10 Best Places to Travel in July-September

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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

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This tropical paradise is a great summer spot!

Things to See: beaches, Dry Tortugas National Park (for snorkeling), Ernest Hemingway's house

2. Big Bend National Park, TX

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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

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Berlin takes advantage of the breezy summer heat with wonderful festivals and lot and lots of beer!

Things to See: International Beer FestivalDance in August,  Le Petit Royal

4. Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

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Keep an eye out for giant tortoises and the natural beauty that will be all around you.

Things to See: Isabella Island (for Mink and Sperm Whales), San Cristobal and the Plazas (for baby sea lions),  Santa Cruz (for giant tortoises)

5. St. Vincent, Caribbean 

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Get an eye full of the beauty and man-made grandeur by going island hopping!

Things to See: Breadfruit Festival, Canouan, extravagant marinas 

6. Portland, OR

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The outdoor markets are not to be missed!

Things to See: Bite of Oregon, Portland Farmer's Market, Pittock Mansion,  Lan Su Chinese Garden

7. Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

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Rio has many historic and interesting spots to drop in on. 

Things to See: Christ the Redeemer statue, Santa Teresa street, Arpoador

8. San Diego, CA

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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!

Things to See: San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park, USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum, Seaport Village

9. Paris, France

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Paris wakes up when the sun comes. You want to take advantage of all of the outdoor cafes, right?

Things to See: Eiffel Tower, The Louvre Art Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral  

1o. London, England

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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.

Things to See: London EyeTower of London,  Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace

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