As the winter weather recedes and flowers begin to bloom, spring becomes the ideal time to travel. Temperatures are milder in spring than in summer in many destinations, allowing you to explore new places in comfort. Plus, tourist season doesn’t start until the summer in many parts of the world, so travelling in the spring lets you dodge large crowds and enjoy discounted airline and hotel prices. With this in mind, consider packing your bags and enjoying the longer days on a spring vacation to one of these destinations.
Spring is one of the best times to visit Las Vegas. The weather is warm but not sweltering like in the summer, so you can spend a lot of time outdoors when you’re taking in the sights along the Strip. Plus, if you want a break from the hustle and bustle of the city, there are several national parks just a few hours away by car. Since casinos are one of the highlights of any trip to Las Vegas, no trip is complete without a visit to a few. Some of the most popular casinos include Caesars Palace, the Bellagio, and the Venetian where people line up to spin the famous slots. Although most trips to Las Vegas only last a few days, you can play online slots even when you’re not visiting the entertainment capital of the world.
Whether you enjoy world-class museums or bustling marketplaces, Montreal has something for everyone. The city’s daytime temperatures rise to the 50s by mid-spring, perfect for meandering through the cobblestone streets of Old Montreal with a light jacket. The streets are lined with traditional cafes and historic cathedrals, whereas Mount Royal Park and the Montreal Botanical Garden are also worth visiting to see the city’s flowers in full bloom. If that’s not enough, you can check out the free activities the city hosts throughout the season, including Montreal Museums day and live public performances.
New York City
New York is a city everyone should try to visit at least once in their lifetime, and spring is arguably the best time to do so. From exploring Central Park to attending the Tribeca Film Festival, spring is when the city comes to life after an extended hibernation during the cold winter months. While you’re in New York, you’ll want to check out themust-see tourist destinations such as Times Square, the Empire State Building, and the Statue of Liberty. From there, you can explore museums, restaurants, festivals, and so much more.
Like New York City, no matter what time of year you visit, you’re going to find crowds in London. So, why not visit the city when the weather is pleasant, and the city’s most beautiful gardens and parks are full of blooming plants and trees? St. James Park, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, Kew Gardens, and Regent’s Park are only a few of the places bursting with natural beauty during the spring. Spring is also an excellent time to book a cruise on the River Thames, attend the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, and explore the city’s historic monuments.
The Grand Canyon
Spring is one of the best times to visit the Grand Canyon, one of the seven wonders of the natural world. With the cold weather in the rearview mirror, theGrand Canyon comes to life in the warmer months with flowers blooming and more than 14 hours of daylight by May. It’s the perfect time for outdoor enthusiasts to hike the canyon’s many trails before the scorching summer heat arrives. Be sure to bring your best camera along because spring is one of the best times to capture photos of the canyon.
Temperatures soar in Madrid during the summer months, making spring a much better time to visit Spain’s capital city. The city’s almond trees blossom each spring, making a stroll through Quinta de Los Molinos Park a must for any tourist visiting. While you’re at it, you’ll want to check out El Retiro Park, Plaza Mayor, and the Royal Palace. If you want a traditional experience, you can visit Semana Santa (Holy Week) to see the city’s streets filled with traditional processions.