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Summer adventures: Check out the Mountaineer’s terrific travel guide

Nylah Safforld, Staff Writer

Are you looking for somewhere to travel during this summer? Is your family still trying to decide where to vacation? Well, look no further because we are here to provide you with a list of places to explore this summer.

While some families have a tradition of traveling to a specific place every year, many do not. Finding a vacation can be difficult, especially when you are on a budget. However, there are many hidden places around the world that are awesome travel spots. Traveling can be exciting and adventurous. Visiting a different country helps you gain a new perspective, which can ultimately lead to lasting memories.

Travel Guide 101— 5 tips for traveling.

  • Pack accordingly( do not over/under pack).
  • Plan your excursions and destinations.
  • Stay on a budget.
  • Take pictures and make memories.
  • Have fun.

Travel Destinations in and out of Stroudsburg:

If you are looking for hot and tropical……

Fiji

  1. What to do? Visit the Mamanuca Islands of Fiji or visit parks and museums.
  2. Where is it located? The South Pacific.

Curaçao “most beautiful place on earth.” —- Saheim Clervoix

  1. What to do? Try snorkeling or even riding a banana boat at the beach.
  2. Where is it located? The Caribbean islands.

Bali

  1. What to do? Visit the Tirta Empul and Uluwatu Temples and of course the beaches.
  2. Where is it located? The Indonesian Islands.

If you are looking for a vacation on a budget…..

Crete

Where is it located? Greece.

  1. What to do? If you did not know, Greece has beautiful beaches. So, if you ever plan on visiting, why not stop by a beach? There are also many historical attractions to visit in and out of Crete.

Morocco

  1. Where is it located? Northern Africa.
  2. What to do? Visit historic sites and the many deserts there. Also, take a trip to the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca.

Costa Rica

  1. Where is it located? Central America.
  2. What to do? There are many waterfalls in Costa Rica, so make a good choice.Visit La Fortuna or La Paz Waterfall…. Or any of the other amazing waterfall attractions.

If you are looking for something “ out of this world…….”

Pamukkale,Turkey

  1. What to do? Visit the hot springs/geysers like Pamukkale Thermal Pool and the Cleopatra Pool. There are also a variety of tours offered in Pamukkale, so be sure to take one.

Socotra,Yemen

  1. What to do? Visit the many beaches on the island like Arher and Qalansiyah beaches.

Machu Picchu, Peru

  1. What to do? Take a TOUR of the site. You will be amazed. Also, learn about the history of the area.

If you are looking for something local…

Resorts and Water parks

  1. Camelbeach/Aquatopia– located in Tannersville, Pa, this water park offers a unique indoor/outdoor experience, perfect for anyone to enjoy.
  2. Great Wolf Lodge — Just minutes away from Kalahari resorts, Camelbeach and the crossings premium outlets is Great Wolf Lodge, an indoor water park.
  3. Kalahari resorts — This resort (which has three locations) is an African themed indoor/outdoor water park, which opened a few years ago. It is located in Pocono Manor, Pa.

 

Other Attractions

  1. Bushkill Falls— Do you want to enjoy a beautiful walk on a trail and look at waterfalls too? If you do, then visit Bushkill fall. It is located in Bushkill and the views you will get are priceless.
  2. Delaware Water Gap Recreation Center— There are many trails and things to engage in at this area. You can go to a beach, paddle down the river, hike, fish, eat and much more.

If you are looking for a cruise….

There are many cruise lines to choose from. It is all about budget and what you specifically want on a cruise. From food to entertainment to destinations, each cruise line is unique.

Popular cruise lines:

Carnival

Royal Caribbean

Norwegian

Disney Cruises

Princess Cruises

Viking River Cruises

Websites to visit for travel deals/booking:

Travelocity.com

Hotwire.com

Groupon.com

TripAdvisor.com

Booking.com

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2 Responses to “Summer adventures: Check out the Mountaineer’s terrific travel guide”

  1. Lauren Bruckstein on June 7th, 2017 10:28 AM

    I want to go to Figi and Morocco :(((( Delaware Water Gap is great though! I highly recommend hiking Mount Tammany :))

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  2. Anthony Cruz on October 19th, 2017 11:00 AM

    This is a great opinion based article and i will tell my parents to consider one of these places

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