Birthplace of The Star-Spangled Banner. The nation’s victory over the British at Fort McHenry Maryland during the War of 1812, inspired Francis Scott Key to write the words to the song that would later become our national anthem.
The city with 300+ days of sunshine a year hosts a Great American Beer Festival with 3000 different brews. Once Elvis flew from Memphis just to grab a sandwich in Denver.
The unofficial capital of the North Coast was built on Rock and Roll. However, it is not the best place for vampires in summer since it hosts Garlic Festival every August.
The birthplace of 7-Eleven, frozen margarita machine and Laser Tag. The Cowboys have five football trophies and even the term “Super Bowl” was coined by Dallasite Lamar Hunt.
Despite the prohibition hundreds of distilleries were opened in Detroit between 1920 and 1933. It hosts the only marathon in the world with an official underwater mile.
The home of the president Obama is officially one of the happiest places to work in. Since any island not named to a county is considered to be part of Honolulu, it is the largest city in the world in terms of city borders.
A place that launched a thousand gospel, blues and R&B singers. Even though it sits on the top of the volcano, you are pretty safe since it hasn’t erupted in the past 75 million years.
The city was named after a native tribe and is the only major city in the US founded by a woman. Miami is considered to be a scuba diver’s paradise with over 50 wreck sites.
This leading commercial and industrial city has around 238 sunny days annually and it sits on the east bank of the grand Mississippi River. Memphians just adore Elvis, and they preserved everything he got in touch with.
This bicycle friendly city has 350 days of sunshine annually, probably that is why it has one of the America’s top zoos. It is also home of the largest privately funded air museum in the world and one of the largest dry caves in the world is located in Tucson.
Portland is crowded with parks and one of the prettiest ones is actually a dormant volcano,and another one is the smallest park in the world. Portland hosts annual World Naked Bike Ride and it has over 500 types of roses in the International Rose Test Garden.
A lot of things happened for the first time exactly in this city named after a town in England.The first American Lighthouse was built here as well as the first chocolate factory in the U.S. The oldest public park in the U.S. as well as the deepest tunnel in North America is located in Boston.
This fourth most populous city in the nation has an underground pedestrian tunnel system, largest medical center in the world and one of the biggest rodeos in the world. It is also pretty diverse with over 145 different languages spoken in the city.
The “Tall City” known for its downtown skyline was founded as the midway point between Fort Worth and El Paso on the Texas and Pacific Railroad in 1881. It was onetime home of former presidential Bush families.