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60 iconic things to do in America at least once in your life

Before you pay thousands of dollars to travel the world, consider looking in your own backyard — you’ll find plenty of things you really should do at least once in your lifetime.

Flaming Gorge defies its name with cool, watery activities

Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area, in southwestern Wyoming and northeastern Utah, makes an ideal summer destination for those seeking cool weather, stunning scenery or lots of water-related activities. It’s about a nine-hour drive from Las Vegas, but rewards the effort.

Try the Grand Canyon’s North Rim for smaller crowds, great views

If you are planning a visit to Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, consider the North Rim instead of the better-known South Rim. This area of the park gets only about 10 percent of the number of visitors who crowd the South Rim.

Hawaii to relax testing rules for travelers vaccinated in US

Hawaii will drop its testing and quarantine rules for fully vaccinated domestic travelers in two weeks. Gov. David Ige said Thursday the state will drop the current travel restrictions for vaccinated U.S. mainland traveler