The 7 Best US Foodie Destinations For an Indulgent Vacation

South Carolinian foods like shrimp and grits, collard greens, okra, rice and peas, and smoked meats are known, but Charleston's cuisine scene is always changing. 


Hawaiian Regional Cuisine blends Indigenous, Polynesian, Asian, and Portuguese ingredients and cooking traditions.


Would you have visited Nashville without a cowboy hat and hot chicken? Nashville's cayenne pepper and buttermilk-rich fried hot chicken is fiery.


Peaceful and stylish Five communities in Napa Valley produce world-class wines. The region has around 36 grape varieties, but Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay are the most common. 

Napa Valley 

Maryland blue crabs are fresh from the Chesapeake Bay and cooked with beer, water, Old Bay, and vinegar or melted butter. 


Nola, known for its Cajun and Creole food, combines French, African, Spanish, Caribbean, and Native American flavors. 

New Orleans

North Carolina boasts the most craft brewers and brewpubs in the South, and Raleigh has over 25.