The Best Places to Travel in the U.S. in 2011

Whether you’re a budget-conscious family or a couple looking for a romantic getaway, you’re sure to find an ideal vacation spot in the U.S. this year. To help point you in the right direction, here are Laura Martone’s picks for the top U.S. travel destinations in 2011.

Campos do Jordão: Brazil’s Switzerland

One of Paulistanos’ favorite getaways from the big city is Campos do Jordão (literal translation: Fields of Jordan). Only 2 hours away from São Paulo by car (3 hours by bus if you happen not to own a car – which is not the case of most people who frequent “Campos”), it’s often billed as Brazil’s Switzerland.