· New York City:
Those who can afford to get out of the city and into the Hamptons have already done so, leaving the blazing sidewalks and sweaty subways to the tourists. Unlike Palm Springs, summer is the high season for New York and you won't find many hotel deals. What you will find however, are tons of al fresco dining options, parks chock-full of pasty hipsters playing extreme frisbee, special events like street fairs, and overall a far more tourist-friendly city.
· Lake Havasu City, Arizona:
If you can stand 115-degrees, then you'll be downright blissful in Lake Havasu City this week. There's a reason that this place is known for their population of houseboats; it's because no one can stand to be too far away from a dip in the water during this time of the year. So what do you get from heading here during the off-season? Bikinis, BBQs andif you're drivinga quick escape to cooler temperatures. A trip to the Grand Canyona little over 3 hours away by cardrops the temperatures down to a more reasonable 78 degrees. Orif you're game for more hot tempsPalm Springs is as much of a drive in the opposite direction.
· The Top Five Tips for Enjoying the Longest Day of the Year [Jaunted]
· Summer Travel [Jaunted]