Heading out on a road trip with your best bud or taking a couples vacation with your special someone are amazing ways to see the U.S. But sometimes you just feel like taking an adventure by yourself. The best solo trips in the US will take you to cities with plenty to do and explore, and you won’t feel like a weirdo for going at it alone.
When you take a solo trip—be it a day trip or a longer vacation—you can shop, eat and play without worrying about someone else's whims (and no one to get on your nerves). You can get some much-needed alone time while discovering new places. Whether you’re looking for some options for serious soul searching (opt for a place like San Diego with both beaches and great hikes nearby), a bit of history with your travels (pick an older city like Boston or Chicago) or non-stop stimulation through food, activities and entertainment (destinations like Nashville and Portland are foodie heavens with a wealth of live music and other events), these cities and towns have plenty to offer. There are even options for the artsy traveler or the just-wanna-relax type.
Whatever your reason for heading out on your own, these destinations make it easier for a solo traveler to have a great time.
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