Seasonal trips are great because they allow tourists to experience the best aspects of different destinations. For travelers who rarely take vacations, this can be a good time to meet new people and make friends as they are assured that the destinations will attract many tourists at this time of year. Although fares are generally higher during specific seasons and events, tourists can circumvent these inconveniences by pre-booking various holiday services. Here are ten stunning places tourists should visit during specific events and seasons.
ten Death Valley National Park in January
The Death Valley desert that stretches between California and Nevada is famous for its soft sand and clear skies, perfect for stargazing. However, it remains extremely hot throughout the summer for setting up camps. Many don’t know that the desert has much cooler temperatures in January, making it the perfect time to explore this landmass. Daytime temperatures range from the mid-60s to the low 70s. They stay in the upper 30s overnight.
9 Santa Fe in February
Many Americans dread the gray month of February. The city of Santa Fe in Mexico is the ideal destination for tourists looking for a warm vacation at this time of year. Santa Fe enjoys approximately 325 days of sunshine per year, making it one of the warmest cities in America. Plus, the culture is inviting and exotic. The city is known for its amazing food scene, thanks to its popular chili peppers and chocolate delights. Tourists can also indulge in more than 250 art galleries that give Santa Fe an artistic vibe.
8 New York at Christmas
Many Americans like to celebrate Christmas in a city that looks magical. New York City easily fits the bill, especially after stores, restaurants, buildings, and streets are decorated with lights. Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan is a great place to visit during this time of year. Tourists can enjoy and take photos at the Swarovski crystal star. A walk through Central Park has a similar wintry vibe. Union Square and Bryant Park Holiday have something for anyone looking for malls to pick up some freebies.
seven Jackson Hole at Christmas
No Christmas party is complete without fun winter activities. Jackson Hole, Wyoming offers an amazing Christmas experience for families looking to spend a few days skiing, playing in the snow, and sledding. The city has three ski areas, all of which offer incredible scenery. Local theaters also provide residents with great shows and concerts, ideal for all age groups. Children will be delighted by the appearance of Santa Claus at Townsquare between December 15 and Christmas Eve.
6 washington dc 4th of july
Washington DC is one of the best places to celebrate America’s 4th of July history. The city comes alive and has no shortage of attractive sites and events. The most iconic museums and monuments are found in Washington, DC. This gem is perfect for couples, groups or families wishing to explore the foundations of the country. Visitors should make sure they see the fireworks light up the National Mall sky at night. Those who prefer to relax in a venue should attend A Capitol Fourth for incredible concerts by Kermit the Frog, Jimmy Buffett and Vanessa Williams.
5 whitefish in winter
Winter is not known to be particularly conducive to vacations. Whitefish in Montana does not follow this rule as it is one of the most beautiful destinations in the country during the snowiest months of the year. It has a small mountain whose tranquility is unmatched. It also enjoys stunning views, including the Hanging Valleys and Glacier National Park. It has several soulful lakes, sparkling rivers and majestic mountains for total charm. Some of Whitefish’s most popular activities include snowboarding and skiing.
4 Key West in winter
Many tourists prefer warmer destinations in winter. Key West Florida is a great choice. It offers a complete package ranging from shopping to nightlife and water sports. The destination does not get too cold as a southern state. A popular sunset activity in Florida is champagne snorkeling. Key West offers cozy cafes and restaurants, including Prime Steakhouse, Latitude’s Restaurant, and Cafe Marquesa. Ocean breezes make Key West a must-visit winter destination.
3 Grand Canyon in summer
The Grand Canyon is one of America’s most iconic natural landforms. As it stretches across Utah and Nevada, Arizona has some of its best spots. The Grand Canyon is perfect for summer vacationers. Early planning is essential as some summer services and facilities are crowded. The best part of the Grand Canyon is climbing the massive hills and taking in the stunning views. Tourists should try the North Rim, which offers breathtaking views of several valleys.
2 Antelope Valley Poppy Preserve in Spring
One of the main characteristics of spring is the blooming of flowers. It makes the spring months perfect for memorable outdoor experiences. The Antelope Valley Poppy Preserve is the ideal destination to visit in the spring. Located an hour from Los Angeles, this gem features stunning wildflower growth. Tourists looking for awesome photographic backgrounds should check out this gem. It’s perfect for Instagram shots while showcasing a vast landscape with small hills, perfect for group and couple hikes.
1 Zion National Park in the fall
For many Americans, summer is the highlight of their annual vacation. However, fall is a good time to travel as there are fewer booking issues and most booked destinations are less crowded. Zion National Park should be on every traveler’s bucket list for a fall vacation. The drop in temperatures creates an opportunity for activities such as canyoning, biking and hiking. Zion’s cottonwoods and sandstone cliffs provide some of the most scenic views in Utah.