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Best places to travel by month (January-July)

Updated: Aug 21, 2022

Do you want to know the best places to travel to next month? We have put together this guide of seasonal activities, beautiful natural sights and amazing limited-time festivities. We account for the best weather, value, and safety . add these destinations in your travel bucket list because each one will blow your mind!


Check Out Part 2 for the best places to travel to from August to December


Places to visit:

- May

- June

- July


Natural sites and attractions to experience:

- May

- June

- July


 

Places to visit in January


New Zealand

1. OCEANIA, New Zealand

  • Flight time: 17 hours upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to Wellington)

  • Time difference: UTC +12

  • January Temperature (Day): 15 to 23°C, depending on region

  • January rainfall: 53 to 572mm, varies by region

2. EUROPE, Finland

  • Flight time: 8 hours upwards dependent on airline

  • Time difference: UTC +7


3. ASIA, Laos

  • Flight time: 16 hours upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to Vientiane)

  • Time difference: UTC +7

  • January Temperature (Day): 26 to 26°C, depending on region

  • January rainfall: 50 to 51mm, varies by region

4. AFRICA, Kenya

  • Flight time: 15 hours upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to Nairobi)

  • Time difference: UTC +3

  • January Temperature (Day): 28 to 29°C, depending on region

  • January rainfall: 64 to 106mm, varies by region

5. SOUTH AFRICA, Cape Town

  • Flight time: 16 hours upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to Cape Town)

  • Time difference: UTC +2

  • January Temperature (Day): 20 to 28°C, depending on region

  • January rainfall: 9 to 130mm, varies by region

6. UNITED STATES, Miami

  • January Temperature (Day): 4 to 32°C, depending on region

  • January rainfall: 5 to 296mm, varies by region

7.INDIA, Taj Mahal and Agra

  • Flight time: 14 hours upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to New Delhi)

  • Time difference: UTC +5:30

  • January Temperature (Day): -6 to 32°C, depending on region

  • January rainfall: 0 to 75mm, varies by region


8. UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, Dubai

  • Flight time: From Toronto: 13 hours

  • Time difference: UTC +4

  • January Temperature (Day): 0 to 0°C, depending on region

  • January rainfall: 0 to 0mm, varies by region

9. ARGENTINA | CHILE, Patagonia

  • Flight time: 10 hours 30 upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to Santiago)

  • Time difference: UTC -4

  • January Temperature (Day): 14 to 27°C, depending on region

  • January rainfall: 0 to 148mm, varies by region

10. ASIA, Maldives

  • Flight time: 17 hours 30 upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to the Maldives)

  • Time difference: UTC +5

  • January Temperature (Day): 32 to 32°C, depending on region

  • January rainfall: 129 to 129mm, varies by region



Natural sites and attractions to experience in January



1. Frozen Waterfalls in Plitvice Lakes Croatia. January–February

-Frozen Plitvitce Lakes are called Croatia's natural miracle.


2. Stay in the Glass Igloo

Finland. August–April

-Experience one of the best night stays in a stunning glass igloo and enjoy the beauty of nature, especially the Northern Lights.


3. Budgie Tornado

Australia. November–February

-A rare spectacle of thousands of budgies flocking in huge swarms.


4. Lake at Salt Flats or Salar de Uyuni

Bolivia. November–April

-Sky beneath and sky above, eternal peace and infinite beauty—this must be what Heaven looks like.


5. Monticello Dam Morning Glory Spillway

Napa Valley. California, November–March

-An enormous drain hole which looks a portal into another world is especially impressive during the rainy season.


6. Winter Illumination 2022-2023

Japan, Tokyo. November–mid-February

-Tokyo beats many European capitals as far as holiday lights are concerned.


7. Krasna Malanka (Ukrainian New Year’s Eve) 2023

Ukraine. January 13

-A bizarre pagan show with straw bears, gypsies, and evil spirits occurs every winter in a small Bukovyna village.


8. Bondi Icebergs Pool

Australia. All year round

-Enjoy a swim in Sydney's most famous pool and get covered by giant ocean waves.


9. Amsterdam Light Festival 2022-2023

Netherlands, December 1. 2022–January 22, 2023

-Everything is illuminated around you. This is a period of Amsterdam beautifully transforming​ into a city from a fairy tale.


10. Frozen Abraham Lake

Alberta, Canada. December–mid-March -The stunning bubbles under the surface of this frozen man-made lake could be rather dangerous.



