Best-Places-in-the-U-S-to-Visit-This-Year-According-to-Lonely-Planet

It’s the time of year when the travel bug hits hardest. You’ve been cooped up inside all winter and are dying for a little exploration. Before you plan your big 2018 adventure, however, listen up. Lonely Planet just unveiled its list of the 10 U.S. destinations you should consider before the end of the year. The list is filled with underrated gems and off-the-beaten-path suggestions, making it far more interesting than your standard NYC, Grand Canyon, blah, blah, blah list. We put the selections below, but make sure you visit Lonely Planet to learn more about why each made the cut. For those with a global budget, consider the picks we made recently.

10. Southeastern Utah

9. Minneapolis, Minnesota

8. Kentucky Bourbon Country

7. Richmond, Virginia

6. Midcoast, Maine

5. Cincinnati, Ohio

4. Florida’s Space Coast

3. Chattanooga, Tennessee

2. Boise, Idaho

  1. California’s Redwood Coast
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