Fun Summer Trips to Take

Make the most of this summer by checking off a few destinations on your bucket list. Have you always wanted to spend a weekend in the city? A day on the beach in Ocean City? How about a trip with the kids to the Crayola Factory? Whether it’s a day or an entire weekend away, there’s no better time to gather a group, pack up, and start exploring. To help you along, here’s a little inspiration for those fun summer trips. 

Hershey Park® (Hershey, PA)

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Experience the new ‘Hershey Drops’ ride at Hershey Park in Pennsylvania. Image Source: Blooloop

Chocolate lovers, you’re in for a treat because Hershey Park is even better in the summer. When you’re not taking a chocolate tour or creating your own candy bar, there’s plenty to enjoy at the park’s outdoor attractions. Choose from 14 exciting coasters and 16 water rides, and don’t forget about Hershey’s world-class wildlife park. Not to mention, Hershey Park Stadium plays host to amazing concerts all summer long.

The Crayola Experience (Easton, PA)

Kids of all ages will love the Crayola Experience. Not only will they have the opportunity to see how crayons are made, but they also get to do tons of fun activities. For instance, colorful art projects give them the chance to explore their creativity while live demos and labs help make science fun. Plus, the Crayola Experience is home to the world’s largest selection of Crayola products. And, since it’s nestled in downtown Easton, PA of the Lehigh Valley, there are plenty of things to do and see around town, too.

Chincoteague Island, VA

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Take a nature cruise and see wild horses roaming at Chincoteague Island in Virginia.

Looking for a relaxing weekend getaway? Plan a trip to Chincoteague Island, Virginia’s only resort island. Its serene beaches and spectacular sunsets make it the perfect location to unwind. Though the island is small, you’ll never run out of things to do. Take an island nature cruise to watch the ponies trotting along the coast and the dolphins diving in the water. Or, take the family out for fishing, golfing, or a scenic flight. 

Ocean City, MD

Beach trips are a must, and Ocean City is the perfect place to stick your toes in the sand. In addition to its sprawling beaches, OC features world-famous sport fishing, water parks, and a large Performing Arts Center. But, one of the most popular attractions of all is the boardwalk. Whether it’s day or night, the Ocean City boardwalk offers plenty to do. Get shopping done, try some saltwater taffy, dine on Maryland crab cakes, and enjoy some fast-paced thrills on the rides.

Where Will You Go Next?

There are so many fun summer trips within driving distance of Maryland. You can stay close to home and visit cities like D.C. and Baltimore, or venture out further to see what else the area has to offer. Don’t want to do the drive on your own? Let Chesapeake Charter help. We offer school bus and motorcoach transportation to serve all your travel needs. Even more, your entire group can ride together and no one has to worry about taking shifts at the wheel. Request a charter bus quote for all your fun summer trips today.