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With the dog days of summer fast approaching, it's not too soon to start planning a summer vacation. Travel by private jet charter to one of the five following destinations for a luxurious getaway with style, scenery and fantastic weather.
This breezy, coastal retreat in Northern California is known for great Mediterranean-like weather during the summer with warm daytime temperatures in the 70s, minimal humidity and brisk evenings. Enjoy incredible Pacific views, antique shopping and restaurants serving fresh seafood. Summer events include the Monterey International Blues Festival June 29 and the Monterey Beer Festival July 6.
The Windy City has notoriously harsh winters, but summertime is prime time. The city comes alive with festivals, block parties and the joy of sunbathing on lakeside beaches. Spend time in Lincoln Park, explore restaurants in Old Town or catch a game at Wrigley Field. Top summer events include the Taste of Chicago food and music celebration July 10-14 and the Lollapalooza music festival August 1-4.
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Vancouver, British Columbia
Summer is considered peak season for this western Canadian city. Go for a hike in Stanley Park, sample Asian cuisine at Richmond Night Market and take a dip in Kits Pool, which stretches 450 feet long with beautiful views from Kitsilano Beach. Take a ferry to Vancouver Island and explore the beauty of nature in a brand new way. Top Vancouver events this summer include the two-week International Jazz Festival with performances around the city June 21-July 1 and the Abbotsford Airshow August 9-11.
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
This classic New England town is known for scenic beaches with lighthouses, sand dunes and vast ocean waters. Enjoy a dinner of fresh lobster overlooking Pleasant Bay at Chatham Bars Inn or take a cruise around Martha's Vineyard. You may want to plan your trip around the LoveLocal Fest in Hyannis for food, art and music July 28-29 or the Carnival Week celebration of the vibrant gay community in Provincetown August 15-25
Venture south of the border to Cancun, where the party scene picks up during summer. Hit the clubs hard at night and recover the next day on white sandy beaches next to stunning blue waters. In between, find time to explore ancient Mayan ruins, underground caves and rivers, and the coral reefs of nearby Cozumel.
What do each of these destinations have in common? They're convenient and easy to reach by private jet. Book a charter to the city of your choice with Cirrus Aviation Services by calling 702-472-9714. Whether planning a trip well in advance or taking an impromptu journey at the last minute, Cirrus Aviation has an aircraft perfect for a scenic summer escape.
By Rob Kachelriess