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Posted: Monday, June 9, 2014 12:16 pm | Updated: 1:43 am, Sat Jun 14, 2014.

(NewsUSA) - Whether you're looking to relax beachside or find adventure, summer offers the perfect opportunity for a family retreat.

TripAdvisor's report of this year's top U.S. travel destinations provides a good starting point for planning a summer vacation.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Ranked by TripAdvisor as the top U.S. summer travel destination, Myrtle Beach offers plenty to see and do. The most popular city on the Grand Strand, Myrtle Beach is known for its extensive beaches and nationally praised boardwalk. Travelers can enjoy shopping, dining, nightlife, golf courses and amusement parks or explore the area's natural surroundings with camping, swimming, hiking and biking.

Destin, Florida

Destin ranked fourth on TripAdvisor's list for its white sand beaches, clear green waters and family-friendly activities. Located on Florida's Emerald Coast, Destin is hailed as "The World's Luckiest Fishing Village" and gives travelers the chance to find adventure on the water with activities like boating, diving, snorkeling, parasailing and surfing. On land, travelers can shop, enjoy fresh seafood and visit the area's museums, zoos and entertainment parks.

Orlando, Florida

Scoring the sixth spot on TripAdvisor's list, Orlando excites travelers with some of the world's top entertainment attractions, elaborate shows and championship golf courses. Known as "The Theme Park Capital of the World," Orlando is home to

some of the world's most popular theme parks, water parks, zoos and aquariums. Travelers can also enjoy unique experiences like hot air balloon rides and tours of the Everglades.

When picking a destination, consider the different accommodations available to you from hotel rooms and suites to private lodging options. For the best of both worlds, professionally managed vacation rental companies, like Wyndham Vacation Rentals, offer properties like TOPS'L Beach & Racquet Resort in Destin, Florida, and Bahama Bay Resort & Spa in Orlando, Florida, that combine the convenience of a hotel stay with the comfort of home. Some properties offer extras like onsite check-in, free Wi-Fi, pools and fitness centers.

This summer, Wyndham Vacation Rentals is offering up to 35 percent off across its U.S. vacation destinations. To start planning your summer vacation, visit WyndhamVacationRentals.com.

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