June in France, July in Thailand or August at New England's best beaches are all totally doable.
Break out your calendar and outsmart the airlines by planning your summer vacation around the cheapest dates to book a flight.
According to USA Today, if you're staying domestic it's best to book before May 20, because airfare increases on May 21.
If you can't make that date, definitely book before June 15, or wait for a late summer trip post August 30.
On the bright side, it takes the whole summer for East coast waters to get warm.
If a London vacation is more your cup of tea, get booking fast. May 12, is when summer Europe fares jump.
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Vacations to take in 2017
Big Sur, California, USA
Head over to the west coast to see California's Big Sur! Enjoy a walk to the gorgeous
McWay Falls or take a tour to the famous Bixby Bridge.
Walk around the
Monte Carlo Harbor and take in the picturesque views of the Mediterranean coastline! After you see the harbor, don't miss the shopping and sight seeing in Casino Square.
Portland, Maine, USA
scenic route to Maine's Portland Head Lighthouse! Walk along the coast and get to know all of the stories and history that surrounds this charming town.
Marble Cathedral, General Carrera Lake, Chile
If you are ever in Chile, you have to see the
Catedral de Marmol (Marble Cathedral)! While you will need a boat to get there, the experience will be well worth it.
walled city of Cartagena and enjoy the colorful culture of Colombia! And make sure you don't miss out on the city's incredible seafood!
Blue Lagoon, Grindavik, Iceland
After a long day of exploring the gorgeous city of Grindavik, take a dip in the heated
Blue Lagoon. This geothermal lagoon's water is rich with minerals and the perfect addition to any chilly vacation.
Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, USA
Visit one of the USA's glorious national parks by air and on foot! Book this
flight and ground tour for a comprehensive look at the incredible landscape that is Bryce Canyon.
Lion's Head, Cape Town, South Africa
By hopping on a
sea kayak and bike tour of Cape Town you'll be able to interact with wild life and take in the amazing views of both Lion's Head and Table Mountain!
Feel like you have gone back in time by visiting the
stunning temples in Bagan, Myanmar! Go for a full or a half day and tour these ornate pagodas and temples.
Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
Travel around Joshua Tree National Park and take in the incredible landscapes! This
educational tour will show you around this national park and offers two different hikes for visitors.
Try to depart on May 11, for the cheapest summer fares and maybe you'll actually score good seats to the London Theater as an added bonus.
Similarly, book a trip to Asia before May 15, or at least by June 9, if you miss that date. Spend July 4, at home and book after August 20.
Remember, don't keep those vacation dates a secret and let your family know when to get seats. You don't want to be stuck FaceTiming, while your family is at the beach.