10 Offbeat places to visit in America in the month of September

Every time we think of USA then the very first cities that catch up our fancy are Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, Michigan etc. But since the concept of travel has shifted its attention to offbeat travel destinations, let us just try to explore the unexplored places of America that might not have marked themselves with bold letters in the travel maps but they should definitely constitute your itinerary of travel in the land of dreams America in the month of September.

1. Bastrop, Texas

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This place is certainly distinct from the usual flashy cities of America. Bastrop is a sleepy little town where you can park and then walk around to sample all the sights. The town has been beautified with a river walk, historic opera house, golf clubs, and restaurants. Spend some time here to see the quiet side of America!

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2. Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia

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Chestnut hill offers a great escape from the hustle and bustle of Philadelphia. The quaint charm of Chestnut Hill makes it one of the best places to visit in America in September. The town looks beautiful with its cobblestone streets, fountains and parks, all in an area easy to walk around.  You can also rent bikes to tool around.  

 3. Fairbanks, Alaska

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Wonder at the aurora borealis (aka the northern lights) in the Arctic skies in Fairbanks. Fairbanks sky (more than land) can be one place that you can visit in the month of September in US. What can be more beautiful than looking at the beauty of nature in its most resplendent self?

 4. The Crooked Road, Virginia

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The Crooked Road is one place to visit in America in September because its Virginia heritage music trail.  While enjoying the melodies of music youll also appreciate the gorgeous scenery in this beautiful and rural part of the world.  On your way youll see that there are hundreds of attractions, from historic to modern, outdoor and indoor.

5. Huntsville, Alabama

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Huntsville in Alabama is a hotspot for space technology.  On your trip to this place you shall come across a number of local museums that are tech-related, though theres also an art museum and a railroad museum. Huntsville also has two beautiful historic districts and several city parks.

6. Northern Maine

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Maine isnt only lobster rolls, lighthouses and rocky shoreline. It has also got the woodsy interior, on the top half of the Maine thumb reaching north to the Canada border that makes for a wilderness adventure. Visit this place if offbeat travel interests you.

7. Simsbury, Connecticut

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This is one of the greenest places in America. This is one place where you can locate the worlds largest sycamore trees.  This is Connecticut, which means even in a short distance you can be in a totally different state, so Simsbury is a great hideaway after visiting other major New England cities.

8. Glacier National Park, Montana

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One of the countries wildest, most remote and pristine national parks, Glacier is everyones favorite national park whos been. Its jagged, snow-blanketed ridges and glacier-sculpted horns tower dramatically over aquamarine lakes and meadows blanketed in wildflowers. This is a must place for those who are enticed by wilderness.

 9. Louis, Missouri

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Visit St. Louis in Missouri city to see the steel arch reaching across the sky. Other highlights include baseball in the summer, one of the largest city parks in America, several art museums, and plenty of great food including the Gelateria, which claims to be the best gelato outside of Florence.

10. San Juan Islands, Washington

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Proudly home to a decidedly un-Pacific Northwest-like 250 days of sunshine a year, the San Juan Islands in Washington, is one beautiful place to visit in America in September. Youll find fresh air, fresh food, with local artichokes and marionberries from farmers markets, seafood plates of oysters, razor clams and freshly caught salmon, and foraged edibles.

Visit these places in September and make your travel distinct. Do let us know if you want to add some place to the list!