Planning a summer holiday? There are many fantastic places all around the world to consider but few better destinations than the United States. This is an incredibly beautiful, fun and interesting place to visit with a number of terrific spots to consider for a summer holiday. Additionally, it is a great place to take the kids because it is very easy to travel, language is not an issue, and there is a similar culture to here in the UK. The summer is a great time to visit the States, and there are a handful of places that are perfect for a family vacation at this time of year.

Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles is an iconic city and one that is synonymous with good weather and fun. It is a superb place to take the kids because there is so much to see and do in Los Angeles, including going to the beach, Theme Parks, movie studios, exploring Hollywood, going to a sports game and much, much more. Additionally, there are many different districts and areas for you to stay so you should easily be able to find somewhere suitable for your family and within your budget.

New York City, New York

New York is often the place to spring to mind when discussing the States and this is for good reason. The Big Apple is one of the most glamorous cities in the entire world with a charm unlike anywhere else. Highlights for families here include going up the Empire State building, going to Central Park (very beautiful in the summer), shopping, going to the theatre amongst many other highlights. This is also a city that is enjoyable to simply stroll around and soak up the atmosphere.

Orlando, Florida

Orlando is another very summery holiday destination and one that is perfect for kids. The main reason for this is that this is the home of Disneyland which can be fantastic fun for both kids and adults, but Orlando has a lot more to offer than just this, and it boasts a gorgeous climate at this time of year.

Orlando villa holidays are a good choice because having your own villa to return to after a thrilling day will allow you to chill out and relax before doing it all again the next day. On top of this, this also allows the family to feel settled and enjoy home comforts on their holiday here.

San Fransisco, California

Another lovely place to visit in California in the summer is San Francisco. This is a very friendly, laid back and cultural city that is well-suited to families on holiday. A few of the highlights to see here include the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, Lombard Street, cable cars and Fisherman’s Wharf but there is something for everyone in this great city.

Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, Tennessee - Summer 2019

There are few destinations as lively and fun in the USA than Nashville. It is famous for its vibrant live music and food scene which ensures that it is a great spot for a family vacation which is furthered by the fact that there is a laid back vibe with friendly Southern hospitality here.

Portland, Oregon

Portland - SUMMER USAPortland is a great spot for a family summer holiday because it has the perfect mix of nature and culture. It is surrounded by greenery which can be nice to explore, but Portland also has a very distinctive culture which makes it a unique and interesting destination. It has a thriving culinary scene, cool markets, pretty parks, huge bookstores and much, much more to explore.

Cape Cod, Massachusetts

This postcard-esque destination is one of the most idyllic spots in the entire world with quaint villages, lighthouses, beaches and seafood shacks which makes it a very popular summertime holiday destination. The hook-shaped peninsula is unlike anywhere else in the country and a great area for relaxing while also exploring.

Boston, Massachusetts

Boston is one of the most historic cities in the USA and a place of high importance. It is also a very beautiful, friendly and cultural place which makes it a great place to come during the warmer months of the year. There are many highlights for families here, including legendary professional sports teams, beautiful parks, museums, markets and walking trails.


The United States is an excellent place to visit on a family vacation during the summer months. As such a large and diverse land, there are many different places to consider with the above being a few of the best places for families during the summer.

 

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