Are you itching to get away for a weekend and need some ideas on where to go? There are some awesome US cities that are worth a visit with plenty to do and see. Here are 4 of some of the best weekend getaways.
Charleston, South Carolina
Charleston is a small coastal city with lots of old-world southern charm. A good place to set up house is at one of the hotels in the French Quarter. King Street, in the historic district, is perfect for walking around and taking in the beautiful architecture as well as boutique shopping. Head over to the waterfront for Low Country fresh seafood at Fleet Landing.
Before leaving Charleston, take a short trip just outside of downtown Charleston to visit Boone Hall Plantation. This is one of America’s oldest working farms that is steeped in the history of the south.
Boston is a pedestrian, friendly city. Plan to stay either in the Back Bay area or at one of the hotels in the historic seaport Long Wharf area. Walk the Freedom Trail to tour of some of the city’s most historical sites dating back to the Revolutionary War. Stroll down Newberry Street for some exceptional shopping. The beautiful Boston Common is a respite in the heart of the city.
There are plenty of notable museums and art galleries. And of course, you have to experience the shops and booming food scene at Quincy Market. You should make one of your meals a classic New England seafood experience. Try the 1826 Union Oyster House located near Faneuil Hall.
Nashville, commonly known as Music City, is the epicenter of country music. This is a lively city with a bustling night scene. Nashville is defined by its unique neighborhoods. The Music Row neighborhood is the heart of Nashville’s entertainment industry. Make sure you stop into one of the bars for happy hour and try some Tennessee whiskey. Grab a bite to eat at the great casual dining spots or food trucks. Then, listen to some live music at a local club.
East Nashville is an ethnically diverse and artsy neighborhood. You will find interesting architecture, art galleries, shops, and some really good food. Try the authentic hot chicken at Pepperfire Hot Chicken restaurant.
New York City, New York
There is no denying that New York City has much to offer. However, there is no way you can experience the entire city in one weekend. There are some things you can do that will give you a taste of this bustling city.
Choose a centrally located hotel, perhaps in Midtown. From there you can walk to Central Park, likely the best urban park in the country. After a stroll through the park, visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art at 5th Avenue and 82nd Street. While there, catch a great view of the city from the rooftop sculpture garden.
Catch the #7 train and head to Hudson Yards on the West Side. There are upscale shops, restaurants, and Vessel sculpture. From there you can walk the High Line. Finish up the weekend with a nice Italian brunch or supper at Lidia’s Eataly in the Flatiron District.
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Kyle Dennis is a Professional Trader, Entrepreneur, and Educator with the popular trading program called Raging Bull Trading. He is also the founder of the biotech stock program called Biotech Breakouts. Outside of work, Kyle Dennis is an avid traveler, and enjoys learning about new cultures and cuisines.