3 Resorts + Fabulous Celebrations = Must-Do Summer Trips

We’ve got a trio of must-do summer trips in the east coast, from Atlantic City to Palm Beach.

3. Sea Island Celebrating Its 90th Anniversary

Golf course at The Lodge at Sea Island.

Nestled on Georgia’s coast along five miles of private beach, Sea Island is celebrating its 90th “emerald” anniversary this year. Opened in 1928, the resort features three championship courses, horseback riding on the beach, sea turtle excursions and salt marsh kayaking, among other goodies.

Later this year, The Lodge at Sea Island will debut new enhancements to the property including six new cottages, an oceanfront pool and pool house, an 18-hole putting course and a brand-new Golf Performance Center. seaisland.com

2. Borgata’s Star-Studded 15th Birthday

Chihuly artwork at Borgata.

This Vegas-style resort on the east coast is celebrating its 15th birthday this summer. Atlantic City’s Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa features celebrity chef restaurants, spas, nightlife and gaming options. Headline performers will be at the property throughout the summer in celebration of Borgata’s birthday, ranging from pop singer Halsey to comedian Jerry Seinfeld, as well as Britney Spears, who has three shows at Borgata’s Event Center in July. Borgata’s official birthday bash will take place in the same month. theborgata.com

1. The Colony Palm Beach’s 70th Anniversary

The Colony in Palm Beach.

In Palm Beach, the pink-hued Colony Hotel is turning 70, and has unveiled a fresh point of view under new owners, Andrew and Sarah Wetenhall, who are as enchanted by the hotel’s cheeky elegance as its past guests—like Frank Sinatra and Judy Garland—have been.

To celebrate the hotel’s 70th anniversary, the new owners have debuted new experiences, including complimentary bespoke bikes, new beach amenities, tailored kids’ activities as well as all-inclusive fitness retreats. Recently debuted in partnership with New York’s Voltz Clarke Gallery, the hotel’s exclusive exhibit space, The Gallery, is currently featuring renowned photographer Landon Nordeman’s exhibit titled “High Season.” thecolonypalmbeach.com