There, Connecticut-style pies (thin, with a perfectly blistered crust courtesy of a well-seasoned brick oven) are topped with everything from classic pepperoni to clams casino and served to hungry Yale students, families, and pizza die-hards who even leave NYC for a neighboring pie.
Bonus tip: Wash your meal down with a birch beer— it’s a New Haven tradition.
One of the most impressive pieces in the collection is from contemporary artist Tom Uttech, whose large-scale A drive along the PCH feels a Springsteen song come to life—you’ll see weekenders at the wheel of rented Ford Mustangs, accelerating out of hairpin curves like a runaway American dream.
And the sand is so soft, you can run down the steep slopes at a virtual 90° angle and feel like you’re landing on clouds.
Though Pepe’s receives heaps of (well-deserved) praise, locals know to skip the epic lines and head to Modern Apizza on State Street instead.
The best way to appreciate the breadth and beauty of the island is via helicopter (our favorite tour companies are Blue Hawaiian and Sunshine Helicopters).
Only by air can you truly appreciate the emerald valleys, jagged cliffs, and cascading waterfalls that cover the island.
Craft beer is more popular than ever, and you don’t have to go far to find an excellent brewery in most parts of the U. But it’s worth a trip to tiny Milton, Delaware to visit the headquarters of Dogfish Head, one of the country’s top breweries.
In addition to crafting a delicious and varied slate of beers—from a refreshing, light witbier (Namaste) to the heavy-hitting 90 Minute IPA—Dogfish has given visitors plenty of reasons to visit the First State.To this day, the Second City (pictured) is a training ground for some of the country's top comics, including famous alumni Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, and Steve Carell.Meanwhile, the i O Theater is the go-to spot for improv comedy, with regular shows of some of the genre's finest.Choose one that travels through Glacier Bay National Park and be sure to keep an eye out for Margerie Glacier.It’s the most popular in Glacier Bay, and one of the toughest: While other glaciers in the park are starting to recede, Margerie remains unchecked by climate change.Take a 4x4 tour of Antelope Canyon, where you can photograph patterns as the sunlight filters through the striated stone; follow it up with a boat tour of nearby Lake Powell.