Summer is right around the corner and while we know it can be difficult and overwhelming to plan the perfect trip, we want to give you a little bit of inspiration to relieve some of the pressure when planning a multi-city trip. Whether you are looking to travel with friends, family, or solo, these next 5 countries are the perfect assortment of popular tourist and off the beaten path destinations for the best vacation for summer 2019.
A fairly new hotspot for tourists. Some of the most beautiful coastlines, stunning lakes, and delicious seafood, can be found in Croatia confirming that it should not go overlooked. With cities like Dubrovnik and Split along with the Krka National Park, dive into a unique culture and see something magical in every city you visit.
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Whether it’s your first or your fifteenth time to the country, Italy will remain a travel favorite. With so much to see and eat in the country, there is no way you will run out of stuff to do, things to eat, and sites to see. Every city in Italy feels like the world’s greatest outdoor museum. Roaming around Italy is as though you have been transported into a fantasy. Find delicious foods from pizza, pasta, and gelato to rich coffee and excellent wine. There is no doubt you will be impressed as you walk through the winding streets of Florence, along the canals in Venice, the hillside of the Amalfi Coast, and the ancient ruins of Rome.
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Forests, volcanic-sand beaches, terraced rice paddies, mystical temples, and waterfalls can be found dotted throughout Indonesia. From cities like Bali, Lombok, Ubud, and Jakarta, there are so many cities to visit in the country. You will find some of the most jaw-dropping views around the world and there is no doubt you will be blown away. Made up of more than 17,000 islands, Indonesia is filled with a wide assortment of cultures, cuisines, and religions.
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Don’t underestimate the beauty of this country on the coast. Sprawled around Portugal are historic sites, winding old towns, colorful buildings, hilly cobblestone streets, and some of the best lookout points. With not to miss cities like Lisbon and Porto that were built across hills, make sure to prioritize packing for comfort over style. The cities in Portugal have a way of making you feel like you’re always walking uphill.
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One thing is for sure, France is not lacking in the categories of art, food, or culture. France has everything you are looking for in a summer vacation destination. Go down to the South of France where you will find cities like Nice, Marseille, and Aix-en-Provence that are situated around the coast and more popular household names. If you travel to the east of the country, you will find cities such as Annecy, Riquewihr, and Colmar where you will uncover enchanting, fairytale-like villages. And of course, do not forget magical Paris, a city we will never get tired of singing its praises.
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With so many places around the world, the best vacation for summer 2019 is right at your fingertips. All in all, we know there is no way you can go wrong planning. Whether you are looking for a trip to Europe or another destination, our trip planner is the tool for you. For more inspiration on destinations around the world and to start planning, head to our trip planner and get going!
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