Charlottesville, Virginia The University of Virginia and its surrounding town are known for some of the prettiest wooded mountains in the country and an abundance of live music. The 12 Most Charming Small Towns In America.
Jerome, AZ largest ghost town in America--we stumbled on this place on a trip out west years ago and have never forgotten it. Plan to return one day! It was surprisingly vibrant when we were last there.
Would be a great road trip! Drive from the Alberta, Canada / Montana border to the Arizona / Mexico border with plenty of amazing stops along the way, like Yellowstone National Party, the Rocky Mountains, and the Grand Canyon.