Summer is perhaps one of the most popular times to take a vacation. With the kids out of school and the beautiful warm weather beckoning you outdoors, it’s hard not to want to embrace the time off and go on vacation with the family.
Luckily for all you beach bums, golfers, nature lovers, and foodies, planning a more efficient summer trip just got easier thanks to the insights of our 2015 Summer Travel Trends Infographic. The travel statistics illustrated can help vacationers of all walks of life make more informed decisions about selecting a vacation destination, choosing entertaining excursions and tours, as well as determining the busiest travel days of the year so you can plan accordingly. A list of great travel apps are provided as well.
Summer Vacation Destinations
One of the most important part of planning a vacation is selecting the destination—and there are a few destinations on the east coast that are perfect for a summer getaway. The top destinations highlighted in our summer vacation trends infographic include the following locations:
- Myrtle Beach
What To Do On Vacation
No vacation is complete without creating a near-perfect itinerary of things to see and do; this is why the travel and tourism industry continues to see growth year after year. For summer getaways in particular, tourism statistics have proven that not all vacation activities are created equal. In fact, some activities and excursions excel tremendously in both popularity and enjoyability. The top 3 preferred excursions are:
- Museum Tours
- Outdoor Adventures
Summer Travel Apps
Technology (and apps specifically) have become invaluable when it comes to helping us to organize our life, so it makes sense that they can be a useful tool while planning AND enjoying your travels. The travel apps listed all have one thing in common: they all solve a problem you didn’t even realize you had and help you ensure an enjoyable vacation from start to finish.
The Swiss army knife of travel apps, Tripit gives you access to your itinerary on any device, but more importantly provides you with real time alerts on flight delays, cancellations, and gate changes.
Share the many memories that you create on vacation with the Postagram app. Postagram allows you to send your photos as real postcards to family and friends. Whether your loved ones live in Canada, the U.S.A or Europe, these post cards can be mailed to just about anywhere.
- Goby – Social Activity Planner
- Free Wi-Fi Finder App
- Gas Buddy
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Time to Plan Your Getaway! What Are You Waiting For?
Great destinations, fun activities and the most innovative travel apps on the market—all in all, the perfect ingredients for a great summer vacation. The only ingredient that’s missing is… YOU! What are you waiting for?