Best Summer Vacations for 2014

Most people get the travel bug by the time summer rolls around. Whether you enjoy relaxing on the beach or going out for an adventure, there are tons of vacations to fit every type of person. Start thinking about your next trip with this list of the best summer vacations for 2014!


For many people, Maui is the perfect vacation destination. It’s smaller than the Big Island and bigger than Lanai. It’s louder than Kauai, but not too busy like Oahu. It offers a taste of just about everything Hawaii has to offer! You can check out the amazing wildlife as well as the history and culture. Try snorkeling, dancing with professional hula dancers, and even just lounging along some of Hawaii’s most beautiful beaches.


When many¬†people think of Nice, they think of the gorgeous rocky beaches and pastel-colored buildings. But there’s more to Nice than just the beautiful beaches and palm trees! If you check out the town, you’ll find Baroque churches, ancient Roman ruins, and a Euro-chic and lively nightlife along the Riviera.


The capital of the ancient Inca Empire attracts tons of tourists every year. You can visit any time of the year, but the weather in the summer is usually in the 60s, making it ideal for adventurous travelers. Many tourists choose to hike to Machu Picchu for a fun and adventurous time. The narrow streets of Cusco are filled with grand cathedrals and temples, making it the perfect place to sightsee.


Barcelona has so much to offer: gorgeous beaches with amazing palm trees, delightful restaurants where you can try delicious Spanish tapas, and plenty of museums and historical sites to keep you interested during your whole trip. Barcelona’s vibrant nightlife will keep you entertained all night long–until the morning hours!


Now that the freezing cold winter is over, Montreal is a good choice for travelers who want to get out of the U.S. without the transatlantic flight. In Montreal, you’ll experience historic sites, world-class restaurants, tons of places to break out the credit card and shop, and of course a lively nightlife scene.