5 Summer trip ideas

Haven’t been on a vacation for a long time? Here is what you can do this summer! Plan a gateway summer trip with your loved ones or fly solo to the ideal places listed below.

New York:
It is during the vacation time that you will get to see the city almost with less crowd. During vacation time, city folks head out of the city to visit other places and leave you with a golden opportunity of having the city to yourself. There you are left with top-notch restaurants and snag choice theater tickets. Many hotels also offer rooms on a discounted bases through the end of August. So get set and plan now while deals are still available. Before hitting any new place, always learn about that place’s culture, lifestyle, people, food habits, etc. Wondering how to do so? Simple! Just visit some reputed sites like New York’s ( It offers you great tips from famous locals, maps, and schedules for open-air movies, concerts in the park, and theatrical performances. Take advantage of the low priced rooms. A room at the Benjamin in midtown starts at $503 on June 10 (a Tuesday) but goes down to $386 on June 14 (a Saturday). Just in case if you are renting a vacation home in Hilton Head, Park City, or elsewhere this summer, consider a supplemental travel insurance policy to cover your security deposit. While often you need only to pay for one night of a hotel stay when canceling at the last minute, you will be out much more cash if you have to cancel a rental.

Hilton Head, South Carolina:
Want to spend some time on the beach? Then rent a house South Carolina’s Hilton Head Island. According to Gary Strohm, president of, a site listing 2,200 residences in the United States, at least 15 percent of inventory is usually still available in April. “September is the best time to start looking, but you can find great deals in spring,” says Strohm. Hilton Head will offer you an oceanfront house for about $6,000 to $8,000 a week during the summer months. And during the hurricane season it will cost you some $4,000 to $5,500.

The Ozarks, Arkansas:
For all those who want to explore, here is a road trip for you. Just make sure you are safe with few smart devices, you can navigate your way with ease and save money. Map your trip with AAA’s online TripTik tool ( Enter Little Rock as your origin and destination, then add points of interest in between towns such as Eureka Springs and Fort Smith, or destinations such as the Clinton Presidential Center and Park.

Park City, Utah:
This place is great to visit after the melting of the snow. Park City will offer you adventurous activities like rafting, hiking, golf, or cultural events. The best part is that you get out and visit the places. You could book yourself on a ski resort for a change. The Deer Valley is famous for mountain biking sport. Prices, like the weather, get better after April. Hotels in Park City, for example, slash their rates by as much as 50 percent. Rental prices drop too.

Alaska is one place that you should visit in the summer time. Surprisingly, here in May also you should carry your winter clothes. Persistence is essential, and flexibility helps as well. Your luck may be better if you are willing to cruise early or late in the short Alaska season that is, May or September when fewer families are traveling.