|It’s hard to believe, but it’s already time to start planning your spring vacations. The return of spring signals many things: warmer weather, blooming flowers, and most importantly, travel! Despite this, many travelers don’t realize that with mild temperatures and smaller crowds, the spring can be one of the best times of the year to travel. The following fantastic vacations spots are proof that your vacation doesn’t have to wait until summer.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
For those tourists looking for rich history and beautiful views, Santo Domingo is an ideal city. The charming area is a respite for those looking to explore the capital and one of the oldest cities in the Caribbean, and prides itself on its stately colonial homes, and proximity to national parks and beaches. The Radisson Hotel Santo Domingo, located in the heart of the city, is a perfect place to unwind for those looking to escape in picturesque Santo Domingo.
Whether you’re in Vancouver to relive the 2010 Winter Olympics, or are here in search of high altitude adventure, Vancouver is an ideal destination for your spring getaway. Only in Vancouver can you soar high above the trees with the majestic Capilano Suspension Bridge, or finish up the spring ski season at the legendary Cypress Mountain Ski Area. Located near the convenient SkyTrain transportation and the famous Granville Island, the Park Inn & Suites by Radisson in Vancouver provides a perfect basecamp for your spring adventures
Amsterdam is known for its cycling, elaborate canal system, and influential artistic community, which makes it a popular spring location. With over 400 kilometers of bike paths, a spring bike ride through Amsterdam, past narrow homes with gables facades and luscious canals, should be added to every traveler’s bucket list. The spring is also a great time to visit Vondelpark, a massive park with an open-air theater, and Begijnhof, which consists of incredible medieval homes around a leafy courtyard. The Radisson Blu Hotel in Amsterdam situated in the city center of Amsterdam, offers travelers access to both Old World charms and modern amenities.
Washington DC, USA
No list of spring travel destinations is complete without America’s capital. From the sprawling National Mall to the world famous cherry blossoms, Washington DC is a must-visit for spring-time travelers. While most travelers are sure to visit the White House, Lincoln Memorial, and Washington Monument, spring is a great season to also visit the National Zoological Park, United States Botanic Garden, and the United States National Arboretum. If you’re looking for lodging that’s accessible from both the airport and DC, you can’t do better than the Radisson Hotel Reagan National Airport, which offers free shuttle service to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, the Fashion Centre at Pentagon City and the Crystal City Metro Station.