The town boasts many tours, wine tasting rooms and even a museum of nutcrackers from the ancient to the quirky.
Nearby Alpine Lakes Wilderness offers adventures in biking, hiking, skiing and more.
It sits on highway 101 and the highway is one big long strip of tourist activity with motels, gas stations, fast food, grocery stores, tourist trinket stores, and a casino.
One moment you are traveling along the interstate enjoying the sprawling vistas offered by the desert, and the next moment you have graduated to a mountainous area covered with ponderosa pines and snow-capped peaks.
This is Flagstaff, one of the more well-known cities in Arizona located near the Grand Canyon and San Francisco Peaks.
From the Albuquerque Biological Park to the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center to the American International Rattlesnake Museum or the Meteorite and Geology Museums, there is plenty to accomplish in any given trip.
Much more than most people give the city credit for.
During the summer there are several yearly events that take place including the Seaside Sandcastle Event, Hood to Coast and an annual volleyball tournament that brings in hundreds of people to compete. Arty, alternative Seattle might rain like India during monsoon season at times, but there’s little else depressing about it.
From the iconic Space Needle (only worth ascending should the weather be dramatically better than average, unless you want to be staring at the insight of a cloud or watching raindrops drip off the window) to a lively outdoor culture and fashionable coffee & nightlife scene, anyone who likes things up to the minute and different is going to love this city.
Missoula is dubbed the Garden City for its mild winters relative to the rest of Montana.
It’s no wonder we’re suffering some growing pains: Missoula is a pretty good place to live.
Due to its relative economic vitality, high quality of life, and proximity to world-class outdoor recreation, it is often featured in various publications’ lists of “best places to live.” The area is served by the Idaho Falls Regional Airport and is home to the Idaho Falls Chukars minor league baseball team.
Boasting Tudor revival architecture, a Bavarian Village style shopping area, an annual Bavarian Christmas celebration and one of the largest Oktoberfest celebrations outside of Munich, Leavenworth offers up a little slice of Germany in the center of its spectacular Pacific Northwest landscape.
Take a free class (available at most casinos) on how to beat the dealer at poker, blackjack, roulette, or pretty much any other gambling game you’d like to try your hand at, before hitting the infamous casino floors at Caesar’s Palace, The Bellagio or the MGM Grand.