Great Places to Visit in the Summer

Many people plan to take their vacations in the summer. Therefore, they need to choose ideal destinations to visit during this time. While you may think that every place is perfect to visit in the summer, this is not necessarily the case. For example, popular tourist destinations like Florida and Brazil should be avoided in the summer because the immense heat can be extremely oppressive. It can be so bad that it becomes uncomfortable to be outside for any more than a few minutes at a time. Therefore, do not make the assumption that just because it is summer, all destinations should be fair game. Here are some examples of great places to visit in the summer.

1. London

A typically cold climate like London comes alive during the summer months. While London is certainly not a place you want to be during the winter, summer is a different story entirely. The largest city in England has a wide variety of parks that you can enjoy when the warm weather finally begins. These are perfect places for romantic picnics with the person you love. The one thing you need to be aware of before you plan a trip to London is how often it rains. Make sure to pack an umbrella because you will most certainly be using it on many occasions. That having been said, the rain is a minor inconvenience. London is an outstanding destination for a summer getaway.

2. Rome

The ancient city of Rome will delight history lovers with many of its statues and buildings that are almost 2,000 years old. The climate in Rome is such that it is very comfortable in the summer months. If you want to find some excellent bargains on hotels in Rome, you can check some of the many travel sites to compare some of the rates. Rome is filled with many cafes that are fun to eat at on warm summer days. You can pass the time by doing some people watching in the city that was once home to the greatest empire the world has ever known. 

3. Boston

Boston is famous for having some of the worst weather imaginable during the winter. Therefore, if you have your heart set on visiting this key city in the creation of the United States, you had better do it in the summer. You can take in a Boston Red Sox game at historic Fenway Park if you visit between the months of April and September. You can also stroll Harvard Yard, Boston Harbor and many of the other famous historical sites that the city has to offer. 

4. New York City

Also found on the east coast of the United States is the largest city in the country. Like Boston, the weather in NYC is dreadful in the winter, so there is a limited amount of time that you will be able to enjoy the Big Apple without worrying about snowstorms or delayed flights. Needless to say, the famous Central Park is a lot more fun on a summer day than during the dead of winter. 

5. Chicago

The third largest city in the United States is another place that should be avoided at all costs during the winter. When the weather heats up, the Navy Pier and all its attractions come to life, making the Windy City an exciting destination.]

This article was written and provided by Fiona Moriarty of Hipmunk, the ultimate platform for all your travel needs.











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