#1 Go on a Road Trip
Road trips are one of the most unique types of vacations. The journey is the destination and it offers the most immersive way to experience a landscape. Plus, there are tons of odd-ball roadside attractions to take in all along the way. Check out some of America’s roadside attractions here.
#2 Visit a National Park
26 of the 50 United States boast one or more National Parks. This summer, take some time out to go and enjoy some of the country’s most beautiful natural landscape. It will be sure to be an experience you’ll never forget. Click here to see Mapquest’s list of all the National Parks by state.
#3 Go Camping
During the school year there is always a set schedule. But once summer rolls around, there is free time to go out, relax, and enjoy a schedule-free vacation. Going camping is a perfect way to “get away from it all” and set your time by the sun. Check out some of the country’s best camping spots here.
#4 Travel Abroad
Going somewhere that is unfamiliar can be both exciting and scary but, for many, it can also be a once in lifetime opportunity. Pick a place you’ve always wanted to visit and then plan to go. You will get to experience a new place and culture, and experience makes better teachers. Check out the benefits of traveling abroad here.
#5 Vacation by the Water
#6 Enjoy a Staycation
If travelling somewhere sounds more stressful than fun, a staycation is for you. They are perfect for sleeping in and staying in your pajamas all day, but you can also take in some tourist destinations around your hometown that you normally wouldn’t visit. Check out this article for tips on having a great staycation.