Most Touristy U.S. States

This list is not based on the income generated by each state's tourism industry, but on its association with dream destinations for tourists. This list is also based strictly on tourist experience, not the experience of the people who have to live there.

The Top Ten

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

Known for its beaches and volcanoes. Considered the most beautiful state in the U.S. - ShuhBanggg

2 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. ...read more.

The red woods, beaches, Hollywood, California has got it all. - ShuhBanggg

3 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 ...read more.

The Big Apple and Lady Liberty, among other things - ShuhBanggg

4 Florida Florida is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Florida is the southeasternmost U.S. state, with the Atlantic on one side and the Gulf of Mexico on the other.

A lot of theme parks, beaches, and Magic - ShuhBanggg

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

Mainly known for Las Vegas, but also has some awesome outdoors just outside the city. Rock climber Alex Honnold lives in Las Vegas specifically for that reason. - ShuhBanggg

6 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.

A gem of a state, with gorgeous landscapes and whale watching, plus a very small state population - ShuhBanggg

7 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.

Mountains, nature, hiking, snow boarding, skiing. It's all here. - ShuhBanggg

8 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.

A lot of colonial history and iconic landmarks are in this state, especially in Boston - ShuhBanggg

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

Many iconic colonial landmarks, plus the city of Philadelphia, home of the Rocky Balboa steps and statue - ShuhBanggg

10 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 Grand Canyon, among other iconic natural landmarks - ShuhBanggg

The Contenders

11 Louisiana
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