B Adventurous: 15 Vacation Spots to Visit in 2015

A wise man once said: “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.”

Top 15 Vacay Destinations

It’s 2015, folks. So this year, B adventurous. As you’re saving up and marking your calendar for your next big trip, check out some of the Bs’ favorite travel destinations and what to experience while you’re there. From small to big cities, from seasides to mountainsides, our top picks feature a place for every style and budget.

1. Colorful Cityscape
Portland, Oregon

Multnomah Falls

2. Small Town, Grand Scenery
Dandridge, Tennessee

  • Must do: Head out to Douglas Lake and rent a pontoon boat
  • Must eat: The Bible Burger at Tinsley-Bible Drug Co
  • Must drink: The chocolate malt at Tinsley-Bible Drug Co

3. Island Getaway
Key West, Florida

4. Historical Gem
San Miguel de Allende (SMA), Guanajuato, Mexico

  • Must see: Some of SMA’s many art galleries
  • Must do: Travel to see historic sites of Independence in Guanajuato
  • Must eat: A hotdog from a street vendor
  • Must drink: Squirt, a carbonated beverage similar to Fresca

5. Big Easy 
New Orleans, Louisiana

the streetcar

Photo courtesy of Tate Tullier Photography

6. Backwoods Adventure
Hacklebarney State Park, Long Valley, New Jersey 

  • Must see: The fall foliage along the Black River
  • Must do: Hike the trails and have a stick race
  • Must eat: Cider donuts at Hacklebarney Farm Cider Mill
  • Must drink: Fresh apple cider

7. Rocky Mountain High
Durango Mountain Resort (DMR), Durango, Colorado

  • Must see: The sunset view from the top of Durango Mountain
  • Must do: Snow sports on the mountain – skiing, snowboarding, sledding and night snow-shoeing 
  • Must eat: Elk at Ken and Sue's
  • Must drink: Hot chocolate with peppermint schnapps at the base of the ski resort 

Durango Mountain

8. Beach Retreat
Isla Mujeres, Mexico

  • Must see: Playa Norte (North Beach)
  • Must do: Bring the family to Garrafon Water Park
  • Must eat: Pizza at Casa Rolandi
  • Must drink: A Mexican beer at Buho’s swing bar at Playa Norte

9. Natural Wonder
Crater Lake, Oregon

10. Texas Hill Country Hub
Fredericksburg, Texas

  • Must see: Enchanted Rock
  • Must do: Shop downtown
  • Must eat: German cuisine
  • Must drink: Wine tastings at a local winery

11. Magical Mountain Town
Banff, Alberta, Canada

Banff National Park

12. Gateway to the West
St. Louis, Missouri 

13. Slice of Americana
Butte, Montana

14. Seaside Resort 
Laguna Beach, California

15. Concrete Jungle
New York City, New York 

New York City

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