Though trips to Paris, Sydney, and Buenos Aires are always fun, you don't have to leave the United States in order to have a great getaway. There really is something for everyone in the 50 states! Discover some of the best destinations in the US to visit for a fun summer trip.
With temperatures usually sticking around the mid 80's, Denver doesn't get too crazy hot during the summer, which makes for some great walks, bike rides and hikes around one of the nation's most scenic states. In June, Denver's Juneteenth Music Festival is a bunch of fun, while July features the Cherry Creek Arts Festival. For great food, beer, art, culture, and scenery, it's tough to beat Denver in the summer. Catch a concert at the world famous Red Rocks Amphitheater for a one-of-a-kind concert going experience. The views and acoustics are the stuff of legends.
For music lovers, Nashville is a must-visit destination. Though temperatures can be a little toasty, you'll spend most of your time indoors exploring musical landmarks like the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame. For live music, be sure to check out Broadway, which features excellent musical acts just about every night. Enjoy that southern hospitality in a city that oozes charm.
Explore the birth of the nation in Philly. A visit to Independence Hall, Benjamin Franklin's house, and the Liberty Bell are sure to leave you feeling patriotic. Once you've worked up an appetite, you can hit up Reading Terminal Market for some awesome food options. Or, if you prefer, you can visit Pat's and Geno's to decide once and for all who makes the best Philly Cheesesteak! For fans of the Rocky films, you'll also want to stop by the famous Rocky statue and do your very own run up the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Cheesy? Absolutely. But, also oh so much fun!
Take a trip to wine country this summer to visit gorgeous Napa Valley. Perhaps the most relaxing vacation destination in the country, you will enjoy some of the world's finest wines, foods and spas during your trip to California. Tour a vineyard to learn the intricacies of the wine making process and appreciate that glass of merlot even more! Plan your trip for August if you would like to check out the Chamber Music Festival.
For a taste of the traditional New England beach holiday, you can't beat Cape Cod. You will find art, restaurants, and culture along the 40 miles of pristine beach that Cape Cod offers. Be sure to book well in advance, as the area can be pretty busy during the summer months.
No matter what type of vacation you are looking for, there is a destination for you in the United States. So what are you waiting for? Start planning your summer getaway today!
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