10 Cities to Add to Your Bucket List

There are certain American cities that everyone has on their bucket list - and for good reason. New York City. Los Angeles. Chicago. They're all great cities, and they are worth visiting, but here are 10 cities to add to your bucket list that you may not have thought about before!

1. San Diego, CA

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Image Source: Visit California

Top Attraction: The San Diego Zoo - home to more than 3500 rare species

Fun Fact: Over 200 cruise ships dock in the San Diego harbor every year. 

2. New Orleans, LA

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Image Source: Visit the USA

Top Attraction: The French Quarter - a beautiful blend of history, art, and culture

Fun Fact: New Orleans is home to the largest enclosed arena in the world.

3. St. Louis, MO

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Image Source: Frontier Airlines

Top Attraction: The Gateway Arch, of course!

Fun Fact: The 1904 World's Fair was held in St. Louis.

4. San Antonio, TX

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Image Source: Century Communities

Top Attraction: The Alamo

Fun Fact: San Antonio is the most visited city in Texas.

5. O'ahu, HI

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Image Source: Kuoni

Top Attraction: The Pearl Harbor Memorial 

Fun Fact: Honolulu, the state capital, is located on the island of Oahu and is the second most expensive city in the nation.

6. Assateague Island, MD

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Image Source: Vantage Resort Realty

Top Attraction: Assateague Island National Seashore - where wild horses casually roam the beach

Fun Fact: Assateague Island actually lies in two states - Maryland and Virginia.

7. Albuquerque, NM

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Top Attraction: Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Rides

Fun Fact: "The Avengers," a movie from 2012, was filmed in Albuquerque.

8. Saint Augustine, FL

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Image Source: Vacation Idea

Top Attraction: Castillo de San Marcos

Fun Fact: St. Augustine was the first city in America. The Spanish settled there in 1565.

9. Kodiak, AK

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Image Source: Temblor

Top Attraction: Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge

Fun Fact: Bears found in Kodiak are some of the largest in the world, with males reaching weights of 1000 pounds or more.

10. Mackinac Island, MI

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Image Source: Bike Walk Lincoln Park

Top Attraction: Grand Hotel - home to the world's largest front porch!

Fun Fact: There are no cars on Mackinac Island. The only way to get around is by bike or horse and buggy.


Hopefully we've sparked a bit of wanderlust in you as you start your Monday! What American cities are on your bucket list? We'd love to know!