5 Ideas For An Amazing Summer Vacation

With Summer fast approaching, it’s not too late to book yourself a fantastic summer vacation. And whether you want to stay near home or explore further afield, there’s a world of awesome ideas to choose from. 

Cycle And Wine

A cycling wine tour is just the ticket if you fancy mixing being active with enjoying excellent wine. Popular in both California and France, this is a terrific way to see and taste many parts of the world. Some tours are Non-Riders Welcome, meaning no one has to miss out if not everyone in your party is physically able to ride. With this inclusive option, cycle tours become the ideal way to experience stunning wine country vistas and tastes.

Charter A Yacht

Getting out on the water is hours of fun, and by chartering a yacht from 12knots.com, you can turn those hours into total luxury. In the Caribbean, take your family or friends for the ultimate tour of the British Virgin Islands, spending several nights on board. While in the BVI, enjoy the fantastic fresh seafood, explore islands with secluded beaches, or take in the sights of Road Town. Due to the constant trade winds, the BVI is the ideal place for novice sailors to gain experience on the open waters.

Water Parks

When the temperature is soaring, and the thought of sand-filled shoes gets you down, it’s time to hit a water park to cool off and have fun. Take the kids or don’t take kids; these water-based theme parks have something for every age and adrenaline level. Many water parks have a separate land-based theme park as well as the water attractions, so come prepared for both. And if you don’t think you’ll manage everything in one day, book a hotel room and visit for two or three days.


Getting close to nature doesn’t have to mean roughing it, with glamping pods becoming more and more popular in recent years. There is something for all budgets and needs, from basic huts to indulgent luxury pods. Even if you hire a basic glamping pod, you’ll still feel more comfortable than in a tent, with solid walls giving privacy and weather protection. It’s the ideal base to explore the surrounding natural areas after a restful night’s sleep.  

Catch A Music Festival

Music festivals aren’t just for the young and beautiful, with various festivals catering to a range of genres and audiences. Grab your friends and welly boots and stay up all night or take the kids to a family-friendly music festival, introducing a new generation to the fun. Multiday festivals offer camping tickets or single-day tickets, meaning if your favorite bands are all on one day, you don’t have to stay the whole time. Also, look out for small local festivals that are only on for a day, where you may see some classic bands or discover something new.

With so many fun and interesting activities available, there is plenty of fun to be had on vacation this summer. 



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