1. Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls is a quintessential American vacation haven. While the Canadian side of Niagara Falls tends to hog the spotlight, don’t let anyone convince you this Western New York destination doesn’t have plenty to offer. Home to America’s oldest state park, fascinating War of 1812 sites, a unique wine region, powerful whirlpools, and, of course, the legendary Niagara Falls, the city presents the perfect blend of outdoor adventure and unique historic locales, sure to make any traveler swoon.