Arizona: Native heritage, Grand Canyon and lots of sun

In Arizona, you'll find a natural world wonder and a rich cultural heritage that is evident in local food and jewelry. Come and visit!
Northeast U.S. map with pins in Washington and New York City (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

Insights of a Russian writer traveling in the U.S.

What can one learn about America through the lens of a Russian journalist? An award-winning Russian writer traveling in the U.S. tells us.
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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.
Man scanning his passport using a kiosk (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Welcome to the U.S. Now wait just a minute.

Thinking about traveling to the U.S.? You used to have to worry about long customs lines at the airport. Now, kiosks help you reach your destination faster.

Minnesota: Urban amenities, water sports and wolves

Minnesota has it all: the indoor oasis of theaters, books and shopping and the outdoor wilderness of water sports and wildlife.
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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.
Couple on horseback in field with mountains in background (Courtesy of Montana Office of Tourism)

Montana: Big Sky Country, Glacier National Park and the Old West

Be a cowboy (or cowgirl) in Montana! Its vast landscape is filled with parks and wildlife; watch a geyser erupt or enjoy outdoor winter sports.
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Vermont: Rolling hills, ice cream and a president’s birthplace

Vermont's mountainous and forested terrain is sprinkled with colorful small towns, natural attractions and museums full of history.

Florida: Disney, Harry Potter and manatees

Florida's year-round warm climate makes it a popular destination. It is a perfect place for parks: Explore the Everglades or enjoy a theme park.