If there is one thing that makes a tropical vacation appealing, it’s the fact that tropical destinations stay warm all year round. While this type of getaway may involve a lot of planning and traveling, you may be surprised to learn that there are plenty of tropical destinations nestled within the United States if you look hard enough. Here are some of the best tropical holiday destinations that you can enjoy in the US.
Key West, Florida
Located at the southern tip of Florida are the Keys—a collection of islands that form the southernmost part of the US mainland. At the bottom of this collection of islands is Key West. Located just 95 miles north of Cuba, Key West has a host of sugar sand beaches and Bahamian-inspired architecture, making for an idealistic getaway.
Flush with blue lagoons and hibiscuses, the quaint Hawaiian island of Kauai is the perfect place to become one with nature. Characterized by rainforests and waterfalls, there are plenty of hiking trails to explore in this slice of paradise, not to mention resorts and beaches for those looking to sit back and relax.
On the northern coast of Florida overlooking the Atlantic Ocean is Amelia Island. From luxurious hotels and spas to its boardwalk and plenty of biking, surfing, and kayaking, this destination is ideal for active vacations and restful getaways alike.