[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]There are certain destinations that crowds flock to across the United States each year. Several cities probably just came to mind: New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington DC, or Las Vegas perhaps.
If you’re in need of a new and exciting trip, take a look at these Five Hidden Gems of America to get an idea for your next adventure!
1. San Antonio, Texas
Native Americans referred to the area as Yanaguana or “refreshing waters.” First colonized by the Spanish in the late-1600s, San Antonio has blossomed beyond its refreshing background into a bustling, vibrant city. Now listed in the top 10 of America’s largest cities, San Antonio is alive with a rich history and Spanish influence that is sure to educate even the most learned traveler.
2. Sedona, Arizona
What Makes Sedona So Special? The majestic red rock scenery and evergreen vegetation are two reasons for the unique energy of Sedona and its tangible regenerative and inspirational effects. Sedona is also internationally known for the uplifting power of its Vortex meditation sites. Go hiking through the mountains, take a Jeep tour, or bike your way through this incredible place!
3. Augustine, Florida
Augustine Became the First European Settlement in America. While many may come to St. Augustine for the beach, they often stay for a number of other stunning reasons. The city, which claims to be the oldest in the US, is home to incredible Spanish architecture, haunted hotspots, and delicious seafood!
4. The Outer Banks, North Carolina
Yet this chain of barrier islands located off the coast of North Carolina – affectionately dubbed OBX – isn’t just for history buffs. Fishing, windsurfing and wildlife watching attract adventurous types as well. … Fishing, windsurfing and wildlife watching attract adventurous types as well.
5. Mackinac Island, Michigan
There are so many charming reasons to visit Mackinac Island! With stunning views of Lake Huron from the front porch of The Grand Hotel, an abundance of fudge shops, and no motor vehicles to be found on the entire island, this is the perfect place to get away from it all.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]