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Best Places To Visit in August

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Posted on Nov 16, 2018 Fri /  Comments / 

Best Places To Visit in August

Best Places to Travel in August

August is the peak season of travel and to end your summer with the fantastic trip. While summer is waving goodbye with awesome weather and colder weather is knocking the door, you have the list of places yet to be explored. While the season is turning into a little cold, yet the warmness, the greenery is around still there is a time into the beginning of new school year it is the perfect time to make the decision of your vacation. The august has the all the factors to make your trip perfect, from cost to cuisine, nature to culture and much more things to explore.

Following are the 20 best places to visit in August.

1. Galápagos Islands, Equador


The Galápagos Islands is a volcanic peninsula in the Pacific Ocean. The island is famous in the world for its renowned for its unique and fabulous wildlife. August is the good time to visit the place as the weather is good and the animals are more active and you can see the Giant tortoises, sea lions, penguins, marine iguanas, and different bird species. The white sand beaches with blue water go perfectly for spending the vacation there.

2. Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

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Maasai Mara is situated in southwest Kenya. The place is one of the Africa’s greatest wildlife reserves. The place is the Africa’s most distinctive, phenomenal and spectacular ecosystem. It’s also one of top Africa’s safari dockets. The weather is dry and cool during the august causing the migration. It is also considered as the eighth natural wonder of the world. The wildlife over here is abundant and due to this the visitors hardly misses to see big five.

3. Big Bend National Park, Texas, USA

Big Bend National Park is in southwest Texas. It is the largest protected area of Chihuahuan Desert topography and ecology in the United States. As the park has an influence of old age, Historic buildings and landscapes it offers an awesome graphical example. The place has both the prominent desert and the Chisos Mountains with rocky peaks. The beauty of park reflects in narrow canyons, colorful badlands, eroded rock formations, sand dunes, and desert plains. The Chisos basin has many famous lodge, restaurant, gift shop and campground.

4. Black Rock Desert, Nevada, USA

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The Black Rock Playa in northwestern Nevada. The Black Rock Desert is one of the largest, flattest, surfaces on Earth, covering approximately 200 square miles. The burning man festival, the renowned event of the place is celebrated during the end of the August. Also, the festival leads to the creation of the one-week town, which has numerous bars, clubs, restaurants, and hundreds of art installations and participatory "theme camps". The desert offers the artistic approach, which leaves the huge impact on your life.

5. Berlin, Germany

Berlin is the capital city of the Germany and the largest city. The historical city is famous for the lively nightlife, its many cafés, clubs, bars, street art, and numerous museums, palaces, and other historical sites. The places like the Berlin Wall, Checkpoint Charlie, the Brandenburg Gate and Potsdamer Platz. Apart from historical sites, the city is also famous for its lifestyle, cultural trendsetter, and the nightlife. The town is food heaven for the food lovers.

6. Vancouver, British Columbia

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Vancouver, a bustling west coast seaport in British Columbia, is also one of the diverse cities. The summer is pleasant over here and makes weather more charming. The place has tremendous natural spark, including mountains, sunset-framed beaches, and the unfurling ocean. Being a food heaven, the place offers you various tastes such as fresh sea foods and Asian fusions and local west coast cuisine. The place is famous as the filming destination, offering some spectacular theater and music scenes. Vancouver Art Gallery and the Museum of Anthropology houses are the must visit places.

7. Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Amsterdam is the capital city of the Netherlands. Being the cultural capital of the Netherland, the town offers many things to make your vacation well spent. The town is known for its attractive canals throughout the city. The museums such as Stedelijk Museum, Rijksmuseum. Van Gosh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis offer glorious golden age history of the town. The cafe and some local shops make this trip more interesting.

8. Cote d'Azur, France

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Côte d'Azur is the Mediterranean coast of southeastern France, also known as the French Riviera. The place is home to some deepest canyons, snow-capped mountains, old and cliff top roads, fields of lavender and olive farms. The local ingredients used in food and variety of wines attract the food lovers most. The city seems like a portrait of history having some fabulous legacy of monuments, structures and buildings, medieval abbeys, elegant churches and art deco buildings. The combination of beach, mountains, restaurants and delicious food makes your vacation perfect.

9. Chicago, Illinois

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Chicago, on Lake Michigan in Illinois, is one of the largest cities in the U.S. The place is famous for the skyscrapers Willis Tower and the neo-Gothic Tribune Tower represents the bold and beautiful architecture of the city. The place has some renowned museums such as Art Institute of Chicago. Apart from the museums, the city has spectacular sandy beaches, huge park, art, and culture. The city has perfect elements of awesome holidays such as house music, blues, jazz, comedy, shopping, dining, architecture, and fine cultural attractions.

