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What is United States travel, in a word? We’re going to cheat and say “varied.” Whether you’re looking for an archipelago of paradise islands or an island of neon in the Mojave Desert, a northern land of tundra and ice or an icy drink in the bayou heat, you’ll find it in the US. Drive along Route 66 or blaze your own trail across the country, and you’ll no doubt discover why it’s called America the Beautiful along the way.

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What is United States travel, in a word? We’re going to cheat and say “varied.” Whether you’re looking for an archipelago of paradise islands or an island of neon in the Mojave Desert, a northern land of tundra and ice or an icy drink in the bayou heat, you’ll find it in the US. Drive along Route 66 or blaze your own trail across the country, and you’ll no doubt discover why it’s called America the Beautiful along the way.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips United States

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The Other Presidents Featured

Written by MilwVon on 18 Nov, 2013

There are a total of 13 US Presidents that have a Presidential Library & Museum, administered by the National Archives. I have been fortunate to visit (and write about) six of them but the remaining seven will be for another time.As someone may find…Read More


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Mayberry RFD

Written by RoBoNC on 14 Nov, 2013

There is a town where the local sheriff, Andy Taylor, patrols the city without a weapon and his deputy, Barney Fife, keeps the only bullet for his gun in his front shirt pocket. The sheriff’s rambunctious son, Opie, is usually shooting marbles with his…Read More


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Bath - NC's oldest town

Written by RoBoNC on 14 Nov, 2013

My son has a fascination with pirates and I told him that I knew of a place where pirates once lived. On the Pamlico River, lies the small town of Bath which once used to be home to North Carolina’s most famous pirate, Blackbeard.…Read More


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Civil War Lexington

Written by RoBoNC on 14 Nov, 2013

After a restful night’s sleep, my son and I were ready for another five hour drive to get to my hometown of Rocky Mount, NC where my parents were eagerly awaiting our arrival. But like any of our trips, we had a few stops…Read More


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Okoboji: In shut down mode

Written by two cruisers on 13 Nov, 2013

We had a time-share week to use but a limited budget, so we looked for a place within a day’s drive of home. We chose a place on West Lake Okoboji and our visit was out of season in October. True, many activities are…Read More


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Quasqueton: Frank Lloyd Wright in a Field

Written by two cruisers on 13 Nov, 2013

Just 90 minutes from Dubuque, 40 minutes from Waterloo and an hour drive from Cedar Rapids you will find a jewel in the prairie. In 1945 Lowell Walter asked Frank Lloyd Wright to design a summer home for Lowell and his wife. He…Read More


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Galena: Steeped in History and Saturated with Shops

Written by two cruisers on 13 Nov, 2013

Galena, Illinois is rooted in the lead mining industry. US Grant was one of nine Civil War generals who had connections to Galena. The town’s most prosperous era lined the streets with lovely brick and stone buildings. Located in the picturesque hilly NW corner of…Read More


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Dubuque: River and Bluffs

Written by two cruisers on 13 Nov, 2013

Dubuque is an old river town. It is so old, it dates back to the first explorers of the area. Lead mining, river traffic, timber and manufacturing have developed the city. However two strong influences in the community are religion (11 Catholic churches alone) and…Read More


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Cedar Rapids: Immigrant Pride

Written by two cruisers on 13 Nov, 2013

Flood Museum:Cedar Rapids is famous for Quaker Oats, Ashton Kutcher and having its city government located on an island in the Cedar River. That is until 2008. That was the year of the great flood. After that the city government decamped to higher ground. At…Read More


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Passport to the Presidential Libraries "The Presidents Are Expecting You"

Written by MilwVon on 12 Nov, 2013

Of the 43 former American Presidents, 13 have established Presidential Libraries as a repository and archival means of preserving the work of the great men who have served our country as the President of the United States (aka: POTUS).The need was first recognized by…Read More


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