Summer Wanderlust: The Ultimate Vacation Destinations for 2018 2

Three must-do trips to book right now

Summer is here, and it’s time to feed that thirst for adventure, to pack a bag and explore the unknown. With so many destinations with gorgeous weather and longer days in the summer, it’s hard to decide on where to go on vacation. No matter where you choose to go, you are bound to make some lifelong memories. Here are our top three destinations for summertime travel to help you decide.

Paris, France 

The lazy days of summer bring the best out of Paris, France. With fantastic weather in the high 70s,  summertime is the best time to visit and take in the gorgeous flora at Luxembourg Gardens, take a leisurely bike ride to the Eiffel Tower, or people-watch from a Champs-Élysées cafe. From sipping a cocktail on a luxurious terrace, dining alfresco, or shopping in the Grands Boulevards area, a trip to Paris will definitely fulfill your vacation fantasy. 

Baja, California

One of the best destinations for wine lovers and foodies, this fast-growing destination is only two hours south of San Diego. Baja is home to chic boutique hotels, a remarkable culinary scene and more than 100 wineries to please the most selective of aficionados. Baja’s wine country offers up modest and relaxed experiences along the main highway in the region of Mexico called the Ruta del Vino. You may come for the wine, but you will stay for the creative cuisine. Valle de Guadalupe’s restaurants serve up some fantastic meals at an even better price. 

 

Shanghai, China 

A sensational cultuarl experience

For an unforgettable adventure, travel to China’s booming financial capital. With its futuristic skyline, lively streets and delicious cuisine, this city makes for a fantastic use of all of your senses. If you’d like a curated introduction to the city, hop on a sidecar motorbike for an exclusive insider experience tour, which can be customized to fit your interests. Check out the infamous Yuyuan Garden as well as the Jing’An Sculpture Park, and don’t miss the Power Station of Art — a contemporary art museum and first state-run art museum on China’s mainland. Book a trip to Shanghai, and check Asia off your bucket list!