According to TravelingLifestyle.net, these are the top ten places to visit around the Land of the Free, Home of the Brave if you’re planning a summer holiday this year. From beach holidays, hiking, road trips or camping, there’s something beautiful and fun for every type of vacationer, and it looks like 2020 may be the year of the road trip. Let’s get packing, but first, make sure you have proper safety measures in place and learn which states are open for visitors!
US Road Trip
If you’re like us, deciding on one spot to visit can be difficult. Nearly all destinations require some sort of road trip to get to – so why not make the whole trip into one big road trip? Consider planning a route to take in sights on the west coast, east coast, or even cross country. RoadTripUSA.com provides a great list of the 11 most popular routes.
Los Angeles, California
If you’re looking for fun in the sun this summer, check out beautiful LA. With so much to do and see, including beaches, theme parks, movie studios, sports and Hollywood tours, you’re certain to be able to find something suitable for everyone and within a reasonable budget. Other locales nearby to check out include Malibu, Orange County, San Diego and Santa Barbara.
New York City, New York
Take a bite of The Big Apple (once it’s safe), one of the most sensational cities in the world with a spirit unlike anywhere else. Check out the Empire State building, Central Park, and various shops or theatrical productions. If city life isn’t your speed, check out nearby beaches, including Coney Island, Orchard Beach and Robert Moses State Park.
Orlando is a perfect road trip from Louisiana and a great family destination for a summery holiday. Not only is Orlando the home of Disneyland, for kids and big kids alike, but they also offer tons more attractions including SeaWorld and Universal Studios. If you get tired of all the theme parks and attractions, you’re just a quick drive to some of the most beautiful beaches and state parks the states have to offer.
San Francisco, California Road Trip
This friendly, cultural city is a well-suited destination for a laidback summer vacation. A few highlights to enjoy while there are the Golden Gate Bridge, Lombard Street, cable cars and Fisherman’s Wharf.
Ocean City, Maryland
With its 9 mile long beach, “OC” is a classy vacation destination. Looking for rest and relaxation, complete with culture, restaurants and community events in a friendly/safe environment? Look no further than Ocean City. We hear the 4th of July celebration is like no other!
Nashville, Tennessee Road Trip
Famous for its vibrant live music and food scene, Nashville is one of the most fun and lively vacation destination spots to be found. You’re going to love the friendly Southern laid back energy of this destination.
Looking for a splash more green on your road trip holiday? Check out Portland – a great spot for a family summer with a combination of outdoor beauty and city buzz. Portland boasts a very cool culture, including a thriving culinary scene, unique markets, beautiful parks and huge bookstores.
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
If lighthouses, beaches, seafood and quaint villages are more your speed, you’re going to love Cape Cod. This hook-shaped peninsula is like nowhere else in the country and is perfect for those that prefer to lay back and soak it in or go out exploring.
Boston, Massachusetts Road Trip
Full of history and culture, Boston is a great vacation destination for the warmer months of the year. Check out one of their legendary sports teams or gorgeous parks, or go exploring in their museums, markets, and walking trails.
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