1. Fireworks in the USA
Independence Day on July 4 sees a spectacular “Lights on the Lake” fireworks display over Lake Tahoe on the border of California and Nevada, the largest alpine lake in North America. US specialist, Bon Voyage, can arrange a stay at four-star Deerfield Lodge in the resort of Heavenly, where lake-based activities include kite surfing and waterskiing, plus the option of a fireworks cruise on the 80ft motor-yacht Safari Rose with dinner and courtesy transfer.
Deerfield Lodge from £1,695, room only, for seven nights, including flights and car hire. Departs July 1. Bon Voyage (bon-voyage.co.uk).
2. Scenic swims in Slovenia
The area around Lake Bled is one of Slovenia’s most…