6 Places in America That Have the Longest Summer

The transition from summer to winter in some countries where there are four seasons each year is commonplace. However, for some travel lovers who don’t like winter, it might be a consideration to avoid. To that end, in this article, we have compiled a list of places in America that have the longest summers.

1. Cashiers, North Carolina

Cashiers, North Carolina

A mountain escape that remains temperate in the fall, Cashiers in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains hold onto weather above seventy degrees until October. This mountain escape offers peak views, waterfall hikes, a relaxing spa, and a bustling farmer’s market.

2. Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Autumn in Mexico still feels like summer, with Playa del Carmen’s average temperature remaining a steady 82 degrees from May to October. And the colorful party marking Mexico’s Independence Day on September 16 will feature outdoor parades, food, festivals and non-stop singing from “Viva Mexico”

Splurge to stay at Thompson Playa Del Carmen for the infinity pool and breezy cabanas, or head to an authentic Independence Day Party at the Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen. The latter is offering a fall offer for travel starting September 1 that includes a 20 percent breakfast rate and a 15 percent discount on spa treatments.

3. Jekyll Island, Georgia

Jekyll Island, Georgia

For a beautiful southern getaway with the unwavering warmth of autumn, Jekyll Island in Georgia’s Golden Islands has both character and adventure. The beach is still a top vacation destination until October when the average temperature is 77 degrees.

4. Lake Tahoe, Nevada, and California

Lake Tahoe, Nevada

Summer at Lake Tahoe may just end with a fall in Lake Tahoe when this part of the Sierra Nevadas still averages a cool 76 degrees and people rarely visit. Watch salmon swim upstream to spawn in Taylor Creek, explore historic homes located at Sugar Pine Point and Tallac, and take advantage of the waning sun for hikes with perfect temperatures.

5. Flores, Guatemala

Flores, Guatemala

Ancient ruins, monkeys, and lagoon boat rides in the northern region of Peten in Guatemala make for a decent summer extension on Flores and this fall. Known as the gateway to some of the world’s most famous and least known Mayan ruins, Flores is a holiday destination in its own right. The island community of Flores enjoys average autumn temperatures above 80 degrees.

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6. Scottsdale, Arizona

Scottsdale, Arizona

For a much hotter location through the fall, consider Scottsdale. Luxury hotels in Arizona’s Sonoran Desert mingle with poolside relaxation. Scottsdale offers golf courses, romantic horseback riding, hikes, museums, and great food.

For those of you who like to vacation in the summer, you must visit these six places. Don’t forget to bring the right equipment to keep you protected from sun exposure.


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