“17 Unmissable Global Destinations for Your June Travels”

Boston, Massachusetts

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Summer in Boston is a vibrant and exciting time. As the city shakes off the remnants of winter, locals and visitors alike flock to its many outdoor attractions. . From strolling along the historic Freedom Trail to picnicking in the Boston Common, there’s no shortage of things to do under the warm sun. The city comes alive with festivals, concerts, and events, offering something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re exploring the charming neighborhoods or catching a Red Sox game at Fenway Park, summer in Boston is an experience not to be missed.

Where to Stay: Mandarin Oriental, Boston

The Greek Islands

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June in the Greek Islands is a magical time filled with warmth, sunshine, and endless adventures waiting to be discovered. The Aegean Sea sparkles under the Mediterranean sun, inviting visitors to dive into its crystal-clear waters. From the iconic white-washed buildings of Santorini to the charming cobblestone streets of Mykonos, each island offers its own unique charm and beauty. June brings perfect weather for exploring ancient ruins, lounging on secluded beaches, and indulging in delicious Greek cuisine at seaside tavernas. Whether you’re seeking relaxation or adventure, the Greek Islands in June promise an unforgettable experience surrounded by stunning natural landscapes and rich cultural heritage.

Where to Stay: Andronis Luxury Suites

Lake Tahoe, California

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Even though Lake Tahoe is in California, you’ll feel like you’ve traveled to another planet once you see its turquoise water, secret coves, and massive mountains. Whether you want to play golf, indulge in water sports, go hiking, or zip around on a boat, there’s something for every type of outdoor adventurer. And if that’s not your cup of tea, The Ritz-Carlton’s spa and culinary offerings are sure to delight.

Where to Stay: The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe

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Istanbul, Turkey

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With its bustling markets, incredible food scene, and beautiful architecture, there’s never really a bad time to visit Istanbul. With lows in the 60s and highs in the 80s, and very little rain, the city comes alive in June. The Istanbul Music Festival also runs from May 21-June 12, so there’s a good chance you can catch a great classical music concert or disco dance fest if you travel during those date.

Where to Stay: The Peninsula Istanbul

Maui, Hawaii

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After the 2023 wildfires, Maui has rebuilt and is once again ready to welcome tourists. This beautiful Hawaiian island has something for everyone—whether you want to hike through the scenic Haleakala National Park, see the pools and waterfalls of Ohe’o Gulch, sample all the delicious local delicacies (think: shaved ice, spam musubi, malasadas, and lau lau), or simply take it easy at your beach resort.

Where to Stay: Hotel Wailea

San Sebastián, Spain

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This Spanish resort town is known for its world-renowned restaurants (this 23-mile town boasts 19 Michelin stars!) and picturesque beaches. You’re sure to find your new favorite wine in the charming pintxo bars in old town.

Where to Stay: Hotel Maria Cristina

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While you may associate it with glaciers, dog sleds and frigid temps, Alaska comes to life in the summer. With an average 18 hours of daylight in June and average temps in the high 50s, it’s perfect for hiking, biking, and exploring the beautiful natural landscape. Dial things up a notch and take a helicopter tour over to your remote camp, where you can spend the night on an actual glacier!

Where to Stay: Alpenglow Luxury Camping

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

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For perfect beach and wildlife-watching weather, head to the Galapagos Islands in June. With daily average temperatures in the mid-70s (and water that hovers around the same temp) and very little rainfall, it’s pleasant enough to swim and enjoy the diverse marine life. During this time, you can also spot nesting birds (including Galapagos penguins and flamingoes), giant tortoises, and even humpback whales.

Where to Stay: Pikaia Lodge

The Hamptons

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Summer in the Hamptons is unlike anything else. Whether you go for main street boutiques and gourmet restaurants in East Hampton or opt for the beautiful beaches and lighthouses of Montauk, there are chic stops around every corner. Make sure to stop at Montauk Brewing Company for craft beer or Wölffer Estate Vineyards for some delicious wine.

