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We men are often creatures of habit that get stuck in routines of where to go and what to do so it becomes a pattern of always going back to the same place for our annual golf getaway, fishing trip, or hunting trip but as the pandemic recedes it's time to try something new. Let's get out there and explore America! Here are some ideas to help you get that process started!

Sometimes, the noise of the world needs to be drowned out and we all need a little time to reconnect with the people most important in our lives and in the United States we have awesome hotels (check out for a romantic getaway), to big city brands that put you right in the action, to hidden away gems far from the madding crowd.

 

Top Five Best Cities For A Guys Getaway

America is home to some of the planet’s most iconic cities, a true testament to the pioneering spirit of man. Featuring skyscrapers, parks, museums, galleries, amazing nightlife, and restaurants and is home to some of the nation’s most revered cultural sites and monuments, also - perfect for couples or families because of the vast amount of things to do.  The top five cities for city breaks in America are:

  1. New York
  2. Las Vegas
  3. Miami
  4. Philadelphia
  5. Los Angeles

 

Top Five Best Epic Road Trip Routes

If city-slicking is not your vibe, then fear not intrepid traveler because the United States is also home to some of the world’s most legendary road trips. Perfect for families, couples, or even solo travel, the great American road trip has been a staple for millions of open road fans from America, and around the world.

  1. Route 66.
  2. Blue Ridge Parkway, Carolinas, and Virginia.
  3. Pacific Coast Highway, California.
  4. Silverado Trail, California.
  5. Scenic Byway 12, Utah.

 

Top Five Best National Parks For Wildlife Viewing

America’s national parks are the envy of the world, and the great news here is that they’re usually a lot more affordable than some of the other vacation options in the United States. They’re great for families, offer dozens of activities for the summer and winter seasons and you’ll get to bond with your people in exciting ways.

  1. Acadia National Park, Maine
  2. Teddy Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota
  3. Olympic National Park, Washington
  4. Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee & North Carolina
  5. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho

 

Top Five Best For Guys Looking For A Beach Break

Most folks think of beach breaks as the domain of sunny southern states like Florida, California, and Hawaii but we've also included a favorite spot, St. Joseph, Michigan in our list because it has beautiful sand, fresh water beaches, and some of the best wine and beer in America. While it might be too cold for swimming during the winter months, it is an epic destination for a guys getaway beach break during the summer!

  1. Maui, Hawaii
  2. St Joseph, Michigan
  3. Sanibel, Florida
  4. Destin, Florida
  5. San Diego, California

America really does have it all, from fabulous wine tasting to some of the most breathtakingly beautiful landscapes anywhere in the world and with COVID restrictions that just won’t go away, making travel abroad trickier than usual, it’s a good time to rediscover some home turf.

Just remember that you aren't the only member of the family that needs a break. While your partner is probably thinking of her own girls weekend getaways, a romantic getaway is important too. You've booth been cooped up in the house for far too long and maybe romance has gotten a bit stale.  

Planning a romantic getaway is even more important than a trip with the guys, so make sure to show her how much she matters by booking a romantic hotel (here are some VA suites with hot tub for example) or a bed and breakfast that offers cooking classes, or maybe even something more exotic like a Mississippi river cruise.


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James' passion for exploration and sense of duty to his community extends beyond himself. This means he is dedicated to providing a positive role model for other men and especially younger guys that need support so that they can thrive and be future positive contributors to society. This includes sharing wisdom, ideas, tips, and advice on subjects that all men should be familiar with, including: family travel, men's health, relationships, DIY advice for home and yard, car care, food, drinks, and technology. Additionally, he's a travel advisor and a leading men's travel influencer who has been featured in media ranging from New York Times to the Chicago Tribune, and LA Times. He's also been cited by LA Weekly "Top Travel Bloggers To Watch 2023" and featured by Muck Rack: "Top 10 Outdoor Journalists for 2022".

He and his wife Heather live in St Joseph, Michigan - across the lake from Chicago.