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The 20 Best Places To Travel Alone in the US

The United States of America is arguably the strongest country in the world. This quality is enough for its citizens to be proud, however, there are more things of which they can also be proud. This country, with its Mount Olympus grandeur, is gorgeous. Possessing a beautiful variety of landscapes, culture, and sights, the United States of America is one of the best places to solo travel in the world. This country is home to some of the highest mountaintops in the world, tropical beaches, deserts, and icy glaciers, which makes one of the most favored places to travel alone.


Let us help you with 20 sites to enjoy the best solo vacations in the USA in no particular order:


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1. Naples, Florida


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Naples, Florida


Do you love beaches? If yes, Naples is an excellent choice for you when you are putting down your solo trip ideas. Naples is a small community in Florida. It is a very safe place to live and vacation, ranked once as the second safest places to be in the United States. However, safety is not Naples only attractive quality. The community boasts a lot of waters that is both welcoming and relaxing. You can check out the Naples Pier when you get there and begin an adventure you will never forget.


2. Portland, Oregon


Many things make a vacation memorable—the new people you meet, the sights you see, the culture of the place, and the culinary cuisine and tradition of your vacation hub. Portland is a place for the latter. If makes mealtime a time to which you can look forward. The city has a lot of food carts with different types of food from which you can pick. What’s more? You also get to enjoy the food on a stretch of curb around the food truck. This city also boasts great parks. Great food and great parks, what more can you ask for?


3. Asheville, North Carolina




Asheville, North Carolina, is one of the best places to travel alone to in the United States of America. If you love the thrill of the outdoors and can hike and bike, this city is for you. In Asheville, you can also create beautiful relationships that last, many of them fostered in the city’s many bars. The Blue Ridge Parkway, the Craggy Gardens Pinnacle, the Funkatorium, and Mount Pisgah are all lovely sights that will keep you ensnared in this city.


4. Sante Fe, New Mexico




The best solo trips are filled with adventure and art, and Santa Fe is home to these things. This city is artsy and design-focused. It offers a South Western vibe to visitors, and houses some of the finest restaurants in the country. Here, you can also visit the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, the galleries of Canyon Road, and the Meow Wolf Museum.


5. Nashville, Tennessee




When Shakespeare said, “If Music is the food of love, give me excess of it,” he was talking about Nashville. And you know what? Nashville does not offer shitty music. It is a place to regenerate and reconnect with your inner self and others through music. You should visit the Basement, 3rd, and Lindsley whenever you come into the city. You should also bring a heart of gold and dancing shoes. You will need them.


6. Bayfield, Wisconsin




Bayfield is a lovely coastal destination that is located on the shores of Lake Superior. It is home to some majestic B&Bs and Victorian-styled homes. Also, the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore is just around the corner and is a must see, as it the home to a series of caves that transform into ice caves whenever winter comes. In Bayfield, you can Kayak, go on a boat trip, or visit the orchards around. Remember to take pictures.


7. Sedona, Arizona




Sedona offers some of the best solo vacations activities. When you decide to travel solo, you have, subconsciously or unconsciously, decide to go on a reflective trip. What better way to reflect on the events of life than by visiting the Spa and enjoying the wellness offerings. Tourists who visit this part of the US enjoy the grandeur and relaxation the Spa offers.


8. Moab, Utah




If you love the outdoors, this destination is for you. Moab has all the perks a camper needs to enjoy their vacation. You can enjoy hiking, bouldering, and kayaking. In this place, you may enjoy the grandiose of the Canyonlands Park, Arches National Park, and the Dead Horse Point State Park. The rock formations in Utah are also breathtaking, and will offer excellent distraction for the tourist.


9. Las Vegas, Nevada




Who haven’t heard of Las Vegas, the city that is as beautiful as sin? Are you looking for the best places to travel solo to in the US, where you can enjoy yourself without encumbrance? Las Vegas is the city for you. It is the perfect place to unwind and loosen up. It is very easy to meet up with people, though, they might not make for longtime friends. The cinemas, bowling clubs, casinos, and nightclubs all make Las Vegas an excellent place to have a vacation.


10. New Orleans, Louisiana




Have you watched The Originals, a movie concerning a vampire family and their struggles for survival? If yes, then you are no stranger to the whims and caprices of New Orleans. A city submerged in history, drowned in mystery, and buried under a fascinating culture, New Orleans offers visitors horror, fun, adventure, and relaxation. You can tour the grand cemeteries and the French Quarter, while enjoying the Mardi Gras and Bourbon Street. No matter what you do in New Orleans, you will always feel that there is more to city than meet the eye. You should definitely visit this mysterious city on your vacation tour.


11. Fort Collins, Colorado





Do you love drinking beer, and are curious as to the making of the brew? Fort Collins is for you. You can visit the New Belgium Brewing, Maxline Brewing, Black Bottle Brewery, et cetera. It is a simple city with a lot of heart.


12. Boise, Idaho




Boise is one of the best places to travel alone when going on a vacation. It is a beautiful spot for the lovers of the outdoors, having walking and biking trails that stretches through the town. You can also ski and hike in the winter and summer respectively at the Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area and the Tamarack Resort.


13. Hot Springs, Arkansas



This place is known for its natural hot springs since the 1900s. Visit the Hot Springs in Arkansas, and have a warm and serene soak in the waters of the Bathhouse Row and a walk through the woods at the National Park. If you are planning solo trips in the USA, this place should definitely be on your list.


14. Maui, Hawaii



You should never leave out Hawaii when thinking of the best places to travel alone to in the United States of America. Here, you can enjoy surf trips and school and snorkeling trips. You can also create strong relationships with people in Hawaii. Life is not complex. Come to Maui and you will see.


15. Sun Valley, Idaho




Sun Valley is a small and cute town that offers exquisite snowshoeing and skiing. It also has natural hot springs in which you can soak your weary body. The people there are so friendly, and they will always make sure that you are comfortable.


16. Miami, Florida



A place that gives Las Vegas a run for its money, Miami is a vibrant city in Florida that attracts people from all walks of life. You can enjoy the beauty of salsas, murals, beaches, and nightclubs in this daring city. Whatever you are looking for, you will find in Miami.


17. Salt Lake City, Utah



Salt Lake City is the largest city in Utah, and it is surrounded by huge mountains, the Great Salt Lake, from which the city derives its name, and the Antelope Island State Park. The food here is impeccable, and you can dry yourself in the sun while still enjoying the cool shade that the water brings.


18. Washington DC



The capital city itself, Washington DC is a hub for museums and historic sites. Although a busy city, you can still enjoy the quiet when the city is asleep. You can catch the early morning surprise at the Lincoln Memorial or take a tour on the historical landmarks of the city.


19. Savannah, Georgia



Savannah provides a lot of architectural landscape, towering oak trees, and a culture deeply rooted in historical events. All of this, you can explore as a tourist to the town. You. An also take a food tour and walk the Historic District and River Street.


20. Big Sur, California



Big Sur has a dreamy landscape, made dreamier with the presence of the McWay Falls in Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. You can watch the dolphins and whales playing out in the Pacific Ocean and catch deer and squirrels on the trails. It is a beautiful place in the US for solo traveling.


Traveling alone gives you freedom from any form of hindrance and distraction. The best solo trips are those that provide you with the independence to do whatever you want to do, eat whatever you want to eat, and go wherever you want to go. Not everyone can be this independent, but if you are, you should consider taking your solo trips in the US.

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