Road Trip Destinations

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Milla Cypert, Reporter

Going on a road trip? Here are a few must visit places in each state.

Alabama

Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum-  A vintage motorcycle and racecar museum with over 1200 vintage cars and motorcycles

U.S. Space & Rocket Center: A museum that has rockets and and achievements  on display

Arizona

The Grand Canyon- A huge Canyon

Hoover Dam- A concrete Dam that connects Arizona and Nevada

Arkansas

Hot Springs National Park:  A national park located next to hot springs

Crater of Diamonds States Park: A diamond-bearing site available to the public

California

Alcatraz: An island with a closed down federal prison

Venice Beach: Beachfront area in Los Angeles

Colorado

Pikes Peak: 14,115 summit of the Rocky Mountains

Great Sand Dunes National Park:  National Park with sand dunes

Connecticut

Mark Twain House: The home, now turned Museum of Mark Twain

Yale: One of the highest ranking universities in the world

Delaware

Firefly Music Festival: A music festival during June featuring genres from hard rock to alternative

Hagley Museum and Library: The museum features items from the early Du Pont family, and the library has books on business and politics.

Florida

Walt Disney World: a theme park resort

Universal Studios: A theme park where you can go behind the scenes of movies and go on rides.

Georgia

World of Coca-Cola: A museum featuring the history of Coca-Cola

Ghost Tours: There are many ghost tours available all of Georgia

Hawaii

Beaches: Beaches are the main and beautifulest attraction of Hawaii

Beaches A few beaches are Ho’Okipa, Maui and Waikiki Beach, Oahu     P1010249

Idaho

Treefort Music Festival:  A indie rock festival

Bald Mountain Skiing Area: A ski area first opened in 1960

Illinois

Sweet Mandy B’s Old-Fashioned Desserts: A famous sweet shop in illinois with treats ranging from cookies to ice cream to caramel apples.

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum: Documents the life of Abraham Lincoln.

Indiana

Exotic Feline Rescue Center: A home to more than 215 exotic felines where you can go and visit them,

Indianapolis 500: A car race hold annually at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Iowa

Adventure Land: An amusement park with over 100 rides.

Snake Alley:  The world’s crookedest street.

Kansas

The Big Pool: The world’s largest hand dug swimming pool.:

Sedgwick County Zoo: A wildlife park

Kentucky

The National Corvette Museum: A corvette museum

Kentucky Derby

Louisiana

French Quarter: The oldest neighborhood in New Orleans and home to major attractions in New Orleans

Mardi Gras: Annual carnival and parade festival in New OrleansIMG_4203

Maine

Cape Cod: A peninsula that attracts lots of tourists because of the beaches.

Lobster Feast: A festival with lots of activities and lobster.

Maryland

Baltimore Museum of Art: An art museum

Six Flags America: An amusement park with hundreds of rides.

Massachusetts

Harvard: One of the first Universities in America, and one of the best Universities in the world

Martha’s Vineyard

Michigan

Great Lakes: Connected bodies of water

Michigan University: A university in Michigan

Minnesota

Twin Cities: Minneapolis and Saint Paul

Mall of America: One of the largest malls in the United States.

Mississippi

Jackson Zoo: A zoo with over 120 species of animals.

Rowan Oak: William Faulkner’s home

Missouri

Silver Dollar City: Theme park opened opened in 1960

Gateway Arch: 630 foot arch in St. Louis.

Montana

Glacier National Park:  A National park  that has two mountain ranges, diverse plant and animal species.

Moss Mansion: A historic house museum.

Nebraska

Durham Museum:  A museum that has artifacts from western history.

Freedom Park: Is a museum and an outdoor park.

Nevada

Simpson house: Real life replica of the Simpson House

Hoover Dam: Concrete arch-gravity dam.

New Hampshire

Mount Washington:  A mountain that has one of the largest peaks in the United States.

Franconia Notch State Park:  A park with lots of attractions

New Jersey

Liberty State Park: A park in New Jersey that faces Liberty Island and Ellis Island

Princeton: One of the top universities in the United States.

New Mexico

Rio Grande Gorge: A gorge in New Mexico

Roswell: A town known for UFO incidents.

New York

Times Square: An intersection in New York City that is very popular

Empire State Building: A skyscraper in Manhattan.

North Carolina

Smoky Mountains: A mountain range that goes through North Carolina.

Biltmore Estate: A large estate.

North Dakota

Dakota Dinosaur Museum: A dinosaur museum.

Fargo Air Museum: An aviation museum.

Ohio

Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame:  A museum featuring some of the world’s greatest musicians.vf

Kings Island:  An amusement park that is on 364-acres of land.

Oklahoma

White Water Bay: A water amusement park.

National  Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum: A museum featuring western culture and artifacts.

Oregon

Powell’s Books: The largest independent bookstore in the world.

Voodoo Doughnuts: Doughnut shop with outrageous types of donuts

Pennsylvania

Hershey Factory: A factory featuring the brand Hershey.

UPenn: An ivy league University

Rhode Island

Brown University: An ivy league University

Newport Cliff Walk: A walkway opened to the public on a  cliff in Newport.

South Carolina

Fort Sumter: A fort that was fought on during the American Civil War.

Myrtle Beach Boardwalk: A boardwalk with activities.

South Dakota

Mount Rushmore: A sculpture with Presidents’ heads on them.

Crazy Horse Memorial: A mountain monument

Tennessee

Titanic Museum: A replica of the Titanic

Graceland: The former home of Elvis Presley

Texas

ACL: Austin City Limits, one of the largest music festivals in the United States

Barton Springs: Natural water springs aquifer swimmining pool

Utah

Family History Library: One of the largest genealogy research library in the United States

Great Salt Lake: A lake in Salt Lake City

Vermont

Lake Champlain: A freshwater lake.

Coolidge Homestead: Calvin Coolidge’s former house

Virginia

Langly: Where the CIA Headquarters are.

Monticello

Washington

Space Needle: An observation tower

Mt. St. Helen: A volcano that erupted in 1980.

West Virginia

New River Gorge Bridge:  A stele bridge.

The Greenbrier: A 5-star resort.

Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin-Madison: A university

Milwaukee Brewing Company: The brewing factory of the Milwaukee Brewing Company

Wyoming

Yellowstone National Park: A national park that has a volcano in it.hh

Old Faithful: A geyser located in Yellowstone National Park

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