Classical building seen through cherry blossoms on branches (© AP Images)

Washington, D.C.: The Mall, planes and pandas

Welcome to the capital! Find annual attractions like the Independence Day fireworks show and the Cherry Blossom Festival or tour one of the many museums.
Snowy scene of a river and trees (NPS/Gordon Dietzman)

Visiting sacred Native American grounds at U.S. national parks

Adventurer Mikah Meyer has visited many U.S. national parks and been struck by the extent to which Native American history is part of so many.
Cars racing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Courtesy of Indianapolis Motor Speedway)

Indiana: Car racing, sports and farms

Visiting the United States? There are 50 states in all. Indiana is a Midwestern state known for farms, sports and car racing.

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!
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.
Illustration depicting same-sex marriage (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

Visas for same-sex spouses: Tearing down a barrier

“Every married couple will be treated exactly the same,” Secretary Kerry said, announcing a change to the U.S. visa process for same-sex spouses in...

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.
Rock formations in sunset (© Danita Delimont/Alamy Stock Photo)

North Dakota: Badlands, American Indian culture and Scandinavian influences

North Dakota is known for its scenic Badlands (barren, rocky formations), farms, ranches and history of Plains Indian life.
People walking by LinkNYC kiosk on sidewalk (Courtesy of CityBridge)

In New York, fast, free Wi-Fi is right down the block

New York City is replacing old and obsolete telephone booths with kiosks offering free, lightning-fast internet connections to anyone within 45 meters.