Getaway Compass

United States

The United States is made up of 50 states that vary in landscape, climate, and culture. You can visit the many vibrant and exciting cities around the country or spend time exploring the varying landscapes and national parks. There are 63 National Parks that offer incredible nature and unique experiences. Relax on one of the many beaches in Maui, go skiing in the mountains in Colorado, or shop in Soho in New York City. There is so much to see and do in the US that it can get overwhelming to plan a trip. Choose a state below and read the guides to help you plan your next trip.

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Yosemite National Park

Best Scenic Road Trips in the US

A road trip is a great way to travel and see more of a region with flexibility. Many nature destinations in the US including national parks aren’t located near a major airport, so a road trip is the best way

Weeekend in Napa Valley

Napa Valley Weekend Getaway Itinerary

Napa Valley offers the perfect weekend getaway to relax, drink wine, eat great food and enjoy beautiful views. There are over 500 wineries in Napa Valley which gives an overwhelming amount of options to choose from. This Napa Valley weekend

Airport Mesa Hiking Trail Views in Sedona

Best Hikes in Sedona

Sedona has incredible hikes with great views and varying levels of difficulty. Some of the most popular hikes in Sedona include Devil’s Bridge, Bell Rock, Broken Arrow, Airport Loop, and Soldiers Pass. I’ve been living in Sedona for five months

Las Vegas Couples Weekend Getaway

Couples Weekend Getaway in Las Vegas

When you think of Las Vegas your first thought is probably not a romantic getaway. However, there are many sides to Las Vegas and it happens to be a perfect place for a romantic weekend getaway for a couple. Las

Prescott Arizona

15 Best Day Trips from Phoenix

A day trip from Phoenix is the perfect way to escape the heat without spending too much money. During the four years I’ve lived in Phoenix I have taken many incredible day trips from Phoenix to lakes, national parks, and

Big Sur Weekend Road Trip

Big Sur Weekend Road Trip Itinerary

Big Sur, California has the most incredible coastline with redwoods, bright blue water, large cliffs, and waterfalls. A weekend road trip in Big Sur offers the perfect getaway to relax, hike, and explore. Big Sur is made up of several

Jerome Street

Day Trip To Jerome: Arizona Ghost Town

About 2 hours north of Phoenix you can find Jerome, an old copper mining town. Jerome is located on top of Cleopatra Hill overlooking Verde Valley which is at 5,000 ft elevation. Since Jerome is cooler than Phoenix so it