10. Anchorage, Alaska

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Anchorage is located in the south-central part of the state in the Cook Inlet and also Alaska’s largest city. The place has the untamed wilderness, wildlife with wonders such as Kodiak Brown Bear, snow-capped mountains, gorgeous glaciers, and waterfalls. The place is known as the cultural hub and also includes the Alaska Native Heritage Center. The cultural sites display traditional crafts, stages dances, and presents replicas of dwellings from the area’s indigenous groups. The place offers shopping without taxes, so you can spend your vacation being trendy and clicking the shopping stuff.

11. Ireland

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Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic. It is divided by Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel. The place has the rich history, some famous castles such as Cahir Castle in county Tipperary, Blarney Castle in county Cork, and Kilkenny Castle above the River Nore is on must see list. The place has fantastic pub culture offering you many local beverages and luscious food in local restaurants. The Irish music will fill you with positive waves of happiness and melody. The place has friendliness, festivals to be celebrated, food and some fantastic Islands.

12. Indonesia

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Indonesia straddles the Equator between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. It’s peninsula of thousands of volcanic islands. The place is famous for dramatic landscapes such as beaches and volcanoes, Komodo dragons and the wildlife the forest is the home to elephants, orangutans, and tigers. The place offers some great adventures and the vibrant living style. The tasty food of the restaurants is on must eat list. The place is ideal to spend your vacation and offers beautiful nature, wildlife and chance to experience gamelan music and traditional puppetry.

13. Detroit, Michigan, USA

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Detroit is the largest city in the midwestern state of Michigan and also the most populous city in the state. The Campus Martius Park, Detroit Experience Factory, Mexican Town, Motown museum, Earnest market is the centers of attraction in the town. The famous restaurants, bars, clubs, fabulous food and shopping places are there to make your trip perfect. It is also known ‘motor city”.

14. Scotland

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Scotland is the U.K.’s northernmost country. Scotland is the awesome country well-known for its dramatic scenery of landscapes specifically in August hills clad in purple heather, when the autumn has spread its colors over the place and the wildflowers are blossoming with wonderful weather, snow capped mountains valleys yet to be explored. The museums Glasgow's Kelvingrove, Dundee's Discovery Point and Aberdeen's Maritime Museum represents the development of the Morden times. The Scotland offers divine whiskey and the seafood with famous local Scotland essence.

15. Mongolia

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Mongolia is a nation bordered by China and Russia. The place has rich historic and ethnographic artifacts influenced by Mongol Empire such as National Museum of Mongolia. Mongolia's nomadic culture is famous for its hospitality and unique experience. The country offers some spectacular countryside, vast steppes, rugged mountains, lovely lakes and lavish wildlife and livestock. You can enjoy the culture of the place with holding mug filled with aromatic tea and some tasty snacks.

16. Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Ljubljana is Slovenia's capital and also the largest city in the country, often being called a ‘Jewel box'. It is the cultural, educational, economic, political, and administrative hub of the Slovenia. The place is listed as the ‘Green capital of Europe ‘in 2016. Apart from being the education hub, the city has some famous places to visit such as National Museum of Slovenia, the Museum of Modern Art and Tivoli park. The Ljubljanica River has many cafe, restaurants, and hotels by its side offering spectacular views.

17. St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the Caribbean

St. Vincent and the Grenadines is a southern Caribbean nation encompassing the main island, St. Vincent, having a chain of gorgeous islands. The white Sand beaches with deep blue water making the musical noise at the shore offer an exotic and idyllic island life. Being famous for the awesome beaches, it is also the tropical rain forest full of adventures such as scuba diving, yachting, and mountain climbing and hiking. The weather in august makes these beaches more interesting with the event celebration such as Breadfruit festival.

18. Portland, Oregon

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Portland is the Oregon’s largest city. It’s located on the Columbia and Willamette rivers. The city felt vibrant with the Perfect Park, greenery, and walking streets. The Willamette River makes way through town and the place also has some snow-capped Mount Hood. This eco-friendly city has many parks, bridges and bicycle paths and coffee houses. The Iconic Washington Park is on must visit list. The place is the home of the art, theater and music scenes.

19. Poland

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Poland is an eastern European country on the Baltic Sea. The place is famous for the medieval architecture and rich Jewish heritage. The country has many monuments and museums such as Warsaw Uprising Museum, carrying out the influence of rich history. The polish food offers the feast for the food lovers from spicy to sweet dishes accompanying by quince-flavored vodka. The place has amazing part life and spectacular shopping centers. The Scotland is the fully packaged trip with mountains, seaside, history and culture with nightlife.

20. Ibiza, Spain

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