Beat The Heat With These Cool Destinations

Summer is certainly heating up in the Carolinas and these 90+ degree days have us yearning for a place to cool off. If the dog days of summer are getting to you… don’t just sweat it… check out these great vacation spots without the oppressive heat:

Montreal, Canada
montreal-80Just a quick trip across the border finds you in the wonderful city with so much to offer. Montreal not only has cooler weather… but also scenic nature parks, an International Jazz Festival and the historic area of Old Montreal for people watching.

The average temperature in Montreal in July is 72 degrees.

Dublin, Ireland
ireland-80You can definitely expect to beat the heat during a summer trip to the Emerald Isle… but be prepared for some grey, rainy weather. Ireland is famous for its beautiful coasts, historic castles and magnificent scenery – but leave plenty of time to visit the pubs and have a refreshing Guiness.

The average temperature in Dublin in July is 60 degrees

San Francisco, California
sanfran-80While much of this west coast state is known for its sunny climate, San Francisco doesn’t have the same heat in the summer as the southern part of California. Explore Fisherman’s Wharf, visit the notorious Alcatraz prison, ride a cable car and walk over the famed Golden Gate bridge to have a true San Fran experience!

The average temperature in San Francisco in July is 67 degrees

Reykjavik, Iceland
iceland-80This bustling city sees almost 24 hours of daylight in the summer so there is plenty of time to do everything the city has to offer: Whale watching, hiking, biking and exploring the city among them. And just a short drive from the capital explore volcanoes and glaciers in what is becoming one of the hottest travel destinations around.

The average temperature in Reykjavik in July is 51 degrees

Denver, Colorado
colorado-80The mile high city is well known as a winter destination – but summer travelers love the low humidity, mild temperatures and proximity to picturesque mountain towns such as Vail, Beaver Creek and Breckenridge where outdoor activities can keep you busy all day long. Scenic gondola rides, wildflower-filled hiking paths and whitewater rafting are just a few of the summer fun happenings perfect for family vacations.

The average temperature in Denver in July is 88 degrees and in Breckenridge it is 73 degrees


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