Summer Vacation Spots

By: Emily Allison Email
By: Emily Allison Email

Family Friendly Getaways:

Disney World

With rates lower then ever at the one of the most entertaining places in the U.S., why not gather up the whole family for some fun in the sun at Disney World? With rooms starting at $74 a night, you don’t have to break your pocketbook, and … you just might have some fun yourself! Order a free vacation planning guide to plan your family getaway. For other great offers and more information, visit the Walt Disney World Resort online.


If you find yourself on the West Coast, why not visit Disney World’s counterpart, Disneyland? With all the fantastical elements that Disney World offers, Disneyland is sure to entice the young and the young at heart. Start planning your trip today!

Busch Gardens

With two separate locations in Williamsburg, VA and Tampa Bay, FL, there are adventures and other worlds to explore at Busch Gardens. See what adventures await you and find out more!


Tucked away among the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee, Dolly Parton's Great Smoky Mountain Family Amusement Park is sure to bring some fun for the entire family! Learn more about this hot family spot destination!

Shedd Aquarium - Chicago

Discover all the amazing things under the sea, at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, IL. The whole family will have encounters with deep sea turtles, sharks; you can even explore the Amazon! Start planning your trip today!

Getaways for Two:

Take a Cruise

Escape for a few days or a week on a cruise! Travel to destinations like Hawaii, the Caribbean, Mexico, and St. Thomas, all while enjoying the amenities and entertainment aboard a luxurious cruise ship. Visit one of the links below for more information:

  • Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
  • Princess Cruises
  • Norwegian Cruise Lines

    Go Camping

    Visit one of the many national parks around the U.S. and enjoy the great outdoors! Whether it’s for a weekend or a week, it’s sure to bring great conversation and relaxation! Find a park near you!

    Find Some Time for Two

    Find the perfect romantic getaway that’s right for you! Simply check your region and city, and Time for Two does the work for you! Find out more and to find the perfect getaway for you and your loved one.

    Staying In and On a Budget:

    Get Crafty

    If you're not traveling this summer, get crafty! Indoors or outdoors, young or old, crafts are a sure way to keep you busy and entertained for the summer! Here are some craft ideas the whole family will enjoy!

    Indoor Treasure Hunt

    Have an indoor Treasure Hunt! Gather up coins or small knickknacks and hide them throughout your house. Make a sheet of what’s ‘hiding’, give everyone a time limit, and then start hunting! The person, who finds the most objects, wins an ice cream sundae!

    Take a Day Trip

  • Visit your local zoo – Visit the USA Zoo Directory to find the zoo nearest you!

  • Have a picnic – Take a trip to a local park with a picnic for two, or for the whole family! Bring a Frisbee and enjoy a game together.

  • Vist the beach - Take the whole family or just you! Fly a kite, read a book, make a sand castle, and enjoy your time soaking up some rays.

  • Visit a local historical landmark – Whether you live in the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, or West, there is bound to be an historical landmark near you ... that you never knew existed! Visit the National Historic Landmarks online and make a day of it!

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