America is reopening, and if Memorial Day Weekend revealed anything about the Americans, it’s that everyone is ready to get out of the damn house. The travel industry is showing signs of life. And with Disneyland announcing plans to reopen this summer, the new normal’s normalization is happening faster than most could have projected at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Escaping crowds will be on the minds of smart travelers this summer. The major cities will still pull in their share of tourists, as will the road-trip friendly getaway destinations like Joshua Tree. That’s why exploring more remote destinations at your leisure is the optimal way to stay socially distant and travel this summer. You may have to board a flight and rent a vehicle to experience these seven locations, but once you’re on the ground, you won’t struggle to limit your interactions with locals or reduced tourists.