With sunny skies and longer days, summer is a favorite time to explore new places. Need some inspiration? Read on for our top tours to try once the weather warms up.
From gardens bursting into bloom to bustling plazas humming with activity, Europe’s cosmopolitan capitals spring to life in the warmer months.
Barcelona: The City Experience
Sip sangria and soak up the Mediterranean sun in the Catalan capital’s signature beachside plazas and promenades.
Rome: The City Experience
There’s so much to see in the Italian capital, so why not take advantage of summertime’s extra daylight hours? There are plenty of ways to beat the heat while sightseeing—think subterranean sights like the catacombs, errant spray from ornate fountains and a gelateria on every corner.
Paris, Venice & Vienna
Explore dazzling imperial capitals at the time of year when they really shine—manicured gardens bloom, plazas pulse with life and canals sparkle in the sun.
Grand Tour of Europe
Traversing Europe from North to South, you’ll stop for the continent’s best sights along the way—from regal London and a Rhine River cruise to lakeside Lucerne and the romance of canal-laced Venice.
Explore the world’s many diverse natural wonders—from sweeping mountain views to thundering falls—all under warm, sunny skies.
Alaskan Glacier Cruise
Swap chill for thrill in the Alaskan summer, the perfect time of year to spot whales and waterfalls, glaciers and gardens.
A Week in Ireland: Galway, Cork & Dublin
Get to know this beautiful island on a tour through its emerald landscapes, including legends like the rocky Burren and the majestic Cliffs of Moher.
Scandinavia: The Capitals to the Fjords
Breathe in the fresh air as you cruise the soaring green cliffs and narrow blue waterways of Norway’s otherworldly fjord region.
Iceland: Reykjavik to the Glaciers
Discover the restorative powers of Europe’s most otherworldly island, home of the original Geysir, a stunning South Coast and the Blue Lagoon.
Summer calls for sun and ocean views, and each corner of the world offers its own take on seasonal seaside splendor.
Coastal New England
Get a glimpse of the events of the American Revolution in historic Boston, then travel up the coast to explore the trading ports, cities and fishing villages that embody quintessential New England charm.
Croatia & Slovenia: The Old-World Adriatic
Dubrovnik’s storied city walls overlook the sparking Mediterranean, and Split’s historic palaces and fortifications are accented with coastal breezes. For extra aquatic enjoyment, explore the otherworldly waterfalls and lakes of Plitvice National Park.
Sicily: A cultural Journey
In the midst of the Mediterranean, Sicily is an island with personality all its own—full of flavor and teeming with one-of-a-kind art and architecture. From multicultural Palermo to breathtaking Taormina, each seaside city reveals new unexpected treasures.
Enjoy the season’s pleasant weather by relishing the great outdoors and meeting some of its most majestic residents.
Kenya Wildlife Safari
Stop by the Serengeti between July and October for a chance to witness one of the Seven New Wonders of the World—the wildebeest migration.
The Galápagos Islands & Ecuador
Swim with sea turtles, snorkel with sea lions and commune with local avian species, from friendly penguins to fearless hawks.
Discover Brazil: Rio de Janeiro to the Amazon Forest
From the wetlands and rainforests that teem with life to the bustling city streets, experience stunning Brazil from all sides.
Where is your dream summer getaway? Tell us in the comments!