america

Travel from sea to shining sea; by car or by plane, there's plenty to see in the good ole US of A.

Best West Coast Vacations
West coast vacations may be peaceful or exciting, spent pampered like a princess in the center of a metropolis or living as one with nature. They can be a weekend or a month long, though you may not b...
Lizzie Moore7 days ago
Not Having an Agenda Is OK
I have spent the first and only 20 years of my life in Texas. Sure, it's a wonderfully big state with lots to do, but I never saw its true beauty like I did when I went to the state of Colorado. I did...
Rene Noel13 days ago
The Boring City
You'd think I loved St. Louis Missouri if you listened to me talk about how much I hate it. Or you'd probably think I was from this exotic and intriguing area, like Hawaii, or something. No, so techni...
Sarah Wingfield14 days ago
Washing Away the City
I had just taken a breath after graduating college. The week after I took my last undergraduate exam, we ran away to New Mexico. I am an artist and my partner is an artist—the desert towns which serve...
Rachel Coston16 days ago
Ultimate North Carolina Road Trip
North Carolina, a state that seems to have it all. Growing up in North Carolina you learn that our state is separated into three geographic regions. The mountains, the piedmont, and the coast. This in...
Claudia Jerro25 days ago
10 Amazing Places to Visit in the US That Most Americans Don't Know About
There's plenty of tourist attractions in the US but there's also many places that everyone forgets about. It's easy to overlook or take things for granted, such as good food or breathtaking views. We ...
Heidi Ruiiiza month ago
City Girl
You know how they say diamonds are a girl's best friend? They've never met a city girl. That's me. The city has always been a place of fascination to me. The tall buildings, the hustle and bustle of d...
Liza Zimmermana month ago
The Best Places to Visit in Idaho
While there may be abundant great skiing in Ketchum and the Sun Valley, where Hemingway is buried, the state is also home to cross-country, Nordic skiing, shoe-shoeing trails, and an up-and-coming food and wine scene. While my primarily goal during a week in copious snow and ice in Idaho this past February was to taste as many of the local wines as possible, I also got to explore a bit of the rest of the state. Ketchum is studded with mega-mansions surrounding the mountains heading out to Sun Va...
Emily La month ago
Yachting With a Billionaire
Before I begin telling the story, I need to give you a few details. I went to school in West Virginia for a year and met some really good friends there. So in the summer of 2017, I went to visit them ...
Best Cave Hikes in the United States
Caves have a really uncanny way of looking unearthly, all while being one of the most natural environments on Earth. Everything about the scenery found in the strangest caves in the world seems otherw...
Tay Inkwella month ago
From Scotland to Oakland with Rage and Love
July 2017: I'm lying on the living room couch, and my mum asks from the other side of the room "where's Oakland?" I laugh, and for once not because my limited knowledge of world geography means I don'...
Adjusting to American Culture
The United States is an incredibly diverse culture where it is different in every city or for that matter — every state. Americans are a diverse lot, where mixed-race people abound. We are beset with ...
Katrina Thornley2 months ago
Arcadia Archives 1
The ocean state has more to offer than just its gorgeous beaches. It also has wooded paths, rolling fields, mountain bike trails, horseback riding, and fishing and boating areas. The sunset at the bea...
Monica Bennett2 months ago
A Vision of Long Island
It's a funny thing, life on an island. To get anywhere off it, you have to go over a bridge, through a tunnel or float away on the ferry. Here, it will most likely get you to another island. This part...
Alex McKeen2 months ago
Katahdin Springs
When it comes to storytelling, there is no right or wrong way to do it. It’s one of the few things in this world that doesn’t come with a rulebook or instruction manual. That being said, the logical t...
Sibi Sabora2 months ago
North Dakota Isn't as Boring as You Think
North Dakota. Ah, the hilled country side, the vast open plains where you can watch your dog run away for a year. It's always the same landscape; there's a hill over there, a tree row over there, and ...
W. Keith Moore2 months ago
Eighteen Horses
It was midnight. Lafayette, Louisiana. The GPS guided me to the truck stop. There were no empty spots. I drove a few more miles and found a Walmart parking lot with enough space for one more. It was l...