6 Trips to Take This Summer

The sun is out in full effect, and summer is basically here. Summertime is the perfect time to go on an exciting adventure. Wishing for a chance to go on a vacation yet?  Well, I have got you covered,  these six destinations will fuel your wanderlust and give you the perfect opportunity to create some summer memories. 

Charleston, SC

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Pastel colored homes, cobblestone streets, horse-drawn carriages, and willow trees. Charleston is a great city to spend exploring on a warm day.  Spend the day biking down cobblestone streets or  in the elegant French Quarter and Battery districts over looking the  Charleston Harbor. Check out The Bar at Husk for the best drinks and cocktails or Butcher and Bee for a creative take on the best sandwiches.

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Located in the Caribbean, the Dominican Republic is a nation brimming with beaches and sunshine. Dreaming of a vacation where you do nothing at all? Punta Cana is the perfect tropical vacation to take this summer. You can even save some major cash by traveling during the summer time due to the threat of storms, make this time of year more affordable. Spend the day drinking cocktails, relaxing on the beach, or kayaking. 

Miami, FL

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Warm weather, beaches, shopping, sunshine, and cocktails. Miami beach is the perfect spot to vacation this summer. Stay in a hotel along Collins Avenue to sit poolside and have access to the best dining and shopping. Stop by Bodega for great tacos and margaritas or Mignonette for oysters, Alaska king crab legs, crack, and prime rib.

Lisbon, Portugal

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Everyone wants to go to Europe for the summer, because a summer break in Europe is a dream. Summers in Europe unfortunately can be very crowded. Don’t fret there is still places in Europe that you can visit during the summer without feeling crowded and spending tons of money. Located on the coast of Portugal, lies the city of Libson.

The city has amazing food, the best coffee, Seafood, and wine. Worried about running out of things to see? Well, don’t be Lisbon, Portugal is filled with historic museums, and cathedrals. The city has an endless number of affordable hotels for you to choose from, and choosing one should be a breeze. You could very easily walk around the city, but the tram is a lot more fun. The tram ride isn’t just a picturesque way to see the city but an efficient method for crossing through town.

New Orleans, LA

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New Orleans is a city brimming with culture home to some of the best seafood and beignets. Stop by Cafe du Monde for the best beignets or Compere Lapin for the best seafood in town. You don’t need to worry about running out of stuff to do with great concerts, food festivals and a marketplace of crafts and vintage finds. Taking a trip to New Orleans soon? Check out this food guide. Where to Find the Best Food in New Orleans: Local Approved

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Brazil is the perfect summer vacation spot it is crawling with beaches, great food, vibrant culture, and famous nightlife scenes. Rio De Janeiro is home to some of the most famous beaches in the world like Copacabana. Since Rio De Janeiro is located in the southern hemisphere, the summer rush takes place in December through March. You will be sure to have a relaxed vacation, and you will avoid the tourist crowds.

Are you traveling this summer?

Where are your favorite summer vacation spots?

  • Christine Morgan

    Great suggestions for summer travel! Love your photos too!

  • Anna

    Love the photos:-). Nice inspiration, it’s always nice to get some new ideas.

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