Posted on Jun 23, 2012 | Comments 0
Once the schools are out for the summer, many individuals and families get the itch to travel.
These are some of the best destinations to head to for some July summer fun.
Since Greece has been having a hard time of it lately when it comes to finances, it’s actually a good time to visit this country and pump some money back into its economy.
It’ll be less crowded and an ideal time to really explore the sites and get your money’s worth. There are plenty of historical sites to visit and the food, wine, and weather are all magnificent.
Peru is one of South America’s most fascinating countries and is becoming quite popular with visitors from around the world.
One of the most-visited locations is the famous Macchu Picchu Inca ruins that sit in the rainforest mountains of the Andes.
It’s also becoming quite a trendy destination due to the local culinary delights, such as Chifa, which is a mixture of Chinese and Peruvian food. If your favorite is Japanese then try out the Nikkei food. The best time of the year to visit is during the summer when it’s drier.
3. New York City, New York, USA
Many New Yorkers take off during the summer heat to cool down at the nearby beaches, such as the Hamptons. When they leave, the tourists arrive and enjoy the summer events and activities such as Shakespeare in the Park, Pride week, and the Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks display over the Hudson River.
4. Atlantic Canada
The Maritime Provinces in Canada are generally regarded as the friendliest of them all. The region is filled with charming little coastal towns, quaint bed and breakfasts, and magnificent seafood and lobster dinners.
Camping, hiking, and sea kayaking are all popular as well and you could always do some whale watching. Atlantic Canada has everything including the cosmopolitan city of Halifax, Nova Scotia.
5. Orlando, Florida, USA
Orlando is a favorite destination for families as there is so much to see and do there for youngsters.
Some of the world’s largest and most popular theme parks can be found here such as Universal, Legoland, Sea World, and Walt Disney World Resort. As soon as the school bell rings to signify the start of summer, you can bet many people will head here for some great adventures.
6. Napa Valley, California, USA
This wonderful stretch of California is filled with sunshine, fine wineries, excellent restaurants, wellness centers, spas, and beautiful fertile valley. There are plenty of activities to try out such as hiking, hot air ballooning, shopping, cooking lessons, and golfing. It’s one of the prettiest locations in America.
7. Shimla City, India
India is starting to become quite an economic power. If you can handle the summer heat, you might want to visit Shimla City, which is located in the north-west Himalayan Mountains.
It was quite a popular summer destination when the British ruled the land. And is commonly referred to as the British raj) due to the cooler climate. The city is picturesque and quaint and quite a popular spot for honeymooning couples.
This nation is one of the jewels of Central America. It’s home to the biggest barrier reef in all of the northern hemisphere. You’ll also find Mayan temples and lush tropical rainforests. In addition, Belize is Central America’s only official English-speaking country.
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