America is full of beautiful places that rival anything the rest of the world has to offer. The diversity is simply amazing, from sandy beaches to awesome mountains, to inspiring museums and art - there is something to touch everyone. So, make these places part of your must-see-before-you-die bucket-list.

Which place should you head to first?

The options are truly unlimited, and tough, but from the French Quarter of new orleans, Louisiana to the bridge of San Francisco, here is the ultimate list of places to visit, based on U.S. News Rankings. Anyhow, the saying 'save the best for last' is most certainly one of my favorites, so let's start at the bottom of the list and work our way to the top.

11. Kauai, Hawaii shocks us all as being eleventh on the tell-all travel list. This beautiful location is not only the oldest island of Hawaii but also the quietest and most rural island of them all. How could it be so low on the list? Well, the rural life is not for everyone. However, this location is ranked second for most romantic locations in the USA. Could it possibly get better than modest resorts standing no taller than the coconut trees, serene silence, and a soft sandy beach to tuck your toes in? Apparently, it can.

10. San Diego, California, is the next best location so far. Considering it is also one of the most populated places in our country, it does not come as much of a surprise.

With 70 miles of impressive coastline, exciting nightlife, and one of the best zoo's in the country, there are so many reasons to add San Diego to your bucket list.

9. New Orleans, Louisiana is certainly a classic because it has a zesty French style that makes you feel as though you have left the country even though you have simply driven deeper into one of its treasured locations.

This place is certainly for anyone who has a secret crush on European culture or has any kind of food fetish. And who doesn't have either one of those? When I went to New Orleans, I had a crepe filled with chocolatey goodness. I will attest to the fact that New Orleans had the best food I've ever tasted, and it was never in just one place.

There was amazing food everywhere. When you stop at this one-of-a-kind, non-stop party location, make sure you stop somewhere to buy a crepe, it is a must!

8. Washington, D.C, our nation's pride and joy is certainly an incredible location for all of our true-blue-blood patriots. Washington, D.C, has more to see than just the president. There are our beloved national monuments as well as some cute cafes, restaurants, and boutiques. Definitely, a place to check out with your friends or family!

7. Sonoma, California, this is where the side of California you didn't know existed comes out. In Northern California, there is a Beautiful Place to taste wine by the window and gaze out at the meadows. This will suit you if you are searching for wine country as well as some place to see some museums and elegant restaurants.

Knowing California, Sonoma is sure to have a personality of its own.

6. Grand Canyon, Arizona, there is nothing quite like staring out at the startling rocks and mountains. The word 'grand' almost justifies its beauty, but still doesn't make the visit any less vital.

What are the top five?

5. San Francisco, California, of course, California made top five. As one of the most populated states in the country, nothing less should be expected. It's that signature bridge that Magneto moves in the "X-Men," and the bright red scene we see before "Full House" starts. This city has a taste of almost everything and a culture all of its own. There is something for everyone, and there is no way to ever be bored.

In fact, the word "bored" is certain to exit your vocabulary the instant you arrive. If we haven't seen it yet, we have all certainly made a mental note to visit sometime in the future.

4. Maui, Hawaii, this will be your new meditation location. This is officially the U.S. relaxing getaway location. With snorkeling, professional hula dancers, and golfing on coastal fairways, need I say more? Could there possibly be a reason not to go? If you are looking to blow off some steam and see sights like you have never seen, then this is the place to be.

3. Honolulu, Oahu, there is no reason that Hawaii wouldn't be on this list at least twice. It is simply one of the most beautiful states in the country.

The mix of urban and beach setting is certainly a sight to see, and besides the tourists who will be on the same page, there are so many other reasons to rave about this location. The scenery is the absolute first.

2. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has the same patriotic history as D.C., with the spice of the exciting sports teams, thrilling night scene, and must-see museums. Don't leave without seeing The Liberty Bell Center, and visiting Independence Hall. This would be the perfect place to tour for the Fourth of July. The past of this amazing location is sure to make any patriot feel connected to our nation's roots.

1. New York City, New York, you know what they say, if you haven't visited the Big Apple then you haven't lived.

I would disagree, except, they are right. There is something about the buzz of the big city that is certainly worth the experience, even if it is only the one time.

I hope you have written each of these locations somewhere safe so that you can start saving up to buy your RV and plane tickets to visit these fascinating locations.