10 US destinations that will make you feel like you're abroad, per Booking.com

Slide 1 of 20: As international travel is hampered by the coronavirus pandemic, Booking.com has put together a list of U.S. destinations where Americans can experience international culture. As part of its "America Is for Everyone" campaign, the travel booking site is offering a a two-night stay at a property in each destination in a room decked out to highlight the area's international culture. The experiences will be available to book Nov. 16 and are $50 for a two-night stay, Nov. 20-21.   Silver Spring, Maryland  • Highlighted cultural influence: Ethiopia • Per Booking.com: "Silver Spring is known for its East African influence with a community that keeps the traditions of Ethiopia alive in aromatic cuisine and cultural events, while celebrating the achievements of today’s generation of African American artists and entrepreneurs. Downtown Silver Spring is full of local public art, live theater and dance with a renowned performing arts program at Princess Mhoon Dance, as well as a plethora of Ethiopian coffee shops and restaurants."
Slide 2 of 20: Booking.com room: Hampton Inn Silver Spring is located in the heart of the vibrant downtown and easily walkable to a variety of retail, dining and entertainment opportunities to explore the Ethiopian influence.
Slide 3 of 20: Frankenmuth, Michigan  • Highlighted cultural influence: Germany • Per Booking.com: "Frankenmuth, known as 'Michigan’s Little Bavaria,' offers a true German cultural experience to visitors, from the charming Bavarian architecture, authentic German dishes at restaurants throughout town, many German festivals and history highlighting the area’s German roots at the Frankenmuth Historical Museum."
Slide 4 of 20: Booking.com room: The Bavarian Inn Lodge is an iconic place to stay, with its Glockenspiel Tower housing a 35-bell carillon and an illuminated clock imported from Germany, which plays lively German tunes that can be heard for miles around.

Slide 5 of 20: New Orleans  • Highlighted cultural influence: Vietnam • Per Booking.com: "During the 1970s, the Vietnamese community in New Orleans grew as thousands looked to escape the Communist regime, with NOLA holding appeal due to it having many of the same qualities as Vietnam – from the climate to the fishing – and also, like Louisiana, Vietnam was once colonized by the French. In the neighborhood of New Orleans East, visitors can shop at the famous Vietnamese Farmers Market or sample traditional Vietnamese food – such as banh mi, known locally as the 'Vietnamese po-boy' – at a variety of restaurants, bakeries and shops with imported groceries."
Slide 6 of 20: Booking.com room: Factors Row offers modern, luxury apartments in the heart of the city where guests can experience Vietnamese restaurants and culture in the Big Easy.
Slide 7 of 20: Oak Harbor, Washington  • Highlighted cultural influence: The Netherlands • Per Booking.com: "Dutch settlers, including a cheesemaker, first arrived at Oak Harbor on Whidbey Island in 1894, and to this day Oak Harbor has a Dutch ambiance, evident in the naming of local streets and stores, the grounds at Holland Gardens Park, iconic windmills and an annual Holland Happening Festival."
Slide 8 of 20: Booking.com room: The Auld Holland Inn is a destination in itself, with its Dutch architecture, antique furnishings and colorful gardens.
Slide 9 of 20: Miami  • Highlighted cultural influence: Haiti • Per Booking.com: "Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood is the cultural heart of the Haitian diaspora and is a celebration of all things Caribbean – from one of the most vibrant arts scenes, with colorful works in local galleries, museums and outdoor murals, to authentic Haitian restaurants to the Little Haiti Cultural Center, offering exhibition and instruction in traditional theater, dance, music and crafts."

Slide 10 of 20: Booking.com room: The Cottages El Porto offers a quaint and relaxed setting with a patio sun terrace with views over the garden. Guests can also explore nearby Little Haiti.
Slide 11 of 20: Jersey City, New Jersey • Highlighted cultural influence: India • Per Booking.com: "India Square, also known as Little Gujarat, is a district in Jersey City, N.J., known for its strong Indian culture, with several Hindu temples and streets lined with grocery stores and restaurants offering traditional dishes. The area is also home to one of the largest outdoor Navratri festivities and an annual, color-filled spring Holi festival."
Slide 12 of 20: Booking.com: The Hyatt House Jersey City is an extended-stay property offering spacious and modern suites, located near India Square.
Slide 13 of 20: Denver • Highlighted cultural influence: Mexico • Per Booking.com: "Mexican influences are evident across Denver, but it's really the city’s Westwood neighborhood, featuring a Mexican Cultural District that shines. The area celebrates Latino culture and supports Mexican-owned businesses with authentic Mexican cuisine, architectural features and public art."
Slide 14 of 20: Booking.com room: The Hyatt House Denver is an extended-stay hotel with views of the Rocky Mountain foothills. Guests can visit nearby Westwood.

Slide 15 of 20: Honolulu  • Highlighted cultural influence: Japan • Per Booking.com: "Honolulu’s infusion of native heritage and Japanese culture is evident through the many offerings in Hawaii’s capital, with the Japanese Cultural Center where guests can take instructive courses on a variety of Japanese traditions, such as chado (the way of tea), kumihimo (Japanese braiding) and shodo (Japanese calligraphy), a stroll through the Shirokiya Japan Village Walk built to mimic the shopping district of a Japanese Monzen Machi, where traditional cuisine can be sampled, or a visit to the gorgeous Byodo-In Temple."
Slide 16 of 20: Booking.com room: The Pagoda Hotel has an on-site floating restaurant with views of a koi pond and tranquil Japanese garden and waterfalls.
Slide 17 of 20: Solvang, California  • Highlighted cultural influence: Denmark • Per Booking.com: "Solvang is a lovely Danish village surrounded by stunning wine country with half-timbered houses and many local museums and attractions that pay homage to Danish heritage, such as the Hans Christian Andersen Museum at the Book Loft where visitors can learn more about Denmark’s master storyteller, the Elverhøj Museum of History & Art offering history of the Danish pioneer experience, many Danish bakeries and more."
Slide 18 of 20: Booking.com room: The Hamlet Inn is a Danish-inspired boutique property in downtown Solvang with guest rooms decorated in Danish flags and coats of arms.
Slide 19 of 20: Tarpon Springs, Florida  • Highlighted cultural influence: Greece • Per Booking.com: "Greek immigrants built Tarpon Springs' signature sponge industry, turning a remote village into 'the sponge capital of the world' and the Hellenic influence remains strong today. Just stroll Dodecanese Boulevard and you will spy groups congregating in coffee shops playing cards, working their komboloi, or 'Greek worry beads,' and drinking retsina wine while aromas of lamb, spanakopita and baklava from the many Greek restaurants and bakeries fill the street."
Slide 20 of 20: Booking.com room: The waterfront Vista Inn Lake Tarpon is a Mediterranean-inspired hotel that is a short drive to all Tarpon Springs has to offer, as well as some of the best Gulf Coast beaches.
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