When to Go to North America

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Monument Valley, USA

North America by season

With a climate varying from subarctic to tropical, it’s always a good time to visit somewhere in North America. When deciding when to go, we recommend travelling based on your itinerary or interests. While summer is best for beach breaks and outdoor activities, the winter snows bring skiing, sledging and frozen landscapes. The region also boasts a wide array of events to time your visit to as well. Below we've listed some highlight times to visit North America.

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The Northern Lights, Alaska
December to February
  • Rocky Mountains for ski season
  • New Orleans for Mardi Gras
  • Ideal time for Northern Lights in Canada
  • Mexico for ideal beach holiday weather
Spring blossom, Washington DC
March to May
  • USA in April for Cherry Blossom Season
  • New York or Chicago for St Patricks Day
  • Mexico and Southern California for the Monarch butterfly migration
  • Atlantic coast whale watching
Grizzly bear and cub
June to August
  • Rocky Mountains for blooming wildflowers
  • Florida and California’s beaches
  • USA Independence Day celebrations
  • Ideal time for driving Route 66
Canoeing in the fall
September to November
  • New England for the fall colours
  • USA for Thanksgiving
  • New York for Halloween
  • Ideal time for bear spotting

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Round the World Expert Graham Barrett

The best way to explore the US is with a road trip. I drove from Miami to Key West for my honeymoon last year and can vouch that it is one of the best road trips to do.

- Graham Barrett, Expert
A view of Lake Louise from a helicopter
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