Alabama: Space Camp at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville.
Alaska: Hanging with polar bears in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Kaktovik and Barrow are just two spectacular villages from which you can watch the bears.
Arizona: Spending the night on the floor of the Grand Canyon
Arkansas: Anthony Chapel in Garvan Woodland Gardens
California: Driving State Route 1 through Big Sur, a great coastal road trip.
Colorado: Sandboarding at Great Sand Dunes National Park, some of the tallest dunes in North America.
Connecticut: Ording white clam pizza at Frank Pepe Pizzeria in New Haven. This is one of the oldest pizza joints in the country.
Washington DC: paddle boating on the Tidal Basin.
Delaware: Walk the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk
Florida: Climb the Shark Valley Tower in the Everglades National Park,
Georgia: Eat at the Olde Pink House in Savannah. Evidently, James Habersham, the home’s original owner, is now a frequent guest, ghost in the bar.
Hawaii: Climb the Stairway to Heaven; actually it’s illegal to do this.
Idaho: Drive Interstate 90 across the Panhandle
Illinois: Have a drink at the top of the Hancock Building, which is the best way to see hicago.
Indiana: Have a tenderloin sandwich at Ivanhoes. This restaurant in Upland has 100 shakes and sundaes for you to choose from.
Iowa: Visit the Butter Cow at the Iowa State Fair. Five mast artists have sculpted the cow over the years and has been a tradition at the Fair since 1911.
Kansas: Sample the No 6 Oatmeal Stout at Gella’s Diner and LB. Brewing Co. This beer has won the Gold World Beer Cup Award.
Kentucky: Drive the bourbon Trail. This pre-planned route leads you past eight Kentucky distilleries, better hire a party bus.
Louisiana: French Quarter during Festival.
Maine: Watch the sunrise on Cadillac Mountain in the Acadia National park.
Maryland: Crack a crab at Cantler’s.
Massachusetts: Dance at the Beachcomber on Cap Cod
Michigan: Visit the Shinola Store in Shinola.
Minnesota: Canoe the boundary Waters in Superior National Forest.
Mississippi: Listen to blues at The Lyric in Oxford
Missouri: Explore the Ozark Caverns, the most fa
Montana: Drive Going to the Sun Road in Glacier National Park
Nebraska: Throw horseshoes during Popcorn Days in North Loup
Nevada: Order the Awful Awful Burger at the Nugget. It’s world famous
New Hampshire: Keene Pumpkin Festival. Every year Keene’s battles to either defend or win back the official world record for “most Jack-o-lanterns in one place.
New Jersey: Climb Barnegat Lighthouse on Long Beach Island
New Mexico: Watch a Balloon Glow at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
New York: Go wine and pie tasting on Long Island’s North Fork
North Carolina: Tour the Biltmore Estate, largest private residence in the United States..
North Dakota: Climb White Butte outside of Amidon. It is the highest point in the whole state.
Ohio: Get a scoop of black raspberry chocolate chip at Graeter’s Ice Cream in Cincinnati
Oklahoma: Go to the Norman Music Festival
Oregon: Get lost in Powell’s City of Books in Portland.
Pennsylvania: Go to a mud sale in Lancaster County. Mud sales are named for the wet ground in springtime and are live auctions and craft sales in Amish Country.
Rhode Island: Take the cliff Walk in Newport
South Carolina: Taste the barbecue hash at Sweatman’s BBQ in the town of Holy Hill.
South Dakota: Visit the Mitchell Corn Palace
Tennessee: Spend a day in Dollywood. The park, in Pigeon Forge, is run in a partnership between the great Dolly Parton and Herschend Family entertainment.
Texas: Tube the Guadalupe River
Utah: Hike to Delicate Arches the Arches National Park
Vermont: Take a brewery tour. Vermont has the most breweries per capita of any state.
Virginia: See a movie at the Byrd Theater in Carytown. The Byrd is a big glamorous old-time movie palace showing fils since 1928. Tickets are $1.99 which leaves you enough money for a french toast donut from Dixie Donuts.
Washington: Hike the Ape Caves near Mount St. Helens.
West Virginia: Eat a pepperoni roll from Country Club Bakery in Fairmont, found only in west Virginia
Wisconsin: Shop the Dane county Farmer’s Market. Open almost all year round near the capital.
Wyoming: Go to Cheyenne Frontier Days