Lonely Planet, the #1 travel guidebook publisher in the world, has released today its annual list of the best places to go in the US for the upcoming year. Lonely Planet’s Best in the US 2015 is a carefully curated list of destinations selected by Lonely Planet’s US-based editors and expert guidebook writers, who research the United States extensively for the travel media company. The list features locations all over the map and includes a mix of up-and-coming destinations, old favorites with timely reasons to visit next year and places otherwise poised to shine in 2015. Fantastic food scenes, epic adventures, small-town charm and anniversary celebrations are some of the elements that make these destinations among the best places for travelers to add to their wish lists for the year ahead. The list includes Queens, NY, Western South Dakota, New Orleans, LA, Colorado River Region, North Conway, NH, Indianapolis, IN, Greenville, SC, Oakland, CA, Duluth, MN, and Mount Shasta Region, CA.