Top 10 places to Travel in the World
By: Jazmine Montgomery
It’s summer time! If you haven’t planned a family vacation yet, or maybe your looking for something to do with your significant other these are some great places to think about traveling to this summer.
10. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
It’s summer, and there is no better place to be then lying on the beach with sand between your toes,and the sound of waves in the background. If you are looking for a great family trip to take Myrtle Beach is the place to go. Myrtle beach is one of the top resort locations along the East Coast, and there is something for every one of all ages to enjoy. If you are taking the kids along they will love the awesome family resorts , like the Dunes Village Family resort which is home to a 30,000 square foot indoor water park. Myrtle Beach has great opportunities for everyone to see and enjoy. From historical Navy museums, Ripley’s 5D theater, Family Kingdom Amusement Park, Zip line & rope courses, and so much more.
9. Washington, D.C
Even though it’s vacation it does not mean that you should stop learning. Washington D.C is a great experience for the family to experience together. D.C. has plenty of historical places to go visit, and museums that will intrigue the whole family. From the Smithsonian, Lincoln Memorial, George Washington’s mansion, the Martin Luther King monument , and you can’t forget about the White House! If you want to take a break from touring the D.C. area, you can take a three-hour ride over to Virginia to enjoy Busch Gardens Williamsburg Amusement Park and if you want some fun in the sun you can visit Water Country USA, directly next to Busch Gardens. Busch Gardens is home to the world’s tallest, and first floor less dive coaster; the family is in for a great time together.
8. New Orleans, Louisiana
If you want a place with rich history, and food look no further than New Orleans. New Orleans is the home of great Jazz music, and Mardi Gras but the party continues all year after Mardi Gras. Take a trip to the French Quarter, which is considered a national Landmark, and is home to the famous Bourbon Street where there seems to always be a party going on. New Orleans has plenty of interesting tours to take either by horse and carriage or kayaking through the Swamps of New Orleans. While visiting you have to try true authentic Cajun food, and there is plenty of Restaurants to try if you are into Cajun food or seafood. Since New Orleans sits right on the Gulf they are known to have great fresh seafood. So if you are looking for a great place to experience great culture, and food you will love New Orleans.
7. Barcelona, Spain
This beautiful city of Spain has so much history, and beauty to offer. Barcelona is home to the famous Bull Run, and home to one of the largest soccer stadiums in the world Camp Nou. The historical sights in the city are great to visit like the Gothic Quarter where the Barcelona Cathedral sits, or you can go to one of Barcelona’s many gorgeous beaches to soak up the sun. If you are looking for something to do at night you can visit one of Barcelona’s popular attractions Mont Magica a water and light show that is a sight to see. So if you are traveling with your spouse or family, Paris is a great vacation to take and has something for everyone to enjoy.
6. Los Angeles, California
The beautiful West Coast city of Los Angeles, home to the stars. This city has so much to offer, from star tours of The Hollywood hills seeing where the stars live, or you can take a tour of Universal Studios Hollywood seeing sets of hit TV series, and movies. If you are a shopper you will enjoy walking along Rodeo Drive seeing some of the top designers, and may even have a star sighting while out in about. If you are a surfer you will love catching some waves in Cali, while in Malibu. If it’s touring through The Hills or catching some waves in Malibu, you will enjoy your stay in Los Angeles!
5. Paris, France
One of the most beautiful cities, filled with wonderful history, and culture. If you love beautiful architecture you will appreciate touring the city of Paris seeing places like the Pantheon, the Arc de Triomphe, and the famous Eiffel Tower. Paris is also home to the World’s largest Grave the Catacombs of Paris, it is part of the fourteen of the City of Paris museums . If you are traveling with someone you love, take a trip to the Pont Des Art Bridge where you can express your undying love for each other by locking a padlock on the bridge. Your love will literally last forever in Paris .
4. Cape Town, Africa
When most people think of Africa they think of Safari’s, and impoverished cities. Cape Town, Africa shows us a different side of Africa, a place of true beauty with its beautiful mountain ranges, and a tropical oasis with its beautiful beaches. You can take a cable car to the top of Table Mountain, take a tour of Cape Point and see the infamous lighthouse or hang out along the beaches while penguin watching or enjoy the beautiful beaches that Cape Town has to offer.
3. Orlando, Florida
Orlando is one of the top family vacation spots in the world. . It has great attractions for all ages to enjoy , and bring out the inner kid in all of us. Everyone in the family will enjoy staying at Walt Disney World where they have four theme parks Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Epcot, and Disney Hollywood Studios. Disney also has two water parks Typhoon Lagoon & Blizzard Beach, and 31 resorts on their property. If you’re traveling with older kids they will love Universal Studios, and Islands of Adventure which is home to the world famous Harry Potter World where you can be a wizard along side of Harry, and his friends. Orlando also has three beautiful beaches within driving distance Coco, Daytona, and New Smyrna for you to enjoy as well.
2. Montego Bay, Jamaica
If you’re looking for a tropical vacation, with beautiful white sandy beaches, and crystal clear blue waters, then you will enjoy the beautiful Montego Bay. Where you can relax on the beach or you can go zip lining through the Caribbean forest, or horseback riding along the beach. Montego has eight beautiful beaches for you to spend your time on, and plenty of beach resorts to choose from as well. Perfect place for honeymooners to celebrate their new life together while taking a sunset cruise, and the kids will enjoy the Kool Runnings Adventure park with ten water slides, and an adventure zone with paint balling, outdoor laser tag, go carting, kayaking and so much more.
1. Bora Bora, Tahit
If you’re looking for a romantic getaway, Bora Bora is the perfect place to go to spend time with that special someone in your life. So for you honeymooners Bora Bora has great traveling packages as well. This beautiful island has plenty to do, you can relax and enjoy the beautiful beaches that the island has to offer, go scuba diving or take a six hour boat tour showing you the beautiful island of Bora Bora where you can have lunch on Otemanu Mountain. Bora Bora is the perfect honeymoon getaway to celebrate your new life with the person you love.