Top 10 Best U.S. States to Visit on Vacation

The Top Ten

1 Florida Florida

Great place to visit been their 11 times. I would love to go back a 12th time. LETS GO PRIDE

Been here 4 times, and will go again in a heartbeat. Would like to go to southern florida in January though. Only been here in August, and it's damn hot. - CheesyNachos

Disney World was a nightmare. - Smash64

Going here for spring break is one of the most generic moves ever

2 Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii is the 50th and most recent state of the United States of America, receiving statehood on August 21, 1959.

Been there two times. Paradise! - jazzbea

Its not safe on the big island, an eruption happened there, causing hundreds of earthquakes! - Wobblygaming7

I love Hawaii BEST place every it's warm every day winter is like summer Florida and that stupid stuff sucks! Hawaii

Looks like a beautiful place to live. My sister lived there and the pictures are so beautiful. - westofohio

3 California California California is a state in the Southwestern United States. With 39.6 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 square kilometers), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento, and the largest city is Los Angeles. more.

I've been here 5 times and I can't wait until I get to go for the 6th time!

There's amusement parks, beaches, national parks, historical landmarks, cultural centers, and more. Plus, your vacation probably won't be interrupted by bad weather, since it's almost always sunny in California. - ethanmeinster

Has it all from a long and differing seacoast to beautiful hills and incredibly dangerous and beautiful Sierras. Add the valleys where wine is grown and you've have something for everyone. Like Disneyland it cannot be seen in a brief time limit. - mgenet

heck yeah california has everything from LA to beverly hills to yosemite natioal park... best skate parks, shopping centres you name it - Okami

4 New York New York New York is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic Region. New York was one of the original thirteen colonies that formed the United States. With an estimated 19.54 million residents in 2018, it is the fourth most populous state. In order to distinguish the state from the city with the same name, it is more.

The City that never sleeps. Love NYC - jazzbea

Worst state ever!

New Yorkers are jerks!

The Big Apple is a great place, but for those who want to see the wild side of New York, go to the adirondacks,

5 Texas Texas Texas is a state in the Southern USA. It is the second largest by area and population. Its largest city is Houston.

It’s an underrated state to visit because of all the stereotypes. The weather is unpredictable in a good and bad way

I recently visited Houston, Corpus Christi, San Antonio, and Dallas and I can say Texas is definitely the best state to vacation in. It's beautiful and the people there are very friendly. I feel Texas is something to really be proud of.

Ain't no state better than Texas!

I live here, and I don't want to take a vacation, so yeah... - Nejixchan

6 Alaska Alaska Alaska is a U.S. state situated in the northwest extremity of the Americas. The Canadian administrative divisions of British Columbia and Yukon border the state to the east; it has a maritime border with Russia to the west across the Bering Strait.

It’s sooo cold but so fun!

Wanna go here - lilrocketman

As an Alaskan girl I think it's cool here and no we don't live on igloos we live in small and large houses like anyone els it's beautiful and there is lots of wild life and our Alaskan state fair is the bomb! - Hanpan

Love dem rivers?

7 Colorado Colorado Colorado is a state in the United States encompassing most of the Southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.

Skiing and snowboarding clearly nobody's been to Colorado should be right behind Hawaii

8 South Carolina South Carolina South Carolina is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. The state is bordered to the north by North Carolina, to the south and west by Georgia across the Savannah River, and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean.

My go to vacation spot. Always someplace to go to have fun. - HauntingStomper


9 Wyoming Wyoming Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the Western United States. The state is the tenth largest by area, but the least populous and the second least densely populated of the 50 United States.


Head to yellowstone

10 Utah Utah Utah is a state in the western United States. It became the 45th state admitted to the Union on January 4, 1896. Utah is the 13th-largest, the 31st-most populous, and the 10th-least-densely populated of the 50 United States.

The greatest state!

Home to Lake Powell, the best vacation spot ever.

Zion National Park, the reservoirs, the mountains, the atmosphere� need I say more? - kiwigreeneyes

The Contenders

11 Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

Pennsylvania > New York

Dorney Park and Hershey is fun

I live In Philly. It's so close to the NJ shore and I live only 1 hr from Dorney Park and 2 hrs from Hershey Park. I also live 2 hrs from NYC!

12 Maryland Maryland Maryland is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

I live in Maryland and I have to say we have some pretty cool places like Six Flags of America and Ocean City. - Ilovestephanie

Clean boardwalk!

Ocean City is awesome

Maryland rocks the most, not Hawaii!

13 North Carolina North Carolina North Carolina is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. The state borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west, Virginia to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.

First in flight
First in innovation
First in advancement
- North Carolina is epic!

14 Nevada Nevada Nevada is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States of America.

This should be in the top 10...Las Vegas is one of the best vacation spots.

Vegas is awesome

IKR...Vegas is AWESOME!

15 Illinois Illinois Illinois is a state in the midwestern region of the United States. It is the 5th most populous state and 25th largest state in terms of land area, and is often noted as a microcosm of the entire country.

