International destinations you can visit this summer for the ultimate vacation

Want to go abroad this summer? 

Your list of options is a long one, and choosing the perfect destination for you and your family can be a challenge. 

Do you want a place where you can enjoy white sand beaches and crystal clear water? 

A spot with plenty of scenic hiking trails? 

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A place filled with interesting architecture and lots of shopping? 

Here are just a few of the many popular international destinations to visit in the summer and what you can expect with each spot. 

The Eiffel Tower at night

Snap a photo in front of the Eiffel Tower while in Paris.  ( Mika Volkmann/Getty Images)

  1. Paris, France
  2. London, England
  3. Dublin, Ireland
  4. Mykonos, Greece
  5. Cancun, Mexico
  6. Rome, Italy
  7. Montego Bay, Jamaica
  8. Oranjestad, Aruba

1. Paris, France 

Get a good look at the Eiffel Tower up close and go to the Louvre Museum to catch a glimpse of the Mona Lisa. 

Paris, France has so much to see, and summer brings excellent temperatures. 

During summer, the average highs in Paris are in the 70s with lots of sun. 

2. London, England

If visiting London in the summer, you’re just in time to watch tennis at Wimbledon if you head there in July or visit the Notting Hill Carnival in August. 

An exterior view of Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is a must-see destination on a London getaway.  (Vuk Valcic/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

You can also take a dip in the Serpentine Lido, a man-made lake in Hyde Park or watch a show at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. 

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While in London, you can also stop by the classic tourist sites like Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Windsor Castle, Tower Bridge and Shakespeare’s Globe.  

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