The coasts get all the glory in the United States, but there's something fun to do in each and every state. Yes, every state. Not a believer? We're going to prove it.
To welcome 2014, CNN is offering a travel suggestion for each of the 50 states. From some of the country's most glorious national parks to arts festivals and cowboy culture, we've got you covered.
Enjoy 32 miles of white sand beaches and the fresh seafood found at the Alabama Gulf Coast beach towns of Gulf Shores, Fairhope, Orange Beach (shown here) and Dauphin Island. Visitors can soak up the sun during the annual Hangout Music Festival (May 16-18), the National Shrimp Festival (October 9-12) or any time in between.