Top 10 Vacation Destinations for 2016

I’m a pretty big fan of TripAdvisor, in case you hadn’t figured that out already. So when I got their latest email sharing their list of top 10 summer vacation destinations for US (and Canadian) travelers based on popular destinations and the average one-week vacation costs for hotels, airfare, tours, and meals, I felt compelled to share it with all of you.

What’s so great about this list? Aside from including some amazing destinations in the Caribbean and Europe, along with favorite American hot spots, this list gives you the best times to visit based on when costs are lowest. Traveling is the best. Traveling cheaply (or at least more inexpensively) is even better. Check out the top 10 summer destinations and attractions as compiled by TripAdvisor for 2016. After you’ve browsed all 10, pick your favorite spot and get packing.

  1. Las Vegas, Nevada

Top 10 Summer Vacation Destinations-Las Vegas, Nevada travelingsinglemom.com-

Least Expensive Summer Week to Visit: August 15 – 21: $2,050 (13% below summer peak)

  • Value Hotel: The Carriage House – Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average nightly summer rate of $127
  • Top Attraction: Blue Man Group – Tickets start at $90 per person

 

  1. Cancun, Mexico

Top 10 Summer Vacation Destinations- Cancun, Mexico. - travelingsinglemom.com

Least Expensive Summer Week to Visit: August 22 – 28: $2,222 (16% below summer peak)

  • Value Hotel: Hotel & Suites Nader – Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average nightly summer rate of $39. Seriously. That’s not a typo!
  • Top Attraction: Mayan Ruins of Tulum – Tours start at $50 per person

 

  1. Orlando, Florida

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Least Expensive Summer Week to Visit: August 22 – 28: $1,733 (13% below summer peak)

 

  1. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

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Least Expensive Summer Week to Visit: August 22 – 28: $2,848 (10% below summer peak)

 

  1. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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Least Expensive Summer Week to Visit: August 22 – 28: $1,812 (26% below summer peak)

Having just come back from Surfside Beach, just south of Myrtle Beach, I can highly recommend this as a budget and family friendly destination. Check back in for lots of details on where to go and what to do in the Myrtle Beach area with kids in the next few weeks! We stayed at Myrtle Beach Resort and loved it! 5 pools, some indoor, some outdoor, one giant kids pool and a lazy river and right on the beach. How can you go wrong?

 

  1. New York City, New York

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Least Expensive Summer Week to Visit: June 27 – July 3: $3,092 (10% below summer peak)

 

  1. London, England

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Least Expensive Summer Week to Visit: July 23-Aug 3: $3,788 (10% below summer peak)

  • Value Hotel: Luna & Simone Hotel – Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average nightly summer rate of $206
  • Top Attraction: The London Eye – Skip-the-line tickets start at $45 per person

 

  1. Destin, Florida

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Least Expensive Summer Week to Visit: August 22 – 28: $2,320 (25% below summer peak)

 

  1. Paris, France

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Least Expensive Summer Week to Visit: August 8 – 14: $3,111 (25% below summer peak)

 

  1. Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Top 10 Summer Vacation Destinations- Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. Travelingsinglemom.com-

Least Expensive Summer Week to Visit: August 22 – 28: $2,212 (10% below summer peak)

 

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