It's about time for you to get away for the summer. If you are planning to vacation from home, then you will want some help finding the best destinations. Check out the options below, which are best visited in the mid to late summer months. Try a little bit later in the season in order to avoid the crazy warm weather crowds.
1. Key West, FL
This tropical paradise is a great summer spot!
2. Big Bend National Park, TX
You want to hit this desert oasis up when it's not too cold to spend time outside at night.
Things to See: Milky Way (at night), Perseid meteor shower (at night), Chisos Mountains (for bird watching)
3. Berlin, Germany
Berlin takes advantage of the breezy summer heat with wonderful festivals and lot and lots of beer!
4. Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Keep an eye out for giant tortoises and the natural beauty that will be all around you.
5. St. Vincent, Caribbean
Get an eye full of the beauty and man-made grandeur by going island hopping!
6. Portland, OR
The outdoor markets are not to be missed!
7. Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Rio has many historic and interesting spots to drop in on.
8. San Diego, CA
You will want to experience this West Coast version of a paradise when the sun is out, not during the hazy gray months of winter!
9. Paris, France
Paris wakes up when the sun comes. You want to take advantage of all of the outdoor cafes, right?
1o. London, England
Unless you absolutely love the snow, London needs to be visited when the trees are full and the packed pubs have opted for sidewalk seating.