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GotoBus Names its Hottest Summer Getaways for 2007

July 28, 2007

News, 2007

With summer getting into full swing, GotoBus.com, the leading online travel site that offers more than 1,500 tours in the U.S. and Canada, has selected its Top Ten Hottest Summer Getaways for travelers of all ages.

According to a survey conducted by tripadviser.com, the world largest travel planning and social site, the Top 10 Summer Getaways for 2007 are:

1. Orlando, Florida
Orlando possesses many diverse features that seamlessly mesh in one ideal destination. Theme parks and first-rate tourist attractions stand alongside a wide array of cultural venues, promising something for everyone. Try the Kennedy Space Center and Boat Safari, or visit the Universal Studio at The Orlando 5 Day Tour Package, $389 for an exciting pseudo-reality, where cartoon characters roam and movie sets come alive.

2. Cirque du Soleil, Las Vegas, Nevada
Cirque du Soleil is a contemporary and fun circus combines contortionists, acrobats and trapeze artists to create an unique experience. While Vegas offers the hip travelers pool-side lounging, Cirque du Soleil provides one-of-a-kind performances that can be enjoyed by families and children as well as the young and hip crowd. We offer a wide range of L.A. to Las Vegas Tours, starting $99.

3. Maui, Hawaii
The Aloha state is always on the Top Ten, including 2007. Nowhere else will you experience the wonderful mix of people, all living together in harmony. Maui, the “Valley Island”, is where well-heeled chic and red-dirt casual have found a perfect match. Whether watching a hunch back whale or teeing off at a champion golf course, Maui does not disappoint. Try our Hawaii tour 1-7 Days, starting from $299.

4. The Grand Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
The Grand Canyon is more than a great chasm carved over millennia through the rocks of the Colorado Plateau. Whether you believe it took millions of years or whether you believe its an obvious result of a great flood, its become irrelevant when you see the scale. For the Dare, step on the newly built Grand Canyon Skywalk for a 720 degree view of the Canyon. We recommend the Las Vegas, Grand Canyon West Rim 3 Day Tour, $144 .

5. Central Park, New York, New York
Central Park is one of those places that make New York such a great place to live. The park boasts lakes, theaters, ice rinks, fountains, tennis courts as well as a zoo, a carousal, and a reservoir. Especially during the weekends, when cars are not allowed into the park, Central Park is a welcome oasis in this hectic city. Go on a New York City 1-Day Touror check out the Central Park Movie Sites Tour, $17 for a complete experience at the Big Apple’s Central Park.

6. Alcatraz, San Francisco, California
Alcatraz is an island where they used to put the country’s most notorious criminals, including Al Capone and George “Machine Gun” Kelly, until it was closed in 1963. Take the San Francisco 5 hour Comprehensive Tour, $60 where you can enjoy the great view of the San Francisco bay area while visiting the eerie Alcatraz island.

7. Top of the Rock Observation, New York, New York
Being 70 stories above the city, the Top of the Rock Observation Deck was conceived with the express purpose of keeping that peace uninterrupted. Enjoy this unique and astonishing view of New York at The Super New York Tour, $77 or Shop, Hop and Top 3 Day Value Package, $109.

8. Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey Bay, California
Widely acclaimed as the most innovative aquarium in the world, Monterey Bay Aquarium is located in a former brewery and sardine cannery. With more than 4,000 animals representing 800 species, it’s home to a diverse collection of animals, many of which are rarely seen at other zoos. Visit our Monterey, Bay Aquarium, Carmel and 17-Mile Tour, $81.

9. Bellagio Fountains, Las Vegas, Nevada
The Bellagio Fountains spans across the quarter-mile-long lake in front of the Bellagio Hotel, the free show usually lasts between five to ten minutes. Experience the most ambitious, commanding water during your stay at Las Vegas. Bellagio’s world-famous fountains will speak to your hears with opera, classical and whimsical music.

10. San Diego Zoo, San Diego, California
Highlights of the zoo include the Tiger River bioclimatic exhibit, which realistically re-creats an Asian rainforest environment, and Gorilla Tropics, which does the same with an African rainforest. Join our San Diego Zoo One Day Tour, $45, departing from Anaheim and San Diego.

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