4 Places to Visit Before Summer Ends
From June through September, warm weather and sunny skies attract business travelers to premier destinations for conferences, meetings, and client entertainment. Before summer ends, visit these four hotspots for world-class golf courses, well-stocked fishing rivers, and stunning beaches.
Katmai National Park & Preserve, Alaska
Situated near King Salmon on the Gulf of Alaska, Katmai National Park & Preserve is a popular spot for travelers seeking a rugged adventure in a remote destination. You’ll be blown away by the preserve’s active volcanic landscape, large bear population, and salmon-packed rivers.
Since frigid temperatures make this area practically uninhabitable in the winter, the summer is the prime time to visit Katmai National Park & Preserve. You can look forward to some of the nation’s best king salmon fishing and bear and moose hunting.
Acadia National Park, Maine
Perched on Maine’s Atlantic Coast, Acadia National Park is one of the easternmost points in the United States and celebrated for its stunning sunrises. Whether you’re in the mood for a mountain hike, some scenic views, a guided tour, or a little local culture, you’ll find it here.
Like much of the Northeastern United States, Acadia National Park turns into a winter wonderland late in the year, so your best bet is to visit this region when the summer sun is still shining brightly. Ascend to the top of Cadillac Mountain to catch the sunrise, follow the trails to Bass Harbor Head Light, go boating and fishing in the numerous ponds on Mount Desert Island, or spot peregrine falcons around the expansive parkland.
For the ideal island destination that’s only a short flight from mainland United States, set your sights on Bermuda. Situated just off the coast of North Carolina, Bermuda enjoys sparkling blue water and summertime temperatures in the mid-80s. Though you can visit this warm-weather destination year round, it’s much too chilly for outdoor dining or swimming from the late fall to the early spring.
You’ve probably heard that Bermuda is a popular destination for high-end business trips, but you might be surprised at just how much this island has to offer. It’s home to celebrity-studded greens like the Port Royal Golf Course, and it plays host to cricket fans at the annual Cup Match. When you’re ready for a break, stretch out on Horseshoe Bay Beach or at one of the island’s many spas.
Whether you’re in the entertainment industry or you just want to show clients a great time, make your way to the Côte d’Azur. Also known as the French Riviera, this stretch of the Mediterranean Sea has beckoned the rich and famous for decades.
Summer is prime time on the Côte d’Azur, which boasts sun-soaked beaches, luxury yachting, top-notch fine dining destinations, and some of the world’s best shopping. Fly to Menton for the warmest weather on the Côte d’Azur, Antibes for the best beaches, or Saint Tropez for the most scenic resort setting.
From the Mediterranean Sea to the Gulf of Alaska, you won’t want to miss these summer destinations. Charter a private jet to access these hotspots with the convenience and service you deserve.
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