It’s not too late to get away and experience one last adventure while it’s still nice outside. There are so many summer activities that are great for families, couples and even solo adventurers that we could’ve made this list go on for days. To save you the trouble of endlessly searching, we’ve rounded up three last minute getaways so that you can have some fun before the season changes. These top destinations include boating, hiking, swimming and a whole lot more. Check ‘em out then get to planning for one last hurrah before summer is over.
For the outdoorsman and camping experts, check out Acadia National Park, Maine.
Fully experience Maine at its only national park, Acadia. The 47,000 acres of land on Mount Desert Island, Isle au Haut and the Schoodic Peninsula, has tons of features from rocky coastlines to forests and mountains. The state park’s natural environment provides a lot of activities like whale watching, camping or riding the 27-mile-long Park Loop Road. The adventures are endless at this park that’s open all year. Pack up your camping gear and get ready to take in the views, activities and all of Maine’s natural glory in one place.
For beer lovers and thrillseekers, check out Asheville, NC.
The Blue Ridge Mountains, beer and the Biltmore are all solid reasons to visit Asheville, NC. When you visit, you can explore the outdoors with hiking, ziplining, and waterfall hunting or even by driving down the Blue Ridge Parkway. Asheville is all about the options. You can also go on tours, shop and hit up local breweries and restaurants to get the full experience. Asheville is pretty much right for everyone, whether you want to go hiking and camping or eat all of the local food and stay in cool hotels.
For the water obsessed and just plain lucky, check out Lake Tahoe.
The aquatic adventures are second to none at Lake Tahoe, which borders California and Nevada. Lake Tahoe’s water activities include swimming, waterskiing, jetskiing, kayaking, fishing and more. But, it’s not all water and wakeboaring at this lake, there’s also hiking, biking, golfing and more. Lake Tahoe has many lodging options you can choose to stay in from cabins to casino hotels. If you like Lake Tahoe after visiting, you don’t have to stay away long - this destination equally caters to visitors in the wintertime if you want to hit the slopes.
Summer is almost over, but the adventures should never stop. Pack your bags, get your friends or family and get ready for a trip that will help you get through the winter. Whether you head east, south or west and don’t miss out on making this summer the best.