The Best Summer Vacation Destinations in the Northeast

The warm weather has finally decided to grace everyone with its presence again. Now is the perfect time to embark on a new adventure. Set your sights on the Northeast if you’re looking for the best destination spots to vacation this summer. You’ll be delighted to see all that these cities have to offer you and your travel buddies.

Hershey, Pennsylvania

Who doesn’t love chocolate? Satisfy your sweet tooth when you make your way to Hershey, Pennsylvania. Many refer to this destination as the “Sweetest Place on Earth.” The town changed its name from Derry Church to Hershey in 1906 because of its chocolate popularity.

Visitors can taste the chocolate at Hershey’s Chocolate World, visit the Hershey History Museum, and stay at Hotel Hershey. It’s home to Hershey Company and the H.B. Reese Candy Company. Talk about a chocolate overload.

This town is an excellent vacation spot for the family because you get to satisfy your kids’ appetite while giving them a history lesson. Who said education and chocolate don’t go together?

Jersey Shore, New Jersey

Along the Jersey Shore, you have several wonderful coastal towns, from Sandy Hook to Cape May in the south. You and your travel buddies can enjoy beautiful beaches and walk along the boardwalk.

You’ll find a vast selection of rides, games, and food on the boardwalk. Visit one of the famous piers or have a full day at a beachfront water park. There’s something for everyone to partake in and enjoy.


The state of Maryland has so much to offer, mainly because of its vast history. As one of the original 13 colonies, the state is full of rich culture. Maryland can provide you with both suburban life and city life, with attractions in D.C. and some fabulous places to dine. The Chesapeake Bay has many restaurants that specialize in seafood cuisine.

Because D.C., Maryland, and Virginia are so close, consider purchasing a passenger van rental in Washington, D.C., and then traveling to all the bordering states. At Landbird, we have reliable vehicles that can safely transport you and your group.

In D.C., you’ll get a chance to visit the Smithsonian Institution, government buildings, and the Potomac River. You and your travel buddies can become Potomac Paddle Club members while enjoying a cruise on the water.

With all that the region has to offer, there are plenty of reasons to turn your attention toward the Northeast for your next summer vacation destination spot. Rent a vehicle from Landbird, and make the entire experience a road trip. For more information visit our website.