The city of Louisville, Kentucky lights up before night begins
Louisville, Kentucky is making a name for itself as a culinary destination, having taken out the number one prestigious spot on the National Geographic Traveler’s list of "Top Food Cities."
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10 Amazing Vacation Spots in the USA to Visit in Summer 2019

Louisville, Kentucky

Bourbon and bluegrass are the flavors of Louisville in the warmer months. Summer evenings in Kentucky come alive with the sounds of the banjo and fiddle, and an excellent line-up of distilleries invite enthusiastic tastings.

Louisville is also making a name for itself as a culinary destination, having taken out the number one spot on the National Geographic Traveler’s list of “Top Food Cities” in 2017. While in town, make sure to grab a Hot Brown, the turkey sandwich that is causing so much fuss in the foodie world.

A meadow of flowers continues down to the mountains of AlaskaWhen the ice and the snow disappear from Alaska, it leaves behind stunning green landscapes and wilderness unfurling for miles on end.Photo Credit: iStockPhoto.com / sorincolac

Alaska

You might not be able to get there in your car, but summer is the perfect time to explore Alaska. When the ice and the snow disappear, they leave behind green landscapes and wilderness unfurling for miles on end, beckoning to the bold and adventurous.

On a vacation in Alaska, you can take getting off the beaten track a step further and leave roads behind altogether. A place to truly discover your wild side, you can climb to the highest peak in North America, camp under a million stars and maybe even spot caribou.

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A distant view of an emerald color ocean drifts in-and-out of a beachThe Florida Panhandle in Destin, Florida includes miles of soft sand stretching along the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico.Photo Credit: iStockPhoto.com / digidreamgrafix

Destin, Florida

There is more to Florida than just Miami and theme parks. The Florida Panhandle is road trip heaven, miles of soft sand stretching along the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

One of many serene vacation spots on this coast, Destin is the kind of place that makes you feel like you have left the mainland behind and escaped to an island. Long afternoons strolling along the boardwalk, sinking your toes into the white-sand beaches, or enjoying decadent seafood, will lull you into a state of pure relaxation.

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