Summer is here, and we know you're sweating the kickoff of all things outdoors: BBQs, beach days, and of course, the vacations you've been dreaming about all year. So, to help you prep for those long-awaited summer Fridays and subsequent time off, we've gone ahead and mapped out a four fantasy travel destinations that can easily turn into a reality with a bit of research, planning, and packing.
Ahead, we tapped professional jet-setters Michael Alan Connelly, editor at Fodors.com
, and Brittany Jones-Cooper, editor at Yahoo Travel
, for the hot spots perfect to book a trip to now — from the majestic beaches of Tulum to the moody, wintery
vibes of Reykjavik. Of course, we did our part, too, rounding up the essentials you need to pack for each locale. Happy travels, globetrotters!