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50 reasons to visit the USA

Published January 14th, 2016

There are 50 glorious states in the USA and at least a million reasons to visit the great United States; we’ve come up with 50 reasons to explore, just to get you started. From secret fast-food menus to epic views and glorious nature times – the USA covers all bases! 

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A must-do in LA!

1. Voodoo Donuts in Portland

2. Driving Highway 1 from LA to San Francisco

the best road trip ever! #highway1 #califa A photo posted by Aurélio Busnardo (@aureliobusnardo) on

3. Deep.Dish.Pizza

4. The view from Top of The Rock

#throwback#rockefellercenter#topoftherock#empirestatebuilding#flowers#beard#nyc A photo posted by Salih Erdogan (@salihtommy) on

5. Riding a cable car in San Francisco

6. Coachella

@kimbramusic on the Gobi stage A photo posted by @coachella on

7. Polar bears in Alaska

8. Colorado – the ‘Napa Valley of beer’

9. Paddle boarding in the Grand Canyon

Just went on the bucket list!! #GrandCanyonpaddleBoarding A photo posted by Gary Pegues (@garypegues) on

10. Mardi Gras in New Orleans

A fabulous porch - love those beads! #leadingrelocal by @lsteffan A photo posted by Gardner Realtors (@thelocallantern) on

11. Watching the sun come up first from Cadillac Mountain, Maine

12. Hipster heaven at bike, watch and leather goods manufacturer Shinola in Detroit

13. Dancing to live blues music at The Lyric in Oxford, Mississippi

14. Ordering off the secret menu at In-N-Out Burger

15. Dollywood in Tennessee

#dollywood @contact73 A photo posted by Daniel Marc Humphreys (@danielmarchumphreys) on

16. Basketball

Da Bulls! #mjmondays A photo posted by Rare Sports Images (@rare_sports_images) on

17. ‘Tubing’ the Guadalupe River in Texas

I know if I go, I'll die happy tonight✨ #TheLupe #GuadalupeRiver #RiverTrip #FunTimes A photo posted by Megan (@barbiegirlmegan) on

18. Hiking in Arches National Park, Utah

19. A pastrami sandwich the size of your head at Katz’s Deli, New York

Best sandwiches #Katz #katzdelicatessen #katznyc #newyork #city #lunch #brisket #pastrami #instafood #instagramnyc A photo posted by Laura Newton ✌️ (@laura_newton89) on

20. Star spotting and cocktails at Chateau Marmont, Los Angeles

#chateaumarmont #blue A photo posted by RIP David Bowie (@honeymoon.kilos) on

21. A jog along Runyon Canyon, Los Angeles

As we run, we become. #workout #running #losangeles #runyoncanyon #view #skyline #monasita #wanderlust A photo posted by Maria Jose Pepio (@mjpepio) on

22. Cycle along Venice Beach, Los Angeles

#california #venicebeach #santamonica #bikes A photo posted by Marta Kurasz (@kartamurasz) on

23. Philadelphia Cheese Steaks

24. SXSW Austin, Texas

A photo posted by SXSW (@sxsw) on

25. Live volcanoes in Hawaii

#nature #volcano #hawaiivolcano#lavaflow #magic #fantastic #amazing #wanderful #post!!#talnts

A photo posted by amir sedaghatkish (@amirsedaghatkish) on

26. Frrrozen Hot Chocolate

27. Dude Ranches in Montana

HORSE POWER. #mbcjtravels #Montana #bigskycountry #horses #horsepower

A photo posted by Chris Jacobs (@chrispauljacobs) on

28. Helicopter rides over the Grand Canyon

29. Broadway musicals, New York City

30. Honky-tonks in Nashville, Tennessee

World famous Broadway blvd off Downtown Nasville TN A photo posted by Nashville's Best (@nashvillehonkytonk) on

31. Exploring Joshua Tree, California

32. Taking a photo at Salvation Mountain, California

33. Go behind bars on Alcatraz

34. BBQ food in Texas

35. The Super Bowl

A photo posted by Vintage (@the_a.v.e) on

36. Riding a bike over the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

Someone's happy #sanfrancisco #goldengatebridge #bucketlist #woohoo #bike #travel A photo posted by Violet Zhang (@violet_jz) on

37. Smores

38. Standing under a Giant Sequoia tree in Yosemite National Park, California

On my list for the next road trip for sure #sequoianationalpark #roadtrip #travel pc @jeremyjauncey A photo posted by Travel + Style + Food (@ourtravelgoals) on

39. A bone-rattling rollercoaster ride on Coney Island, New York City

Ride into the weekend at #LunaParkNYC! It'll be here before you know it! #ConeyIslandCyclone

A photo posted by Luna Park NYC (@lunaparknyc) on

40. Disney World

Today was a scorcher in Florida (aka perfect ice cream weather) A photo posted by ▲SHTON (@ashtonrigg) on

41. Niagara Falls, New York

#niagarafalls#canada#usa#wonderful#view

A photo posted by @travelpassion10 on

42. Cuban Sandwiches in Miami, Florida

43. Central Park, New York City

#centralpark #newyorkcity #highquality #photo #sun

A photo posted by @barixx_37 on

44. Your photo in front of ‘The Bean’, Chicago

45. Magnolia Bakery, New York City

It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood...#magnoliabakery .

A photo posted by Magnolia Bakery (@magnoliabakery) on

46. Taking a bourbon tour in Kentucky

Just half the bar for today's festivities. #inauguration #kybourbon A photo posted by Kentucky Bourbon Trail (@kentuckybourbontrail) on

47. The Whispering Gallery at Grand Central Station, New York City

#whisperingGallery #grandcentral

A photo posted by Fabián Chividini (@fabichividini) on

48. The Bellagio Fountains, Las Vegas

49. Pool parties in Las Vegas

Pool Party #davidguetta #poolpartyvegas #encorelasvegas

A photo posted by natamy (@natamy) on

50. Playing blackjack in the pool in Vegas

Rachel Surgeoner

A self-confessed 'food-tourist', I take hunting for the world's greatest sandwich very seriously, my quest has taken me from Berlin to Hoboken. Stopping off only for vintage shopping, craft beers and Mediterranean sunsets.