About Summer Travel

WORLD TRAVELERS in summer make the world their home. Follow celebration travelers to Costa Rica, California and Ireland as they explore new landscapes.

Sydney: Southern Cross

A host of brand-name hotels ring Sydney harbor. On a celebration trip to this leisure city, you want to be close to the non-stop action. When the British established a colony in Sydney in 1788, Aboriginal villages ringed … [Read more...]

Ireland: Celtic Pride

If your ancestors hailed from Ireland, you may want to visit their homeland. My friends and I discovered much about our Irish heritage on the road from Dublin to Cork. Plus Celebration Traveler Guide Luxury Travel: … [Read more...]

Canada, Queen Charlotte Islands: The Big Catch

At British Columbia’s Queen Charlotte Lodge, guests catch king salmon and live like kings. The sprawling waterfront resort dazzles with its top-notch fishing and forested island accessible only by helicopter. by Doug … [Read more...]

Taiwan: The Lost Day

You need a week to taste what this magical island has to offer. On second thought, eight days. No country can boast as many cultural attractions devoted to food.  Plus Celebration Traveler Guide Cultural Travel: Taiwan. By … [Read more...]

Italy: Puccini’s Lucca

Beautiful voices and moving stories draw thousands each summer to the Puccini Opera Festival on Lake Massaciuccoli. The circumstances of Puccini’s life are just as captivating. Follow clues in and around Lucca to discover the … [Read more...]

Italy: Lakes District

Centuries of travelers have fallen for the lure of the lakes: the beautiful alpine lakes of northern Italy: Maggiore, Lugano, Como. Cyclists have a ringside seat to the sights and scents. See the Celebration Traveler Guide … [Read more...]

Oregon: A Trip to Faerie

The gentlewomen’s guide to Shakespeare and chardonnay, savoring Oregon’s sophisticated pleasures on stage, in the vineyards and on the waterfront. See Celebration Traveler Guide Music, Dance, Theater: Oregon for the … [Read more...]

Washington D.C.: Summer in a Cool City

In classy Dupont Circle, sip mint juleps in the garden. Washington D.C. in summer is both inviting and enervating. Because of its sweeping boulevards, ceremonial spaces and numerous monuments, you'll be happier on a bike … [Read more...]

Napa Valley: Having a Lark With Art

Napa Valley’s prized art collections provide their own form of intoxication. View at your own pace. The art collections on display in Napa Valley's wineries impart their own form of intoxication. The three not-to-miss … [Read more...]

California: The Short, Sweet Summer of the Eastern Sierra

Whatever the day brings in the Eastern Sierra, it’s likely to be better than you imagined. Plus Celebration Traveler Guide: Summer Recreation: Mammoth Lakes, California. by Donna Peck When you most want to be somewhere … [Read more...]