Orlando Florida includes a contrast between several Disney World Parks and a downtown Orlando, with a history center plus the Church Street Station area for dining and entertainment.
The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul Minnesota rank high for "quality of life" experiences. Vacation travel visitors enjoy the Guthrie Theatre, Nicollet Mall, fine dining, the lakes within the urban area, and icons such as the State Capitol in St. Paul.
The Florida Everglades National Park is a slow-motion river, only a few inches deep but 50 miles wide and a hundred miles long, America's greatest wetland ecosystem. Among things to see and do, consider Marco Island, Everglades City, kayaking and canoeing, reading Marjory Stoneman Douglas' The Everglades: River of Grass, Flamingo, and the Anhinga Trail.
New York City seems as resilient as ever, perhaps aided by the city's basic exuberance and vitality.
The annual spring Cherry Blossom Festival in Wasington, D.C., has blossoming cherry trees, a parade, and the Sakura Matsuri Japanese festival.
Denmark presents the traveler with an intriguing mix of civilized pleasures in Copenhagen and grand castles in a green countryside outside the metropolis, both north in Zealand and west on the island of Funen.