You don’t need to travel far to have the summer of your life after over a year of pandemic-related restrictions and lockdowns. The US boasts some of the most exclusive destinations worldwide with a diversity of landscapes for travelers of all interest and age. Whether you’re looking for a beach escape or a suburban getaway, there’s much to explore this summer!
Traveling within the US is also the perfect solution to avoid any necessary testing and travel restrictions that are mandatory when traveling abroad. It’s as easy as picking up your luggage and heading out on an inspiring road trip or through domestic flights.
From Miami to Nashville, there is so much to discover in the diverse landscape of the United States.
Firstly, soak up the history of music and entertainment in Nashville this summer! This city is a popular weekend getaway for many travelers seeking different travel experiences; from celebrating a bachelor/bachelorette, spontaneous foodies, and country-music lovers.
Your trip to Nashville is incomplete if you haven’t explored the vast music and entertainment districts where many music stars were discovered. Nashville is a haven for country music and where most aspiring musicians head off to be discovered. Make sure to drop by some live music venues including Broadway and the infamous Bluebird Café, where musicians like Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, and more were discovered. Other musical attractions that are a must-see include the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Grand Ole Opry.
Also, this Southern city is a gastronomic experience of its own. With an array of dining venues to chose from, the city features a range of both Southern and international cuisine to its visitors. Indulge in some southern fried chicken or juicy barbeque ribs from the many venues located in the west end of the city, where dining experiences are more casual. You’ll find more high-end venues in The District including upscale restaurants. The live music scene in this aspiring city is inspirational for many. You can dine and listen to some southern music as you embrace the livelihood of the locals wherever you go during your trip to Nashville.
Furthermore, if you’re looking to lounge under the sun and enjoy a vibrant lifestyle full of entertainment and dining venues, Miami should be at the top of your list this summer! This vibrant city brings world-renowned beaches, iconic architecture, and bustling nightlife.
First off, visiting the beaches of Miami is an experience that you shouldn’t miss. Take a stroll in South Beach for a carnival-like atmosphere boasting 10 miles of dining and entertainment districts. If you’re looking for a more relaxed beach experience, head over to Sunny Isles Beach. Sunny Isles brings a less-crowded beach escape boasting over 2 miles of shoreline. Other beaches to visit include Surfside, North Beach, and Haulover Beach.
On the other hand, there’s so much to do in Miami other than lounging under the sun. The city features a thriving cultural scene in several neighborhoods that visitors can experience. These include Wynwood, which brings new murals and art culture every year. Also, you should take a trip down to Little Havana and enjoy some Cuban music and cuisine as part of the Miami culture. The culinary scene in the city is also very appealing, especially in the Bayside Marketplace, full of scenery and dining venues.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Thirdly, you may associate this destination as one to go to during the winter season. However, Jackson Hole brings an abundance of summer activities and escapes to many US travelers during the warmer months. Discover mountains full of experiences and adventures to start off the season. With an abundance of open-air spaces and activities, Jackson Hole is the perfect place to be when re-connecting with nature this summer.
From white-water rafting to horseback riding and rafting, there’s so much to experience in this extravagant destination. This destination brings visitors a full day and half-day trips for geyser tours that will leave you breathless. Explore natural beauty in abundance as you take a bike ride around the mountains, or take on some horseback riding for the full experience. The Park also brings some world-class fishing trips for a full outdoor experience. These tours tend to sell out quickly and we strongly advise pre-booking your activities prior to arrival.
Similarly, head on to Curtis Canyon or Mormon Row to catch some of the best sunsets that you’ll ever see. These heights can be discovered through a hike that will leave you breathless. Also, wildlife is a huge part of the park; no matter the season. Within the 20 million acres of the Yellowstone Ecosystem are many species that define the Western landscape. These include grizzly bears, wolves, elks, and more.
Finally, another hotspot destination boasting an abundance of beaches and tropical landscapes is Maui, Hawaii. From various attractions like volcano trips, golf courses, beaches, and parks, there’s so much to do in Maui this summer.
If you’re looking for a beach escape, Maui brings an array of them to travelers with beautiful sights from the shoreline to mountain views. These beaches include The Makena Beach State Park, which is one of the largest and undeveloped beaches in Hawaii. This beach is popular due to its raw settings where no commercial entities are to be found. It brings an exclusive beach experience to visitors with a few food trucks here and there to keep you going through the day. Another beach is Wailea Beach, which is surrounded by resorts right on the shoreline. The beach is lined with iconic palm trees and boardwalks full of dining and entertainment districts as well as water activities for kids and adults to enjoy.
However, there’s more to Maui than beach escapes. Visitors can experience an array of historical and cultural sites such as Old Lahaina Luau, Iao Valley State Park, and Banyan Tree Park. For instance, The Old Lahaina Luau brings a combination of island flavors and entertainment with stunning views of the beach.
From golf courses to museums and parks, there’s so much to do in Maui if you’re looking for more than just a beach escape.