It’s April and should be the best time to look for a place for our summer getaway which we were not able to do last year. After spending most of the past 12 months locked in our homes and communities, we deserve nothing but the best vacation this summer. Once again, we will be enjoying the summer heat, breath some fresh air, and discover new places. But most importantly, we will be regaining our sanity, which must have been seriously challenged with everything the pandemic has brought.
Booking early has many benefits. While we just want our vacation to be only fun, fun, and fun, it is still best to check for summer vacation destinations that follow COVID 19 precautions. It will be a great reassurance that we are all healthy after the summer.
Here are some of the best summer getaways that you should consider:
Hawk’s Cay Resort, Duck Key, FL
Florida has always been a favorite summer destination because of its beaches and tropical feel. When decided to go to this sunny state this summer, Hawk’s Cay Resort should be on your top list. There are pools and a lagoon where guests can swim or paddleboard. A sunset cruise, outdoor dining, and the ever-popular Dolphin Trainer for a Day Program are exciting activities that you will surely enjoy.
To adhere to standard health protocols, social distancing and wearing of face masks indoors are being observed. Some of the resort’s attractions, like spas and other outdoor recreational activities are still on hold.
Big Cedar Lodge, Ridgedale, MO
If you don’t want to go to the beach this time, opting for a more quiet but full of adventure in a mountain resort can be the best alternative. Outdoor adventures are always fun and they can be challenging. With the fresher air and cooler sunshine, you will surely be able to unwind without worrying about the crowd. Your date with nature can be highlighted by sleeping in a comfortable log cabin. The COVID 19 safety efforts of this resort are very commendable which include, temperature checks, sanitation stations, cleaning and sanitizing of living spaces, and social distancing.
Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, VA
Williamsburg is an iconic destination with many historical landmarks and attractions such as the Colonial Williamsburg, Historic Jamestowne, Busch Gardens, American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, Water Country USA, Jamestown Settlement, restaurants, resorts, hotels, breweries, wineries, and more.
Among the resorts to consider is Kingsmill resort which has lots of recreational activities within the property and nearby. You can go fishing or cruising on nearby rivers and play a round of golf among other activities.
Rosewood Miramar Beach, Montecito, CA
If you are going to the beach this summer, scenic Montecito should be the place to go. Rosewood Miramar Beach is offering some amazing packages that may be hard to ignore. Families can receive a complimentary third night if you will be staying for two straight nights with $100 credit/night. You will surely feel safe as this resort has all their COVID 19 safety measures in check.
Great Wolf Lodge Pocono Mountains, Scotrun, PA
This mountain resort is excellent for family bonding. Its new Paw Pledge program aims at keeping families safe and healthy while enjoying the indoor waterpark. This is developed with the guidance of health authorities and public officials. There are several kid-friendly activities, a wide range of dining options, a wine-down service for adults, and many more. The water park is huge and is kept warm all year round.
Sage Lodge, Pray, MT
A luxury lodge at the rural landscape on the banks of the Yellowstone River, Sage lodge offers breathtaking views of Paradise Valley and Emigrant Peak. Your entire family will surely be comfortable in ranch houses, which have four bedrooms, a full kitchen, a private patio, a dining area, and a double-sided gas fireplace. Activities include fishing, snowshoeing, rafting, mountain biking, and horseback riding. With all the exciting adventure options, you will surely want to extend your stay for another day. Don’t worry, all safety protocols are in place in this wide resort.
The Westin Cape Coral Resort, Marina Village, Cape Coral FL
This resort is widely popular for its access to long navigable canals and waterways that are packed with rich marine life. If you are seeking an all-immersive experience with nature, this resort is the place to be. The resort suites are perfect for big families as each suite has a full kitchen. You can either cook your meals or go for ready-made meals. If you go for the former, the resort chef will provide you with recipes along with an ingredient basket. Activities on this resort range from fishing, kayaking, paddleboarding, and the Dolphin and Sunset Cruise.
There are many more options to choose from when looking for your getaway this summer. Look for what is best for you and your family. You need to double the fun as you were not able to last year. And always stay safe.