In terms of geography, North Carolina is one of the more unique states in our country. The state is split by three major geographical sections, the Atlantic Coastal Plain, the Piedmont region and the Appalachian Mountains. Each section offers something different for every visitor.
Here are the top 10 places to see, in no particular order, during your next trip to North Carolina.
It’s the start of a new month!
We’ve enjoyed the Fourth of July and now it’s time to extend the fireworks a little bit longer with an announcement of our own.
For the month of July we’d like to formally announce our next state, which is….
Hawaii is obviously known for its beautiful sandy beaches and resorts that make this tropical state the perfect vacation destination. While we cannot argue that you should visit Hawaii for the beaches and relaxation, the state certainly offers more beauty if you’re willing to do some exploration.
Here, in no particular order, is our list for the top 10 places to see in Hawaii.
This weekend is dad’s weekend and you’re struggling to think of gift ideas for his special day. Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. Luckily for you, we have the perfect last minute gift ideas for Father’s Day this year!
Did you know that three U.S. states were formally independent countries before becoming annexed by the United States? Vermont, Texas and Hawaii were once independently functioning as countries, and were recognized by the U.S. as such, before joining the rest of the country.
On June 11th, Hawaiians will celebrate Kamehameha Day, a public holiday, around the state. The purpose of this day is to celebrate Kamehameha the Great, the monarch who united the islands of Hawaii in the 1800’s to establish the kingdom of Hawaii.
Memorial Day is typically, and unofficially, considered the first day of summer. Holding parties and barbecues surrounded by family and friends, most Americans celebrate the holiday weekend with fun and games.
However, there’s more to this day than good times. Some families want to have those good times so badly but will not be able to. Memorial Day is an important reminder why we can afford the freedoms we have today. It’s also a reminder to remember those who cannot be here to cherish those freedoms as well.
For those who paid the ultimate sacrifice by keeping our country free, this day is for their remembrance.
Did you know that the state of Georgia has a lot of things to offer visitors during a family-friendly trip down south? Of course, major cities like Atlanta should be on the Georgia to-do lists, but also lesser-known areas of natural beauty are waiting to be discovered as well.
In no particular order, here are our top 10 places to see during your next trip to Georgia.
Mother’s Day is right around the corner and you need last minute gift ideas for the big weekend. We’ve all been there and, luckily for you, Discover Our America has everything you need to make mom smile on her special day.
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It’s easy to think of the common misconceptions that are associated with Michigan to outsiders. The city of Detroit and cold, blustery winters are just a few that come to mind. However, Michigan is known for so much more than meets the eye. With many hidden gems and places of historical significance to explore, it’s a state that has something for everybody. There is so much to discover in Michigan.
Here, in no specific order, are the top ten places to see in Michigan if you’re planning a trip to the Great Lakes State.