Solo travel is on the rise and singles can plan a summer solo trip this year. There are many United States solo travel destinations that singles can explore this summer. Singles can plan a national or an international solo trip. There are many different ways that singles can travel nationally from RVing to flying to the destination. Here are the twenty-five top United States solo travel destinations.

25 Top United States Solo Travel Destinations

 San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio, Texas is a growing city and popular city for singles. Summer events that happen in San Antonio include Cullnaria, Fiesta Noche Del Rio, Texas Folklife Festival, Balcones Heights Jazz Festival, and the Ford River Race. It takes the twenty-fifth spot for the best United States solo travel destinations for the summer.

Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas is another city that is popular with singles and is a fast growing city. Austin summer events include the Republic of Texas Biker Rally, Bullock Museum “Under the Stars” Series, Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic, Body Mind Spirit Expo, and the Texanische Naught. For singles who are looking to experience the west, Austin may be a good choice for your summer solo travel trip.

Sedona, Arizona

For those who are looking to experience a summer outdoors; Sedona, Arizona may be your answer. Sedona, Arizona’s summer fun activities include swimming, fishing, tubing, biking, hiking, and outdoor festivals.

Pidgeon Forge, Tennessee

Pidgeon Forge, Tennessee is the summer location if you want to relax at Little Pidgeon River, Lazer Port Fun Center, and Dollywood Splash Country.

Seattle, Washington

For singles who want to visit one of the fastest growing cities in the United States this summer, Seattle is a top choice. Seattle, Washington features museums, concerts, and street fairs.

Branson, Missouri

Branson, Missouri is another travel destination if you want to experience country concerts, showboats, explore the Ozark Mountains, and do outdoor activities that range from bass fishing to golf.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina features Ripley’s Believe It or Not museum, Myrtle Beach Speedway for Nascar racing, and an outdoor adventure park. This is also a great choice for those who enjoy seafood since it is by the ocean.

Boston, Massachusetts

Singles that are searching for history in a summer trips can visit Boston, Massachusetts. Boston features a number of historical points of interests: Old North Church, Paul Revere House, Old State House, Granary Burying Ground, and King’s Chapel. Boston also offers museums, restaurants, and shopping for visitors after a history lesson.

Savannah, Georgia

For singles who want to miss crowds, July and August are the off-season for Savannah, Georgia. The Fourth of July is the most popular time to visit Savannah while other attractions include Tybee Island and Hilton Head.

Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, Tennessee is the hot place to visit for those who want live music, culinary art events, and who also want to enjoy some outdoor activities like kayaking and swimming this summer.

Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina offers visitors a taste of the South from local farmers markets, local sweet tea, boat tours, and the Gibbes Museum of Art.

Key West, Florida

Key West, Florida is a prime location to visit during the summer because it is hotter during the summer there are less tourists. The summer activities that Key West offers include the Ernest Hemingway House and Museum, Dolphin watching, snorkeling, and sailing.

Los Angeles, California

On the West Coast there is Los Angeles, California that has the city and the beach. Los Angeles offers outdoor gyms, free jazz at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, oceanside drinks at rooftop bars, and outdoor movies at Cinespia Cemetery.

Miami Beach, Florida

Back again over on the East Coast is Miami Beach, Florida. Miami Beach travel activities include Biscayne Bay Sightseeing Boat Cruise, airboat tours, and the Taste of the Caribbean food and culture festival.

Washington, DC

Washington, DC may be the location for the federal government, but even non-politicos can have fun in the city. The top summer events the city has to offer include the Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival, Savor Craft Beer and Food Experience, Capital Pride, and the DC Jazz Festival. There are always historical tours and buildings to visit as well while visiting the nation’s capital.

Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu is the only city on this list that is on an island. Honolulu offers the chance to learn how to surf, experience bon dancing, hike, and only an island over there is the week-long Maui Film Festival. There is always the beach too if you want to relax and work on your tan during the summer while on vacation.

New Orleans, Louisiana

If you are looking to experience food and music festivals, look no further than New Orleans. The Big Easy festivals include oysters, Jazz and Heritage, Running with the Bulls, and Tales of the Cocktail. New Orleans takes the middle spot for the top cities to visit for United States solo travel destinations.

San Francisco, California

San Francisco has plenty of things to keep you busy during the summer months that include the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California Academy of Sciences, and the California Wine Country Tour.

San Diego, California

Get your swimsuit on and enjoy San Diego’s thirty-three beaches and then visit Seaport Village on the weekends for free concerts. San Diego also features a number of different museums and summer events during the summer.

Chicago, Illinois

The Windy City is another great location to relax during the summer. Chicago features museum, sports, and outdoor events throughout the summer.

Orlando, Florida

Orlando, Florida offers easy access to beaches as well as deep sea fishing, eco tours, and glass bottom boat tours. This summer you can enjoy a variety of different water activities while visiting Orlando, Florida.

Denver, Colorado

The Mile High City not only has legal marijuana, but during the summer Denver has summer concerts at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Series Fest, and the Denver Performing Art Complex that is the second largest performing arts center in the United States. Enjoy some pot, Colorado craft beer, and the outdoors and summer events that Denver offers during the summer.

Las Vegas, Nevada

Sin City offers sinfully fun activities that comprise of strip clubs, casinos, topless pools, social clubs, adult stage shows, and Sheri’s Ranch. Sin City’s virtuous activities include the Hoover Dam, Grand Canyon South Rim, LINQ Promenade and High Roller Observation Wheel, and summer festivals. This summer you can decide if you want to be naughty or good when you visit Las Vegas for the summer.

Maui, Hawaii

Maui has more than beaches that you can enjoy while visiting this beach city. Summer events that happen in Maui include the Waʻa Kiakahi Canoe Festival, Kapulua Wine and Food Festival, Friday Night Town Parties, and the Maui Arts and Cultural Center.   

New York City, New York

The Big Apple makes the number one spot because it has culture, outdoor, and event activities to keep you busy while visiting New York City. New York City has museums, Broadway, and Lincoln Center for enjoying the arts. There is also Bryant Park and Central Park feature a range of different summer events. During the summer, there are also special summer events and activities to partake in throughout the city. New York City takes the well-deserved top spot for the United States solo travel destinations for singles for the summer.


This summer singles can take a road trip and visit the twenty-five cities on this list or take a summer vacation and explore a city for a period of time this summer.  Singles can enjoy solo traveling this summer by learning about another city, visiting museums, relaxing on the beach, or savoring more adult entertainment. This is your summer of fun singles. Enjoy it exactly how you want while making the most of the single life. Plan your United States solo travel singles.

Views expressed in this article are opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Secure Single. James Bollen is the author of Thriving Solo: How to Flourish and Live Your Perfect Life (Without A Soulmate). Now available in paperback on Amazon. Subscribe to Secure Single’s Substack for free!
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James Bollen is the Founder and President of Secure Single. He is an entrepreneur and a content creator with the goal of helping all different types of singles to learn to thrive as a single person.
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