By Julie Perrigan

Traveling alone can be extremely liberating, not to mention fun. However, when traveling solo it’s important to find a location that is not only full of your favorite activities, but also friendly and safe. For the woman who wants to take a trip without her significant other, family, or best buds, the following places are great locations to check out due to the friendliness of its residents, its safety and the wide selection of activities available.

Austin, TX

Everything is bigger in Texas, including the amount of fun in every activity there is to participate in.

Jam to some Live Music – Hear the tunes that help Austin keep its title as the “Live Music Capital of the World”. Whether you’re in town during one of their many famous music festivals such as SXSW, Reggae fest or ACL, or are just visiting on a whim, there is always live music of every genre to be heard in Austin.

View a Movie Traveling alone is the perfect opportunity to participate in relaxing activities as well. The Alamo Drafthouse in Austin is a great way to do just that. The Alamo Drafthouse is a popular movie theatre which allows visitors to enjoy delicious, fresh, quality food and drinks while relaxing and watching a movie. Tickets are available for purchase online.

Nashville, TN

Voted one of the friendliest cities in America, Tennessee’s state capital is booming with activities to try on your visit.

Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum – This affordable museum visit will definitely be unforgettable. Since 1967, this historic museum has taught visitors about country music through exhibits and artifacts. The museum is the world’s largest popular music museum, so be sure to give yourself a few hours to look around at your own pace.

See the Parthenon – Discover why Nashville is called the Athens of the South by visiting the Parthenon. This beautiful creation is the world’s only full-size replica of the ancient Greek temple. It also serves as a museum and features a gift shop and visitors center so you can grab plenty of souvenirs to remember your trip.

Chicago, IL

This cultural melting pot is booming with tons of exciting things to do and see, including a necessary retail therapy mecca.

Soar at Willis Tower America’s tallest building stands at a whopping 110 stories and houses hundreds of businesses. Often called a city within a city, the Willis Tower offers such a wide array of amenities and businesses that a visitor could spend the entire day there. Be sure to visit the Skydeck to get one of the greatest views in town.

Explore the Magnificent Mile Engulf yourself in the ultimate shopping experience that any woman would love on Chicago’s famous Michigan Avenue. Within 13 blocks visitors can discover more than 460 stores, 275 restaurants and 60 hotels. See why the Mag Mile has been rated one of the top 10 hospitality, dining and retail destinations in the world.

These are just a few great cities for women to conquer in the US. Remember: it doesn’t always take a huge budget and a large group of people to create an unforgettable vacation. Make your next trip a great one!

Author Bio: Julie Perrigan is a lover of travel and experiencing new things all around the globe.  When she is not out exploring, she enjoys working in the travel industry for The Parking Spot, provider of airport parking.  The Parking Spot is helps to make your travel hassle free with DFW airport parking, Atlanta airport parking, and many more locations.


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