One of my favorite things to do with John is to go exploring on long weekends... he does such an awesome job of perfectly organizing all of our activities to get in as much as we possibly can while it still being fun (and semi relaxing) – we call it organized fun!
Since time off from work can be difficult to come by for longer international vacations, we have really enjoyed seeing more of the US and enjoying long weekends traveling to fun cities.
Here are some of my favorite cities that we have visited:
Charleston, South Carolina
John and I went to Charleston for our 1st and 3rd wedding anniversaries, and basically I am obsessed and super jealous of anyone that gets to actually live there. But it’s probably for the best that I don’t live there, otherwise I may spend all of my money shopping.
This past Thanksgiving, John and I spent a long weekend in Seattle, and (I) feel in love... John was already in love (hence the reason we went there). We explored the city and went to Mount Rainer National Park. As much as I love going new places, Seattle will certainly remain on our “repeat” list.
Last year, John and I went to Austin, and I couldn’t even believe how cool of a city it was. Similar to Charleston, if you get to live here full time, I am incredibly jealous of you! There is so much to do in Austin, and I certainly wouldn’t mind moving there.
Key West, Florida
John and I went to Key West shortly after we got engaged, and I will always remember the city for our fun exploring and tasty margaritas.
Okay, okay, okay – this one may take a bit of explaining since we live here, but our city is pretty cool – the weather is fabulous (sans summer) and there is a lot of really cool places within close proximity… Sedona, Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon to name a few. It’s a pretty awesome place to live and an awesome travel destination!
John and I have been to many cool places together, but you better believe our “to-travel” list grows daily. Here is a list of current domestic wanderlusts.
AND, if you have been to these places, you better give me your must-sees!
New Orleans, Louisiana
John has been to New Orleans several times, so this destination is not as high on his list, but I’ve been dying to go for a while. It seems like such a unique place with an amazing culture.
New York, New York
Even if I only go once, I really want to go to NYC. We may or may not have a plan in the works (...John just doesn’t know about it yet).
San Francisco, California
Hopefully we will be visiting here this summer!
I don’t really know much about Nashville other than that people are obsessed with it. So, it’s that easy – I must visit and see what the fuss is all about!
Okay, so basically we are dying to visit anywhere in Alaska. It looks like a completely different world and would be so amazing to explore.
What are your favorite US cities to visit?!