Best Places To Travel in August
August is the best time for planning a trip to Europe. Europe experiences just the right weather during August making it the favorite August travel destination. Excepting for a few places, it is best to avoid a trip to Asia in August as the continent experiences the rainy season making sightseeing and travelling a little difficult and often a bit messy. Besides Europe, certain places in Northern America are also perfect August vacation destination spot.
Many places experience peak tourist season during the month of August therefore prices of travel and accommodation are often hiked up making it difficult for travellers to get cheap flights and cheap hotels. However, if one does proper research and plans well in advance it is possible to get cheap holiday deals even during peak tourist season.
A large number of tourists throng to Europe during August and most popular destinations like Paris and London are usually teeming with tourists. If you wanted to visit Netherlands, Ireland or Scotland, August is the best time to visit these countries that are usually too wet or cold to be comfortable.
If you want to enjoy water sports and a beach, head towards Lake Constance which borders Austria, Switzerland and Germany. Lake Constance is beautiful during August and is perfect for those who want to experience a change of scenery. One can explore the interesting towns on the lakeside, go hiking, biking, have picnics and enjoy ferry rides on the lake. Small towns near the lake often provide inexpensive apartments for tourist accommodation.
Morocco is a North-African country and a very popular tourist destination during August. Owing to its popularity one can find plenty of cheap holiday deals in Morocco. Morocco houses both the old and the new. During a visit to Morocco one is most likely to land at Casablanca. The city has been made famous by the movie and can prove to be a great starting point in discovering Morocco.
Casablanca houses both parts of Morocco the old in the historical Medina as well as the new which can be experienced through the nightlife. Fez, Marrakesh and Old Medina in Casablanca are a must visit during a trip to Morocco. During your stay in Morocco it would be wise to eat as much of the much appreciated Moroccan cuisine like couscous, tagine, kaliya, pastille, etc. as possible.
Though most parts of Asia are best avoided during August, Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang district in China is definitely not one of them. August is one of the best months to visit the city of Urumqi which offers a variety of architectural wonders as well as unique flora. The flowers bloom and fruits ripe between the months of May and October and it look absolutely beautiful.