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Where To Cool Off This Summerseeker (Seeker Editors) Nothing quite like the summertime heat when it's soft and dewy rather than dizzying- and these destinations can get *hot* but in the most temperate way possible- if you know what we mean. If you are considering heading up north for summer, we're here to let you know that you don't need to freeze on icy tundra for a break from the heat. A simple dip in freshwater, a sip of iced tea on a windy shoreline, or hiking up for a breathtaking look at nature are all perfectly acceptable ways of cooling off while making the most of summertime. Let's check out some of the best getaways for an idyllic summer vacation.
Best Parks To Picnic In Across The USAseeker (Seeker Editors) Pack your favorite basket because we are going on a picnic. These parks across the US are tried and tested, locally loved picnic spots that we personally think are the *best* in the country. From tropical gardens to sprawling meadows, there is no shortage of quaint scenery to lay down your favorite blanket and indulge in a tasty lunch with friends. Including classics like Central Park, and historical reserves such as the Walden Pond- Check out these picks for your next big picnic.
The East Coast by Trainnetanyas (Netanya Trimboli) The best way to see the East Coast of the US is by train. It's quick, comfortable, and drops you off in the heart of the location your visiting. Although it's more expensive than the bus, it's way more reliable and that alone makes it worth it.
Coolest Places To Develop Film Around The Worldmadeleineray (Madeleine Ray) As someone obsessed with using film, I always have to look up the best and most reliable spots for development and printing in every city I visit. These are just a few cozy spots that stood out, diamonds in the rough, who provided excellent service and incredible quality. For those who are also obsessed with quality film development, or just looking to discover something new about the photography world, consider stopping by these off-the-beaten-path spots in some of the most exciting cities of the world on your next vacay.
Best Cities for Trick-Or-Treatingseeker (Seeker Editors) We are so ready for trick-or-treating! Whether you dress up to scare, impress, or get some laughter Halloween is a time for *fun* and candy. These cities across the country feature some of the top-ranked trick-or-treat spots, brimming with neighborhoods that are known for taking Halloween as seriously as we do. With consideration to decorations, costume level, and overall candy satisfaction, consider these cities for a family Halloween getaway. From San Francisco to Philadelphia- let’s take a look at America’s most impressive trick-or-treat destinations.
Christmas Cities Across The USAseeker (Seeker Editors) This list is for the seekers ready with their Santa hats and unconventionally attractive sweaters for a festive getaway. Whether you plan to hit the slopes and enjoy outdoorsy winter fun, shop until you drop at decadent holiday displays, or engage with quirky small-town fun, we have scouted the place for you. With dreamlike, Christmas-card destinations, real-life storybook cities, sparkling metropolises, and cozy off-the-beaten-path spots, we are confident that this list will have the place for you. Happy Holidays from all of us here at Seeker!
Public Art Hotspots Around The United Statesseeker (Seeker Editors) Because we believe that art is for everyone (!) Nothing transforms a cityscape like a massive red abstract work of art clashing against a cloudy sky, or a vibrantly colored mural popping out behind abandoned train tracks. These destinations are famed for their lengthy collection of public artwork, from wine country estates in California decorated in International sculptures to Greensboro painted in every color across every wall of prominence. These are some of the most incredible public art hotspots throughout the country, so grab your best camera and let's go art hunting!
Where To See The Best Fall Foliage In Octoberseeker (Seeker Editors) One thing these breathtaking destinations all have in common is idyllic fall landscapes painted in warm hues and crisp cool air in October. We are gearing up for leaf viewing this season, and these are our must-see October fall foliage spots. For scenic drives through stunning shades of ruby red and vermillion, mouthwatering wine at rich vineyards soaked in autumn tones, and seaside views with leafy landscapes, these are your go-to fall destinations for October.
Cities In The US With Amazing Art Scenesseeker (Seeker Editors) Huge installations, small gallery hopping, and museums full to the brim with bucket-list-worthy pieces- this is the ultimate art guide to the United States. From Marfa to New York City, there is always something exciting to uncover artistically while traveling the diverse map of the country. Whether it is the parties of Art Basel Miami or a day in The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, take a look at our selection of the best cities in the US with amazing Art scenes.
Theme Parks in the USseeker (Seeker Editors) A quintessential summertime experience, amusement parks draw crowds from around the world to embrace the adrenaline, munch on salty snacks, and make memories to last a lifetime. Whether you are planning an exciting first date, friend reunion, or planning out how to give your kids an experience to remember- these amusement parks will not disappoint.
America's Abandoned Ghost Townsseeker (Seeker Editors) Moments are frozen in time at these uncanny towns; ranches in the Old West, coal mining towns, and modern toxic cities, any explorer or history nerd is sure to discover something new at these historical destinations. Experience the California gold rush, or witness the decaying beauty of archival architecture. As the world rushes for “new, new, new” we love taking a moment to reflect on the history that echoes in old structures, and these preserved ghost towns across the country are a passage into ages past, continuously overlooking our modern achievements in antique silence. Let’s try time traveling today Seekers, and take a look into the mysterious and fascinating world of America’s old ghost towns.
Best Dog Friendly Hotels in the USlaurenmack (Lauren Mack) Travel has gone to the dogs! These hotels roll out the red carpet with some doggone cute amenities, including room service and concierge services.
11 drives within 3 hours of Washington, DCnetanyas (Netanya Trimboli) There are so many amazing places to visit within 3 hours of DC, with such a variety of experiences. Many could be standalone trips, while others make a great add-on when visiting the DC area.
