Arches National Park

Photo of the day: Utah’s otherworldly arches

Arches National Park in southern Utah's canyon country is home to 2,000 natural arches — the largest such concentration in the world. Millions of years...

Utah: Red-rock canyons, ski resorts, dinosaurs and pioneer history

Utah offers unparalleled outdoor recreation — hiking, biking, skiing, snowboarding and camping — as well as prehistoric sites and pioneer history.
Passengers on deck watching as cruise ship sails into clear bay surrounded by mountains (Shutterstock)

Alaska’s wilderness lures visitors from around the globe

Tourists from around the world are increasingly traveling to Alaska, and it’s easy to see why: to experience nature in its wildest majesty.
Cars driving down highway through city skyline with mountain in background (Shutterstock)

Oregon: Mountain peaks, waterfalls and beach resorts

In Oregon, enjoy water features including the Pacific Ocean, waterfalls, and creeks trickling through public gardens.
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...
People at Mardis Gras parade in New Orleans (Louisiana Office of Tourism)

Louisiana: Mardi Gras, zydeco music and Bayou Country

Visiting the United States? There are 50 states in all. Louisiana is the French Quarter, Mardi Gras and Cajun Country.

Colorado: Mountains, coins and dinosaurs

Taking a trip to the U.S.? Stop in Colorado, where winter sports and the great outdoors are a must. This is a place for adventurers and spectators alike.

Destination USA: 75 million international guests visited in 2014

Did you visit the United States in 2014? If so, you helped set a new record as one of 75 million tourists who traveled to the U.S. last year.
City at night with large arch on riverfront (Courtesy of Missouri Division of Tourism)

Missouri: Gateway Arch, ragtime music and Clydesdale horses

Visiting the U.S.? There are 50 states to see in all. Missouri is known as the "Gateway to the West.” Check out the music, and maybe even the horses.