Summer is just about here and there are so many epic events to attend in the nearly-summer days of early June and beyond. High tail it on over to one of these 5 hot tickets happening all around the good ole’ USA. We’ll be living vicariously through your travel adventures, for sure. And away we go….
Bonnaroo Music + Arts Festival
June 8-11, 2017
An always eclectic, indie lineup and a commitment to sustainability are the hallmark of the laid-back Bonnaroo Festival. Most attendees camp in the countryside (as you do), but nearby hotels also offer shuttles.
Airfare: Airports closest to Manchester are Nashville (60 miles away) or Chattanooga (40 miles away). LAX to Chattanooga flights (connecting) on American are around $650 as of this publication date. Nonstop flights from New York are still hovering around $300 on United.
June 12-18, 2017
Erin Hills, WI
Wanna blow dad’s mind this June? How about taking him to the U.S. Open for Father’s Day? The 2nd of the Majors in the United States is known for its difficult courses and challenging scoring. Erin Hills is about a 40-minute drive from downtown Milwaukee.
Airfare: Los Angeles to Milwaukee flights are around $500 on Frontier. Nonstop Boston to Milwaukee are pricing at just over $200 on Delta roundtrip.
Electic Daisy Carnival
June 16-18, 2017
This Vegas party is still the flagship and granddaddy of the ever-expanding EDC family, with a reputation for unparalleled excess and spectacle.
Airfare: Bargain basement prices are a Vegas specialty, baby! From San Diego as low as $139 roundtrip on Spirit, From JFK as low as $300 roundtrip on American, and Chicago flights are going for $175 on Spirit or Frontier.
What the Festival
June 16-19, 2017
Set against the backdrop of Mt. Hood National Forest, What the Festival will definitely inspire you to embrace your inner hippie. Commune with nature, listen to some of the best acts in electronic music, check out the groovy art installations and spread some chill vibes of your own.
Airfare: $284 Phoenix to Portland nonstop on American, $252 nonstop from Denver on Frontier, and from around $500 from Atlanta on Alaska Airlines.
San Francisco Pride
June 24-25, 2017
San Francisco, CA
It’s diverse, it’s inclusive, it’s for one and all. San Francisco Pride is a can’t-miss mass celebration for the rainbow coalition. Of all the Pride Festivals, San Francisco is arguably the biggest and (dare we say it?) most fun! Come for the joie de vivre, to rub shoulders with locals, and take in the legendary parade.
Airfare: The price is right so there’s no excuse to miss the party, right? Flights from Los Angeles to SFO are still as low as $117 on United. Seattle to SFO on United also has a nice $217 fare. You can also catch a flight from New York (JFK) on JetBlue or Newark on Virgin America for under $400.
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