 

Places to visit in february



1. NORTH AMERICA, Mexico

  • Flight time: 4 hours upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to Cancun)

  • Time difference: UTC -6

  • February Temperature (Day): 22 to 34°C, depending on region

  • February rainfall: 4 to 116mm, varies by region

2. AFRICA, Marocco

  • Flight time: 9 hours upwards dependent on airline

  • Time difference: UTC +5

3. AUSTRALIA, Melbourne

  • Flight time: 19 hours upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to Sydney)

  • Time difference: UTC +7 to UTC +11

  • February Temperature (Day): 16 to 38°C, depending on region

  • February rainfall: 0 to 172mm, varies by region

4. CHINA, Beijing

  • Flight time: 13 hours upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to Beijing)

  • Time difference: UTC +8

  • February Temperature (Day): 20 to 32°C, depending on region

  • February rainfall: 42 to 301mm, varies by region

5. NORTH AMERICA, Costa Rica

  • Flight time: 5 hours 30 upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to San José)

  • Time difference: UTC -6

  • February Temperature (Day): 24 to 32°C, depending on region

  • February rainfall: 128 to 537mm, varies by region

6. SOUTH AMERICA, Argentina

  • Flight time: 10 hours 30 upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to Buenos Aires)

  • Time difference: UTC -3

  • February Temperature (Day): 13 to 32°C, depending on region

  • February rainfall: 13 to 97mm, varies by region

7. CENTRAL AMERICA, Guatemala

  • Flight time: 5 hours upwards dependent on airline

  • Time difference: UTC -2

8. ASIA, Philippines

  • Flight time: 17 hours upwards dependent on airline

  • Time difference: UTC +12

9. UNITED STATES, Florida

  • February Temperature (Day): 4 to 32°C, depending on region

  • February rainfall: 5 to 296mm, varies by region

10. EUROPE, Austria

  • Flight time: 8 hours upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to Vienna)

  • Time difference: UTC +1

  • February Temperature (Day): 0 to 40°C, depending on region

  • February rainfall: 0 to 600mm, varies by region



Natural sites and attractions to experience in february



1. White Turf St. Moritz 2023

Switzerland. February 4–19, 2023 (on selected dates)

-Some of the most amazing horse races in Europe.


2. Snow Monkeys

Japan. December–March

-Visit one of Japan's 'hell valleys' to see snow monkeys playing and bathing in hot springs.


3. Ivrea Battle of the Oranges 2023

Italy. late February 2023

-This celebration of the freedom costs 500,000 kilos of fruit and probably that many orange-sized bruises but locals know it's worth the price.


4. Horsetail Fall or Firefall

California, USA. Mid-to-late February

-For just a few days each year, this waterfall is illuminated by the sun and becomes one of Yosemite’s most amazing spectacles.


5. Betsiboka River

Madagascar. December–February

-Looks like wide streams of carrot juice have split over Madagascan gorges.


6. Busójárás 2023

Hungary. February 16–21, 2023

-The 500-year-old​ traditions with bonfires and parades of fearsome monsters unfold on the bank of the Danube making one of the strangest and most unforgettable events in Hungary.


7. Carnaval del País in Gualeguaychú 2023

Argentina. Early January–February 2023

-This celebration is not some show for tourists but a really authentic holiday for locals and it claims to be the world's longest carnival!


8. Greater Flamingos

Cyprus. November–March

-Take a great selfie with a gorgeous pink greater flamingo.


9. Jellyfish Lake

Palau. All year

-Endless tentacles rubbing against your gentle skin? No worries, these are not stingy, only jelly.


10. Tykky in Riisitunturi National Park

Finalnd. January–April

-Enjoy the magical Finnish winter in the place from a fairytale with snowy spruces.


