How to Reimagine Summer in Two Easy Steps

Published June 26, 2020

Summer is officially here and adventure is calling. While we’re all figuring out how to bank flight points or rejigger summer vacation plans, there has never been a better time to get creative with domestic summer travel. America the beautiful is calling! As we navigate the unpredictable and upended travel plans that go out the door, how can we satisfy that longing to escape, discover, and explore? 

First things first – you’ll need to figure out where you’re going and how to do it safely. As it turns out, it’s not always easy to pinpoint the best places to stay on your modified vacay. TDN is on the lookout for you and your upcoming domestic travel – with its newest host, Levi Kelly – expert on the best one-night stays in America. In this all new series, Tiny BNB, Levi seeks out the best, smallest, and sometimes most unconventional stays the vacation rental market has to offer. Levi is on a mission to bring you inside the most exotic bed and baths, from yurts to shipping containers. Premiering this July on The Design Network. Trust us … you do not want to miss these insane stays!

For those looking to take your home on the road with you – the RV market is booming, and it’s no surprise that wariness about hotels have people running to secure their own kind of mobile sanctuary. TDN’s series Becoming Borderless takes a look at how to redefine home in a tiny home converted bus – trading out ‘stuff’ for life experience. Hosts and adorable couple Adam and Destiny Clayton are the perfect example of a nomadic approach to life and inspiration for you to tackle the roads this season as well. Check out their 8th episode where this dynamic team lays out all the key tips and learnings they gathered from a year spent living together (with their dog Brew!) on the road. 

Check out these totally inspiring and info-packed episodes on TDN to start dreaming up a new kind of summer with the family. Tune in, jot some notes, and start putting together the plans for your first ever road trip right here in the US! From east coast beaches to wild west national parks, the unexpected vacation of your dreams is only a couple gallons of gas away.