Are you trying to plan the perfect summer getaway? Read our guide to discover exciting places to visit in June! Whether you’re craving a trip to the coast or dreaming of a mountain vacation, our Select Registry members offer outstanding accommodations. With properties throughout the country, our members are dedicated to shaping unique experience for each and every guest.
Read on to learn about some of our favorite places to visit in June and find out more about our individual properties! If you’re interested in visiting multiple destinations in one trip, read our blog on East Coast Road Trip Ideas for some inspiration.
The Best Things to Do in June Across the U.S.
Experience New York State’s Varied Landscape
From the bustling, skyscraper-lined streets of New York City to the quiet, open country of the upstate, New York has endless opportunities for travelers. Head to Ithaca to enjoy the serene atmosphere of the Finger Lakes. After exploring the region’s hiking trails and waterfalls, you should pay a visit to some of the many vineyards.
If you’re interested in experiencing the Big Apple, attending the NYC Restaurant Week is one of the best things to do in June. With a reputation for world-class cuisine, NYC hosts a biannual restaurant week—one at the beginning of the year in January and a second halfway through the year in June. Hundreds of the city’s top chefs will dish out special menus offering a range of cuisine for an unusually low price. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to experience the best of NYC’s food scene without having to break the bank.
Often referred to as simply The Hamptons, Southampton is another favorite New York destination during the summer. Most visitors favor this affluent town because of the gorgeous beaches and flourishing arts scene. Devote your vacation time to lounging on the white sands of popular Cooper Beach or try surfing on Ditch Plains Beach. In the evenings, you can explore the many bars and restaurants that give The Hamptons its reputation for thrilling nightlife.
Where to Stay
The William Henry Miller Inn: Located in downtown Ithaca, The William Henry Miller Inn is a work of architectural art built with gorgeous red brick. Stay within walking distance from Cornell University as well as dozens of downtown restaurants. This inn’s location is perfect for anyone interested in exploring Ithaca while remaining close to the Finger Lakes.
Inn at Taughannock: Just seven miles outside of Ithaca, the Inn at Taughannock is the ideal accommodation for travelers looking to escape. From this luxury boutique hotel, you’ll have breathtaking views of the Cayuga Lake below. In the heart of the Finger Lakes wine trail, the inn offers modern, luxurious accommodations with the convenience of being near dozens of the area’s activities and attractions.
A Butler’s Manor Bed & Breakfast: Experience the beauty of The Hamptons while staying at this boutique inn with five unique rooms. Owners Christopher and Kimberly Allen pride themselves on offering top-notch personal service and are always happy to share their knowledge of the area with guests. Relax in the inn’s library, stroll through the elaborate English Garden, or lounge by the pool during your stay.
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Jam Out at the Chicago Blues Festival
A much-anticipated annual event, the Chicago Blues Festival is the largest free blues event in the world. For three days, you can hear big-name stars of the genre and lesser-known acts perform on four different stages in Millennium Park. Past performers that have graced the stage include Ray Charles, B.B. King, and Rhiannon Giddens. Take advantage of this free event with outstanding performers, then spend some time exploring the city of Chicago.
Where to Stay
Lang House B&B on Sheridan: A prairie-style mansion on the Northside of Chicago, the Lang House B&B on Sheridan is a beautiful property built in 1919 as a family residence. Book a room here to enjoy proximity to the city’s many attractions and a unique stay in a historic building.
Stone Terrace Bed & Breakfast: Stone Terrace is located just outside Chicago in Evanston, Illinois, allowing guests to explore the city while also having a quiet, relaxing place to end their day. Unwind in the billiard room during the evening, and start each morning with a cup of coffee on the back terrace.
Stone Porch By the Lake: Another Evanston property, Stone Porch By the Lake is minutes from the downtown area. Choose from one of the five types of suites, including a lakefront suite, treetop suit, and rooftop terrace suite.
Head West to Explore the Great Outdoors
The western part of the U.S. is one of the most beautiful places to visit in June. With unparalleled landscapes, the states of Wyoming and Colorado are particularly worth traveling to in the summertime as there are tons of exciting things to do. Outdoor adventurers will love hiking the many trails in both states and relaxing among beautiful mountain towns.
Where to Stay
Bentwood Inn: This log cabin lodge in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, embodies everything you desire in a mountain inn. Built from logs removed from Yellowstone National Park, Bentwood Inn is a unique, eco-friendly facility with access to incredible views and activities.
Golden Leaf Inn: Experience the beauty of the Rocky Mountains while staying at Golden Leaf Inn in Estes Park, Colorado. Only a ten-minute drive from the Rocky Mountain National Park, this historic lodge is focused on rejuvenation and relaxation.
Antlers on the Creek: Escape the pressures of everyday life and spend some time at Antlers on the Creek, just ten minutes from downtown Durango, Colorado. Though there are plenty of nearby attractions, the property itself is a destination with gorgeous mountain views. In the evenings, watch the sun dip below the horizon from the outdoor gazebo hot tub.
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Bask in the Beauty of the Washington Coast
The West Coast is another one of our favorite places to visit in June. Along the shores of Washington state, you can partake in whale watching, go fishing, explore the mountains, and much more. The small towns that dot the Washington coast provide the perfect setting for a peaceful getaway. Quaint, locally owned shops and restaurants can be found throughout the region, allowing visitors the chance to experience local culture.
The Shelburne Inn Restaurant & Pub: Re-opening in the spring of 2018, this inn recently underwent an extensive renovation to offer guests the best possible experience during their stay. With an on-site fine dining restaurant and traditional pub, you’ll love spending the evenings at this charming property.
Domaine Madeleine: This contemporary bed and breakfast is located atop a bluff that overlooks the Pacific Ocean. From many of the guest rooms, you’ll have stunning views of the water and surrounding mountains. Enjoy the property’s proximity to both beaches and the Olympic National Park while staying in a luxurious setting.
Colette's Bed & Breakfast: Stay at this oceanfront estate to take advantage of the beach and the beautiful Strait of Juan de Fuca nearby. The gorgeous ten-acre property includes natural spectacles like stately cedar trees, a lush wooded area, and enchanting gardens. All rooms offer private entrances, and many include a fireplace and two-person Jacuzzi.
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With so many options for places to visit in June, it can be hard to decide on just one! If you’re looking for additional suggestions on vacation experiences, check out our properties near beaches or family-friendly lodging.