Most of us get winter vacation (well, this whole year has been a vacation for most of us.). But the chillness of the season is hard to escape. But for that, traveling is the best option. This month is an ideal time for traveling. Better if you enjoy the snowy weather of the winter. This is the perfect time for you. Because now you will be able to take advantage of the grain in the mountainous region to the equator’s north. Let us get to know some of the best places to visit in January.
We all know how Florida’s humidity can become the lowest this month, making it one of the best places to visit in January. In this season full of dryness, too much of your sweat will not break when visiting the outdoor places of interest. For instance, Wynwood walls with beautiful displays of graffiti and street art murals and the Miami zoo. One of the largest Zoos in the state. Also, it is known as the one and only subtropical zoo in the country. Be sure to book as early as possible. Because in this month it is primetime for snowbirds to visit south.
For those of you who are interested in scenic views, Zermatt is an excellent choice for your winter escape. Zermatt a swiss town which has fantastic sights. It’s renowned worldwide for its Matterhorn. However, you should remember that there are no cable cars in the mountains. If you are not an active adventurer, you might want to stick to just viewing from below. Even the thrilling adventurers can enjoy the jaw-dropping beautiful wonder in a helicopter tour. And of course, you can hike or ski in and of the areas among the 37 other mountains. Zermatt in itself is indeed car-free. While visitors can travel around using the electric vehicle, the town has to offer and horse-drawn carriages.
In the countries of tropical Central America, one of the driest months is January. Which means that you get to enjoy Costa Rica’s vast selection of outdoor attraction and nature viewing opportunity easily. For instance, Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve and the Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge. Also, a number of traditionally important festivals occur in January, including Palmares Fiestas that showcases everything starting from bullfights to outdoor concerts. If you like to surf in the waves, then this is a great time for you to go surf in Costa Rica, mainly for beginners.
British Virgin Islands
If you plan to have a relaxing vacation away from chilly weather, the British Virgin Islands could be an eminent choice for you. Its temperature change ranges from the low 70s to mid-80s in January. It makes it easier for us to relish the activities the four islands have to offer. You can use the ferries to travel around the various islands. If your hobby is to hike, you can also hike in the Sage Mountain National Park that stands on Tortola’s capital island. If you plan to do that one day, you can visit The Baths on Virgin Gorda.
Lima, a Peruvian hot spot with warm temperatures, which is great for lounging on any of Lima’s beaches. You could get retail therapy from Larcomar, a cliffside shopping center showing a breathtaking ocean view with more than 100 stores and restaurants. If the heat gets too hard to endure, just slip into one of the city’s great museums, including MALI – Museo de Arte de Lima or MATE – Museo Mario Testino. Visiting in January has other perks. Lima also holds many festivals, such as Foundation Day. A traditional celebration that commemorates the of Peru that was done by Spanish conquistadors.
San Miguel de Allende
If you like visiting places with historical significance, then this place is for you. You will get the best experience if you visit at a time of little to no rain. And January is just the right time. In the day, the temperature stays in the mid-70s, but you will want to keep a jacket for the night. Also, you will need to walk a lot so pack some comfortable shoes. The city is full of color. Make sure not to miss anything extraordinary like the Cañada de la Virgen archaeological site or a leisurely stroll through El Jardin, ideally with a Chamango, a spicy and sweet fruit drink in one hand, and a phone for a selfie on the other.
For those of you who like adventure, then the Australian island Tasmania has to offer you the warmest weather of the year. Its average high temperatures range in the low 70s because of its location in the southern hemisphere. Most of Tasmania is conserved in national parks. It also has wildlife reserves. For nature lovers, you will get plenty of opportunities for hiking, camping, and wildlife watching. Many people even stop by MONA, which is an underground art museum. It has its very own winery, brewery, and restaurant. If you do intend to go there, then mid-January is the best time to attend the museum’s MONA FOMA music and art festival.
Last Few Words
Now you know some of the best places to visit in January to chill around the world. Go with your family, friend, or someone special to these unique places. Maybe you will experience something new. With these final words, I wish you safe travels. Hope to be back next month with the places to visit in February.