US Travel Destinations You Should Visit This Summer
After over a year at home, many of us are feeling the travel bug. With so many spectacular places to explore within the U.S., there are endless options for a memorable trip this summer. Pack your stuff, and make your pick! We’re headed for an unforgettable summer of exploration, adventure, relaxation and living in the moment. Turn your phone on #LifeMode and let’s hit the road.
The Grand Canyon, Arizona
Our first stop is the always-breathtaking West Coast gem…the Grand Canyon. The perfect spot for camping, hiking, backpacking and outdoor excursions is right at your fingertips. With multiple trails, viewpoints, historic spots and lodging nearby, the Grand Canyon is the perfect weekend getaway or weeklong vacation for the adventure-seeker and nature-lover. Book a tour, or hike it on your own and enjoy the immense beauty of Grand Canyon National Park Guaranteed inspiration awaits!
Key West, Florida
Surfing, USA! Hit the clear turquoise waters in style at this beloved oceanfront East Coast destination. Feel like you’re in the Caribbean while surfing, sailing, kayaking, snorkeling and any other water sport your heart desires. If you’re more into margaritas on the beach, check out numerous oceanfront-dining spots, buzzing nightlife and opportunities to relax by the pool in this summer paradise. Did we mention Palm happens to be IP68 waterproof?
Ever dreamed of visiting the nation's capital? If you haven’t been to D.C., or at least not recently, there’s no better time than summer to enjoy the cherry blossoms, spectacular dining, and rich history in this popular Mid-Atlantic travel destination. While the monuments, free museums and landmarks are usually what draw visitors to DC, the excellent culture and nature within the DMV (DC, Maryland and Virginia area...as the locals call it) will take your trip to the next level. Bike through Rock Creek Park, grab lunch at the Georgetown waterfront and check out the hippest rooftop bars in Adams Morgan or U St. Not just a history-lovers paradise, DC features a vibrant city-life that will take your summer to the next level.
Yellowstone National Park
With breathtaking views, unforgettable hikes and spectacular geysers and hot springs; Yellowstone is a popular travel spot for a reason. Sitting between multiple states, traveling to Yellowstone allows visitors to experience Montana, Wyoming and Idaho for the ultimate road trip. Drive through both Hayden and Valleys for a truly memorable summer experience. The perfect spot for both the outdoor adventurer and spectator, Yellowstone is the perfect travel spot for you and the family.
Lake Tahoe, CA
Many of us hear Lake Tahoe and think of snow, but this Northern California travel mecca is arguably just as great if not better during the summer. Spend time kayaking, canoeing, jet skiing, fishing and boating on the sparkling lake or relaxing at one of the top restaurants and hotels in town. Lake Tahoe’s impressive views are just a few hours from the Bay Area, giving you plenty of options to turn your weekend into a week-long adventure exploring San Francisco and all that NorCal has to offer.
Outer Banks, North Carolina
With hundreds of miles of gorgeous barrier islands and waterfront views, the Outer Banks is a popular summer destination for surfing, sailing, fishing, and kayaking and more in the Carolinas. With stunning lighthouses, awe-inspiring sunsets and fantastic dining and culture, this area is the perfect road-trip destination for anyone in the South looking for a memorable summer paradise experience.
If you’re a lobster lover, boy do we have the spot for you! The freshest lobster, cool summer breezes (great place to escape your hot hometown alert) and historic lighthouses bring charm and character to this small-town off the coast of Maine. The perfect spot for an East Coast getaway, Portland to enjoy the Old Port Waterfront and sprawling views.
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