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Visit these American gems before the word gets out

The Active Times Logo By Syjil Ashraf of The Active Times | Slide 1 of 26: Even though America’s most popular destinations are beloved for a reason, sometimes what makes travel exciting is seeking out some undiscovered wonders around the world. You don’t have to go too far to have one of these new experiences, either. These American towns, islands and regions aren’t as universally known as major American tourist hotspots, yet are just as worthy of a visit, whether it’s for natural beauty, an exemplary arts scene or even just impressive architecture. Visit these hidden gems while they’re still a perfect slice of authentic Americana and a place to get away from the tourist hordes.

Hidden American Gems You Need to Visit

Even though America’s most popular destinations are beloved for a reason, sometimes what makes travel exciting is seeking out some undiscovered wonders around the world. You don’t have to go too far to have one of these new experiences, either. These American towns, islands and regions aren’t as universally known as major American tourist hotspots, yet are just as worthy of a visit, whether it’s for natural beauty, an exemplary arts scene or even just impressive architecture. Visit these hidden gems while they’re still a perfect slice of authentic Americana and a place to get away from the tourist hordes.

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