#1: Maui (Hawaii)
Curious how the U.S. gets some of the world’s best? One trip to Maui and you won’t be wondering anymore. The island is a true tropical paradise, with stunning beaches, a laid-back vibe that you can’t help but embrace, and lots to see and do besides just laying out. That includes whale-watching, treks to waterfalls, and water creatures that light up local bays. Sip your fruity drink and inhale the fresh island air, and know that this is paradise at its best.