We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Travelers' Choice

Trending Destinations — United States

Even during a topsy-turvy year, these destinations were on the upswing, growing in popularity, gaining positive reviews, and fueling wanderlust in travelers eager to get back out there.
World United States
Gatlinburg, at the heart of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, is an ideal base for a family looking to explore the park's numerous offerings. After you've gone hiking, fishing, rafting or horseback riding, ride an elevator 342 feet to the top of the... more
Shop for hotels in Gatlinburg
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Saint Augustine is a luxurious, romantic vacation spot—you’ll find classic hotels and intimate restaurants. Those can be a dime a dozen, though. What sets Saint Augustine apart is its history—it’s the oldest European settlement in the U.S. And nowhere else in... more
Shop for hotels in St. Augustine
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Located on Florida's Gulf Coast, Fort Myers offers its own great beaches as well as being surrounded by some 100 barrier and coastal islands to explore. The shelling is stupendous, and the nearby Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum is inspirational. The Great Calusa... more
Shop for hotels in Fort Myers Beach
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Set against the misty blue backdrop of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee is a gateway to 500 thousand acres of Appalachian wilderness. If hiking over 800 miles of mountain trails and camping in dense ancient forests isn't your... more
Shop for hotels in Pigeon Forge
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Moab attracts all types of outdoor adventurers. Mountain biking is huge here—experts claim it has some of the best trails in the world—as are rock-climbing and hiking. And the setting, with its gorgeous red rocks, can't be beat. more
Shop for hotels in Moab
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
White beaches, a sparkling sea, a strawberry daiquiri in hand—what more do you need in a vacation? Marco Island brings visitors the best that the Ten Thousand Islands have to offer. Scavenge for seashells or hit the links for a sunny session of golf. Explore... more
Shop for hotels in Marco Island
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Estes Park is located 7,522 feet above sea level, nestled in the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Shops, galleries and boutiques line the main street, which has a quaint, small-town ambiance. Exceptional outdoor adventures await both families and... more
Shop for hotels in Estes Park
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Long known as a golfer's paradise, Hilton Head Island is heaven for any type of sports enthusiast. Tennis, volleyball, polo, championship golf on some of the best fairways in the United States - those are just a few athletic options. In fact, the island plays... more
Shop for hotels in Hilton Head
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Home to some of the best beaches in America, Clearwater is a great family beach destination. Sure, it’s in Florida, but it’s not Giant Rodent Florida (a.k.a. Orlando) or Crazy Spring Break Florida (a.k.a. Fort Lauderdale). Rather, it’s Calm, Old-Fashioned... more
Shop for hotels in Clearwater
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
What outdoor activity can’t you do here? In the winter, there’s skiing (regular, cross-country, snowcat and heli-), snowshoeing and dogsledding. In summer, there’s fly-fishing, rafting (white-water or scenic) and hot-air balloon rides. more
Shop for hotels in Jackson
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Prospectors discovered gold when they founded Breckenridge in 1859. Today, this historic mining town is fostering a whole new set of riches: world-class skiing, an expansive trail network, festivals and events, a vibrant Main Street and plenty of ways to... more
Shop for hotels in Breckenridge
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Set in the Ozark Mountains, Eureka Springs is the perfect antidote for the stressed-out traveler: A gorgeous community with perfectly preserved historical Victorian buildings built around the city's natural hot springs — all of which are worth exploring,... more
Shop for hotels in Eureka Springs
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Looking to relax in the sun? Palm Springs, with 354 days of sunshine per year, might be the place for you. Relax poolside or visit one of the many area spas… or tour some fantastic examples of mid-century modern architecture. more
Shop for hotels in Palm Springs
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Scottsdale has more spas per capita than any other city in the U.S.—so whether you’re looking for the latest medi-spa technology or a new-agey, bohemian vibe, there’s sure to be something for you. It's a good thing, too—after spending all day touring the... more
Shop for hotels in Scottsdale
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Camden, Maine is proud to call itself the "Jewel of the Coast." A beautiful seaport town with a harbor full of sail boats, Camden has been used as the setting for so many movies, from Carousel to Peyton Place, that it is what many people think of when they... more
Shop for hotels in Camden
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
© 2021 TripAdvisor LLC All rights reserved.

This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu.