50 states, 50 spots for 2014
updated 10:02 AM EST, Thu January 2, 2014
Enjoy 32 miles of white sand beaches and the fresh seafood found at the Alabama Gulf Coast beach towns of Gulf Shores, Fairhope, Orange Beach (shown here) and Dauphin Island. Visitors can soak up the sun during the annual Hangout Music Festival (May 16-18), the National Shrimp Festival (October 9-12) or any time in between.
And our 51st pick is ...
- Check out our travel suggestions for each of the 50 states
- Please add your own suggestions in the comments section below
(CNN) -- The coasts get all the glory in the United States, but there's something fun to do in each and every state. Yes, every state. Not a believer? We're going to prove it.
To welcome 2014, CNN is offering a travel suggestion for each of the 50 states. From some of the country's most glorious national parks to arts festivals and cowboy culture, we've got you covered.
Please tell us what we've missed in the comments section below. Did we completely overlook the best thing going in your neck of the woods? Set us straight with suggestions for possible inclusion in a future story.