It is no secret that we at The Everygirl like to journey. We’re always speaking about what and the way we pack for trip, and photographs from our travels pop up in posts on a regular basis. (I feel all of us drooled a bit taking a look at pics from Ashley’s latest 12-day seaside trip.) We have shared the hacks that get us by lengthy journeys and the necessities we will not depart dwelling with out, however you would possibly nonetheless be questioning about one key element: The place can we truly go on trip? Effectively, I am glad you requested. Our editors have rather a lot to say about their favourite trip locations, so we rounded up the highlights under. In case you’re on the lookout for a brand new place so as to add to your bucket listing, these spots is not going to disappoint.
OK, that is tremendous bougie of me, however we went on a household trip to Greece after I graduated faculty a couple of years in the past, and it was actually my Mama Mia! moments. Like, envision me singing Dancing Queen alongside the cliffs of Santorini, dwelling my best possible life. We went to Athens, Santorini, and Mykonos, and I beloved the historical past and site-seeing of Athens, however Mykonos and Santorini each took my breath away and simply turned my favourite trip locations. The meals is so contemporary and scrumptious (I had flaming cheese for each meal), and the websites are completely breathtaking (all-white buildings with blue roofs are so my aesthetic). I fell in love with the tradition and historical past and will probably be singing the Mama Mia! soundtrack till I can return.
– Josie, Wellness Editor
Rocky Mountain Nationwide Park, Colorado
Rising up, our household holidays sometimes encompass packing up the mini-van and road-tripping to the mountains, so my love for Rocky Mountain Nationwide Park runs deep. I have been there to hike and/or camp numerous instances, and it by no means fails to astound me. The snow glittering off the peaks, the scent of the pine bushes, the mud that adheres to your boots after a protracted hike—I discover all of it magical. That is a kind of trip locations that everybody ought to expertise no less than as soon as of their lives.
– Jessica Bennett, Life-style Editor
Santa Barbara, California
You know the way when locations are well-liked in motion pictures and TV, they by no means truly dwell as much as expectations if you see them in individual? Santa Barbara is in some way much more lovely in actual life. To be clear, I spent lower than 24 hours there, nevertheless it’s on the highest of my listing of locations to return to as quickly as I can. It has every part you can presumably need: scenic seashores, wonderful eating places, and a cute city to stroll round in. I may spend a full month there and be joyful.
– Maddie Galassi, Style Editor
To not be “that woman” who talks about their research overseas expertise years later, however… I’ve bought to speak about it. I would not pin myself because the super-adventurous, outdoorsy sort, however after taking a protracted weekend journey with a few of my associates to Switzerland throughout my semester in Europe, I’ve by no means had an even bigger appreciation for the outside! Mountaineering by the Swiss Alps is really a surreal expertise, and it feels just like the views are too good to be true. In case you’re up for wonderful trails, skydiving, and clear, crisp air, then that is your house. It will also be a perfect spot to chill out and be one with nature. Laying in a hammock with a e book and listening to the birds close to the cottage we rented is really certainly one of my favourite reminiscences from my time there. To not point out, their wine and cheese fondue is among the finest.
– Andi, Social Media Coordinator
Higgins Lake, Michigan
It is not probably the most elaborate trip I have been on, however let me let you know: There’s nothing that facilities me greater than a weekend with my household at our cottage nestled within the woods of Higgins Lake, Michigan. I have been going there since I used to be a child, and I can not advocate it sufficient. The water is clearer than any lake I have been to, the climate in the summertime is completely attractive, and it is the right place to disconnect from actuality, compensate for a contemporary learn, and get some high quality time with the individuals you’re keen on. When I’m itching to get away from the hustle and bustle of the town, this place is the treatment.
– Ashley, Branded Content material Editor
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
If I had a vast journey finances, I might be on a seaside in Mexico for the remainder of my life. I’m all a couple of studying on the seaside, margarita in hand, infinite guac type of trip, and Cabo matches that completely. Whether or not you are on the lookout for a romantic getaway, a household journey, a bachelorette social gathering, or simply some R&R, you’ll be able to’t go fallacious with Cabo as your vacay vacation spot. It truly is my desert-meets-the-beach paradise.
– Jessica Jones, Social Media Editor
Unmatched procuring, out-of-a-movie romance, croissants, and macarons (*mentioned with a French accent*) such as you’ve by no means tasted. I imply, what extra may a woman ask for? As cliché as this will sound, Paris is every part you can dream of and extra. My French tour was a part of a fast European getaway with the SO, so we needed to hit the touristy spots. You realize, the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre (hey there, Mona Lisa), Champs-Élysées, and all of the nook cafes we may slot in. What else can I say? Paris has a sure je ne sais quoi you simply need to expertise for your self.
– Katherine Chang, Wellness Workers Author
Lido Key, Florida
Siesta Secret’s lovely, nevertheless it has completely nothing on its neighboring island to the north: Lido Key. I concern that telling you this can overpopulate my favourite island, however I can not consider anyplace else I might relatively be. Lido is opulent with out being stuffy and laid-back with out being boring—which is why I head there yearly for trip. An ideal day on Lido is spent totally on the seaside, however you should depart room to stroll over to St. Armands Circle for the infinite procuring and eating choices. In case you prefer to expertise the nightlife scene on trip, don’t be concerned. All you need to do is take the bridge over to downtown Sarasota and head as much as a rooftop for drinks and a view of the island. It is actually an ideal vacation spot, and penning this all out makes me wish to head again ASAP.
– Hailey, Editorial Assistant
British Columbia, Canada
My siblings and I tagged together with my mother on a piece journey to Vancouver a few years in the past. As a result of it was a last-minute work journey, we did not have tremendous excessive expectations however have been simply excited to discover a brand new metropolis. Nevertheless, it has since develop into our most talked-about journey. Vancouver itself is a really cool metropolis with a ton of stuff to do and discover, however we additionally took a ferry someday to Vancouver Island and have been in a position to expertise the town of Victoria—and it was actually probably the most lovely place I’ve ever seen. We went to the completely gorgeous Butchart Gardens, and I do not suppose every week goes by through which certainly one of us would not carry it up. It is undoubtedly a spot so as to add to your bucket listing ASAP.
– Jess, Affiliate Editor
That is going to sound very “that woman” of me, however I went backpacking by Europe after graduating from faculty, and our final cease of the journey was London. Do not get me fallacious, I fell in love with a number of cities all through that journey, however the spotlight was at all times going to be London. From the second I stepped off the prepare, it was a dream come true. There’s one thing new and thrilling down each avenue you flip; it is a metropolis you can go to a dozen instances and by no means run out of latest issues to see and take a look at. In fact, you may wish to hit all the massive stops—Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus, Harrod’s—however my favourite components of London are the little nooks and crannies you encounter accidentally: used bookstores, random pubs, and peaceable parks. I may sit and reminisce about London all day, so I will depart you with this: It is simply as magical as you suppose it’s.
– Garri, Managing Editor
Los Angeles, California
A number of months in the past marked my first full yr of journey, and regardless that I have never gone worldwide (but), my treks throughout the US have been life-changing. Going to LA was an expertise like no different. Apart from the meals choices from so many alternative cultures (do not miss out on all of the taco vans), there was by no means a boring second. Between the (terrifyingly) reasonable escape rooms and wonderful freeway views, I sincerely fell in love. I met so many wonderful, distinctive individuals there, fell in love with Santa Monica’s seaside, and felt extra like myself than I ever have. It is not identical to the flicks; it is higher, I promise.
– Tierra, Inside Editor