Sometimes life is unpredictable but in the best of ways. Summer is our time off to have fun and relax and there is nothing worse than suddenly having the time and money to go off on the vacation of our dreams and have great adventures in faraway places. If you suddenly find that you have come into some funds or spare time to go travel far and wide, here are some great travel destination ideas on where to travel this summer spur of the moment.
Chicago is perfect for that city-scape getaway without the hassle and expensiveness of cities like New York City and Los Angles. While Chicago is up north, it is still located in a more reasonable and convenient location by being in the heartland of the United States. Some affordable Chicago attractions include Millennium Park, The Art Institute of Chicago, the 360 Chicago Observation Deck, Wrigley Field, and Chicago River Walk. Chicago has a plethora of historical gangster and mob tours, and food tour, along with upscale dinner cruises on the river. If you do not wish to stay at a hotel, Chicago has plenty of great Airbnb’s available for rent.
2. Puerto Rico
A beautiful island tucked into the Caribbean, with golden sand beaches and calm waters, Puerto Rico is a great spur of the moment travel destination this summer if you are trying to figure out where to travel. Puerto Rico provides enthralling culture, mesmerizing nature views, and wonderful architecture. Some sights and scenes are El Yunque National Forest, Old San Juan, Rio Camuy Caves, Bahía Bioluminiscente, Castillo San Cristóbal, San Juan National Historic Site, Culebra Island, Surfing and Whale Watching at Rincon, and Parque Isle Verde. Puerto Rico proves it has much to offer than just beaches and cocktails.
A vibrant, eclectic city brimming with history and culture, Berlin is a great place to travel spur of the moment this summer. Great places to site-see are East Side Gallery, Reichstag Building, Brandenburg Gate, Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Berlin Wall Memorial, and Kurfürstendamm. Berlin is also home to the famous Berlin Opera and Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Berlin is an exuberant city that is a mix of the new and old. It does not take strenuous planning to vacation and travel there on a whim, for entertainment, shopping, architecture, and cultural institutes are around every corner.
Delicious street food and $2 beers, Bangkok will get you a bang for your buck if you plan on a spur of the moment summer getaway to this colorful country. From temples to clubs Bangkok offers many delights to those wanting to enjoy the sites and nightlife. Some wonderful places to go visit Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Temple of Dawn, The Grand Palace, Chatuchak Weekend Market, Golden Buddha, and Jim Thompson House Museum. Bangkok almost has sisters overwhelmed with how many attractions and sites there are to see and enjoy. If you decide to make a spontaneous trip to Bangkok you can be sure your activity schedule will not be dull for a moment.
The soulful destination Bali is filled with culture, nature, spirituality, and art. Finding plenty of activities to do while in this intriguing city would not be difficult for any spur of the moment travelers this summer. Some of Bali’s biggest attractions include Uluwatu Temple, Seminyak beach, Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, Mount Batur, Ulun Danu Beratan Temple, and the serene temple and water garden Taman Tirtagangga.