It’s time to get your summer trips booked and your bags packed! TripAdvisor released a report that highlights the top 10 destinations in the U.S. for travelers this summer. The list is based on the latest vacation bookings for spring/summer 2018.
1. Mackinac Island, Michigan
This island is famous for its homemade fudge and the limestone bluffs at Mackinac Island State Park.
2. Bar Harbor, Maine
Bar Harbor was a hot spot for high-society during the 19th Century. Today travelers enjoy the sandy beaches, whale-watching, kayaking and the mansions from years past.
3. Block Island, Rhode Island
Block Island is only 12 miles off mainland Rhode Island. Daily ferry service is available to the island where visitors can enjoy beaches, lighthouses and the old-school New England town.
4. Lake George, New York
The 32-mile lake is a family-friendly destination. According to TripAdvisor, Lake George is among the cleanest and clearest of the major U.S. lakes.
5. West Yellowstone, Montana
Yellowstone National Park is home to geysers, bison bear and elk. It is an outdoor lover’s paradise.
6. Ocean City, Maryland
Ocean City has a beach and a three-mile long boardwalk. The town is known for its saltwater taffy, family-fun, concerts and more.
7. Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts
Martha’s Vineyard is a tiny island south of Cape Cod. Daily ferry service is available and there is no need to bring a car as you can explore the classic New England beach town on foot, bicycle or public bus.
8. Anchorage, Alaska
Anchorage is set among the coastal Chugach Mountains. The summers in Anchorage average 65 degrees with is ideal for activities like arctic biking or touring Prince William Sound.
9. Jackson Hole, Wyoming
This vacation spot is perfect for those who are adrenaline junkies. Actives include whitewater rafting, horseback riding, hot air ballooning, hiking and more!
10. Nantucket, Massachusetts
Nantucket is 50-square miles and is filled with beaches, sand dunes, lighthouses and more. The island is a former whaling port that still has seaside cottages and old whaling captains’ mansions.
Any locations on this list you have been to or maybe don’t think should be on the list? Comment below.