Summertime in the States is pretty unbeatable, right?
Temperatures are high, drinks are flowing and everybody's having the best time. Here are some of the TrekAmerica team's fave things to get up to while the sun's shining...
Be a beach bum in Florida
Destin, Florida has some of the most beautiful beaches on the East Coast. Roll out a towel and take a dip in the water – lazy beach days lie ahead!
Cruise Route 66 with a Seligman stop-off
An all-American road trip wouldn't be complete without driving the most iconic road in the US – Route 66. Stop off at historic Seligman for burgers and hotdogs al fresco, with quirky Americana decor everywhere you look.
Snorkel in the stunning Mexican seas
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Alright, this one's not actually part of the States – but how could we leave out the wonderful Mexican summers?! Strap on a snorkel and dive into the beautiful turquoise seas of Playa del Carmen. Keep an eye out for underwater wildlife too!
Live it up on Bourbon Street
Warm summer evenings call for nights out to remember – and no matter how many Hurricanes you have, you certainly won't forget the nightlife of New Orleans' Bourbon Street. Embrace the city's jazz culture and party atmosphere.
Get your kicks with some white water rafting
For thrill seekers, white water rafting in the New River is a must!
Hop on your bike in Chicago
Relive childhood days out with a summertime bike ride! Bobby's Bike Hike Tour takes you away from the tourist traps and through city parks and local beaches. Oh, and don't forget to give Oprah a wave as you pedal past her home! Afterwards, stock up on supplies and head down for a sun-soaked picnic on Chicago Lakefront to reward your hard work.
Mosey on down to an authentic Cowboy Camp
Yee-ha! Saddle up and put your best boots on for a visit to an authentic cowboy camp, Guest Ranch. Take a horseback ride for the ultimate ranch experience as the sun sets. Cowboy hats optional, but most definitely advised!