10 Most underrated summer travel destinations in the U.S.

Chase the midnight sun in Fairbanks, Alaska

Experience endless daylight in Fairbanks from mid-May to late July. Visit the Aurora Ice Museum, cuddle Alaskan Huskie puppies, and stay in Aurora Villas.

Road trip through Marina, California

Explore Marina near Monterey for Coastal California dreams. Enjoy sunset fires on the beach at The Sanctuary Beach Resort, drive along Highway 1 and indulge in green juices.

Get outdoorsy in Acadia State Park, Maine

Spend your summer in Acadia National Park with hiking and scenic drives. Order lobster at The Traveling Lobster or Beal’s Lobster Pier and unwind at Terramor Outdoor

The quaintest summer of life in County, Wisconsin

Experience cherry-picking season in Door County, Wisconsin, and stay at the retro Holiday Music Motel. Enjoy ice cream from Wilson’s Ice Cream Parlor and kayak rentals at Sister Bay Beach.

Lowcountry highlife in Hilton, South Carolina

Enjoy beach days and sweet tea-sipping at The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa. Explore Shelter Cove Harbour and Marina and dine at The Salty Dog Café for sunset views.

Sneak away to Sedona, Arizona

Experience shoulder season deals at Ambiente, a Landscape Hotel, and enjoy luxury treehouse suites. Indulge in mezcal cocktails at The Elote Café and explore Sedona's nightlife

Island hop in the San Juan Islands, Washington

Discover lavender fields and historic lighthouses on San Juan Island, Orcas Island, and Lopez Island. Enjoy local wines and fresh oysters at Wescott Bay Shellfish Co.

Check out cowboy culture in Bozeman, Montana

Experience mountain life in Bozeman with tubing down the Madison River and soaking in Chico Hot Springs. Stay at RSVP Motel and enjoy drinks at the Rockin R Bar.

Let southerner out in Asheville, North Carolina

Explore Asheville's shoppable streets and craveable restaurants. Stay at the Foundry Hotel and catch a concert at the Orange Peel Social Aid and Pleasure Club.

Go back in time in Mackinac Island, Michigan

Experience a car-free island with horse-drawn carriages and bicycles. Enjoy day drinking and night biking or vice versa, and savor cocktails from Pink Pony or Horn’s Gaslight Bar.