Summer is in full swing and the mountains, beaches, and cities are calling. Not sure where your wanderlust will take you this summer season? Whether you want to spend some time at the beach or prefer visiting historical locations, this is a summer you want to take advantage of. Consider visiting at least one of these fascination destinations below:
Los Cabos, Mexico
While many people choose the southern jungles of south Mexico, there’s an allure of the desert landscapes and dry climate found in Los Cabos, Mexico. Los Cabos is made up of Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, both of which are towns with their own specific charm. There are top hotels in San Jose del Cabo, where you can relax and enjoy the local vibe, but there are also great tours to go on in Cabo San Lucas.
From the authentic vibe of San Jose del Cabo to the party vibe of Cabo San Lucas, whatever option you choose will provide you with a great summertime experience.
If you’re in the mood to travel the world as a retiree, student, etc., you could always use the summer season as the perfect time to visit destinations that offer plenty of history and amazing architecture. London, England is a charming location that offers everything from some of the most historical buildings to a great food scene, as well as a multi-cultural vibe that is as fascinating as it is enriching. From Big Ben to the Tower of London to the London Eye, you could spend days in this fascinating city that has to be visited at least once in your lifetime.
Milford Sound, New Zealand
New Zealand may not be the easiest to get to from the U.S. but believe us when we say that it’s worth the hassle of traveling to. If you can take time to find affordable lodging, it will make it easier for you to invest in a flight, so that you can enjoy the breathtaking beauty of Milford Sound, New Zealand. From amazing hiking routes along the fjord that offer amazing views of the water to boat tours that allow you to see incredible sights of waterfalls and the captivating beauty of the fjord.
Summer is a great time to visit Canada. The aqua color of the alpine waters, the forests, the views, and the mountains all make for an amazing experience for the outdoors lover who wants to get outside over the summer months. Whether you love hiking or mountain biking, Whistler offers unique experiences for anyone and everyone. There are some great places to book to make sure your Whistler trip is the best summer vacation in every way.
Newport, Rhode Island
If gorgeous gardens, seafood, and country markets sound like a summer dream, New England charm may be just the vibe you’re looking for. Newport, Rhode Island is the perfect seaside escape for those looking to slow down and soak up the sun. From relaxing on the beach to boating, there are plenty of outdoor activities that are ideal for summertime. Plus, Newport is rich in history, so make sure to take time to walk the streets in town and check out the Newport Mansions to get a feel for how Vanderbilts, Rockefellers, and even the fictional Great Gatsby lived.
Baja California, Mexico
A short trip from Southern California, Baja is the perfect mix of beautiful beaches and country charm. From Rosarito down to Ensenada, beach lovers and surfers can enjoy the warm waters and stunning coastlines, not to mention the local eats and emerging craft beer scene. If you’re a wine lover, head to the Valle de Guadalupe, just inland of Ensenada to enjoy the renowned food and wine of the region’s 180+ wineries.
Tahiti, French Polynesia
Not everyone has heard of Tahiti and not everyone has taken a vacation to the French Polynesia islands. Perhaps it’s this kind of “secret vibe” that makes it so alluring for the few that end up visiting Tahiti, instead of the more popular destination of Bora Bora.
With its crystalline waters, its friendly culture, unique Polynesian cuisine, etc., Tahiti is the beach vacation destination you never knew you needed. If you’ve been looking for a place to get away, the island has some beautiful places to stay, many of which offer breath-taking views outside your hotel window.
Summer 2021 is officially here and it’s time to take advantage of the weather, time-off, and essence of the season. From the beaches of French Polynesia to history in one of the world’s most visited cities, there are plenty of great destinations to choose from. Which of these summer destinations is first on your list? Share with us in the comment section below!