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Best Place To Travel In May

The Best Place To Travel In May 2020

As the weather begins to change all over the world, many travellers are starting to search for the best place to travel in May It’s not quite summer juuust yet, so a quick getaway and some sun is usually much needed.

Looking for the best place to travel in May? We’ve got you covered. Here’s a list of some great spring travel destinations for travellers all over the world.

Best Place To Travel In May 2020

1. Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Boston might not be among the biggest cities in America, but it’s certainly one of the buzziest, with world-class museums, fun bars and historic sights to see on every street.

The bustling city has endless opportunities for visitors, with historical cobblestone streets (including one of the most beautiful streets in the USA), exotic gardens and funky bars.

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2. Amsterdam, Netherlands

This charming 17th-century canal-covered city has heaps of interesting sights that will keep you busy for an entire weekend, or even longer.

Forget about cliched images of smoke shops and gaudy red lights… From floating flower markets to bohemian neighbourhoods, this city has it all. May in Amsterdam is beautiful, with balmy temperatures.

3. St. John’s, Antigua

Looking for the best beach in the Caribbean? With over 7,000 islands and therefore over 7,000 coastlines to compare, it’s hard to pick a winner. But, Darkwood Beach in Antigua is one of the best. Head to Antigua in May 2020 if you’re looking to escape from reality. Beaches feel exclusive, secluded, and oh-so-relaxing.

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4. Kruger National Park, South Africa

The Kruger National Park is a vast space in North Eastern South Africa, that covers 19,485 km² and is home to a huge array of wildlife.

The park has safari experiences of all kinds, allowing you the opportunity to escape busy city living and get back to nature. May is a top time for safari, as it’s during the dry season and animals will be at the watering holes.

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5. Havana, Cuba

Cuba’s capital is almost 500 years old and a riot of colour. Brightly painted buildings and vintage cars make Havana a photogenic dream.

Bohemian bars, colonial squares, and an emerging contemporary art scene? They all make the city so exciting. It can be confusing to navigate, but it’s worth it.

6. Athens, Greece

Tourists have long since traversed the remarkable Greek islands of Mykonos and Santorini. Cruise ships pass by there each year. The super-sunny capital city is one of the top European destinations for travellers looking to enjoy the perfect mixture of great nightlife, spectacular food, and rich history.

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7. Jaipur, India

Visit Jaipur in May before it gets way too hot! Jaipur is known as the ‘Pink City’, for its pale terracotta buildings. This was originally done to impress the visiting Prince Albert during his 1876 tour of India by order of the Maharaja (Sawai Ram Singh). Even today, it’s illegal to paint buildings any other colour.

It’s a historically royal city and you can still visit palaces from throughout the ages.

Sarah Clayton-Lea
Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder and global head of content of Big 7 Travel, 26-year-old Sarah created the company through her passion for discovering the world's best food and travel experiences. Formerly based in Dublin, Ireland, she now travels the world sharing her finds with our readers - a community that loves travel just as much as we do.

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