Spending Your Summer Stateside? These Are the Best Places to Travel

Summer is—believe it or not—almost at our doorstep, and so is the surge of wanderlust that goes along with it. If you’re currently planning a getaway, the sheer breadth of options can be overwhelming, particularly when it comes to international travel and the careful planning required beforehand. Not every prime summer destination, however, has to include a flight overseas. Some of the most beautiful spots to enjoy the season can be experienced stateside. From coast to coast, there are vacations of every type to enjoy, whether you prefer warm beaches, natural wonderlands, or cityscapes. Here we’ve handpicked stateside travel spots that only grow more beautiful in the summertime. Keep reading for six of the best places to visit in the U.S. during the summer.

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