Whether passing through on a road trip or somewhere new to spend an interesting long weekend, some places are great for a quick getaway. Packing a weeks worth of visit into just a few days is perfect for those who don't have time to live a relaxed life. But where to go and what to do?
Capital cities generally get most of the attention when travellers consider visiting a new country. And since most of the media focuses on the news, sights and activities in those cities it's not surprising. But don't be fooled in to thinking you appreciate everything a country has to offer until you have looked beyond the big cities. Going to Paris is different from going to France, and is New York really the quintessential USA?