This post is sponsored by Wyndham Vacation Resorts, Inc., but all thoughts and opinions are my own.
Everybody’s got one: that perfect travel destination that has you daydreaming, sighing wistfully as you scroll past Pinterest photos, and constantly updating your itinerary for the fateful day when you finally get to visit.
It could be a trip to see a Broadway show live in New York City, surf the sun-kissed beaches of Honolulu, or cuddle up with loved ones in a cozy ski cabin in Denver. Whether traveling there for the first time or the millionth time, your ultimate dream destination is always close to your heart.
Top 5 Dream Destinations Giveaway!
Until the end of June, Wyndham Vacation Ownership is giving out chances to change travel dreams into travel realities in an effort to bring attention to their new Wyndham resorts and Wyndham Timeshares.
Once a week, entrants to their Top 5 Dream Destinations of 2015 contest—who do not have to be Wyndham members—can vote for their favorite North American travel destination, narrowing the list down from ten to the most popular Top 5. (See the contest page for rules, restrictions, and prize information.)
In celebration of the contest, here are my top travel destinations from their list for travel in 2015. Don’t forget to —>> Enter the contest HERE.
Climbing, hiking, rafting, waterskiing: Utah is an amazing place for all sorts of outdoor sports and activities. After all, with national and state recreation areas like Zion National Park and Antelope Island making up around 42% of the state, there’s plenty of outdoor to explore! Its urban areas aren’t something to scoff at, either, full of both the rich history of the American West and modern conveniences.
Warm sun, white sand, and a collection of wildlife not found anywhere else in the world make these six islands the perfect getaway for both nature-lovers and those just looking to relax. We’ve been to Maui, Molokai, and Lanai – but we can’t wait to visit the other islands. Not only are the watersports plentiful, but so is the delicious food and native Hawaiian culture. Mark Twain once described a trip to Hawaii as experiencing “one long delicious summer day.”
Colorado is one of those incredibly varied states whose geography and climate offer the best of summer and winter sporting—occasionally in the same season. It’s also a state that prides itself on being a patron to the arts. Whether its music festivals like the Breckenridge Music Festival, a celebration of arts & crafts like the Cherry Creek Arts Festival, or watching classic tales come to life at the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, you’ll find something to inspire you.
When your idea of the perfect vacation requires a little multiculturalism, Mexico is a destination that offers a lot of payoff for less expense. Hundreds of years of rich cultural history can be seen in both the cities, with sites like Chapultepec Castle and the house of artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, and in the ancient Mayan, Aztec, and Olmec ruins.
New York City
Home of Citi Field, Central Park, and Times Square—for decades this city has been a melting pot of different cultures, ventures, and lifestyles, and it shows. If you like art, there’s Broadway and the Met. Shopping? Browse the stalls of the Hester Street Fair before swinging past 5th Avenue. There’s always something for everyone, and always something more for your next visit.