Best Cities to Visit in the United States


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Stunning night views of Anchorage, Alaska

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“I’ve been to about 34 states,” said Grace Suh (12), “There are so many stunning towns to visit in the United States.”


Like Yorba Linda, California, there are countless beautiful cities to visit in the United States. Let’s get to know some of the greatest cities in the United States you could visit this summer!


1. Hershey, Pennsylvania

About 2,611 miles away from Yorba Linda, Hershey is an unincorporated community in Pennsylvania where the famous Hershey’s chocolates are made. Hershey is a place for chocolate lovers where they can explore chocolate attractions and take chocolate factory tours.

Places you must visit in Hershey

1. Hershey Park

2. Hershey’s Chocolate World

3. The Antique Automobile Club of America Museum

4. Hershey Gardens

5. Indian Echo Caverns


2. Anchorage, Alaska

About 3,439 miles away from Yorba Linda, Anchorage is Alaska’s largest and most sophisticated city known for its cultural sites and spectacular scenery.  Anchorage is a city with a wonderful combination of modern conveniences and outdoor life.

Places you must visit in Anchorage

1. Chugach State Park

2. Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

3. Tony Knowles Coastal Trail

4. Kincaid Park

5. Lake Eklutna


3. Eugene, Oregon

About 898 miles away from Yorba Linda, Eugene is Oregon’s second largest city, and it is known for having a dynamic mix of art and culture, great education programs, and various outdoor activities.

Places you must visit in Eugene

1. Alton Baker Park

2. Hult Center for the Performing Arts

3. Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

4. Mount Pisgah Arboretum

5. University of Oregon


4. Albuquerque, New Mexico

About 777 miles away from Yorba Linda, Albuquerque is the largest city in Mexico and features spectacular desert vistas. Every October, Albuquerque hosts the world’s largest international balloon fiesta.

Places you must visit in Albuquerque

1. Albuquerque Biological Park

2. Sandia Peak Tramway

3. ABQ BioPark Zoo

4. Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

5. Petroglyph National Monument


5. Minneapolis, Minnesota

About 1,916 miles away from Yorba Linda, Minneapolis is a perfect spot for those who enjoy physical activities such as biking and cycling. Minneapolis is also a home to performing arts and cultural landmarks.

Places you must visit in Minneapolis

1. Lake Calhoun

2. Minnehaha Park

3. Minneapolis Institute of Art

4. Mill City Museum

5. Walker Art Center


6. Missoula, Montana

About 1,202 miles away from Yorba Linda, Missoula is a city located along the Clark Fork River in Montana. Missoula is famous for its beautiful scenery and fly fishing.

Places you must visit in Missoula

1. Mount Sentinel

2. Lolo National Forest

3. Rattlesnake National Recreation Area

4. Caras Park

5. Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation


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