As COVID-19 travel restrictions gradually lift, demand for summer vacation is on the rise. Vacation rental site Vrbo reports that searches are soaring compared to a year ago. Many Americans have their sights set on a trip to the beach this Independence Day. Some of the most popular destinations include:
South Carolina’s famous port city of Charleston has been voted America’s number one small city year after year and has something for every type of visitor, including a vibrant arts scene, access to world-class spas and golf courses, shopping and mouthwatering bars and restaurants.
Alabama’s Gulf Shores and nearby Orange Beach are well-established on vacationers’ radars, attracting sun-seekers and outdoor enthusiasts from all over the country summer after summer.
North Carolina’s barrier islands are an attractive destination for those in search of peace and privacy in the time of coronavirus. The list of cozy villages and towns in the Outer Banks is extensive and many vacation rentals are large enough to accommodate entire groups.