Here’s a list of US summer vacation destinations by region. You’ll find fun places to visit and things to do all around the country!
Use our US travel ideas, tips and the resources below to find the perfect getaway destination based on the part of the country you want to visit.
Below we share travel guides, road trip itineraries, and things to do on your USA vacation!
Check out these articles shared by our travel friends all about visiting various places in US in the summer! We bet your USA bucket list will grow after looking at all these fun summer vacation ideas around the US!
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What to Pack for a Summer Vacation
Check out our Summer Packing List for National Parks
- Hiking shoes/boots!
- Darn Tough hiking socks!
- Trekking poles
- Wicking and quick-drying base layers
- Water bottles or hydration backpacks
- Healthy snacks
- Lip protection with sunscreen
- Polarized sunglasses
- Insect repellant
- Hand lotion
- Toilet paper (carry out in a bag – do not bury)
- Hand sanitizer
- First aid kit
- Bags to pack out trash
- Camera Gear – DOWNLOAD our free checklist!
Where To Go For Summer Vacation in the USA
- Summer Vacation Ideas
- Summer Vacations in the Southwest
- Summer Road Trip Destinations
- Summer Hiking Trails in the US
- July vacation ideas in the US by Region
- August vacation ideas in the US by Region
US Northeast Summer Vacation Ideas
US Midwest Summer Vacation Destinations
US South Summer Vacation Ideas
Florida Summer Vacation Ideas
US Southwest Summer Vacation Destinations
California Summer Vacation Ideas
US Northwest Summer Vacation Destinations
Hawaii and Alaska Summer Vacation Ideas
Puerto Rico Summer Vacation Ideas
USA AUDIO TOURS (GyPSy Guide)
“Download the app to your phone – no cell or wifi service needed. Based on your GPS location, the app takes you on a guided tour of the area and points out all the interesting features and stops. It’s like having a guide in the car with you.”
Tips and Resources to Plan Your USA Trip
Helpful resources for what to pack, and even helpful packing checklists you can download!
- Family Road Trip Items to Pack
- Healthy Road Trip Snacks
- National Park Packing Lists
- Is the US National Park Pass a Good Deal?
- Disney Packing List