10 Most Relaxing Vacation Getaways


5) Outer Banks, NC, USA

The beachy Outer Banks of North Carolina are ranked the #1 Best Family Beach Vacations in the USA and #4 Best Relaxing Getaways in the USA by U.S. News. This popular tourist destination is home to the famous first airplane flight of Orville and Wilbur Wright. Families will love to relax on the widespread beaches of the Outer Banks. There are so many beaches in the area that, even in busier summer months, you’ll likely avoid large crowds. You can also take a trip to the North Carolina Aquarium for an up-close experience with local wildlife, scuba dive through thousands of shipwrecks, windsurf, shop at local beach shops, or fish. Whatever you define as a relaxing getaway, the Outer Banks will likely have you covered.