There are so many wonderful places to travel to in the US but here are a few of my favorites because they have all the elements I look for while picking a summer destination - beautiful beach, amazing food, great shopping and activities and people watching!!!
This Southern California retreat is perfect in so many ways. Located just 30 minutes from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles but feels worlds away. On one side of pch you’ll find the Pacific Ocean with point breaks of perfect surf, custom beach homes, and great beaches. On the other side of PCH you’ll find the beautiful Santa Monica mountain range that separates Malibu from the valley and is home to numerous stream filled canyons great for hiking.
Laguna Beach, CA
Laguna Beach is a seaside resort city and artist community located in southern Orange County, California. This is an ideal getaway with its picturesque location and small size, combined with unique shops and fine dining make for a romantic escape for a week or just a weekend. Ocean vistas and breezes, plus a plethora of cultural festivals create a balance of natural beauty where the hours while away lazily, and intellectual activities inspire and invite involvement.
Cape Cod, MA
With charming East Coast appeal, the Cape's endless shores features family friendly outings and activities. Jutting into the Atlantic, The Cape is laden with seaside cottages, sunset sailboats, and sandcastle builders. More than 400 miles of perfect coastline hug the beautiful peninsula, creating a setting with miles of picture-perfect beaches. Nearby, there’s always a trail to hike, a path to cycle, or a fishing village to explore. And the seafood? Some of the freshest available. Lively and colorful, Cape Cod pulls you in ferociously and just won’t let go.
There are fifteen towns on Cape Cod, each featuring numerous beaches and areas for outdoor recreation along with shops, restaurants, entertainment, and more.
The Hamptons, NY
A mix of social scene and New York hideout, this luxe beach destination draws fans from all across the country. Known for pristine beaches and ritzy summer weekends, the Hamptons define a luxurious beach vacation. With long stretches of white sand, sparkling blue water and the perfect summer climate, it's no surprise the Hamptons are continuously ranked among the best beaches in the world.
Miami possesses a bright and buzzing ambience loaded with Caribbean and Hispanic influences, including a wild and colourful night life and terrific dining experiences around the clock. Massive white sand Miami Beach running along much of Downtown's length is comfortable, well-serviced and great for people-watching while the unique art deco touches provide a special glamour, not to mention the chic fashionistas that make the city [one of] their homes!
Miami is located near one of Florida's top natural attraction - the Everglades - and to the tropical island chain stretching south, the Florida Keys.