San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge

Best Vacation Getaways
in the United States and Canada

Vacation Getaways are a great way to refresh the mind and soul and spend quality time with friends and family.

Here are some vacation ideas.... lay on the beach or explore a city with family, relax in the country, ski or hike in the mountains, golf with buddies, splurge at a spa with girlfriends or spend a romantic weekend with your spouse.

Below you will find what I consider to be extraordinary destinations in the U.S. and Canada which could fulfill any of these getaway ideas.

This list is grouped according to United States Regions and Canadian Provinces. Click on a link to get all of the tips and information needed to plan your trip.

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Read on for the best vacation getaways ever!

US Vacations

New England

A New England vacation can include anything from quaint towns and historic cities to beaches and rocky coastline. Each season has its own beauty and benefits. Here are some great ideas for the best vacations.
Camden Maine Harbor
Maine Getaways

Massachusetts Vacations
Boston Getaway
Cape Cod Getaway

Rhode Island
Newport Rhode Island Vacation

Southeast United States

Southeastern United States is most popular in the winter with its warm weather and great beaches. There is nothing like a beach getaway to thaw out from the cold northern winters.

Florida Getaways
Anna Maria Island
Bradenton Beach
Palm Beach Getaways
Sarasota Getaways

South Carolina
Charleston Getaway

Southwest plus Texas and Colorado

Southwestern United States has a unique flavor, dramatic scenery and unusual flora and fauna. The influence of our neighbors from the South, Mexico, can definately be felt and tasted! A Southwest vacation is a winner.

Phoenix Getaway
Tucson Vacation

Colorado Getaways
Denver Vacation
Colorado Springs
Estes Park

New Mexico
Santa Fe Vacation

Texas Getaway
Dallas Vacation
San Antonio Getaway
Hill Country Getaway
New Braunfels


Everyone loves California with its mild climate, beautiful scenery and interesting sights. Anytime of year is a great time to enjoy California vacations.

Napa Valley Getaway
Sonoma California
San Francisco Getaway
Santa Barbara California

Canada Vacations


An Ontario vacation getaway is a great option for those who live on the east coast or midwest. There are interesting cities, quaint lakeside towns and lots to see and do.

Niagara on the Lake

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