From beautiful beaches to picturesque mountain towns, North Carolina is full of amazing places to visit. But did you know it is also home to the “ballooning capital of the east”? That’s right! Statesville, NC is an easy day trip from both Charlotte and Raleigh and is a true North Carolina hidden gem!
The unusual Devil’s Tower rock formation was created by molten rock millions of years ago and today rises high above the rolling landscape of the Black Hills, standing as the first designated national monument in the USA.
The Pictured Rocks are colorful sandstone cliffs on the shoreline of clear blue Lake Superior, the largest of the Great Lakes.
The impossibly adorable small beach town of Ocean Springs is one of the secret hidden gems of the Secret Coast—which is what Coastal Mississippi (aka Mississippi Gulf Coast) calls itself.
Cathedral Gorge State Park, a remote and scenic natural wonder located in Central Nevada. This state park also boasts a good variety of good hiking trails and many overlooks, and if you make your way out here, don’t forget to bring your camera, because you will want to take some photos.
Block Island is a small island 13 miles off the coast of Rhode Island. It's a lovely place to spend a lovely weekend.
Located on Lake Erie, it’s a small island that packs a punch! With a mix of small-town charm, water activities, and accommodations for visitors, it’s a great spot for families, couples, or a friends’ trip.