Except for the holidays, mid-summer is the slowest time of the year for real estate. If you're in the market now, some great deals are out there since many sellers have been on the market a while and missed the spring selling season, so give me a call and let's talk about your specifics.|
For the rest of us... it's vacation time! Here are some good mid-summer vacation ideas I found and thought I would pass along.
Hawaii, Mexico and the Caribbean - Family-Friendly Cruises
It's never a bad time of year to set sail; cruise lines launch new trips and ships perfect for any time of year. Take advantage of the school vacation and plan a family-friendly cruise or the ultimate kid-adventure aboard a Disney cruise.
National Park Escapes
When everyone else is heading to the beach, bring along your hiking boots for a trip to the mountains. Take the kids on a family mountain vacation or take advantage or warm, dry weather in national parks like the Grand Canyon in Arizona, Acadia in Maine or Mount Rainier in Washington.
Amusement Park Fun
Sure, there may be long lines and aggravating crowds, but for many travelers, riding a roller coaster is an annual summer tradition. Brave the humidity and hot weather to mingle with the mouse and his entourage of princesses at Disney.
Lollapalooza Music Festival
Head to Grant Park in Chicago for the Lollapalooza Music Festival. What's not to like about an outdoor summer concert? Most large cities, and many smaller cities have great music festivals, theater int he park, and even movie night in the parks for kids. Check with your chamber of commerce for details and schedules.
Sturgis Bike Rally
Get your motor revving'! Join hundreds of bikers as they converge on campgrounds and bars in Sturgis, SD, for the Sturgis Bike Rally. One of the best motorcycle rallies in US, Sturgis runs during the first week of August. In addition to being a fun social gathering for bikers, the event also includes music concerts and bike shows.