flight ticketsJosh Weiss-Roessler, contributor for Cesar Millan Inc.

As the weather warms and also the days obtain much longer, festival-goers from all over the world flock to the United States in search of home entertainment, yummy nibbles as well as delicious beverages. The United States and Canada is the home of some of the world’s most popular summertime events – from substantial five-day music performances to amazing food and also wine events – as well as much of these festivals are held in leading trip areas around the country.

With summer season in full swing, the choices for upcoming celebrations are vast. For those who are planning to go to events this July as well as August, as well as for those looking to make last minute getaway plans, I’ve included a handy guide below.


Chicago’s Lollapalooza brings in festival-goers from all corners of the Earth with eclectic musical performances from fabulous bands, as well as dancing, comedy, and also crafts. This year will certainly include performances from greats like Paul McCartney, Metallica and Florence and the Machine.

Location: Chicago, IL

Dates: July 31 through August 2  

Where to Stay: Best Western Give Park. By far the very best hotel close-by Give Park in Chicago. Sleek lodgings located directly throughout from the festival venue. Reserve your place soon– spaces book up swiftly throughout festival dates!

Outside Lands

Outside Lands is a songs and also arts festival in San Francisco’s Golden Entrance Park showcasing musical acts as well as art installments from around the world. Within the stretching event grounds, you’ll additionally find a land of wine tastings and food stands with cutting-edge culinary deals with. Committed to advertising green practices, Outdoors Lands additionally boasts solar power stages, a refillable water supply as well as valet vehicle parking for bikes.

Location: San Francisco, California

Dates: August 7 through 9

Where to Stay: Best Western Plus The Tuscan. Nestled in the heart of popular Angler’s Dock, this lofty resort lets your dog remain as well, completely free! You could bring along up to 2 pet dogs at 80 lbs. each. A benefit, this resort is near Golden Gateway Park.

Elvis Week

This 10-day party celebrates the wedding anniversary of the fabulous rock-n-roller’s death with tribute and gospel bands, motion picture evenings as well as Elvis-themed competitions. Numerous events occur at Graceland– Elvis’s former estate– yet there are also expeditions to the King’s childhood years residence in Tupelo, Mississippi.

Location: Memphis, Tennessee

Dates: August 8 through 16

Where to Stay: Best Western Executive Inn. This cheerful resort is close to Graceland, in addition to the Memphis International Airport and the city’s downtown.

While you can find hotels that enable pet dogs in each of these destinations, I advise leaving them residence this time around as lengthy celebration hours aren’t very pet friendly.