Thinking about your New Year’s resolutions? Why not resolve to see more of the United States? Here are the 14 best places you should have on your travel radar for 2019. And if you want to see more of the world, check out “The 19 Best Places To Travel In 2019.”
Where: Colonial and Greater Williamsburg, Virginia
Why: It is going to be a big year for this historic area: 2019 will mark the 400th anniversary of the first representative legislative assembly in the New World, the arrival of the first recorded Africans to English North America, the recruitment of English women in significant numbers and the first official English Thanksgiving in North America. There’s a lot to check out, including Casa Pearl, a new restaurant headed by a female chef, thrill attractions opening at Busch Gardens, a 7,000-square-foot estate rental debuting at Kingsmill Resort, as well as new programs at the Jamestown settlement.