my favorite summer vacation getaways Essay

924 Words Sep 7th, 2014 4 Pages
Have you ever been on a vacation outside of the United States? Vacations can be very enjoyable, fun, and memorable. There are many different vacation destinations that attract visitors and tourists today. Two of my favorite vacations were during the summer months following my completion of fifth and sixth grade. When I was in fifth grade, our family vacationed at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas. We went to Wildwood Crest, New Jersey the following year after I completed sixth grade. These destinations are similar in many ways but also have a lot of differences. The Atlantis Resort is located on the island of the Bahamas. You may have seen commercials advertising Atlantis on TV or maybe you have been …show more content…
I was amazed that I could see coral at the bottom of the sea. This resort attracts many visitors and foreigners. If you get a chance, I would encourage everyone to visit Atlantis at least once. You need to have a chance to experience the unimaginable and I bet you’ll want to return a second time! Wildwood is a small town located on the coast of New Jersey. It is mostly known for its stretch of beaches and boardwalks. Wildwood has also been voted one of the best beaches in New Jersey. My grandparents own a house in a section of Wildwood known as Wildwood Crest and our family has enjoyed may summers there. The trip is about a three-hour car drive from my house and we usually try to leave late at night when there is not a lot of traffic. There is no need for us to get a hotel when we vacation in Wildwood since there is always plenty of room for us all at my grandparent’s house. They live right across the street from the beach. Last summer, we spent a week in Wildwood for our family vacation It’s very fun going to the beach to boogie board and ride the waves all day. The sand is very clean and there is always a great collection of shells. The ocean water is a dark blue and sometimes the sand is so hot it burns the bottom of your feet. You can also go to the boardwalk, play tennis, ride bikes, and even parasail. They even have speedboats that take you out in the middle of the ocean

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