best USA destinations 2020

The 7 Hottest USA Destinations For 2020

New York? Yeah yeah, we’ve been there, seen the Empire State and paid eye-watering amounts for a cocktail. So, with that in mind, we’ve rounded up the hottest USA destinations for 2020.

These are the cities and towns that are on the rise with both local and foreign tourists. From Savannah’s southern charm to the birthplace of the Phily cheesesteak, here’s the USA destinations to have on your radar right now.

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1. Charlotte, North Carolina

There is more than meets the eye in North Carolina and the amazing city of Charlotte make the point. This cultured metropolis has it all: action packed NASCAR car racing, funky neighbourhoods, renowned museums and fine dining.

Plus, the city is a melting pot of people from all over the country, which is a highlight.

Charlotte World Tour Guides

2. Kansas City, Missouri

There is certain energy in this city that makes it, its people, and its sights an absolute treat. From art to history to family fun, Kansas City is a vibrant gem in America. Dive into its thriving creative arts scene, eclectic mix of entertainment and die-hard sports and droolworthy barbecue.

3. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia is the largest city in Pennsylvania and a wonderful place to live or spend some time in; it also happens to be an incredibly picturesque city with over 2,000 pieces of street art, great food options and a wonderful skyline along the water.

Philadelphia also has an impressive range of museums and historic attractions to explore by day, and great food and secret cocktail bars to seek out at night.

7 Things To Do In Philadelphia

4. Phoenix, Arizona

When it comes to things to do in Phoenix, you’re spoiled for choice. The sunniest city in the United States is a treasure trove of outdoor activities, local charm, delicious food and lively bars. Sure, America’s fifth-largest city still has cowboys and red-rock buttes and the kind of cactus most people see only in cartoons, but it’s also seriously cool here.

Phoenix is also the gateway to the Grand Canyon; the drive to America’s greatest natural wonder takes just 3½ hours.

Phoenix things to do

5. Savannah, Georgia

Not forgetting that famous Southern hospitality, Savannah also has amazing architecture, and rich history-along with global sophistication, funky nightlife and fabulous food. No wonder it’s one of the top USA destinations for 2020.

6. Louisville, Kentucky

Kentucky might be the epicenter of all things horses and bourbon, but there is so much more to see in Louisville. Whether you enjoy museums, tasting all kinds of treats or diving into local culture, you’ll soon see why it’s one of the best cities in America.

Be sure to do the Urban Bourbon Experience: a city-wide trail filled with award-winning micro-distilleries, exhibits and craft cocktail destinations.

best USA destinations 2020

7. Santa Fe, New Mexico 

Santa Fe is laidback and culturally diverse; once a colonial city, there’s legendary history and culture around every corner. Santa Fe has long been a hotspot for arts and culture; Santa Fe ranks as the country’s third largest art market. You’ll find nearly 300 galleries and dealers to explore!

best USA destinations 2020

Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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