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.
New Mexico: Shifting sands, the world’s largest powwow and UFOs
Desert landscapes dotted with rock formations aren't all that's in New Mexico; take a look at Native American culture or tour the UFO museum.
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.
Washington: Mountains, museums and high-tech innovation
Visiting the United States? There are 50 states in all. Washington is in the Pacific Northwest and is known as the “Evergreen State,” with its lush forests.
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.
Wyoming: Mountains, rivers, rodeos and dinosaurs
Visiting the United States? There are 50 states in all. The old, rugged American West is alive and well in Wyoming.
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.
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.
Wisconsin: Architecture, air shows and folk art
Wisconsin, a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region, has a diverse landscape of forests, farms and lakefront beaches, with lots of outdoor recreation.