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We all know it’s pretty difficult to find the right vacation spot, especially in the summer. It’s either booked, too expensive, too far, or just not your type of place. There are lots of cool places for you and your families that you may haven’t thought of.

Traveling on a budget? Cabo San Lucas, Mexico is the perfect spot. Cabo has also been a non-expensive travel place, but this year the prices have gone down the most. On United Airlines it’s $271 for a round trip with no stops from Los Angeles to Cabo! Cabo San Lucas is located at the tip of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula. It is known for its beaches, water, and activities. There are so many cool things to do while your in Cabo that include snorkeling, boating, and whale watching. It’s packed with adventure, relaxation, and fun. It’s such a stunning city with so much life and culture. There are places like Land’s End (El Arco) that you could take a boat out to, it is a beautiful arched rock in the ocean. Cabo is such a breathtaking place that has so many activities waiting to be planned.

If your waiting for an adventure the Galapagos Islands is where you would want to spend your summerImage result for galapagos islands. The Galapagos Islands is a volcanic archipelago, group of islands, in the Pacific Ocean. It’s one of the world’s best destinations for wildlife viewing. They have many adventurous activities including going on hikes, kayaking, touring, boating, scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, swimming, paddle-boarding, and even horseback riding. One of the amazing places to visit there is the Charles Darwin Research Station. There you can find many of their diverse species of animals and plants found nowhere else. Some of those species include the Galapagos fur seal, Blue-footed booby bird, and Sally lightfoot crabs. On Tripadvisor, there are 151 reviews, 137 of them saying it’s and excellent place to travel to. A reviewer, Kathy, stated, “Stellar, one of a lifetime experience!”

Want to go somewhere rememberable, somewhere historical, but beautiful? Florence, Italy is full of memories and creative art/architecture. Florence is also home to many masterpieces of the Renaissance period. Which means the Uffizi Gallery is a highly recommended place to visit, it is filled with Renaissance art by Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, Michelangelo, and Titian. The Museo Galileo is also a great place to visit. It’s has 15th/16th century artifacts, scientific instruments, and personal items. If you went to Florence you would have to go to to the Florence Cathedral because it is a stunning piece of architecture created during the Renaissance.

Not only does Florence offer a variety of art, architecture, and historical items but, it has a great sense of food and fashion. When most people think of Italy they immediately think, pasta. The food in Florence is known as phenomenal. There are many Italian pasta restaurants and cafes with coffee and pastries. With food, you must have fashion. 

It would be hard to resist not shopping in Florence because they have such an outstanding taste for style. Designer companies originated in Italy like Gucci, Chanel, Dior, and many others.

Traveling can offer many new opportunities. It can introduce you to new ways of fun, different ideas, and it can be very relaxing. So, this summer while your bored on your couch open up a map, computer, phone, etc. and find your perfect travel spot.          

                                                        

Sources Cited:

https://www.thrillist.com/travel/nation/cheap-places-to-travel-2018

https://travel.usnews.com/rankings/best-family-summer-vacations/

https://www.google.com/flights?lite=0#flt=LAX.x/m/02dfgb.2018-08-27*x/m/02dfgb.LAX.2018-08-27;c:USD;e:1;a:UA*UA;sd:1;t:f

https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g152515-Activities-Cabo_San_Lucas_Los_Cabos_Baja_California.html

https://travel.usnews.com/Cabo_San_Lucas_Mexico/dining/

https://www.travelchannel.com/destinations/south-and-central-america/articles/the-galapagos-islands-guide-what-you-should-know

https://www.discovertuscany.com/florence/

https://www.google.com/destination/map/topsights?q=florence&safe=active&rlz=1CAHPZS_enUS795&site=search&output=search&dest_mid=/m/031y2&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiMgYby9uLaAhVS82MKHTicC34Q69EBCDwoADAB#dest_mid=/m/031y2&trifp=skpm%3D/m/0bnsyp%26t%3De

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italian_fashion

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