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10 U.S. Cities Perfect For A Weekend Getaway

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1. San Diego, California

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-Grab brunch in the East Village.

-Get happy hour on the water in La Jolla and some fresh seafood eats.


-Go to the beach and swim with leopard sharks (but no need to worry — they don't bite!).

2. Chicago, Illinois

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-Take a boat ride on the Chicago River.

-Go on a deep-dish pizza tour in the West Loop and crawl back to your hotel.


-Check out some beautiful Frank Lloyd Wright houses.

3. Charleston, South Carolina

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-Go to a farmers market for some fresh produce in Marion Square.

-Get some peeky toe crab at a seafood restaurant in the Upper King Street District.


-Go kayaking near Folly Beach.

-Walk around Elliott Street to check out all of the gorgeous, colorful homes.

4. Providence, Rhode Island

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-Scope out the food trucks near Burnside Park — you'll definitely find some hidden gems.

-Grab a lobster roll downtown and then go sit by the water.


-Shop for some local artisan buys on Wickenden Street.

5. Austin, Texas

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-Head to the East Side and enjoy the best breakfast tacos you will ever eat.

-Find a restaurant with a patio (and happy hour!) on South Congress for dinner.


-Go to Barton Springs for a dip in the year-round 70-degree spring water.

-Check out some amazing antiques just south of Barton Springs Road.

6. Portland, Maine

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-Eat some just-caught seafood near Calvary Cemetery and then go for a stroll around the beautiful rocky shores.


-Take a ferry to the stunning Peaks Island.

-Go to the Portland Museum of Art to get your culture dose for the day.

7. New Orleans, Louisiana

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-Get some beignets in the French Quarter: beautiful fried puffed dough from heaven!

-Rent a paddle boat from City Park.


-Wanna see some spooky stuff? Go on a haunted tour on Bourbon Street!

8. Savannah, Georgia

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-Walk around Forsyth Park.

-Check out the historic Bonaventure Cemetery.


-Walk around the Savannah Historic District to see some gorgeous homes.

-Need some nature? Check out Skidaway Island State Park.

9. Seattle, Washington

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-Grab brunch in Fremont.

-Take a ferry through Puget Sound.


-Get some delicious Seattle coffee and walk around Cal Anderson Park.

-Check out some live music in Belltown.

10. Madison, Wisconsin

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-Get some fried cheese curds near Edward Klief Park -- they'll definitely put a smile on your face.

-Walk around the Capital.


-If it's warm, go to Lake Mendota and rent a canoe!

-Sit outside on "the terrace" on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Grab food and enjoy some sunshine!

Now you know what you're doing next weekend. The Discover it Miles card is here to satisfy your jet setter lifestyle.