You told us your favorite summer destinations on Facebook. Here are the results!
The coast of Maine was one of your favorite summer spots. Reader Kim Bernard said the things she loves about Pemaquid Point, Maine were "camping and falling asleep to the sound of the waves, eating lobster at Shaw's and hanging out at the beach or the lighthouse during the day. Heaven...."
Hawaii was another one of your top summer destinations. Reader Keschan Taylor described her favorite Hawaii haunt, Oahu: "it's like stepping in to a different culture every time you step out the door."
The happiest place on Earth, Disneyworld in Orlando, Florida, was another top pick.
You also loved the Riviera Maya, home to some of the most beautiful resorts on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.
One of your favorite spots has bounced back from tragedy: About a year after the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico left the beaches of Destin, Florida, deserted, the area has seen a return of vacationgoers.
The Dominican Republic is home to both beautiful beaches and stellar golf resorts, like Punta Cana (pictured).
The southernmost point in the continental US, Key West was another one of your favorites. Here, wreck divers visit the Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
Whether you're visiting the famous zoo or looking for year-round balmy weather, San Diego is the perfect summer getaway.
Many of you prefer to spend your summers in the misty cool and spectacular landscapes of Alaska.
Many others love to spend summers in the Colorado Rockies. Reader Dale Underwood Bremner's favorite activities include "fly fishing for trout on the Frying Pan River, hiking to the Maroon Bells, horseback riding through beautiful meadows and a jeep ride to Marble to see a rock quarry. Just add gorgeous scenery and enjoy your summer."
The Emerald Isle is a great choice for a summer getaway for those who'd like to travel to near (but foreign) shores. Pictured here, people make their way across one of the bridges over the famous river Liffey in Dublin.
What keeps you going back to Yellowstone National Park, summer after summer? According to reader Lori J. Thorne, it's the "Gorgeous scenery and gorgeous wild animals!"
The Outer Banks in North Carolina are the perfect location for a family beach getaway. Surfboard not included.
For a great city trip, what about Chicago? Reader April Wright is a fan. "Wrigley Field, Taste of Chicago, a helicopter tour of downtown, a cruise on the lake and fireworks at the Navy Pier... Chicago seems to have it all," she said.