Terranova is a beautiful island off the coast of Newfoundland. It is known for its stunning landscapes and wildlife. The island is home to humpback whales, dolphins, and other marine life. It is also a great place for fishing, kayaking, and other outdoor activities.
La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico is another great destination for those looking to escape the crowds. This charming mountain town is an extreme ski resort with exciting routes and plenty of relaxing activities like Nordic skiing, fishing, and hiking. In the summer months, wildflowers cover the valleys and mountain biking trails open up.
Crested Butte was once a mining community and today much of its historic charm remains in the center. This charming mountain town in Colorado is also an extreme ski resort with exciting routes but many more relaxing activities to follow. Nordic skiing, fishing and hiking can be enjoyed with fewer people than hotter destinations like Jackson Hole.
If you're looking for uncrowded vacation spots in the United States for summer trips, consider national parks, charming towns, and coast-to-coast beaches. Some of the best options include Tbilisi in Georgia, Stavanger in Norway, The Orkney Islands in Scotland, Stuttgart in Germany, Croatia's Elaphite Islands, Florida's Panhandle, California's wine country, Mackinac Island in Michigan, and Camden in Maine.
Tbilisi has so much to offer that it will keep you busy for at least 2 or 3 days. Be sure to stroll through the old town of Tbilisi and look for the details of the old houses which are a great example of modernist architecture. Don't be afraid to enter the courtyard and stairs as they also hide some real gems. Marvel at the splendid Rustaveli Avenue, take the cable car to Narikala Fortress to see the city from above and visit some of the ancient churches.
In Stavanger you'll have to spend some time outdoors. Take a boat ride along the Lyse Fjord for spectacular views of the fjord. There are a number of memorable hikes all within a short drive of Stavanger such as Pulpit Rock or Preikestolen with its wide views of the fjord; Kjerag to stand on a rock nestled between two cliffs above the valley floor; and Florli 4444 to climb the longest wooden staircase in the world.
The Orkney Islands are a small archipelago off the north-east coast of Scotland and are very rich in Neolithic history. With places like Skara Brae (a Neolithic settlement), Brodger's Ring (a stone circle), and Maeshowe (a milestone with cameras with Viking 'graffiti' inside), it's easy to get lost in the way life used to be 5,000 years ago.
Croatia has become very popular in recent years thanks to the famous series Game of Thrones. While Dubrovnik is bustling with tourists in the summer months, the quiet Elaphite Islands are just a 40-minute ferry ride away.
For a dose of history and culture visit Pensacola's National Museum of Naval Aviation and iconic 19th-century Fort Pickens while animal lovers won't want to miss Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park where you can see manatees in winter.
The Panhandle dazzles with its pristine coastlines and fewer crowds. Affectionately known as the “Forgotten Coast” this area is dotted with tranquil barrier islands small fishing villages and picturesque beachside towns.
Mackinac Island offers on-site facilities from a golf course tennis courts swimming pool to a luxury spa as well as multiple dining options available on-site from elegant fine restaurants to an ice cream parlor for children.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort Paso Robles is a beautiful European-style retreat framed by picturesque vineyards of Paso Robles. Its elegant rooms and suites feature modern furnishings luxury bedding some with a fireplace living room and terrace with views of vineyards.
Camden Maine is a picturesque city on New England coast known as “place where mountains meet sea” This self-described gem is perfect mix enchanting attractions outdoor activities.
These wonderful getaways give you more room to breathe so you can enjoy your vacation without worrying about crowds or long lines. Whether you're looking for adventure or relaxation these destinations offer something for everyone.