Travel Tips

Where to Travel in June

School’s out and it’s officially summer! Whether you’d like to take Dad on an unforgettable trip or the kids on a great American road trip, check out our June travel picks. Plus, stay cool on the longest day of the year at an extreme waterpark.

Looking for more travel ideas? Take a look at our Jump into June slideshow.

Getty Images
Fly-Fishing in Idaho
Father’s Day Travel Ideas
Skip the tie and treat dad to a rustic vacation along Snake River at Idaho’s Natural Retreats South Fork Lodge or a rock climbing adventure in Moab, UT. Or if he spends every Saturday hitting golf balls, treat him to a round at one of our Father’s Day-approved golf courses.
White Water West
Noah’s Ark in Wisconsin Dells
Splash Into Summer at a Waterpark
Noah’s Ark is the granddaddy of all extreme waterparks with slides like the Scorpion’s Tail, which stands 10 stories tall. Check out our top US waterparks to find the best place to get soaked near you.
Getty Images
Machu Picchu, Peru
Explore Incredible Inca Ruins
Often called the “Lost City of the Incas,” marvel at the remarkable ruins such as the Temple of the Condor and Sun Gate, the endpoint of the Inca Trail. Visiting Machu Picchu in June takes advantage of the dry season and avoids the heaviest crowds that arrive in July and August.
Getty Images
Gloucestershire, England
Annual Cheese Rolling
How much do you love cheese? This 200-year-old tradition has attracted people from all over the world who chase a round of Double Gloucester cheese down Cooper’s Hill. The first person to reach the finish line at the bottom of the hill wins the cheese.
The Great Smoky Mountains
America’s Most Popular National Park
Nine million annual visitors road trip through Tennessee or North Carolina to see the swirly blue morning haze which gives the mountains their name. If possible, explore the park in the beginning of the month and start your days early (before 10am) to miss the hordes of summer tourists.
Stockholm, Sweden
Summer in Northern Europe
Weather-wise, June is the ideal time to visit Stockholm to take advantage of most of its cafes, attractions and open-air museums. Thousands of tourists also flock to northern Sweden to see the midnight sun, a natural phenomenon where the sun is visible until midnight -- and for a full 24 hours around the solstice (June 21).
Cruise the Mediterranean
Luxury at Sea
Before the summer’s scorching heat arrives in July, enjoy the Mediterranean’s long sunny days, warm waters and gentle breezes. Aboard a cruise ship you can stop in Italian, Turkish and Greece ports while enjoying the exceptional food and service a luxury cruise line, like the Regent of the Seas, provides.
Flag as inappropriate

Thank you! your flag was submitted.

You Might Also Like

Travel's Best Adventures 2014

Don't plan a vacation - embark on ...

Things to Do in April

Get outdoors and enjoy what spring ...

Jamaica: Top 10 Locals List

Explore Jamaica's local spots with ...

Things to Do in March

Spring into action for Mardi Gras, ...

More Travel Inspirations

Food Network America's Best Cook
Who Is America’s Best Cook?

See home cooks compete on Food Network to win the coveted title.

Cooking Channel's Cooking Fundamentals
Master Your Cooking Skills

Learn the fundamentals of cooking with Cooking Channel’s tips and videos.

HGTV's Living Alaska
Imagine Alaskan Living

Do you have what it takes to live in Alaska? Tour Alaskan Homes on HGTV.

 

See Also

Explore the US Virgin Islands

Kinga goes sailing and kite surfing at the US Virgin Islands National Park.

Travel 911

Get tips for travel emergencies, including lost luggage, stormy weather, ...

Marianela’s Beaches

Get Marianela Pereyra’s picks for what to see and do on California’s best ...

Parahawking in Paradise

Led by a hawk, Rachel goes paragliding for the best views of Torrey Pines.