This vast expanse of country is an ideal location all year round, depending on what kind of holiday you’re looking for, and its cultural diversity is one of its biggest draws. When people think of the US, they often turn to the Big Apple, or the casinos of Nevada, but 2017 could see a huge shift towards some of the lesser known cities and states, where people are looking for more value, more history and more culture for their money. Here, we’ve put together a list of some of the best holiday destinations in America 2017 will have to offer. All you need to do is get your US ESTA or visa sorted, your passport renewed or ready, and get packing! The following places on our list are certain to take your breath away.

New Orleans

If music, relaxation, and food is your thing, then there’s no better choice than New Orleans. While the likes of New York, Florida and Las Vegas have dominated the headlines for most popular US holiday destination, we can see New Orleans creeping up behind ready to take hold. What’s not to like about New Orleans? The home of Jazz Music and gumbo, the incredible history and laid-back culture of the people, New Orleans truly is an astonishingly forgotten about destination. We can see 2017 being the year for the capital of Jazz to really make its name as the best holiday location for the year!


If you’re a fan of history, science, and food, then Chicago is the perfect holiday location for you in the US. There is so much to see and do in this wonderful city that you will be absolutely amazed by its brilliance. Firstly, you can take a walking tour to explore all of the incredible architecture around the city while also learning a little bit more about its history. Then you can visit the biggest science museum that you can find in the Western Hemisphere and you can finish off with a meal at the best molecular-gastronomy restaurant in the US – Alinea.

San Diego

When people think of California, the majority of them will turn straight to San Francisco, and ignore all of the other beautiful areas within the state. One such state that is likely to make its name in 2017 is San Diego. The traditional California experience is the highlight of San Diego, with beautiful beaches and even a great amusement park, San Diego really is like something straight out of a film. With plenty of restaurants and beach side bars, and a number of live music locations, San Diego is an ideal beach holiday location, perfect for relaxing in 2017.


Sedona is an interesting and relatively secluded place, but with some excellent pool and spa resorts ready to be explored, this part of Arizona is an ideal location for those looking for ultimate relaxation. But lounging around by the pool isn’t the only thing Sedona is good for. With a huge number of hiking trails, biking tours and horseback riding opportunities, you can be certain that you will have a varied, yet incredible time here.