If you’re tired of going to the same old places when you travel around America, you should broaden your horizons a little. Sure, California, Texas and New York are great places to spend a vacation, but there is so much more to this vast country, so why not reach out and explore a little more? It’s something that you certainly won’t regret, so read on now and learn more about just 4 states that are severely underrated despite having a lot to offer.

1. Maine

Maine has a reputation for being a little sleepy and boring, but that’s not exactly fair. The quiet and tranquil surroundings can definitely be every enticing for many people, but that doesn’t mean that it has nothing else to offer. You can hire a car and drive open top through the Cadillac Mountains, for example. Or you might want to explore Sebago lake. The landscapes in this north-eastern state are truly incredible, so don’t dismiss it.

2. Minnesota

Mall of America is one of the most famous things in Minnesota; it even has its own indoor theme park, so it’s not to be missed if you’re travelling with your young family. Aside from that, Minnesota has lots of things to do. There are plenty of rivers and lakes in this part of the world, and that’s why watersports remain very popular indeed there. The theatre scene in Minnesota is also one of the most vibrant in the country, so be sure to catch a play while you’re there.

3. Georgia

There are lots of interesting and impressive things to do in Georgia. If you’re looking for the natural side of the state, you should consider heading to Savannah. You can stay at somewhere like the Iris Garden Inn, and from there explore Forsyth Park. Elsewhere in Georgia, you’ll find Stone Mountain Park, pictured below. The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is also a site that shouldn’t be missed if you care about American history and culture. It’s a place that matters greatly in the state’s history and it tells an incredible story.

4. New Mexico

There’s no doubt about it; the main attraction is New Mexico is the incredibly varied and surprising terrain that you find there. It’s one of the most fascinating states in America from that point of view. The White Sands National Monument sums this up perfectly well. It does what it says on the tin; you can literally walk across huge dunes that are night out of white sand. It’s an experience you won’t forget. The Spanish colonial architecture that’s found all across the state is another big pull for visitors.There are plenty of states in America that don’t get talked about all that much, but that doesn’t mean that they don’t have anything to offer visitors. If you have never been to any of these four states, they should be next on your list of places to visit. As you can see, each of them as plenty to offer.

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