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Portland, Oregon was ranked in the top 10 best cities to visit in the United States. The people who live there like to live by the motto, "Keep Portland Weird". Portland is one of the rare cities in the United States that has a great downtown area, full of restaurants and bars, but is also home to some of the most breathtaking mountains, parks, and waterfalls. Portland is the unofficial beer capital of the world, so if you plan to visit make sure to sign up for a brewery tour. The city is known for being economically friendly and a great place for people with dietary restrictions like vegans and vegetarians! Nicknamed the "City of Roses" be sure to check out some of the 600 different types of roses that inhabit the city.
Dallas is a large city in state of Texas, known for being one of the fastest growing cities in the United States, and the largest metropolitan area in the South of the United States. The city played an important part in history as the center for oil and cotton industries, and is now a popular destination for those wanted to explore some southern food, sports, and entertainment. Dallas is known for its "Tex-Mex" cuisine, most popularly their tacos and margaritas. When you plan your visit, we recommend stopping by a food tour!
Charlotte, North Carolina is the largest city in the state and 17th largest in the country. The city was the epicenter for the Gold Rush, and is now a major financial hub, only second to New York City. The temperature has four seasons, with short cool winters and hot summers. Do not visit Charlotte with expectations to see any snow - this city has only had 4 white Christmas' since it was founded. However, if you are looking for a city booming with both business and history, Charlotte is the place to go. And if you're looking for food suggestions, the state of North Carolina is famous for its delicious BBQ. Charlotte is rumored to be the home of North Carolina’s first barbecue restaurant!
Philadelphia is a city in Pennsylvania, known for its major role in shaping America's history. Commonly known as Philly, the city is a great place to visit if you want to experience the history of our Founding Fathers, and try some delicious Philly Cheesesteaks. Philly is home to 67 National Landmarks! The city has all four major American sports teams, so if you're a fan, we definitely recommend going to a game during your time there. Not only that, but Philadelphia is also known for being home to some of the greatest collegiate institutions including the University of Pennsylvania.
San Diego is a large city on the West Coast known for its perfect year-round climate and beautiful beaches. Unlike some cities, the weather does not change in different times of year, so feel free to visit during any season! Although, San Diego is known for being the city of Avocados, and planning a trip around the Avocado Festival would be a smart plan. More than just famous for avocados, San Diego is known for having very authentic and delicious Mexicana food. The city used to be part of Mexico but was gained by the United States after the Mexican-American war, and it now borders the country. The local craft brewing industry attracts many visitors, and San Diego can be referred to as "America's Craft Beer Capital".