Top 10 Summer Vacation Destinations for GHS

by Anida Kijamet

According to a GHS survey sample, these are the top 10 places people from GHS traveled over summer 2017. Is yours on here? Comment below!

1. New York

New York is the top traveled place within GHS, it’s a beautiful sight for any tourist to see including a walk in Times Square with endless places to shop, a view of the Empire State Building, and a look at the famous Statue of Liberty. For those who want tranquility, Central Park has a relaxing atmosphere with a view of the city all around you; including a zoo for those who wish a fun experience.

2. Dominican Republic

Apart from the beautiful view, the Dominican Republic’s beaches are truly worth the look of paradise like the crystal clear “Costa Del Coco,” is a sight for wonders, if you’re not the beach type; taking a visit in the historic capital of Santo Domingo that dates back to the 1500’s will take your gaze to the beautiful structures.

3. Wisconsin Dells

If you’re the one to have a good time instead of sight-seeing, Wisconsin Dells is for you. Taking a trip to the Kalahari Resorts with a safari themed water park to splash around in the day, but in the night; take a walk in the amusements parks and play a few arcade games, enjoy a movie in the local cinema to have pure family fun.

4. Florida (Miami & Orlando)

The Sunshine State, when one is in Florida; there are many different experiences from Miami beach to it’s beautiful view; to Disney World in Orlando with childhood fun & meeting favorite characters, from an adrenaline adventure from the rides in universal Orlando; even looking at ocean wildlife at SeaWorld.

5. Costa Rica

Residing in another one of the most beautiful beaches, Costa Rica has a lot to offer. Take time to visit the active Poás volcano one of many located within the Poás Volcano national park and be amazed by the wonders of nature. Corcovado National park is one to look at the varied tropical ecosystems that is one of the world’s most biodiverse that include hiking trails if you’re in to a little bit of excercise.

 6. Pentwater

If you’re more of a simple vacationer and would like to stay in-state, Pentwater might be for you. Take a walk to the Pentwater lighthouse and gaze at the amazing view, visit various antique shops and feel nature settle you in as you walk along nice sandy beaches. Attend an Arts & Crafts show or view a concert on the Pentwater village green.

7. Drummond Island

Drummond Island is a relaxing resort in Michigan that has many attractions to look at. Take a tour inside of the Drummond Island Historical museum to see the island’s history and how it came about. Take a walk in the Harbor Island national wildlife refuge for beautiful sights around and of the residing animals, surrounded by calming waters.

8. Cottages Near Beaches

Sometimes having a simple cottage near a beach can be the most relaxing way to spend a summer. Taking life into simplicity by spending the day at the beach with friends or family, or biking around trails to have a refreshing sense of enjoyment; staying within the comfort of your state.

9. Traverse City

Heading up north? Take a stop at Traverse City, with parks open for camping and hiking to enjoy the fresh air of Michigan, take a tour in the Dennos Museum- Milliken to look at historical artifacts and works of the Inuit including other pieces of Michigan history.

10. The Upper Peninsula

A sense of simpler times are awakened when taking a trip to the U.P. Take a ferry to the beautiful Mackinaw Island; filled with eatery, shops and other delights. While you’re there don’t forget to take a horse ride along the trails to view cottages and other aspects of the island’s colorful array of scenery, including museums and other pieces of history.


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