Featuring domestic destinations across the United States, the list roams the country, highlighting bucket list locales from urban centers to beach getaways.
As you start to make travel plans for 2021, we’ve pulled together a little month-by-month inspiration to give you just a small taster of some of our best places to visit in the USA this year.
For answers to all of your questions about traveling in the United States in the age of COVID-19 and All Roads Road’s approach to planning travel in these times, read our Guide to U.S. Travel in 2021.
January- Pasadena, California
Pasadena has a colorful Rose Parade complete with marching bands, galloping horses, and elaborate botanical displays on the first day of the new year.
February – Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
You might think to stay couped up when the snow has fallen, but the winter wonderland is in full effect set to be a worthwhile outdoor experience in Wyoming.
March – Mystic, Connecticut
Mystic is home to two of Connecticut’s famous attractions: Mystic Seaport and the Mystic Aquarium. Since Spring is coming in, the old charming “village” might provide a great opportunity to visit some of the popular sights and engage in the myriad of activities offered.
April – Charlottesville, Virginia
Get your fill of some of the historic sites around the area, and then take a trip to the dozens of wineries Charlottesville offers. It’s is a pleasant trip for those who love a quaint town but still have things to do.
May – Sierra Nevada, California
Switch up the pace and allow yourself to be in awe of nature. California Yosemite has a magical waterfall that you might find flowing in May.
June – Grand Canyon, Arizona
Summertime is the busiest time of the year to visit Arizona’s Grand Canyon. But of your averse to groups of people, you can take the less crowded North Rim of the splendid World Heritage Site.
July – San Diego, California
What’s a summer without enjoying beaches and fun, sunny vibes. Sand Diego is perfect for its plethora of beaches for you to choose from. Not only that, but foodies can also get their fix from the highly revered dining and drinking scene.
August – Hot Springs, Arkansas
Hot Springs is known for its supply of naturally heated water for thermal baths. Though the water may be warm because so many of the activities available are water-related, it’s ideal for visiting in warmer seasons.
September – Burlington, Vermont
with fall coming in September, get to experience the autumn leaves make their annual appearance
October – Santuario de Chimayo, New Mexico
The Land of Enchantment is just that in September, as the summer ‘monsoon’ rains depart, leaving a revived landscape and crisp, clear blue skies that only accentuate this already kaleidoscopic state.
Start in the wide open plains to the southwest of Albuquerque for one of the west’s truly authentic working ranch experiences, before turning north to Santa Fe and finish by taking the high road to Taos.
December- Kauai, Hawaii
there’s not really a bad time to visit Kauai. Hawaii’s lush “Garden Isle” is blessed with pleasant year-round temps and a tropical climate ideal for trekking through rainforests and the colorful Waimea Canyon, marveling at the seaside bluffs at Na Pali Coast State Park, and discovering hidden golden-sand beaches