Two U.S. Vacation Hot Spots Essay

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In all of my travels across the United States of America, the `hottest' vacation spot hands down is in Key West, Florida and the `coolest' place to travel to is Denali National Park in Denali, Alaska. These vacation destinations are the two most beautiful and most relaxing places in the nation! I personally have experienced a week of enjoyment at both locations and find myself wanting to go back to each of them in the future because I had such a great time. Even though these are both awesome places to spend a week of vacation time, they differ in weather and climate patterns, they each have unique attractions and activities to do, and both vary in travel costs and various other expenses.

Weather and climate conditions are one major
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Since both vacation spots have different climates, they both offer a variety of different activities to do and adventures to have. In Key West, vacationers are literally surrounded by water and have numerous water activities to partake in like deep sea fishing, boating, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, jet skiing, going to the beach, etc. I would suggest packing your travel bags full of shorts, tee shirts, water apparel, and extra sunscreen! In the arctic area of Alaska, recreational activities include biking, climbing, camping, fishing, hiking, winter sports, scenic driving, wildlife viewing, and visiting various exhibits. Your travel bags for Denali National Park should consist of warm, water resistant clothing, hiking equipment, camping equipment, and nutritional and energizing camping food.

One of the most important issues about traveling and vacations is the cost and the overall expense of the trip. From Allentown, Pennsylvania, a round trip ticket for a week to Key West, Florida is going to cost between four hundred and five hundred dollars, including a rental car and gas. However, a round trip ticket for a week to Anchorage, Alaska, and also gas and a rental car to drive four hours north to Denali, is going to be slightly more expensive. It is going to cost between six hundred and nine hundred dollars to travel. These costs do not even cover food, hotels, or shelter you are going to stay in. There will also be numerous activity costs like boating, fishing…