It’s Time to Find Out Which Classic Outdoor Activity You Should Do This Summer
Whether it is a dip in the water or a trip to the mountains, there are so many ways to enjoy the upcoming warmer weather. Not sure what activity to do this year? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Check out our top seven locations on where you should visit this summer and what to do there. Don’t forget about your 50% off employee discount!
- Boating in DC | See the Sights From a New Perspective
When you’re looking for a weekend gateway, weekday releases, or a place to spend quality time with friend or family on the Potomac, Boating in DC has the boathouse for you! Though rentals vary by location, their boathouses offer everything from kayaks to stand-up paddleboards, sailboats to skulls, and hydro bikes to pedal boats. Don’t know how to kayak, paddleboard, or any other boating method? Don’t worry- there are many classes available to teach you! Boathouses include Ballpark, Fletcher’s, Key Bridge, National Harbor, Thompson Boat Center, Tidal Basin, The Wharf, and Washington Sailing Marina.
Have your own boat? Boating in DC also has three convenient marinas around the Washington area and one in Hampton, Virginia (on the Chesapeake Bay) with transient and year-round slips. Fill your boat with its necessities then stop by one of the delicious snack cafes and marina stores nearby. Marinas include Columbia Island, James Creek, Old Point Comfort, and Washington Sailing Marina.
- Boating in Boston | Classes, Passes, and Camps, Oh My!
Remember back when the best part of summer vacation was the amazing camp you took? Those memories last a lifetime, and the youth camps at the Boating in Boston locations are no different! The experienced, friendly instructors teach all lessons in a fun, safe environment. It’s high-energy outdoor fun on the water, which includes a lot of transitioning and a variety of activities. Camp levels vary for those beginning up to age 13-15. Camps include: Boating is Fun and Boating for Teens.
Have a child too old for the camps or want to get out on the water yourself? Boating in Boston also has classes and a variety of rentals at their boathouse locations. Boathouses include Hopkinton, Natick, Spot Pond, and Wakefield.
- Lake Roosevelt Adventures | Live It Up on a Houseboat
If you are looking for something new and exciting this summer, try vacationing on a houseboat at Lake Roosevelt Adventures in Davenport, Washington! It is FULL of everything you desire for an unplugged getaway packed with adventure as well as relaxation. Enjoy waterskiing, hiking, fishing, lounging, and sunning all from your houseboat that you get to control (and you don’t need a special license to drive it!) Onboard, you will find the kitchen materials and appliances you need to cook your summertime meals, delicious snacks, and even the drinks of your choice.
- Mount Rainier | Take a Hike…But Seriously, It’s Amazing
Summertime calls for exploration and adventure. Mount Rainier is considered to have some of the most captivating nature trails since it is home to amazing glaciers such as the Nisqually Glacier, the Carbon Glacier, and Emmons Glacier – which is the largest-by-volume ice glacier in the continental U.S.! Those peaks are beautiful to observe while strolling on a self-guided nature walk or while challenging your hiking skills on one of the trails that range from 5-100 miles round trip.
Your shoes are made for hiking because that’s just what you’ll do. One of these days, your boots should walk all over Mount Rainier. Check out their website, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for more information and lodging options.
- DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Naples | Relax Like You Mean It
When you think of Florida, you think of sun, sea, and relaxation. At the DoubleTree, they have all that and even give you a warm cookie straight from the oven upon your arrival to make it even sweeter! Spend a relaxing day on the stunning shores of Wiggins Pass Beach, just two miles away, where you may even see a few dolphins. Plus, you can go shopping and enjoy some of the most beautiful golf courses in the area. Available at the DoubleTree is the “Wake Up” breakfast buffet, refreshing drinks poolside, and an on-site restaurant, Café Portofino.
Even though we know you could be exploring the different adventures in the Naples’ area, it is pretty nice just to relax, hold a cold drink in your hand, and enjoy the view from your private balcony. To find out more information or to book your stay, check out their website, Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
- Cottonwood Cove | Make a Splash On The Water
Cottonwood Cove Resort & Marina on Lake Mohave is one of Nevada’s best-kept secret. Conveniently located on the Colorado River and just a short drive from Laughlin, Nevada, the variety of watercraft rentals will keep you and your family entertained for the whole vacation! Want to rent a fishing boat? Deck boat? Patio pontoon boat? Paddleboard? Even a personal watercraft? They got it all!
You can also escape from the craziness of Las Vegas for a night by renting Cottonwood Cove houseboats. From basic to luxury, experience it all on one of six different houseboat models ranging from 50 to 70 feet long and sleeps up to 12 people. See Nevada from the ideal backdrop and check out their website, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
- Willow Beach Marina | Be One With Nature By Camping
Life’s better when you add fresh air, a warm campfire, bright stars, and s’mores. At Willow Beach Marina, you experience all that and more. Its unique location offers scenic views of the Colorado River, Black Canyon, as well as the mountain and desert landscapes in the distance. Imagine waking up in your camping tent or RV to that! After sleeping under the stars, you and your family can make some waves in the Black Canyon by renting kayaks and canoes. You have over 235 miles of shoreline to explore with some of the unique scenery and wildlife to see.
The saying does go, “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas,” but we all know that experiences like that need to be shared with all! Check out their website, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for inspiration for your next vacation.