2015년 8월 18일 화요일
미국 각주에서 단 한곳만 들른다면 : The Ultimate U.S. Bucket List
Each U.S. State has a plethora of things to do and see... but, if you had to recommend just one thing a visitor should do in your state, what would it be?
Without a doubt, there's plenty more that we could add to our list below, but, for anyone looking to travel back to their American roots, this bucket list is a great place to start!
: Spend a day at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Suitable for ages 7 to 99, this will be your chance to sleep in bunks and handle a crisis on simulated missions in space.
: See polar bears at the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
For a chance to watch polar bears live wild and freely, spend a night in the villages of Kaktovic and Barrow, located on Alaska's 19 million-acre wildlife refuge.
: Hike to Havasu Falls, the Grand Canyon's Hidden Jewel
The 10-mile hike into Havasu Canyon starts at Hualapai Hilltop, and isn't an especially hard walk.
: Visit Anthony Chapel in Garvan Woodland Gardens
This chapel, made of pine beams and floor-to-ceiling glass windows, is surrounded by 210 acres of flowers, streams and waterfalls.
: Drive State Route 1 through Big Sur
To experience the best of California, nothing is better than a coastal trip for some spectacular views.
: Go sandboarding at the Sand Dunes National Park
Get the best of the national park's sand dunes by speeding down some of the tallest dunes in North America.
: Order the white clam pizza at Frank Pepe Pizzeria
Frank Pepe Pizzeria is one of the oldest pizzeria's in the country, and his white clam has been called the best pizza in America.
.: Go paddle boating in the Tidal Basin
This has got to be one of the best ways to see D.C's biggest monuments.
: Walk along the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk
For a U.S. boardwalk with a vintage vibe, your search ends here.
: Climb the shark valley tower
About halfway through the Everglades National Park, climb up the observation tower to get a good view of the alligators lurking in the swamps below.
: Eat at the Olde Pink House, Savannah
A refined Southern restaurant that had originally served as a residence, then a bank and also an army headquarters.
: Climb the Stairway to Heaven
The view from up here is stunning.
: Drive through Interstate 90 across Panhandle
This scenic route will remind you why driving is an American pastime.
: Have a drink at the top of the Hancock Building
Be it at sunset, or late at night, this has got to be one of the best ways to see Chicago.
: Order the tenderloin sandwich at Ivanhoe
This family-run restaurant serves 100 shakes and sundaes to choose from. Complement it with their delicious tenderloin sandwich.
: Visit the Butter Cow at the Iowa State Fair
Five master artists sculpted the Butter Cow and it has been a State Fair tradition since 1911. Weighing at 600 pounds, the Butter Cow could butter 19,200 slices of toast.
: Order the No6 Oatmeal Stout at Gella's Diner & Lb. Brewing Co.
This charming yet modern storefront, won a Gold World Beer Cup Award for their Oatmeal Stout.
: Stop for a drink along the Bourbon Trail
Pre-plan your route to lead you past eight of Kentucky's distilleries, from Jim Beam to Marker's Mark.
: Visit the French Quarter Festival
This free, three-day music festival is held every spring.
: Watch the sunrise on Cadillac Mountain
One of the most famous hikes in beautiful Acadia National Park.
: Order crab at Cantler's
Just drive your boat directly up to its riverside inn.
: Dance at the Beachcomber on Cape Cod
An old-school dance bar right on the beach, complete with live raggae and rock.
: Visit the Shinola Store
Shinola manufactures quality watches, bikes and leather goods in Detroit.
: Canoe the Boundary Waters
This superior National Forest has over one thousand individual lakes.
: Listen to the blues at The Lyric, in Oxford
When you need a break from the beer bars, head to this movie-theater-turned-concert-hall.
: Explore the Ozark Caverns
Missouri is home to thousands of caves, its most famous feature being Angel Showers, where water constantly flows from the ceiling like a waterfall.
: Drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road
This 50-mile drive through Glacier National Park is stunning.
: Throw horseshoes during Popcorn Days in North Loup
This three-day festival is packed with polka dancing, turtle racing, bull riding and unlimited free popcorn.
: Order a late-night Awful Awful Burger at The Nugget
This world-famous burger is served with a mountain of fries.
: Add your pumpkin to the wall at the Keene Pumpkin Festival
Every year, people hed to Keene to either defend or win back the official world record for most jack-o-lanterns in one place
: Climb Barnegat Lighthouse on Long Island Beach
These 217 steps are well worth it.
: Visit the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
This is the biggest balloon rally in the world!
: Go wine tasting on Long Island's North Fork
You've got 30 picture-perfect wineries to choose from - and they are insanely cheap to tour.
: Tour the Biltmore Estate
Explore the largest private residence in the United States on bikes!
: Climb White Butte
At 3,507 feet above sea level, this massive hill outside the town of Amidon, is the highest point in the whole state.
: Order a scoop of black raspberry chocolate chip at Graeter's Ice cream
This place has been selling its ultra-thick ice cream for well over a hundred years... and it's delicious!
: Go to the Norman Music Festival
Originally, this festival complete with multiple stages, art walks and local food tastings, started off as a one-day music fest.
: Get lost in Powell's City Of Books
This book store in Portland is the largest in the world.
: Go to a mud sale in Lancaster City
This live auction and craft sale happens every year in Amish country.
: Take the Cliff Walk in Newport
The only problem here is deciding which view to look at - the ocean or the mansions.
: Sink your teeth into the barbeque hash at Sweatman's BBQ
The long drive to get to this place is totally worth it.
: Visit the Mitchell Corn Palace
A sight to behold on the outside!
: Spend a day in Dollywood
Jim R Rogers
A fabulous experience in all of Tennessee - think food, waterslides and all things Dolly!
: Drift along the Guadalupe River
What can be more relaxing than floating along a river?
: Hike to Delicate Arch
This has got to be the most famous sandstone formation in Arches National Park.
: Take a brewery tour
Visit as many breweries as possible, Vermont has the most breweries per capita of any state!
: Watch a movie at the Byrd Theater in Carytown
A big, glamorous old-time movie palace that has been showing films since 1928.
: Hike the Ape Caves
Wander through the dark, cold tubes with a headlamp till you arrive at a sunny forest on the other side.
: Eat a pepperoni roll from Country Club Bakery
These delicious rolls only exist in West Virginia!
: Shop at the Dane County Farmer's Market
Best place to pick up some classic Wisconsin cheese curds.
: Go to Cheyenne Frontier Days
A 10-day rodeo meets small town bonanza complete with free pancakes for breakfast and concerts.