MSN: American Tourists are Turning to Private Yacht Charters in the Battle Between Land vs Sea

According to travel insurance provider Allianz Partners, the number of Americans traveling to Europe is increasing dramatically again this year, rising by 55% over last year’s summer season. American tourists are vying for space in the Mediterranean, with France and Italy remaining hotspots again this summer. One booming travel industry is reveling in the ability to take its guests to a private paradise where they may be the only travelers around.

Evansville Living: Cheers to Hoosier Grapes

A pair of Indiana’s oldest wineries, Oliver Winery and Butler Winery, is less than two hours north of Evansville, via Interstate 69. Both wineries are members of Indiana Uplands, the first American Viticultural Area entirely in the Hoosier state. Taste excellent vintages in beautiful countryside settings at both on a day trip or over a weekend.

MSN: Antigua and Barbuda: Ultimate Traveler’s Guide

It’s a destination well-loved by many but properly explored by few. The sister islands of Antigua and Barbuda in the Lesser Antilles of the Caribbean are well known for being one of the most desirable beach vacation destinations in the Caribbean.

Fabulous Wisconsin: Summer Vacation: Bloomington

Your next great road trip is just a few hours away to Bloomington, Indiana. This gem (limestone, to be exact) of the Hoosier State is teeming with abundant nature escapes, history and an eclectic, international food scene. When the hustle and bustle of the Indiana University school year is over, B Town’s vibe is cool and relaxed with tons of space to roam and explore a truly welcoming and walkable city.

Conde Nast: How to Rent a Boat This Summer, Whether You Want a Party On the Water or a Day of Fishing

Taking to the water on your own personal boat elevates a vacation from great to memorable as you uncover out-of-the-ordinary experiences away from everyday crowds—and you by no means have to charter a gleaming 150-foot superyacht to achieve this bliss. With the rise of more accessible peer-to-peer boat rental platforms, marine adventures in the most popular coastal destinations around the world are now at your fingertips, whether that’s a couple of hours on a kayak or a full-day skippered yacht experience. Below, we’ve rounded up the best boat rental services to take advantage of this summer—and some of our favorite listings from each.

Paradise: 6 Iconic Places to Spend an East Coast Summer

Sailing and sand dunes, light houses, and lobster bakes in the warm salty air at sunset are just a few images that come to mind when thinking about spending a summer holiday on the East Coast. Here are six iconic spots to make your New England – and New Jersey shore– dreams a reality.