Student Holiday Getaways
Time goes fast, and this semester will pass quickly. So now is the high time to start planning your summer vacation. Of course, it is always a good idea to pay a visit to your parents and check out how they survive without you. It is also not a bad idea to devote your summer to working (for example helping out a friend who keeps bragging on you “write my essay
for me, I will do anything for you, please please please” - for a fee, of course), because earning some extra money is always a good thing to do. But it can also be exciting to plan something special – attending a huge festival (or several, if you can afford it) or a getaway with some buddies to some nice place.
For those interested in such a getaway, we have decided to facilitate your decision-making process and gathered Top 5 inland summer getaway options for you to consider before you and your friends make up your mind.
- Charlotte, NC
Charlotte is a lovely place on the Atlantic coast in North Carolina. Sadly, it often gets overlooked by students on their summer getaways, which is not entirely fair. Many young people perceive this city merely as a picturesque oceanside spot for old people to enjoy their summertime. Whereas in fact Charlotte, NC has a lot to offer when it comes to fun and entertainment. Among the city's signature attractions, there is the Charlotte Motor Speedway where one can get some adrenaline riding a race car. If you are not into diving, then you can go for the alternative source of adrenaline – the Carowinds which is famous for the breathtaking rollercoaster rides. Also, some scenes from the recent Hunger Games saga were shot here, so if you're a fan, then you should definitely check this out. They say that the best time to visit Charlotte is June.
- Albuquerque, NM
Summer is about the heat, isn't it? So, why not check out the hottest place in the entire States – Albuquerque, New Mexico? If you are not afraid of the heat, you definitely should. The air temperature can rise as high as 90 degrees Fahrenheit, or even above at times. Not everyone can take such a climate, so you can get a great deal on your bed and breakfast, even on the stingiest of budgets (which students are known for, unfortunately). Albuquerque is known for spicy local cuisine and for the city's red-hot nightlife. The recommended time for a trip is August.
- Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix, Arizona, is known to be somewhat posh with all those fancy resorts is the area nearby. However, not unlike Albuquerque, Phoenix is known for its temperature reaching the highest degrees in summer. Which is why all those fancy restaurants drop their prices significantly in summer, so you will not miss an awesome deal. As for the heat, you can cope with it the conventional way – most hotels have swimming pools, and restaurants, clubs, and malls turn their air conditioners to full power. So, if a little bit of heat doesn't bother you, then Phoenix is your destination this summer. The perfect time for visiting these areas is June.
- Dallas and Fort Worth, TX
A journey to the heart of the stereotypes about America can be a great opportunity for cultural insights. Besides, cowboy boots are always in style. So, why not rock such a historic ground with those boots. If you don't have any, you can get some pretty cheap on the spot, and this way you are sure that they are authentic, and you can boast about it. The ultimate time for rocking Dallas is July.
- Denver, CO
People who go on exploring the Rocky Mountains are familiar with Denver, Colorado, but only as a sleepover point. Otherwise, tourists often overlook this spot. Denver, however, has a lot of fun to offer a visitor. The roller coasters at the Lakeside Amusement Park are most definitely worth checking out. Coors Field is one the country's best baseball fields, so you will definitely have fun if you catch a game there. Of course, Denver, attractions are not limited to that, so it is positively worth checking out. We recommend coming to Denver in June.
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