Oklahoma: American Indians, cowboys and buffalo

In Oklahoma, you can experience firsthand the life of the American cowboy and celebrate the heritage of the American Indian.
Mountains and blue skies (Texas Travel/Kenny Braun)

Texas: The Alamo, Mission Control and oil gushers

Visiting the United States? There are 50 states in all. It's been said that everything is bigger in Texas. Tour the Alamo and enjoy lively festivals.

Nebraska: Migratory birds, ancient fossils and Carhenge

In the midwestern state of Nebraska, you can find man-made and natural wonders, from Omaha's zoo and Carhenge to the annual crane migration.
Memphis skyline at dusk reflecting in a marina's water (Thinkstock)

Tennessee: Civil War battlefields, music heritage and the Great Smoky Mountains

Tennessee's famous music scene includes country, soul and rock 'n' roll. Take a break from the city and breathe in fresh air from the Great Smoky Mountains.

Rhode Island: Sailing, mansions and good eats

Visiting the United States? There are 50 states to see. Rhode Island has quaint towns with lots to do that are close to New York and Boston. Come and enjoy!
Colorful waterside cliff (Justforasecond/Creative Commons)

Hawaii: Pearl Harbor, the perfect wave and volcanoes

The island of Hawaii is famous for its pristine landscapes, making it the perfect destination for those who want to take in its beauty and local culture.
Rocky cliff jutting out over forested mountains (Shutterstock)

West Virginia: Majestic peaks, surreal caverns and a high-society hangout

West Virginia is the perfect place if you love the outdoors. Explore deep caverns or climb mountains. Its resorts are great for relaxing.

U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials for human rights violations...

Chinese officials who are taking part in the ongoing persecution of Uyghur and other Muslim ethnic minorities are now restricted from traveling to the U.S.
Craggy canyon illuminated by the moon at dusk, with a deepening blue sky above (Shutterstock)

South Dakota: Mount Rushmore, prairie wildlife and Western heritage

South Dakota, named for the area’s Lakota and Dakota Sioux tribes, is known for its national parks, windswept prairies and 19th-century frontier history.