Get international cultural experiences without leaving the United States, including at 3 destinations in the western U.S.

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You can get culturally diverse experiences without leaving the western U.S. Here are three suggestions from “Abroad at Home: The 600 Best International Travel Experiences in North America,” a new book from National Geographic.

Basque culture in Boise, Idaho. Explore the Basque culture, food and art in Idaho’s capital city. Shop for traditional fare including port-poached figs and squid ink in the Basque Market. Visit the Basque Museum and Cultural Center to learn more — through exhibits, tours and special events — about the Basque people who come from the Pyrenees region of southern France and northern Spain.

Info: thebasqueblock.com, basquemuseum.com

Iceland in Spanish Fork, Utah. The first wave of 400 or so Icelanders arrived in the region in the mid-1800s.

Visitors are welcome to join in the festivities surrounding Iceland’s Independence Day (June 17), which include a parade with costumes and performances by the children’s choir. And every February, Icelandic descendants congregate for a midwinter feast of shark meat, dried fish and sheep.

Info: facebook.com/IcelandicAssociationofUtah

Germany in Leavenworth. Put a little oompah in your travels with a stop in this Washington mountain town modeled after a Bavarian village. The four-season destination offers hiking, skiing, rafting and fishing, similar in style to its European counterpart. Sample Bavarian stollen at the local bakery and listen to German-style music. Consider a visit during Oktoberfest or the Christmas holidays, when the town really shows its stuff.

Info: leavenworth.org