Top Travel Destinations for July 2024

Top Travel Destinations for July 2024

From Puerto Vallarta to Paris, these are the Top Travel Destinations for July 2024.

Scandinavian Summer in Norway:

In July, when Scandinavian summer takes over Norway with warmth and vitality, travelers can embark on an unforgettable journey with Up Norway’s "Norway's Arctic Circle Region: Myths and Marvels in Helgeland." Throughout the journey travelers can experience the magic of Norway's Arctic Circle region, where the days stretch long and temperatures range from a comfortable 55°F to 72°F. Through the journey they will also have the opportunity to delve into the heart of this mystical realm, where the midnight sun reigns supreme, casting an ethereal glow over the rugged terrain. Travelers can explore the fabled Helgeland coast, a land of ancient myths and breathtaking marvels, where towering peaks meet the endless expanse of the Norwegian Sea. With Up Norway's curated experiences, guests can indulge in a plethora of outdoor activities under the continuous daylight, from hiking along dramatic cliffs to kayaking through serene fjords during July.

For those who find themselves in Tromsø but are short on time or unable to embark on Up Norway's extensive "Norway's Arctic Circle Region: Myths and Marvels in Helgeland" tour, there's a splendid alternative that captures the essence of Norway's stunning landscapes from the water. The World Sea Explorers Tromsø Fjord Tour offers a condensed yet breathtaking experience of the region's natural beauty. This tour is perfect for visitors looking to immerse themselves in the picturesque scenery of Tromsø's fjords without venturing far from the city. It provides an excellent opportunity to witness the majestic mountains and marine life that define this part of Norway, all while learning about the area's rich history and culture. Whether you're pressed for time or simply prefer a shorter excursion, the World Sea Explorers Tromsø Fjord Tour is an ideal way to experience the extraordinary beauty of Norway's Arctic landscape.

Coastal Fun in Dubrovnik:

In Croatia, travelers can immerse themselves in the cultural extravaganza of the Dubrovnik Summer Festival, running from July 10 to August 25. Recognized as the country’s premier cultural institution and one of Europe's most distinguished festivals, this event promises top-quality performances and events against the stunning backdrop of Dubrovnik's historic charm. For a serene retreat away from the city's hustle, consider a stay at Hotel Supetar Cavtat, nestled in the picturesque town of Cavtat. Just a stone's throw away from Dubrovnik, Cavtat offers a tranquil haven where visitors can unwind amidst breathtaking coastal vistas while still being within easy reach of all the festival activities. In an idyllic setting, Hotel Supetar Cavtat offers 16 individually designed rooms, seafront restaurant and hidden garden with pool.

Paris Olympics with Home Exchange Collection:

July presents a perfect time for travelers to indulge in the luxury of a HomeExchange Collection stay, especially amidst the excitement of the Olympics. With headquarters in Paris, the membership serves as the ultimate solution for finding accommodations where one can truly feel at home amidst the hustle and bustle. HomeExchange Collection offers access to a meticulously curated array of opulent homes across the city and around the globe, where luxury living seamlessly merges with the vibrant urban life. What sets this experience apart is the chance to immerse oneself in unique local cultures and traditions, facilitated by the insight and advice of gracious host members. From insider tips to authentic travel experiences, a stay with HomeExchange Collection promises unforgettable moments and a deeper connection to the destinations explored.

Italian Summer Charm in Rome:

July presents an ideal time for a Roman getaway. Nestled in the heart of the city, the Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese offers a tranquil oasis amidst the bustling streets. The former 19th century Roman palazzo features 78 rooms and suites and a rooftop restaurant and bar. Adjacent to Villa Borghese, Rome's largest public park, guests can indulge in leisurely picnics, paddle boating on the serene lake, or escape the city's hustle amidst lush greenery. For a unique and memorable experience, travelers can opt for Sofitel Rome's Evening E-Bike Tour, a way to explore the city while avoiding the crowds and heat. Beginning with a peaceful sunset e-bike ride through Rome's iconic landmarks, including the Pantheon and Trevi Fountain, travelers are treated to breathtaking views of the historic city. The journey culminates with a visit to the enchanting Orange Garden, offering a panoramic view of the city bathed in golden hues. Guests can also explore exclusive experiences such as ArcheoRunning's Colosseum Running or Walking Tour, led by the knowledgeable Isabella Calidonna, offering insider access to the historic Colosseum's fourth story.

Coolcation in Mendoza, Argentina:

Looking for a cooler alternative? Mendoza, Argentina, in July is in the heart of winter where temperatures range from 32 to 61 degrees Fahrenheit. Nestled amidst Argentina's ski resorts like Las Leñas and Los Penitentes, Mendoza offers opportunities for skiing and snowboarding, with July heralding prime snow conditions. After a day on the slopes, travelers can retreat to the SB Winemakers House & Spa Suites, a haven for relaxation where they can indulge in spa treatments unique to the region, embracing the cold weather with comfort. Seven spa suites feature fully integrated in-room spa features and services, including a steam room, sensations shower, and massage table. Four of the seven suites are also equipped with a dry sauna. La VidA, the hotel's Michelin-recommended restaurant, features Argentinian cuisine that exudes bold flavors with high quality, sustainable and organic ingredients. Beyond the slopes, they can immerse themselves in the region's wine culture with vineyard tours and tastings. Despite the cooler weather, Mendoza's vineyards offer cozy indoor tastings and a unique perspective on winemaking.

Over-the-Top Family Pickleball Getaway in Puerto Vallarta:

July beckons families to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, for a new WOW Pickleball Getaway at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit. Partnering with JetSet Pickleball, this exclusive retreat offers enthusiasts and novices alike the chance to indulge in the trendiest sport across all age groups, coupled with the luxurious amenities of the all inclusive resort. For up to eight guests, this four-night extravaganza includes ocean-view suites, daily instruction and gameplay with professional players like Travis Rettenmaier and Matt Manasse (coach to the stars), along with unique dining experiences, including a dinner aboard a luxury yacht amidst Puerto Vallarta's renowned sunsets. With highlights like spa treatments, pregame/postgame refreshments, and access to the SE Spa's hydrotherapy circuit, guests are treated to unparalleled relaxation and rejuvenation. This ultimate getaway promises unforgettable moments both on and off the court, making it the perfect over-the-top family getaway this summer.