7 Awesome American Summer Experiences

Summertime in the States is pretty unbeatable, right?

Temperatures are high, drinks are flowing and everybody's having the best time. Here are some of the TrekAmerica team's fave things to get up to while the sun's shining...

Be a beach bum in Florida

Destin Beach

Destin, Florida has some of the most beautiful beaches on the East Coast. Roll out a towel and take a dip in the water – lazy beach days lie ahead!

Check out our Atlantic Dream trip for plenty of beach time


Cruise Route 66 with a Seligman stop-off

Route 66 Seligman diner

An all-American road trip wouldn't be complete without driving the most iconic road in the US – Route 66. Stop off at historic Seligman for burgers and hotdogs al fresco, with quirky Americana decor everywhere you look.

Cruise Route 66 on our Mountain Trail


Snorkel in the stunning Mexican seas

Snorkelling in the Caribbean
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Alright, this one's not actually part of the States – but how could we leave out the wonderful Mexican summers?! Strap on a snorkel and dive into the beautiful turquoise seas of Playa del Carmen. Keep an eye out for underwater wildlife too!

Want to see more of our Mexican BLT?


Live it up on Bourbon Street

New Orleans party

Warm summer evenings call for nights out to remember – and no matter how many Hurricanes you have, you certainly won't forget the nightlife of New Orleans' Bourbon Street. Embrace the city's jazz culture and party atmosphere.

Visit New Orleans on our Southern Sun


Get your kicks with some white water rafting

White Water Rafting

For thrill seekers, white water rafting in the New River is a must!

See more of Best of the East


Hop on your bike in Chicago

Chicago Bike Hike In Summer

Relive childhood days out with a summertime bike ride! Bobby's Bike Hike Tour takes you away from the tourist traps and through city parks and local beaches. Oh, and don't forget to give Oprah a wave as you pedal past her home! Afterwards, stock up on supplies and head down for a sun-soaked picnic on Chicago Lakefront to reward your hard work.

Get your wheels in motion with our Coast to Coast North


Mosey on down to an authentic Cowboy Camp

Horse trek crew

Yee-ha! Saddle up and put your best boots on for a visit to an authentic cowboy camp, Guest Ranch. Take a horseback ride for the ultimate ranch experience as the sun sets. Cowboy hats optional, but most definitely advised!

Go wild with our Westerner 3

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