Cool swimming holes, fun summer camps, great hotels—and more travel gems

It's time to plan your weekend! Here to help: Our 5 favorite travel finds of the week. Cool off If you're reading this in the Southw...


Jump right in: Cooling off beneath Arizona’s Havasu Falls.
(Photo by Jon Roig, via Flickr.)

It’s time to plan your weekend! Here to help: Our 5 favorite travel finds of the week.

Cool offIf you’re reading this in the Southwest right now, chances are you’re hot—real, real hot. Here to the rescue: 7 Splendid Swimmin’ Holes across Arizona.

Go to summer camp—at any ageThe days of roasting s’mores and making lifelong friendships in a week don’t have to end when you reach legal drinking age. Summer camps are catering to adults now too. Want to become a grilling superstar? There’s a camp for that. A skateboard master? Ditto. Here are the West’s best places for big kids to return to camp this summer.

EscapeIronic but true: this lovely essay about leaving L.A. only makes me want to go.

Stay & RelaxSausalito, California’s Inn Above Tide is just one of the chic Western stays that made our sister publication Travel + Leisure‘s newly released list of the World’s Top 50 Hotels.

Take an in-city adventureA killer comedy show, a movie-themed bookstore, and 35 more great ways to while away your summer days in Seattle.

Want more travel inspiration? You can find past travel roundups here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here!