Hip Guide to the USA

Whether you come for a quick visit or cross-country tour, you will find a wealth of information about destinations from coast to coast. The Hip Guide to USA offers the highlights of the country, and contains many tips for making your stay here more rewarding.

The Hip Guide is the United States most complete and up-to-date source for hotel reservations, tourist information, events, reviews, shopping and much more! Don’t forget to visit our USA Photo Gallery! Bookmark this site, and visit whenever you need to find out what’s happening in the US.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico

In general, Albuquerque is pretty non-descript, but Central Ave especially in the University of New Mexico is hippy-friendly. The hippy hangout is Winning’s coffee shop. The Peace and Justice is located nearby and has all the local info for events. La Montanita co-op, Peacecraft, Stella Blue (dead-head music club), The Guild Theater, a few head shops, bike shops, the big weekend flea market, music stores, alternative video (Alphaville), and Buffalo Exchange (kinda pricey for a thrift-store), are all right on Central. The downtown and University scenes are also right off Central.

In Harmony Herbs and Spices

In Harmony Herbs and Spices

This small herb shop has been in business in Ocean Beach for almost 20 years.  It moved to its new location on Bacon Street a few years ago.

In Harmony’s helpful and knowledgeable staff can assist you finding the right products for your needs.  You can also order via the phone or fax.

In Harmony is a great place to find that unusual gift item or book that you’ve been looking for.

Here’s some info from their website:

In Harmony Herbs and Spices offers over 300 varieties of bulk medicinal herbs, spices and beverage teas, most… Continue reading

Crestone, Colorado

Located in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, elevation 8,000 feet. .Talk about a hippie haven, you will not find another town like this one. I think the term “far out” describes this place the best. Besides lots of hippies, Crestone has many Spiritual and Healing centers, Environmental activities, Human potential organizations and the annual Crestone Music Festival is held every August. Located nearby is Valley View Hot Springs, another hippie haven of it’s own!

Provincetown, Massachusetts

This town is right by the top of cape cod. Considers itself alomst a sistertown to Key West. Ferries come from Boston. Even a shipwreck tourist spot. Lots of fudge. Tie-dye clothing.

The year-round population of 5,000, largely comprised of gays, lesbians and various artsy types. 50,000 visitors in the summer on the beaches. A premier gay vacation spot.

Eureka Springs, Arkansas

A haven for people of all kinds especially the counterculture, artists, gay people and anyone else you can think of. In the heart of the Ozark Mts, it makes it living off of the tourists that come to see the Victorian houses and shop in historical downtown. Not your typical Arkansas community. Fresh air and water. Eureka is known for it “healing springs”. There are 90 or so in the city limits. Pop. aprox. 2000

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