A large statue of a cow bearing a sign reading Free 72oz Steak.

An Amarillo Detour

American Nomad, Laura Martone, advises a reader who asked for suggestions of must-see destinations for a cross-country trip from North Carolina to Florida to the West Coast.

A view of St. Louis Cathedral beyond a tree in Jackson Square.

My Favorite U.S. City: New Orleans, LA

Though she’s traveled to many of America’s most well-known places—from San Francisco to Key West—Laura Martone has never found a town like New Orleans. True, she was born and raised there, so even though she spent many years away, perhaps it’s simply in her blood.