August is a reminder that summer is almost over. Take advantage of one final getaway to relish in the last days of summer. Here are some of the best places to travel to in August.
The Best Places to Travel in August
Newport, Rhode Island
Convenient to both Boston and New York City, travelers can enjoy seaside breezes, history and summer festivals.
Laguna Beach, California
Known for beautiful seaside scenery, hiking and bike trails as well as a local art scene. Summer brings artists together for the Sawdust Art Festival, showcasing photography, painting, sculpture, pottery, glassblowing and more.
A true year-round destination, Bend offers outdoor activities, golf, and a renowned micro-brewery industry. Known as “Beer City USA,” visitors can choose from over 200 craft beer, cider, and wine options.
Sullivan Catskills, New York
While history dates this area back to the Revolution War, Catskills is more recently known for the famous outdoor music festival of 1969, Woodstock. Celebrate the festival’s anniversary by touring the Museum at Bethel Woods or camp and enjoy the picturesque mountain terrain.
Celebrations and festivals make August an exciting month to visit this city. From concerts and art performances to folk dance and street food, and boat rides and Formula One races, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
The mild August weather makes it a perfect time to visit Seattle for a baseball game or sight-seeing. From the Space Needle and Pike Place Market or the Seattle Art Fair and Chihuly Garden and Glass, you’ll find endless entertainment.
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
While the southern hemisphere is experiencing winter, travelers are attracted to temperate weather and low humidity which makes Brisbane ideal for outdoor activities. The Great Barrier Reef, koalas, and botanical gardens are among the most popular things to see.
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Vancouver delivers on a diverse offering of activities for all ages. Enjoy Shakespearean theater productions on the beach, family-friendly museums, beach and outdoor activities, gourmet foods and a lively nightlife.
The International Beer Festival brings visitors from all over the world to Berlin in August. Other can’t miss activities include the Berlin Wall, River Spree boat tours, and delicious German cuisine.
Be immersed in the culture of this amazing destination where you’ll find luxurious hotels and spas, white sand beaches, nature discoveries, water parks, and theme parks. Once you’ve worked up an appetite, try some of the local dishes including Chili Crab and Hainanese Chicken Rice.
While summer is almost over, there’s still time for one final getaway to relish in the last days of summer. Where will you go? Tell us in the comments below!
Source: Travel + Leisure