Summer Vacation Destination Ideas

Summer is upon us, and with the kids out of school, it is now time to have fun in the sun with the entire family. Many families are short on funds and need a variety of exciting quick summer getaways that can be done on any budget with proper planning.  We have compiled a list of places below where families can escape and make the best of the long hot summer days.

Virginia Beach, VA

Virginia Beach is a major summer destination with thousands of tourists from the mid-Atlantic states makings the trek annually to experience its notorious 35 miles of sandy beaches. The area is known for its extra-wide concrete boardwalk that runs 3 miles along the oceanfront. It also has convenient benches for vacationers to sit and watch the sunset.  Many more active tourists also visit to enjoy biking and blading with loved ones.


Miami is the Hollywood of the South, and continues to draw visitors from all over the U.S., Europe, South America and the Caribbean.  With the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay at its disposal, tourists do not have to look too far to stay cool in the intense heat. With its amazing restaurants, lively vibe, great music and amazing ambiance, Miami makes for a great place to people watch  There is also the Lincoln Road Mall for shopping and lots of night life if that is more your thing.


If you want to feel like you are visiting overseas and also don’t want to have to pack your passport, then Hawaii is the place for you. Hawaii is a breathtaking paradise, and boasts red and black sand beaches. It is also known for its amazing sea cliffs, beach lifestyle and rich cultural heritage.

The Bahamas

The Bahamas is a beautiful set of islands that is close to Miami, making it a convenient tourist destination for Americans. Though very beautiful, there is a risk of getting rained on during hurricane season. A great time to visit the islands is in June, as the weather is typically milder and the island is less crowded which makes it more affordable. New Providence and Paradise are always a safe bet due to being open year-round.

Ocean City, MD

Ocean City is a beach town that is famous for its boardwalk with neon spray-painted T-shirts and old-school amusement rides.  Maryland crabs are in abundance and can be found at just about any restaurant you visit. The area is also known for its local craft brew that can be experienced at area restaurants and bars.

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