You may never have to take another final again! Once you let that sink in, let your mind wander to your next adventure. There is rarely a time in your life when you will feel more accomplished, relieved or free then when you receive that diploma. So whether you crave a little R&R, one last hurrah or the chance to finally see the world, we at Easy Group Airfare are here to give you a few ideas that will have you pushing that first job's start date.
1) Island-Hop in Greece
The white beaches, turquoise waters and a warm but cooler 77 degrees during the month of June-before the rush of summer tourists-await you on Greece's famous islands. Go hiking up a volcano or four-wheeling on the island of Santorini. Looking a bit pale? Head to the beach and soak up the rays during the day and let loose during the night in Mykonos. Kiteboard and windsurf in Paros or check out Crete for an multi-course taverna dinner and tour the various temples of the Minoan civilization.
2) New York City
If you want to experience a dozen different cultures without a passport, then the Big Apple is the perfect domestic destination. Stroll through Chinatown for tasty soup dumplings, Little Italy for authentic spaghetti and a glass of Chianti, and then hop over to Korea-town for homemade kimchi and barbecue. Burn off those calories by experiencing the bright lights of Times Square and finish the night by getting tickets to a comedy show or broadway play. If still nostalgic for knowledge, visit the MET or MOMA and finish the day in Central Park for some great people watching. The city's nightlife provides an endless number of options: experience the unique ambience and cocktails of an NYC speakeasy or the bright lights and music of a posh rooftop or nightclub in the meatpacking district.
3) Las Vegas
Vegas is the perfect place to have a final blowout before the real world comes a calling. Be a high-roller for a weekend and spend some of that graduation money on blackjack or the slots. If you hit a winning streak and are flushed with a bit of cash, hit the larger than life clubs like Omnia at Caesar's Palace or Hakkasan at the MGM Grand for bottle service while listening to the likes of Calvin Harris, Skrillex, and David Guetta. During the day, enjoy the beginning of summer with crazy Vegas pool parties at the Venetian's Tao Beach or the Wynn's Encore Beach Club. If looking to detox a bit and save a buck, leave the strip for the day and go hiking or biking through the sandstone formations of Red Rock Canyon.
Peru was one of the countries that we had on our 2017 Must-Visits and it makes our list for an ideal post-grad adventure. Fly into Lima and partake in amazing surfing, parasailing, or sunbathe on the beach. For history buffs, head to Cuzco and trek to the Incan citadel of Machu Picchu or the Sacred Vally where you can explore smaller ruins in-between zip-lining and white water rafting. If you've had your fill of ceviche and loaded up on alpaca souvenirs, head north to Puerto Maldonado where you can go hiking through the endless jungles of the Amazon Rainforest.
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