America is full of beauty that’s just waiting to be explored and photographed.
From majestic rolling hills to bustling waterfalls rushing over massive rock formations – there are truly endless things to see and do in our beautiful country.
So if you’re looking to take the ultimate “revenge travel” trip this summer and soak up the best America has to offer – make sure you add these places to your itinerary.
Charleston, South Carolina
The brightly colored houses lining cobblestone streets makes Charleston one of the most unique (and beautiful) places in all of America.
If you are a history buff, you could spend days – even weeks – exploring Charleston and still not see it all.
Charleston is one place you’ll want to skip the bus tour – and take a stroll down the cobblestone streets surrounded by old mansions and relish in its good ol’ fashioned country charm.
Looking to simply enjoy the sites and sun?
Spend the day relaxing at Folly Beach – and grab brunch at the Lost Dog Café or sample some southern fare at Jack of Cups Saloon.
Prefer to shop and get a small taste of life in the south?
Charleston City Market is one of the country’s oldest markets – and has been a shopping hub since the 1800s, reports U.S. News Today. You can purchase everything from art, to clothes, and even local souvenirs.
And during your trip, don’t forget to visit Waterfront Park and see the famous pineapple fountain – one of the most photographed places in all of Charleston.
Truly – the southern charm of Charleston and its stunning picturesque streets has earned it as one of our top places to visit in all of America.
The Black Hills and Badlands, South Dakota
South Dakota isn’t talked about much as a typical tourist spot – but it has some of the most breathtaking landscapes in all America.
From the rolling black hills to the endless views of 244,000 acres of multicolored rock formations that make up the Badlands – South Dakota will not disappoint.
If you want to escape the dangerous heat and avoid a hiking accident – consider taking a drive through the 40-mile Badlands Loop State Scenic Byway. There are dozens of places you can stop and take photos – and even roam through the badlands yourself!
There’s nothing like climbing up the rock formations and having space to roam free – just watch out for the rattlesnakes!
Niagara Falls, New York
There are waterfalls…
… and then there are WATERFALLS!
If you’ve never made it to Niagara Falls – you are really missing out.
You don’t need to cross the border into Canada to check ‘em out – the American side has fun activities and panoramic views to satisfy every traveler.
Whether you prefer to snap a few shots of the majestic falls or simply bask in the sound of the roaring waters – there’s truly no other place like it.
Looking to see Niagara Falls up-close and personal?
You can take the Maid of the Mist boat tour which goes past the base of the falls – and takes you through bustling winds and churning whirlpools for an up-close view of this majestic waterfall.
Niagara Falls is definitely one spot you must experience at least once in your lifetime!
Get Out and Travel
So this summer, whether you prefer to soak in the southern charm of Charleston, South Carolina or embark on a majestic nature adventure at the Badlands or Niagara Falls – our wonderful nation truly has something for everyone.
America is a beautiful country with endless possibilities and opportunities to explore and discover something new.
So get out there and travel — and have the summer of a lifetime!
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