Splash & Fun

Swimming Vacations

Best places to go swimming

Ah, Summertime! The sun is at full strength and the thermometer sky high. All we want is to go for a swim to refresh the body and soul, right? Little by little, we are migrating from mind traveling...

to real travel planning. If you want to relax and cool off somewhere that isn’t your backyard, even if it’s just for a weekend, you’ve come to the right place. On this page, you’ll find inspiration for memorable getaways around the country to enjoy the days off in the water.

Best Beach Getaways

Let’s start with the obvious: beaches! When it comes to high temperatures, beach destinations are one of the best places to travel to. Enjoy the breeze by the palm trees, while listening to the sound of waves on beautiful sandy shorelines – from the East Coast to California. For a feeling of exclusivity, stay in a beachfront hotel, where you can observe the ocean from your very own suite!

Lake Vacations Ideas

If you prefer freshwater, why not visit a lake in your region? You can enjoy the hot days not only swimming, but also by trying some water sports, like canoeing and stand-up paddleboarding. If you’re in the Midwest, Lake Geneva in Wisconsin and Lake of Ozarks in Missouri have great lake resorts to choose from. If you live in California or Nevada, Lake Tahoe can offer a lot of activities for different types of travelers.

Hotels With Water Parks

Staying in a fine hotel with a water park can be a lot of fun, especially for family vacations. Whether you’re in Texas, California or Winsconsin, you can plunge down a six-story slide or relax with a tropical libation in a poolside cabana. If you’re already thinking about travel options for the colder months, take a look at hotels with indoor water parks, like these in Iowa.

Hotels With Pools

Don’t hide out in the air conditioning! Instead, plan a Staycation or a weekend getaway to a hotel with a pool not far away from your home – you can find plenty of good options in Chicago, Orlando or Texas, for example. If you want to fight off the summer sweat in style and with privacy, choose a suite with a private pool and unwind from the routine with a romantic or solo retreat.

trivago Travel Tips

Stay informed before traveling by checking official government websites, as well as the COVID-19 Travel Database – developed by leading travel brands, including trivago.

If you are feeling insecure about meeting people and sharing common areas with other travelers, renting a vacation house or apartment can be the best option.

Flexibility is key during times like these and if you do need to travel, browse deals with free cancellation on trivago.

Be aware that hotel availability and amenities may be limited during this period. In some properties, services such as breakfast, check-in and room service are being adapted to reduce direct contact with guests.

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