Patricia Schultz, author of 1,000 Places to See in the USA and Canada Before You Die, turns Forbes readers onto her top 15:
- The Pacific Coast Highway
- Monument Valley, Utah and Ariz.
- Texas Hill Country
- Charleston, SC
- The Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC
- The San Juan Islands, Wash.
- The Windjammers, Maine
- Sun Valley, Idaho
- New River Gorge for white-water rafting, WV
- Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, Ore.
- Shaker Village Of Pleasant Hill, Harrodsburg, Ky.
- Grafton, Vt.
- Sedona, Ariz.
- Zion National Park, Utah
- New Orleans Jazz Festival
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