Best US Cities for a Summer Staycation

Narrowsburg, New York

Narrowsburg is an excellent Western Catskills outdoor spot. Refuel at The Laundrette, The Heron, or the Cochecton Fire Station after tubing, kayaking, or canoeing on the Delaware River. 

Buckeye Lake, Ohio

Buckeye Lake, Ohio is a classic American village with a population of 2,805. Enjoy the lake, go hiking, biking, kayaking, or visit breweries and wineries.

Addison, Texas

Addison is a small town with a big restaurant scene. In the summer, the town hosts a huge fireworks show called Addison Kaboom Town!. 

Adairsville, Georgia

In Adairsville, GA, visit the 1902 Stock Exchange & Public Square Opera House, Maggie Mae's Tea Room, and Barnsley Resort. See the Savoy Automobile Museum. 

Coronado, California

Coronado is a small town near San Diego with a quaint main street, pristine beaches, and the Hotel del Coronado, a National Historic Landmark.

Travelers Rest, South Carolina

Travelers Rest is a charming town in South Carolina with a variety of restaurants, hotels, and outdoor activities. 

Bardstown, Kentucky

Bardstown, Kentucky is the Bourbon Capital of the World. Visit 11 distilleries, explore My Old Kentucky Home State Park and Bernheim Arboretum, and enjoy a drink at Old Talbott Tavern.

Abilene, Kansas

Visit historic Abilene, Kansas. See the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, Seelye Mansion, Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad, and C.W. Parker Carousel.

St. Michaels, Maryland

St. Michaels is a charming town on the Chesapeake Bay, known for its historic architecture, water sports, and delicious seafood. It was also the setting for the movie Wedding Crashers.

Dewey Beach, Delaware

Dewey Beach is a great summer destination with a beach on one side and a bay on the other. Stay at Hyatt Place Dewey Beach and eat at Woody's Dewey Beach for the best crab cakes.