You don't have to get your passport to explore new cultures, all you have to do is find the culture-filled cubby holes of America's cities and discover a whole new world.
Taste the finest Dim Sum in New York, smell the enticing scent of Cuban Fritas in Miami, and see some of the most gorgeous Japanese art in Los Angeles.
So get out there and see the world, without ever leaving the country!
The eclectic home to all things Cuban in Miami, one of the most visited ethnic neighborhoods on the east coast.
Location: Miami, Florida
La Palma Calle Ocho - Try the Lechon Asado or Churros and Chocolate
Versailles - Try the fish croquetas
Morro Castle - Try the Cuban Fritas
Calle Ocho - Cultural heart of Little Havana
El Titan de Bronze - One of the most popular cigar shops
Tower Theater - Oldest cultural establishment in the community
The largest Vietnamese culture center in the United States, with 3 square miles bursting with authentic cultural gems. VisitAnaheim states this spot is 'the closest you can come to Vietnam without a passport.'
Location: Westminster, Orange County, California
Brodard Chateau - Try the Spring Rolls
Pho Dakau- Try the Pho, of course
Banh Mi Che Cali - Hot and Sour Soup
Bolsa Avenue - Cultural center of all of Little Saigon
Asian Gardens Mall - Typical shops and eateries of Vietnam, all in one spot
Vietnam War Memorial - A spot to pay tribute to soldiers and reflect
Home to the largest Japanese American population in North America and holding a 132-year-old history in LA, Little Tokyo is a must-visit US cultural neighborhood.
Location: Los Angeles, California
Culture: Japanese American
Men Un Tokoshima - Try any of the Ramen, though the pork Tokushima seems to be a clear winner
Sushi Gen - Try the Sashimi special
Daikokiya - Try the Pan Fried Pork Gyoza
Japanese American National Museum - Learn all things immigration-related here
James Irvine Japanese Garden - The harmony of nature displayed beautifully
Japanese Village Plaza - 'A cherry blossom lined mall' with the best authentic shops and street foods.
New York City's Chinatown is one of the most visited and talked about ethnic communities in the entire country, the densely populated area of Chinese and Southeast Asian inhabitants known as one of NY's oldest neighborhoods the early 1800's).
Location: New York City, NY (Manhattan)
Culture: Chinese and Southeast Asian
Nom Wan Tea Parlor - Try the Dim Sum and Roasted Pork Bun
456 Shanghai - Try the soup dumplings
Kung Fu Tea - Try any of the Bubble Milk Tea, it's all great
Museum of Chinese in America -'One of the most important national archives of Chinese history in America'.
Columbus Park - Community social hub with performers, games, and sports, and all other things daily living related to the community.
Mahayana Buddhist Temple - Meditate and come closer to the culture in this authentic temple.
- Lincoln Square
Established in the 1850's, this European-style community holds all things German culture, a spot that is described as 'old world heritage mixed with modern cultural charm'.
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Gene's Sausage Shop - Try the handmade pierogi
Chicago Brauhaus - Try the German and Sheboygan Bratwurst
Amy's Candy Shop - Try the Dutch licorice
Berlin Wall Monument - See a piece of history unforgettable and unmissable in the German community
Merz Apothecary - Find all things holistic and homeopathic well being related, this traditional spot opened in 1875
DANK Haus German Cultural Center - An educational and insightful look at German language and culture.