17 Things Nova Scotia is Known and Famous For

Lunenberg

Nova Scotia is one of three Maritime provinces and it’s the second smallest province in Canada. With over 13,000 kilometers of gorgeous coastline, it’s known as “Canada’s Ocean Playground”. If you love the ocean, Nova Scotia is the perfect destination for you! Nova Scotia is known for its huge fishing industry, picturesque lighthouses, and endless … Read more

25 Things Texas is Known and Famous For

Cowboy and Cowgirl in Texas

If you ever ask a Texan where they’re from, you’ll know the answer immediately. Not because of the accent, but because no matter where you are in the world, the answer will never be America. It’ll always be Texas. Texas is known worldwide for its pride, but there is so much more to the Lone … Read more

13 Things Quebec is Known and Famous For

Aerial view of Quebec city

Quebec is a vibrant, multicultural Canadian province that is often referred to as the “Europe of North America”. It’s the only official French province in the country and it’s unlike any other tourist destination on the continent.   Quebec is known for its rich settlement history, its predominantly French-speaking population, and its robust tourism industry. … Read more

16 Things Massachusetts is Known and Famous for

Edgartown Lighthouse

When most people think of Massachusetts, they think of Boston. While Boston may be what Massachusetts is best known for, there are many other qualities and tourist attractions in Massachusetts that give the state its character. Beautiful New England foliage, elite schools like Harvard, Cape Cod and the Islands, and the impossible-to-replicate Boston accent all … Read more

15 Things Manitoba is Known and Famous For

ice fishing in Manitoba

Manitoba is known as “The Heart of Canada”. It is one of three Prairie Provinces, bordered by Ontario to the East and Saskatchewan to the West. Manitoba is famous for its legendary winters, endless amount of lakes and provincial parks, and its cultural diversity. In fact, there are over 200 languages spoken throughout the province. … Read more

21 Things North Carolina is Known and Famous For

An outside view of Biltmore Estate with the Blue Ridge Mountains in the background

An eastern coast U.S. State, North Carolina is famous for both its mountains and its beaches. When visiting the Tar Heel State, you are never more than a few hours from either attraction. North Carolina is also known for being ‘First in Flight’ in Kitty Hawk, NC. Among other things, North Carolina is famous for … Read more

16 Things New Mexico is Known and Famous for

Capulin Volcano National Monument

New Mexico might not be the first name that comes to mind when it comes to traveling within the United States. However, with sprawling national parks, three UNESCO world heritage sites, and the biggest hot air balloon festival in the world, it’s no wonder New Mexico is nicknamed the “Land of Enchantment”! New Mexico is … Read more

14 Things Winnipeg is Known and Famous For

Winnipeg museum

The city of Winnipeg is located at the heart of Canada. It’s also the geographical center of North America. With a population of just under a million people, Winnipeg sits at the junction of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers – a meeting place known as The Forks. Often referred to as “The Peg”, Winnipeg is … Read more

20 Things Hawaii is Known and Famous For

Surfboard that spell ALOHA

Let’s talk about Hawaii. I’m pretty sure this archipelago of eight main islands surrounded by 129 smaller ones in the middle of the Pacific Ocean is the closest we can get to paradise on Earth. But what is Hawaii famous for? Hawaii is known for its 750 miles of spotless coastline dotted with volcanoes, its … Read more

23 Cool Things Portland is Known For

Oregon’s largest city takes pride in being weird. Portland is known for its beautiful parks, for being dead serious about politics and the environment, as well as for landmarks like the White Stag Sign and the 12 bridges spanning the Willamette River.  In case you’ve already been there, you probably know how the city has … Read more