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
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
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
Top Attraction: The Gateway Arch, of course!
Fun Fact: The 1904 World's Fair was held in St. Louis.
4. San Antonio, TX
Top Attraction: The Alamo
Fun Fact: San Antonio is the most visited city in Texas.
5. O'ahu, HI
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
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
Top Attraction: Albuquerque Hot Air Balloon Rides
Fun Fact: "The Avengers," a movie from 2012, was filmed in Albuquerque.
8. Saint Augustine, FL
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
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
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!