30 Epic Graduation Trip Ideas

The exotic allure of the Aloha State may be the perfect balm after a stressful senior year.


See the midnight sun in Alaska on an affordable Alaskan cruise or join an active adventure family group trip.


The southwest heats up in June, but you can still enjoy an epic trip to Utah’s mighty national parks — Arches, Zion, Bryce, Canyonlands, and Capitol Reef National Parks.

Utah's National Parks

Explore the rugged coastline and seaside towns of the Maine coast with lobster bakes on the beach. You can even assist the crew and enjoy watching the scenic coastline glide by.

Maine Windjammer Cruise

Summer is the perfect time to be in Iceland. Spend a few days chasing waterfalls, visiting black sand beaches, hiking on glaciers, and sailing between icebergs.


With a drinking age of 18, graduates might enjoy some new-found freedoms in the pubs of Ireland — after all, what better place to soak in the Irish culture?


In June, big hydrangea blooms decorate the island in a mix of pinks, purples and blues. This is a perfect setting for outdoor lovers and adventure seekers.

The Azores

A week or two spent island hopping in the Cyclades is a perfect way to chill out after the exhaustion of final exams.


Hit the highlights in Rome and Florence, hen take some time to relax and enjoy the Tuscan countryside where you can bike through vineyards and swim in thermal pools.