5 Ways to Enjoy Summer in United States

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The United States is a hive of activity, regardless of season, which makes it a perfect destination year-round. However, it really comes alive in the summer when the country offers a range of activities to partake in; from fairs and festivals to lounging on the beaches with friends and soaking up some sun. Here’s how you can enjoy the summers in the United States.

Explore the USA

There are endless places to explore in the United States and summer is a great time to travel within the country and experience all the riches it has to offer. Whether you’re a nature lover, adventure seeker, history buff, art and architecture enthusiast, or a shopaholic, there is something for everyone in this country.  Nature lovers can explore the many parks, mountains, beaches, and places, like Niagara Falls, Grand Canyon, etc. If you like urban lifestyle, you can explore the cities of Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, etc. If you prefer a more laid-back experience, there are hundreds of small towns with plenty to offer to visitors.

enjoyAttend festivals

United States is known for its summer festivals and events held at picturesque locales across the country. From national and international music festivals to food and film festivals and art installations, the summer calendar of the USA is jam-packed with fun and lively festivities. You can travel to different cities to attend these festivals and learn about the destination and its culture through these festivals.

Experience the outdoors

The warmer months in the United States are all about outdoors. You can enjoy a picnic at one of the many parks, soak up some sun at the beach or go camping. Those seeking an adrenaline-pumping rush can indulge in adventure sports like base camping, ATV riding, rock climbing, fishing, horseback riding, canoeing, kayaking, paragliding etc.

Trekking is one of most popular activities for international students as it lets them witness the picturesque landscape of the country. Some of the popular trekking trails include John Muir Trail (California), the Appalachian trail, the Ice Age trail (Wisconsin), The Long Coast (California), etc. You can also go trekking in the Grand Canyon (Arizona) which is a stunning natural marvel with mountain biking and trekking trails.

Get a summer jobfind job

One of the best ways to enjoy the summer is by making some extra bucks. You can get some interesting summer jobs (probably that aligns with your passion/hobby), like golf caddy, camp counsellor, tutoring, landscaping, online work, marketing and advertising, etc. You can also indulge in volunteering activities – it is a perfect way to give back to the community.

Enjoy your hobby

You surely had something that you loved doing back home – playing guitar, singing, painting, dancing, sports, etc. Summer is holiday time, so take this time to recommence your hobby. Also, you can get in touch with people on Facebook who have the same hobby as you, or be a part of the community events where you get to meet like-minded people that share the same passion and interests.


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