riding in the summer).
For more info visit: www.nps.gov/romo

Smithsonian Institute

Recognized the world over for its collection of museums (there are 19 of them!), zoos and research centers, the Smithsonian Institute (located in Washington, D.C.) is a must-stop for any history or science buff.
For more info visit: www.si.edu

Boston, MA

This cosmopolitan city offers a little something for everyone. There's history (it's one of the oldest cities in the US) and higher learning (it's home to MIT and Harvard). And it's home to some of the most unique shopping and restaurant districts in the country.
For more info visit: www.boston.com

New Mexico

Home to the highest percentage of Hispanics in the country, this state is the perfect place to indulge in some Spanish, Mexican and Native American culture.
For more info visit: www.newmexico.org

Next: From Alaska to California...5 others must-see US destination.

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