The Most Interesting Parts of the U.S.: Southeast

Visiting the U.S. is on many people’s bucket list. Being such a big country and having so many places that are worth seeing, it can become quite challenging when you are deciding what to visit. If you are considering the Southeast part, there are a lot of places you can visit and you will not be disappointed by what you will see.

You might want to check out the most interesting parts of Southeast USA that will offer you unforgettable experiences:

 

Washington D.C.

Starting off with the famous capital of this magnificent country is a must do. Being one of the most famous cities in the world, it has a lot to offer but it does not require that you spend too much time on it. There are a number of places you can visit that are also free.

Take a stroll through the Second World War memorial and make your way up the stairs to the Lincoln Memorial. Then you can check out the Washington Monument while maybe enjoying a picnic near it. The Smithsonian Museums are all free and include a total of 19 museums, all of which have key items that you need to see.

 

Baltimore, Maryland

Maryland is the state that offered the world two of the most well-known authors of horror and thriller fiction: Stephen King and Edgar Allen Poe. There are a lot of sites to visit in Baltimore. The city is the second largest seaport in the Mid-Atlantic.

Poe’s memorial and the National Aquarium are two of the primary things you should see. Take a stroll through the city’s beautiful park and spend some time in the art museums.

 

Atlanta, Georgia

The capital of its state and one of the most known cities in the U.S., Atlanta played a huge part in the shaping of the American history. Famous for playing key roles in both the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement in 1960, Atlanta has a variety of landmarks that need to be seen.

If you are a lover of animals, you need to check out the Georgia Aquarium, which holds well over 120,000 species of sea animals. Also, the Zoo of Atlanta, which has over 1500 species, is a place you must see. Martin Luther King, Jr. National History Park is a key attraction in Atlanta being the birthplace and resting place of the famous freedom fighter that changed the world. You could also check the Olympic fountains and if you fancy, you could go for some obscure Coca-Cola tasting at the World of Coca-Cola.

 

New Orleans, Louisiana

Crescent City has a lot to offer. It is famous for its nightlife and it’s filled with culture, art, and music. There is a lot to do in this city, so if you are short on time, you should choose wisely.

The Frenchmen Street and French Quarter are two areas of the city filled with jazz and culture that are famous for causing addiction. If you fancy outdoor drinking, then you can take a stroll through Bourbon Street during the night and be sure that you will leave all your stress behind. Also, if you want to get in touch with nature, you can visit the Garden District or book some boat trips in the Bayou and the famous swamps of Louisiana.

 

Orlando, Florida

One of the large cities in Florida and home to more than a dozen theme parks, Orlando is the perfect getaway. Two of the biggest attractions are Walt Disney World and Universal Studios. So, take a stroll through the magical world of Disney and visit the Harry Potter world at Universal Studios.

Don’t forget to walk through the gates of the Magic Kingdom as well and be sure to spend some time at the water slider from SeaWorld Orlando. Epcot is the place to go if you are interested in futuristic world themed parks. The largest collection of Tiffany Glass is also on display at the Charles Morse Museum of American Art.

 

Miami, Florida

You cannot go to the South-eastern part of the U.S. and not spend some time in Miami. This is one of the most famous cities in the world when it comes to having fun and relaxing. It’s full of beautiful beaches where you can relax and tan to your heart’s content.

If you want to stay out of the sun, you can take a look at the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens that are filled with art and cultural objects. Moreover, the Miami Seaquarium offers you some sea-life and aquatic shows to look forward to. Last, but not least, one place you can go if you are looking to buy some souvenirs for back home is the Bayside Marketplace, where you can find almost anything you’re looking for.

These are only a few places that you can check out during your trips in this area. There are a lot of other places and some are not mainstream but are equally beautiful. So, pack your luggage, equip yourself with the right safety advice and get ready for the amazing experiences the South-eastern coast has to offer.