Places That Celebrate Christmas Year Roundseeker (Seeker Editors)
Iconic Places in the USseeker (Seeker Editors) These monumental locations have maintained their status as bucket list-worthy travel destinations. Whether it's the iconic Hollywood sign that transports you into a movie or the dirt roads of Route 66, these landmarks are distinguished in how they have influenced culture across the US. Inspiring natural wonders, incredible architecture, sobering memorials, and outright stunning achievements of humanity: enjoy our Seeker-approved list of the most iconic landmarks in the US.
National League Football Stadiums in the USseeker (Seeker Editors)
USA Validatedcamillem1998 (Camille Moinier)
Spilling the Tea. Best Tea Houses and High Tea in the US.michele (Michele Humeston)
MARCIPAN AND CHOCOLATE MUSEUMSste.divita (Stefania Di Vita)
18 of the Craziest New Year’s Eve Ball Drop Events in the USRead more...
Three, two, one…happy new year! Cities around the globe are ushering in the new year with coordinated countdowns and wacky, wild ball drops. Arguably, the most epic New Year’s Eve event is the ball drop in Times Square in New York, but smaller spots host equally exciting countdowns that include dropping quirky objects, like a […]
America’s Next National Park? Top Contenders for 2023Read more...
In 2019, White Sands National Park became America’s 62nd national park. Two years later, New River Gorge National Park became the nation’s 63rd. Now we’re all wondering: which park will take the title next? Lucky for us, the top contenders for America’s next national park include scenic national forests, ancient cultural sites, lazy rivers, and […]
The Best Fall Festivals in the US for 2022Read more...
After a summer of fun in the sun, you autumn know (get it?) about these cozy fall events and festivals. Stretching from the autumnal equinox in late September to the Winter Solstice at the end of December, autumn is the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors by apple picking, leaf peeping, and festival-going. From stargazing to […]
Top Places to See Fall Foliage in the US 2023Read more...
In hues of amber, crimson, and ochre, fall conjures up cozy sweaters, pumpkin spice, and fabulous fall foliage Predicting the best time to see the leaves change is tricky, but many states offer foliage trackers to help travelers time their trips. Looking at past peak periods can also help predict the best time to take […]
50 of the Most Romantic Places in the US by StateRead more...
Love is in the air, around the corner, and all over the map. Whether you prefer long walks on the beach at sunset, wining and dining until the wee hours of the morning, or soaring to new heights – literally, we have 50 shades of ways to spark love, rekindle romance, and induce wanderlust. Let’s […]
17 of the Most Haunted Places in AmericaRead more...
Mysterious and spooky, ghosts have captivated the world for centuries. From ghost stories and seances to haunted tours of the most mysterious places on earth, the fascination with spirits and connecting with the departed skyrockets during autumn with cooler weather, long nights, and, of course, Halloween. The most haunted places in the U.S. are not […]
17 Delicious Food Factory Tours Across the USRead more...
Ever wonder how PEZ is made? Thanks to food factory tours, hungry travelers can satisfy their curiosities…and cravings. Whether you’re road tripping across the US or exploring your own hometown, take a delicious detour at some of the country’s most beloved snack factories. From learning how ice cream is made at Ben & Jerry’s in […]
The Best 4th of July Events for 2022Read more...
As Americans begin to emerge from quarantine, cities from sea to shining sea are ready to celebrate the Fourth of July. Made a federal holiday in 1941, the US celebrates Independence Day on July 4th commemorating when the Declaration of Independence was adopted. From patriotic parades and fireworks to battle reenactments and readings of the […]
9 of the Most Outrageous Theme Parks Treats in the USRead more...
Theme parks know how to do treats. Everywhere you look there are ice cream cones, cotton candy, pretzels, and popcorn. While those are all perfectly acceptable snacks, they aren’t quite the drool-worthy treats you dream about at night, ya know? This list of over-the-top treats will have you saying things like, “I can’t believe those […]
10 Theme Park Celebrations For a Holly, Jolly HolidayRead more...
We know 2020 has been a real Scrooge, but even with modified offerings and health measures in place, theme parks around the world are bringing major Christmas cheer this holiday season. From festive decor to live entertainment and over-the-top holiday treats, even that mean old Scrooge might get a smile on his face. There’s snow […]
The Best Theme Parks Halloween Events for 2022Read more...
Theme parks around the world have devised some positively devilish ways to keep the Halloween spirit alive— or in this case, undead—in 2022. This year, look forward to haunted houses, nighttime coaster rides, pumpkin-spiced treats, and sprawling scare zones with creepy creatures lurking behind every dark corner. Don’t be a jerk-o-lantern: grab a friend and […]
Acadia National Park: The Complete Guide for 2023Read more...
Just south of the beautifully underrated US city of Bar Harbor, Maine, lies Acadia: 47,000-acres of wild woodland, rocky beaches, private islands, and dusty pink mountain peaks. Moose, bear, whales and seabirds hang close to this US national park‘s nearly-untouched Atlantic coast, while campers and hikers adventure deep within its emerald trees. This patch of […]
The Best Festivals For Black Travelers 2022Read more...
Community and Blackness go hand-in-hand. Simply put, it’s not easy living in a world where your culture is constantly appropriated and commodified without credit. As a response, we’ve collectively begun carving out spaces of boldness and Blackness designed by us, for us. While joining Black travel groups and following inspiring Black travel bloggers bring us together, […]