Sure you plan a trip for the holidays or spring break, but Lonely Planet thinks you’re really missing out on February travels. Avoiding peak travel season, the shortest month of the year may be the best time to sneak away. Here is Lonely Planet’s list of February destinations.
Visit India’s winter wonderland covered by sheets of ice
For the top- drawer skiing
See the monarch butterflies take flight and migrate over the mountains of central Mexico. Butterfly tourism is popular at Michoacan Province’s Oyamel fir forests or The Reserva Mariposa Monarca.
See the world’s biggest fish on a snorkeling trip in the Philippines.
Perfect time to enjoy sightseeing in dry conditions
Visit world class wineries
New Zealand’s South Island
For the wine and beautiful landscapes of course!
It’s summer in Australia! Visit for artisan eateries and mineral springs.
Spend the night under Aurora Borealis or go dog sledding
Experience the snowy geysers and beautiful hot springs.
“slated as one of the cheapest places to learn to dive”
Change it up and climb mount Kilimanjaro, the world’s highest freestanding mountain.
All these countries celebrate Carnival. Don’t forget your mask!
“Ideal conditions for exploring the country’s golden beaches, ancient ruins and floating villages.”
Below read the full article with links to tourism articles for each destination.
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