There is definitely no shortage of great cities in the United States. Whether you are after a place packed with cultural attractions or you wish to spend your holidays in a city that boasts dozens of picturesque beaches, there is plenty to choose from. To help you decide where to go, we’ve made a list of top US cities to visit in 2018.
Just by having a brewery on practically every corner of the city, Denver has earned the privilege to be one of the must-visit US cities in 2018. Okay, it’s not all about the beer and there is so much to do here including a visit to the cool and arty districts like Lower Highlands and River North. Check out the food market halls spread across the city or see the new Ski Train which brought back skiers to Denver. The music scene is also on the rise and there are plenty of live performances from local bands and famous musicians who are on the road.
St. Augustine, Florida
Did you know that St. Augustine is the oldest city in all of North America? Travel agents say that this city is a great place to visit, especially if you are on a tight budget. For instance, flight tickets to St. Augustine from other cities in the country are usually cheaper than tickets to popular places like Miami and Fort Lauderdale. The hotel rooms are also quite affordable and there are many travel agencies that offer vacations with payment installments. Some of the main attractions that you should check out while visiting St. Augustine include the Lightner Museum, the Old City, St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, and Anastasia State Park.
San Francisco, California
Full of vibrant and colorful quarters, San Francisco is still one of the greatest cities in the States. With its beautiful landmarks and a taste for innovative cuisine, the Fog City had easily made its way to our list of top US cities to visit in 2018. Take a walk along the Marian, be a real tourist and take a ride on a cable car, or go on a tour of Alcatraz. There are also a number of nightlife venues where you can go out dancing or see a band you like. Don’t forget to take a picture of the Golden Gate Bridge and explore the Fisherman’s Wharf area.
New York City, New York
New York City is the most populous city in North America and has thousands of landmarks and attractions. It usually takes a couple of weeks just to check out the most famous landmarks including the Central Park, Museum of Art, Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden, and many others. In addition to the classic sightseeing spots, the Big Apple is also famous for its thriving dining scene, indie boutiques, music venues, art galleries, and shopping centers.
The third-largest city in the US, Chicago is well-known for its art scene, restaurants, shopping districts, and a number of new pubs that are opening almost every week. The Windy City offers plenty of activities such as taking a long walk through Millennium Park, going on a Chicago Architecture River Cruise, and going to Willis Tower’s Skydeck Chicago for amazing views of the city. You should also check out the Field Museum of Natural History, explore the Shedd Aquarium, and interact with animals at the Brookfield Zoo.
Cincinnati has changed a lot over the recent years and has become a hotspot for a number of tech companies. Today, it’s a city where filmmakers love to shoot movies because of the Art Deco buildings and Hollywood actors like Ellen Page and Nicole Kidman have been staying in the beautiful 21C Museum Hotel. The city’s Music Hall opened up its doors again after some time and Blink Cincinnati light and art festival attracts hundreds of visitors each year. Although Cincinnati was not a touristy place 20 years ago, today, it is definitely worth visiting.
There are two reasons why Atlanta has made its way to the list of top US cities to visit in 2018. The first reason is the opening of the new stadium in 2017 which will lead the first Major League Soccer team to the city. The second reason is that shows like the Walking Dead and Atlanta were filmed here. Of course, Atlanta is home to many new hipster pubs and high-end restaurants where world-known chefs prepare delicious meals.