The long, lazy days of summer is the time when people all over the world pack up and head out for their annual summer vacation. What are their favorite destinations? Is it building sand castles on the beach, camping in a National Park, climbing one of the world’s tallest mountains, taking in a play on Broadway or in London or visiting a castle in Europe? Here’s information on the top summer destinations with links to help you plan your trip.
If you love Island travel, the Island of Capri is one of Italy’s most picturesque and glamorous vacation destinations. This charming island, with it’s narrow streets and white-washed villas, is accessible only by boat.
The magical islands of Greece offer the perfect summer vacation destination. With their friendly people, cafes and tavernas serving sea food and Greek specialty dishes, and warm, beautiful beaches, the Greek Islands will relax and rejuvenate the most weary traveler.
Mykonos is known for it’s festive night life and waterfront bars, Rhodes and Crete offer beautiful scenery and historical sites. Santorini is renowned for it’s beaches of volcanic sands and the steep winding road to the cliff top town of Fira. Whichever sort of vacation you are seeking, you can''t go wrong in Greece.
For travelers who love history, night life, plays, art museums and shopping, London is the place to go. The weather is perfect in the summer, making London a popular tourist destination for millions.
In the heat of summer, what could be better than a cool cruise to Alaska to see the glaciers? The beauty of taking a cruise is that it can include Caribbean islands or a tour of the Mediterranean. Wherever you want to go, you can take luxury along with you on a cruise ship. Read more about cruise vacations.
Would you like to climb a mountain or learn more about the Civil War? America’s national park system include many of the most popular tourist destination in the country such as Gettysburg, Yellowstone, Yosemite and Washington, DC. Whatever your interest, if you’d like to go camping, tour in your RV or stay in the best hotel, there is a national park for you and your family to enjoy.
Theme parks are a great idea for a family vacation! Taking the kids to Disneyland is a rite of passage for many. Theme parks also include water parks, Six Flags parks with awesome rides and activities and many others. If you love country music, how about Dollywood in Tennessee? Whatever your interest, there is a theme park to match.
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