U.S. Island Getaways: Places to Travel Without a Passport

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United States territories that don’t require a passport offer American vacationers a taste of paradise without the international travel fuss.  

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Territories include Caribbean jewels like Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to the Pacific gems of Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands.

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A government-issued photo ID, such as a driver’s license, and proof of U.S. citizenship, like a birth certificate or a U.S. passport card, are required to gain entry. 

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Guam invites travelers to experience its warm Chamorro hospitality and rich history. The island’s terrain gives way to breathtaking beaches like Tumon Bay, with its coral reefs offering excellent snorkeling and diving.

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American Samoa, a group of islands in the South Pacific, offers an off-the-beaten-path vacation experience rich in unspoiled natural beauty and Polynesian culture.

American Samoa

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The Northern Mariana Islands in the North Pacific offers vacationers serene beauty and rich history. A chain of 14 islands, each offers its own slice of paradise

Northern Mariana Islands

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In the U.S. Virgin Islands, you can indulge in St. Thomas’s luxury, unwind on St. John's tranquil beaches, and explore St. Croix’s rich history. It's not uncommon to go island hopping, either!

U.S. Virgin Islands

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Puerto Rico takes you through the historic streets of Old San Juan, the radiant bioluminescent bays of Isla de Vieques, and the vibrant Flamenco Beach in Isla de Culebra.

Puerto Rico

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