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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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John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum - POTUS #35

Written by MilwVon on 12 Nov, 2013

My visit to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum was also thanks to an association event hosted in conjunction with another larger convention. In this case, the cities of Milwaukee, Portland (Oregon) and Pittsburgh invited a number of association executives to a…Read More


Using Harrisonburg as a base for Shenandoah National Park

Written by Muchmor on 26 Jun, 2013

When deciding on where to stay during our recent rip to Shenandoah National park, we did consider staying at either the top or bottom of the Skyline Drive, allowing for easy access. However, after consideration we decided to stay in Harrisonburg which is located towards…Read More


Iowa - The Great River road trip

Written by catsholiday on 08 Jun, 2013

Iowa – The Great River roadIowa is one of ten states that you can drive along the Mississippi River from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico. About 325 of the 3,000 total miles pass through Iowa's river cities. We joined this Great River road at…Read More


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Pirates in St Joseph

Written by catsholiday on 30 May, 2013

St Joseph, MichiganWe spent a few week in the USA last year driving around the lakeside states. We spent a couple of days in St Joseph exploring the shores of Lake Michigan.I don't think until you have actually seen the Great Lakes that you can…Read More


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The Differences Between Wisconsin & Indiana's Amish

Written by MilwVon on 21 Apr, 2013

Please understand, this is purely from an observational perspective, having visited and photographed the Amish communities throughout Wisconsin for a little more than a year now . . . and after my first weekend experience doing the same with the Amish of Northern Indiana.While I…Read More


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My Own "Self Driving" Tour

Written by MilwVon on 21 Apr, 2013

As I mentioned in another entry in this journal, the local CVB has produced a CD tour kit called the "Heritage Trail" which provides an audio accompaniment to aid in your driving experience through the Amish communities of Elkhart & LaGrange Counties. For those…Read More


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The Heritage Trail - an audio driving tour

Written by MilwVon on 21 Apr, 2013

I had heard about the Heritage Trail while researching my trip to Northern Indiana's Amish communities. Much of what you find on the internet speaks to it being "one of the top places to see in your lifetime" by the editors of Life Magazine.…Read More


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Frank Lloyd Wright and his Prairie style

Written by catsholiday on 10 Feb, 2013

STARTING THEM YOUNGI had not really thought about it but apparently Frank Lloyd Wright’s mother was of Welsh origin and throughout the house there were small elements that paid homage to his heritage. A quote above the fireplace as you entered the house was one…Read More


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Hiking down into Yosemite Valley

Written by rufusni on 14 Nov, 2012

We decided that we would hike down from Glacier Point down the Panorama trail. We planned an early start and drove up the winding road to Glacier Point. That trip up made me feel quite travel sick but it remained just feeling queasy. We arrived…Read More


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How About Cedarburg, Wisconsin?

Written by MilwVon on 02 Nov, 2012

For visitors to Milwaukee or SE Wisconsin, you may want to consider a short jaunt up to Cedarburg, Wisconsin. Located less than 30 minutes from downtown Milwaukee, Cedarburg is far enough out of the city to give you a flavor of what life in…Read More


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