Chicago is a beautiful, clean city to visit. Easy to get around and so many fun things to do and see.
The vast selection of Restaurants from cheap eats to fine dining.
The best music in the world. Chicago Blues.
A wonderful vacation place for people of all ages.
Important! The entire city is handicap accessible. - jazzbea


16 Virginia Virginia Virginia, officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a state located in the South Atlantic region of the United States.

Best USA Theme parks in the world No Doubt


17 Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas is a state located in the Southeastern region of the United States. Its name is of Siouan derivation, denoting the Quapaw Indians.

The ozarks has it all

18 Arizona Arizona Arizona is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States. It is also part of the Western and the Mountain states.

The lakes are amazing and grand canyon is beautiful.

So much to do there, I went there for 9 weeks and did different activities every single day and still could not cover up every activity!

19 Georgia Georgia Georgia is a state located in the southeastern United States. It was established in 1732, the last of the original Thirteen Colonies.

GO GEORGIA - teryer

Georgia ROCKS! I live there anyway! - Stormver101

I'm going there in a few months time! :D - Wolftail

20 Delaware Delaware Delaware is one of the Mid-Atlantic states located in the Northeast megalopolis region of the United States.
21 Washington Washington Washington is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States located north of Oregon, west of Idaho, and south of the Canadian province of British Columbia on the coast of the Pacific Ocean. It is the only state named after a president.

In seattle - FerrariDude64

22 Louisiana Louisiana
23 New Mexico New Mexico
24 Connecticut Connecticut
25 Rhode Island Rhode Island Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States.
26 Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee is a state located in the southeastern United States. Tennessee is the 36th largest and the 17th most populous of the 50 United States.

I love the Dixie Stampede dinner show

I just returned from my first visit here, and it was AMAZING!

Love my mountains

I LiVe HeRe

27 New Hampshire New Hampshire

New Hampshire is a great place to vacation to you can do lots of stuff in all the seasons we just don't get credited enough

28 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts, officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England part of the northeastern region of the United States.

This is the place for summer. On cape Call of Duty, the beaches fill up fast. People love this area because of its North Atlantic charm, great seafood and calm water. Although this is not a tropical place, the summer has perfect weather that is not to warm or cold. You can relax on a beach while munching on a nice lobster tail.

Worst state ever!

29 Idaho Idaho Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States. Idaho is the 14th largest, the 39th most populous, and the 7th least densely populated of the 50 United States.

Born and raised. Middleton ID

I want to visit Idaho - koopatroopaandgoomba4ever

30 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.

Beautiful state! Wisconsin dells, Milwaukee, north woods, and tons more!

We do have Americas largest waterpark

The Ashland/Bayfield area is beautiful, great views of lake superior and the hills along the shores

31 Oregon Oregon Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. Oregon is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean, on the north by Washington, on the south by California, on the east by Idaho, and on the southeast by Nevada.

So many cool things here youd be surprised

32 Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota is a state in the Midwestern United States. Minnesota was admitted as the 32nd state on May 11, 1858, created from the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory.

Mall of America! - FerrariDude64

33 Montana Montana Montana is a state in the Western region of the United States. The state's name is derived from the Spanish word montaña.

Most beautiful state to vacation in!

34 Maine Maine

Get this off of here. Maine is a horrible place to vacation. Once you eat an overpriced lobster roll there ain't much of nothing else going on here. It's mostly a dead-zone for cellular and internet service.
People are angry and unfriendly. - jazzbea

Should be #2 right under Utah. Acadia National Park, Appalachian Trail, beaches, lighthouses, skiing...

35 Michigan Michigan

Lots of fun and snow

Go Green

Go blue

We've got beautiful beaches, more fun to swim in than saltwater... - Turkeyasylum

Theses thumbs are offensive to this user, the 3 users should be ashamed - McKing1003

36 Indiana Indiana
37 Ohio Ohio Ohio is a state in the midwestern region of the United States. Ohio is the 34th largest by area, the 7th most populous, and the 10th most densely populated of the 50 United States.

Think about this great wolf lodge, cedar point rock Roll Hall Of Fame and national park in one state

Its awesome I live here

38 Nebraska Nebraska Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States. Its state capital is Lincoln.
39 Missouri Missouri Missouri is a state located in the Midwestern United States. It is the 21st most extensive, and the 18th most populous of the fifty states.

We have the biggest movie screen so boi

It’s a wonderful land of fun!

The state with the most caves.

40 Mississippi Mississippi
41 Kansas Kansas Kansas is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern United States. It is named after the Kansa Native American tribe, which inhabited the area.
42 New Jersey New Jersey New Jersey is a state in the northeastern and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. It is bordered on the north and east by New York, on the southeast and south by the Atlantic Ocean, on the west by Pennsylvania, and on the southwest by Delaware.

The boardwalks are awesome, especially Ocean City, Atlantic City, Wildwood, and Seaside Heights!

I love the NJ shore. It's fun, there's a lot of boardwalks with rides and arcades. Ocean City NJ is one of my favorites. I also like Atlantic City, Seaside Heights, and Wildwood.

43 Oklahoma Oklahoma
44 Vermont Vermont

It’s nice

45 Alabama Alabama Alabama is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west.
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