Where to Stay: The Surf Lodge

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In Swedish Lapland (a province in the most northern part of Sweden), it stays light almost all day long in June, so you can make the most of the breathtaking scenery around you. True adventurers will revel in the the midnight sun hike in Abisko National Park, where you can watch the sun rise above the summit with unbeatable panoramic views. For a fun experience, stay at ICEHOTEL, an ever-changing art hotel made from natural ice. During the summer months, some parts of the hotel melt away, but ICEHOTEL365 runs on solar power and still allows you to sleep on ice.

Where to Stay: ICEHOTEL

Mackinac Island, Michigan

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June is the ideal time to explore Mackinac Island, since the cool-but-sunny weather is ideal for hiking, biking, golfing or enjoying any other outdoor pursuits. While you’re exploring this quaint, car-free destination, make sure to try the world-famous fudge and tour the Grand Hotel’s incredible gardens. No matter what’s on your trip itinerary, you’re sure to fall in love with the island’s natural beauty and historic charm.

Where to Stay: Grand Hotel


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Whether you opt for a week of sightseeing in Dublin or want to spend a day on the links at Old Head (which was named one of the most beautiful golf courses in the world), June is a prime time for an Irish vacation. With up to 18 hours of daylight each day during the summer, you’ll have plenty of time to explore the Emerald Isle’s bountiful natural beauty.

Where to Stay: Adare Manor

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Aspen, Colorado

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Though Aspen is known for its stellar skiing (and winter apres scene), it’s equally as breathtaking in the summertime. From incredible hiking and mountain top yoga to music and food festivals, Aspen is definitely still an “it” destination during the warmer months. Not to mention, the city is peppered with well-appointed luxury hotels, incredible restaurants, and world-class spas, so you can pamper yourself and refuel after a day of outdoor activities.

Where to Stay: Hotel Jerome

Anacapri, Capri, Italy

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Between the jagged cliffs, stacked hillside homes and vast stretches of dazzling blue water, the Amalfi Coast is certainly not short on screensaver-worthy views. However, it can get pretty packed with tourists in cities like Positano during the peak summer months, so we recommend heading to Anacapri (the most exclusive and unspoiled part of the island of Capri) instead.

June is the ideal time to visit Anacapri, since the island hosts the international music, art and culture festival Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi (starting on June 23). Additionally, the Festival of Sant’Antonio (the patron saint of Anacapri) is celebrated on June 13; in the week leading up to the feast day, the Church of Santa Sofia and the historic center of Anacapri are decorated with lights and banners.

Where to Stay: Capri Palace


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This summer, book a trip to Montana for unspoiled natural beauty and an unplugged vacation you won’t soon forget. We recommend glamping in style at Under Canvas, which is located just 10 minutes from Glacier National Park. It’s open for the season beginning June 6, just as the weather starts to get a bit warmer (highs in Glacier hover around 62 degrees in June, in case you need a break from the heat). Between wildlife spotting, fly fishing, hiking, yoga, stargazing and even a rafting dinner trip, this is the ultimate adult summer camp experience.

Where to Stay: Under Canvas Glacier

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Aruba is the ideal spot for a tropical vacation in June, since it sits south of the hurricane belt and only gets about 15 inches of rainfall each year (read: It’s a pretty safe bet you’ll have hot weather and get to enjoy the beautiful beaches). This Caribbean island is a prime place for snorkeling and SCUBA diving, and there’s a good chance you’ll see sea turtles (nesting season runs from March through September). You can also head to Flamingo Beach on Renaissance Island for an Instagram-worthy pic.

Where to Stay: Bucuti and Tara Beach Resort


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Singapore should be on your travel list if you’re craving an unforgettable cultural experience this summer. From art galleries and museums to botanical gardens and hawker centers (outdoor food courts), there’s no shortage of fun to be had on this Asian island country. Don’t miss the Kampong Glam historic district for delicious food, art and local handicraft.

Where to Stay: Raffles Hotel

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