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11 Summer Vacation Ideas For Long-Distance BFFs

Being apart from your long-distance friend can be a drag, but summer is the perfect time for a reunion! Start planning your trip now, and don't forget to download the award-winning GEICO app.

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If your long-distance (LD) friend has the best Insta, Wynwood is the perfect place to snap some art, eat good food, and soak up sunny vibes. Be sure to check out the Wynwood Walls, where you can see some of the best street art in the world.

2. A 90-minute car ride is all you need to get from New York City to Beacon, New York.

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Dia:Beacon is one of most popular attractions in Beacon, NY. In the revamped former Nabisco box-printing factory, you'll find large art installations, fluorescent sculptures, and much more! After viewing art, take your BFF to Beacon's main street for quaint boutiques and kitschy antique shops.

3. See wild horses in Berlin, Maryland!

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These wild horses live on Assateague Island, a 37-mile-long island next to Maryland and Virginia. There aren't many places to see wild horses in the US, so this would be a perfect place for a unique vacation. And just think of the snaps you could take!

4. Take a dip in "the world's largest hot springs pool" in Glenwood Springs, Colorado.

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If you want to make your trip all about relaxing, Glenwood Hot Springs Resort is where you and your LD mate want to be. Not only can you chill in the hot spring pool, you can de-stress in their spa too. And after you get a few winks of rest, be sure to check out the famous hanging lake in Glenwood Canyon.

6. For a spooky good time, find your way to Salem, Massachusetts.

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Learn all about the witch trials in the Salem Witch Museum, tour the House of the Seven Gables, and, if witches aren't your thing, you can always visit the Peabody Essex Museum, home to 22(!) historic buildings.

7. Rock 'n' roll your way to Cleveland, Ohio.

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Cleveland is home to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, where you can learn about some of history's greatest musicians and even see a live show. And if rocking out isn't enough for you, you can get some thrills at Cedar Point amusement park just an hour away. Take a commemorative photo on a roller coaster and frame it to keep forever.

8. If you're feeling a little nostalgic for late-night emo concerts, take a trip to Asbury Park, New Jersey.

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And, of course, if you love Bruce Springsteen. There are many music venues — including Wonder Bar, located on the boardwalk. Asbury Park is also home to the Silverball Pinball Museum and the iconic swan boats on Wesley Lake.

9. For a whimsical time, road trip to Niantic, Connecticut.

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We're sure you've heard of Mystic, Connecticut's moniker for myriad things, including an aquarium and pizza. But just 20 minutes south is Niantic, a small town full of character. You can browse for hours at the Book Barn, where you can peruse used books in bibliophile heaven. Its grounds include a fairy garden — and you might even bump into a goat!

10. To get off the grid and check out some interesting art, plan to meet in Marfa, Texas.

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You probably know about the Prada Marfa installation here, but there is more to this small Texan town. There's a plethora of art galleries, glamping, and, if you're lucky, you can catch a glimpse of the Marfa lights late at night.

Have fun, stay safe, and download the GEICO app! Their 24-hour roadside assistance is easy to access, and help can arrive with just a few taps.

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