From the towering pine forests of the Pacific Northwest to the rocky New England shores, the United States is full of top private jet destinations perfect for warm summer days. 

And, when you head southwest to the culturally diverse cities full of sandy beaches and surfable waves or to the coral reefs and coastal islands of the Southeastern US, you’re met with completely new terrain worthy of a spot on your bucket list.

Whether you’re flying far for a week away with the family or hunting for the perfect weekend getaway, here are our picks for the top private jet destination for a summer vacation in the United States. 

A sail boat cruises past the downtown San Diego skyline on a sunny day. Top Private Jet Destination for Families: San Diego, CA

San Diego is where the sun, sand and sea meet. Situated on the southwest coast of California just across the border from Tijuana, this oceanside city is alive in vibrant Mexican culture and Hispanic heritage. 

Sample delicious food in San Diego’s bustling culinary scene and take in the art and culture at one of the city’s countless museums. 

Families flock to San Diego every summer for its world-class attractions, including:

Two bright parachutes float gently to the sandy shores of Key West, Florida. Best Beach Vacation Destination: Key West, FL

You don’t have to fly far to find the tropics. Located in Florida’s coral cay archipelago, Key West is awash in lush vegetation, beautiful beaches and plenty of waves.

Accessible by car via the 113-mile Overseas Highway, Key West is perfect for families and couples seeking trendy urban vibes and cozy cocktail bars that mesh perfectly with the Keys’ Caribbean charm.

Wondering where most Key West-bound private jets fly to? Despite being only 7 square miles, this tropical oasis is home to Key West International Airport (EYW). Situated on the southeast corner of the island, EYW features two terminals and an impressive 5,076-foot runway, making it a top private jet destination for beach-bound travelers.

A golfer tees up, ready to hit the links in San Diego, CA. Top Spot for Golfing and Relaxing: Palm Springs, CA

Favor the links and hot springs over jungles and waves? Head out west to California’s Sonoran Desert and the “agua caliente” of Palm Springs. 

Here, among the dry heat and vast desert, natural hot springs reign supreme. After spending your day at one of Palm Spring’s many world-class golf courses—such as Escena Golf Club and Indian Canyons Golf Resort—unwind at the famous Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage or Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa.

Regardless of how you spend your time, you’re sure to leave feeling rejuvenated after a private flight from Palm Springs.

A speedboat cruises past Nantucket's iconic lighthouse and into the harbour. Top Private Jet Destination on the East Coast: Nantucket, MA

There’s a reason the population of this small former whaling community surges every summer. Located just south of Cape Cod near Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket is the perfect New England getaway.

Stroll the streets full of luxury boutiques, find your new favorite beverage at the Nantucket Vineyard or Cisco Brewery, and explore the iconic Brant Point and see America’s second-oldest lighthouse cast its bright light over the Atlantic Ocean.

Planning a trip to Nantucket and curious about the most popular private jet routes? The island’s convenient location makes air charter travel from Boston a breeze. Simply hop on a light jet at Boston-Logan International Airport (BOS) and touch the tarmac at Nantucket Memorial Airport (ACK) minutes later. Flying from beyond Boston? Don’t worry—we regularly arrange private jet charters to Nantucket from across the United States and Canada. 

Wherever you choose to fly—whether it’s to a top private jet destination or somewhere off the beaten path—trust Stratos to take you there in comfort and style. We’ve spent nearly 20 years helping our clients soar higher in the safest aircraft in the sky. Contact our private flight advisors online or call (888)593-9066 to get started on making memories that will last a lifetime.