Traveling to places off the beaten path is always fun.
Here we suggest five less explored cities of the USA that are perfect weekend getaways and best winter destination of South USA.
Located in Central Delaware in the Kent County, the city of Dover was founded in 1683 by William Penn. Dover is a perfect base to explore all that Delaware has to offer. You can visit First State Heritage Park, which houses a series of historical buildings. Hit the beaches like Pickering Beach and Slaughter beach and relax. Visit the Delaware Public archives, which is one of the oldest public archives in the country. It is a great place to escape the winter and dive into knowledge galore. If you love music, do not miss the Symphony show. Spence Bazaar is a great place to shop for antiques, vintage items, and fresh food. No doubt with so many museums in the city, Dover is a city for art and history lovers.
In search of some accommodation options? Check out the hotels at Dover.
Jacksonville is the largest city by population in northeastern Florida. It’s known for its stunning beaches, including Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach and Atlantic Beach. The Beaches are quite popular for surfing, paddling, and Kayaking. Jacksonville is a perfect place to hang out with family and friends. It boasts world-class golf courses, art museums, and events to keep you occupied. You can paddle through the waterways or explore the nature trails.
Accommodation ranges from budget to luxury stays.
Lexington is the second-largest city in Kentucky and the 61st largest in the United States. Famous as the Horse Capital of the world, it offers horse farm tours that you don’t want to miss. Take a guided tour and learn about the thoroughbred industry. Shop for antiques or enjoy the Bluegrass music during your visit. If you are a whiskey lover, Lexington will not disappoint you. Woodford distillery is the only one that follows the Scottish way. The downtown of Lexington also offers attractions and dining options for a perfect getaway.
If you’re looking for a place to stay in Lexington, check out HERE.
In the state of Maryland, Baltimore is an ideal holiday spot for families. The inner harbor is quite popular among tourists and locals. The National Aquarium is home to 1600 aquatic species, and along with the Maryland zoo is a must-visit attraction. Boat cruises offer a unique and delightful way to experience the city. Spend your afternoon exploring at Fort McHenry. Ignite your mind and learn the art of creating video games at Baltimore Museum of Industry. Soak in the beauty at the waterfront; the options are endless.
Do check out some amazing stay options at Baltimore HERE.
Botanical Gardens at Asheville, Asheville, North Carolina. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Tucked in western North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville is a vibrant city. Adventure lovers can head to the mountains for hiking, rafting, or to enjoy the waterfalls. For party lovers, dance the night away to the groovy music of the ’60s and ’70s. Foodies will find pleny to enjoy, too; the culinary scene is hard to beat. And for Beer lovers, Asheville is a perfect “beercation” getaway.
Accommodations range from cabins and B & B’s to luxury resorts.
Head to any of the above destinations for a truly rewarding and memorable experience.