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Travel + Leisure: The Best Places to travel this June
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Travel + Leisure: The Best Places to travel this June

Summer arrives in June, and with it, plans for vacations and travel. Festivals are on the schedule again, and favorite summer destinations like Mackinac Island and Alaska are expecting plentiful guests. With many vacationers staying close to home, we're suggesting domestic destinations that will be sure to see first-time visitors this year. International travel is on the rise, and we're offering some places that are lovely during this season, with much to do and see. As spring turns to summer, we hope your thoughts will turn to planning your own holiday travel.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

June's late spring weather is perfect for getting to know Philadelphia, spending time among historic landmarks, and enjoying special events like the annual Philadelphia Flower Show. The nation's largest and longest-running horticultural event will be held outdoors at FDR Park from June 11-18. For young travelers, there's the Philadelphia Zoo, the Please Touch Museum, and Franklin Square, with miniature golf, a carousel, and the Franklin Square Fountain. Places to stay include The Rittenhouse Hotel with famed restaurant Lacroix. Loews Philadelphia Hotel is set in the historic PSFS Bank building. The chic W Philadelphia offers a rooftop pool, spa, and fitness center.

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