 

Places to visit in march



1. INDONESIA, Bali

  • Flight time: 17 hours upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to Bali)

  • Time difference: UTC +11


2. SPAIN, Canary Islands

  • Flight time: 7 hours 30 upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to Madrid)

  • Time difference: UTC +1

  • March Temperature (Day): 23 to 29°C, depending on region

  • March rainfall: 5 to 97mm, varies by region


3. CENTRAL AMERICA, Honduras

  • Flight time: 4 hours upwards dependent on airline

  • Time difference: UTC -2


4. UNITED STATES, California

  • March Temperature (Day): 4 to 32°C, depending on region

  • March rainfall: 5 to 296mm, varies by region


5. SOUTH AMERICA, Brazil

  • Flight time: 10 hours upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to Rio de Janeiro)

  • Time difference: UTC -2

  • March Temperature (Day): 18 to 34°C, depending on region

  • March rainfall: 1 to 195mm, varies by region


6. ASIA, Japan

  • Flight time: 12 hours 30 upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to Tokyo)

  • Time difference: UTC +9

  • March Temperature (Day): 2 to 25°C, depending on region

  • March rainfall: 59 to 258mm, varies by region


7. ECUADOR, Galapagos Islands

  • Flight time: 6 hours upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to Quito)

  • Time difference: UTC -5

  • March Temperature (Day): 24 to 29°C, depending on region

  • March rainfall: 0 to 48mm, varies by region


8. CENTRAL AMERICA, Jamaica

  • Flight time: 6 hours upwards dependent on airline

  • Time difference: UTC -1


9. ASIA, Taiwan

  • Flight time: 12 hours upwards dependent on airline

  • Time difference: UTC +12


10. EUROPE, Ireland

  • Flight time: 6 hours 30 upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to Dublin)

  • Time difference: UTC +1

  • March Temperature (Day): 10 to 13°C, depending on region

  • March rainfall: 50 to 84mm, varies by region



Natural sites and attractions to experience in march



1. Galaxidi Flour War Carnival 2023

Greece. February 27, 2023

-Even during Clean Monday, there is little chance to avoid getting really dirty.


2. Bluebonnets

Texas, USA. Late February–April (best in early-to-mid April)

-Don't miss the blooming of the state flower of Texas


3. Saltstraumen Maelstrom

Norway. March (year round, every full moon)

-The strongest whirlpool in the world which has existed for over 2000 years.


4. Jeju Fire Festival 2023

South Korea. Mid-March 2023

-A scary, and at the same time majestic spectacle.


5. Shilin Stone Forest

China. November–April (all year round)

-Wandering in the labyrinth of huge stone pillars, you'll reveal plenty of amusing natural sculptures, as well as caves, ponds, lakes, and waterfalls.


6. St. Paddy's Day (Green River) 2023

Chicago, USA. Mid-March 2023

-St. Patrick's Day in Chicago is definitely a party of a lifetime!


7. Lambing Season

Ireland. February–April

-Head to Ireland for the cutest experience of seeing woolly sheep babies.


8. Somvati Utsav (Bhandara Festival) in Jejuri 2023

India. February 20, 2023 | July 27, 2023 | November 13, 2023

-Have you ever seen gold in the air?


9. The Army of Ducks

South Africa. January–March

-If you think ducks can't work in the wine-making business, visit South Africa and see for yourself.


10. Luging

New Zeland. November–April

-Comfortable gondolas, fast and twisted luge tracks, and beautiful sceneries make luging compete with traditional sledding.



 

Places to visit in april



1. UNITED STATES, Washington D.C.

  • April Temperature (Day): 4 to 32°C, depending on region

  • April rainfall: 5 to 296mm, varies by region


2. EUROPE, Netherlands

  • Flight time: 7 hours 20 upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to Amsterdam)

  • Time difference: UTC +1

  • April Temperature (Day): 0 to 40°C, depending on region

  • April rainfall: 0 to 600mm, varies by region


3. ASIA, Nepal

  • Flight time: 15 hours upwards dependent on airline

  • Time difference: UTC +10


4. EUROPE, Belgium

  • Flight time: 8 hours upwards dependent on airline

  • Time difference: UTC +6


5. MALASYA, Borneo

  • Flight time: 18 hours upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to Kuching)

  • Time difference: UTC +8

  • April Temperature (Day): 31 to 32°C, depending on region

  • April rainfall: 119 to 310mm, varies by region


6. JAPAN, Tokyo

  • Flight time: 12 hours 30 upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to Tokyo)

  • Time difference: UTC +9

  • April Temperature (Day): 2 to 25°C, depending on region

  • April rainfall: 59 to 258mm, varies by region


7. AFRICA, Egypt

  • Flight time: 11 hours 15 upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to Cairo)

  • Time difference: UTC +2 to UTC +3

  • April Temperature (Day): 18 to 26°C, depending on region

  • April rainfall: 0 to 28mm, varies by region


8. THAILAND, Bangkok

  • Flight time: 16 hours 30 upwards dependent on airline (Toronto to Bangkok)