With the November chill in the air, this is the perfect month to go and travel to your favorite destination. Aside from Thanksgiving, November is the month to travel towards your getaway trip. This is all thanks to the cheaper flights and hotel rates that you can take advantage of.
Although COVID-19 has caused events and travels to be cancelled or postponed, this shouldn’t stop you from going on your getaway trip with your loved ones. Here, we curated the top travel destinations just for you. Be sure to check events you may have arranged or planned as they may be cancelled or postponed. Take advantage of these amazing travel destinations we’ve written for you today!
1. Paris (France)
With temperatures of 52°F high; 42°F low during November, this makes it the perfect time to visit Paris. On top of that, it’ll be crowd free, so keep yourself safe during your travels while enjoying yourself. You can visit the Louvre, many of the museums, Disneyland Paris, and even the Eiffel Tower without the crazy crowds or long waits.
Visit the Rolex Paris Masters tournament for the semi-finals and finals during November. On top of that, you can also visit and enjoy the historic and contemporary exhibit at the Paris Photo Show. If you love wine tastings, parties, music, and fireworks, then be sure to join the Parisians in welcoming the arrival of the Beaujolais Nouveau.
2. Houston, Texas (USA)
November is very mild in Houston. Temperature ranges from 70°F high; 53°F low. Not only is there plenty of things to do, but you can also try out a lot of great food and dishes ranging from Oaxacan, Southern, and Gulf Coast seafood. You can also visit the Space Center Houston for a really nice and fun educational experience.
At the beginning of November, join in for Dia De Los Muertos for music, dance, traditional Latin food, and much more. You have a large variety of things to choose from. If you’re there later in the month, then you can also visit the Houston Cinema Arts Festival across many other venues. If you’re interested in unique folk art, then be sure to check out the Beer Can House, Smither Park, Art Car Museum, and more.
3. Rome (Italy)
Be absorbed in the beautiful architecture, delicious food, ancient ruins, and the color and vibrant streets of Rome today! Temperature ranges from 63°F high; 44°F low. Being November, the air is really cool and crisp while still staying sunny. Be sure to pack accordingly as it may be cold. If possible, consider bring a travel umbrella as well! If you love artichokes as much as I do, then visit Carciofi alla Romana for some delicious dishes.
During the month of November, you can take advantage of Rome’s many events such as the Rome Jazz Festival where they showcase performers from all around the world the entire month. If that’s not for you, then be sure to check out the La Corsa Del Santi or Romaeuropa which offers city tours and features music, theater dances, and much more from many different venues through Rome.
4. Easton, Maryland (USA)
With one of the lowest temperatures on this list at 58°F high; 41°F low, the historic and warm atmosphere is sure to warm you up. While being there in November, you can immerse yourself in the fall season and cool air all around. What’s great is that since it’s oyster season, you can enjoy a plethora of seafood. If you love crab and plan on traveling towards mid November, then be sure to try out Maryland Blue Crabs.
Easton, Maryland has an annual tradition to start the season with their Waterfowl Festival. The event even last a whole four days which includes many shows, contest, demonstrations, and even kid activities for your little ones. Be sure to pack warm clothes as it’ll be pretty good during the month of November. Check this on the list as one of your travel destinations today!
5. Oaxaca de Juarez (Mexico)
While being one of the warmer destinations on this list at 83°F high; 50°F low, they also celebrate Dia de Los Muertos starting October 31 – November 2. Locals and many others alike believe that the spirits of those who have passed visit the living during this holidays. You can enjoy the festive atmosphere where families creating and decorate altars for the returning spirit during these special times.
Can’t make it? Don’t fret because there are other many things to do such as the UNESCO World Heritage Site where you can see the unique architecture, churches and cathedrals, art galleries, markets, cafes, and much more. You can also visit the Museum of Cultures of Oaxaca to learn about the native culture and histories that reside. Not enough? Don’t forget to explore the beautiful Ethnobotanical Garden where they feature indigenous plants and vegetation.
While you’re visiting, be sure to try out their wonderful deep and bold flavors of their mole and mezcal. Being one of the top destinations for food, they’re known for their cuisines. Be sure to try them out at many street food vendors or local restaurants when you’re there.
6. Scottsdale, Arizona (USA)
With the mild warm temperatures at 76°F high; 42°F low, you can expect the visit during November to be perfect with sunny blue skies in Scottsdale Arizona. If you love golfing, then be sure to bring or rent out your own clubs. Not much of a golfer? Don’t fret because there are tons of other activities such as the McDowell Mountain Sonoran Preserve where you can hike, bike, or horseback ride. If that’s not enough, then be sure to tour Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West while checking out the restaurants and shops such as Old Town Scottsdale.
If you want to immerse yourself in the local vibe and culinary scene, then be sure to add AZCentral Wine & Food Experience to your list. What’s great is that you can sample many cuisines from over 30 different local restaurants. On top of that, you could also attend cooking demonstrations, seminars, phenomenal chefs, and much more. Can’t mention Scottsdale without the ArtFest of Scottsdale where you can take part in the local food, music, art, and many more activities.
7. Axum (Ethiopia)
If you like warmer temperatures at 74°F high; 52°F low, then this is a great destination to consider! During November, Axum, Ethiopia is moderately dry, yet still green in the country side. This is great for taking part in the Festival of Maryam Zion where they celebrate the Ark of the Covenant, a religious event that people from all over the world comes to see the replicas parading throughout the streets.
You can also do some sightseeing in Axum like at the St. Mary of Zion Church Complex, Northern Stelae Fields, Obelisks, Museums, and a ton of Tombs. The amount of things you can do are endless, so be sure to book this as your travel destination today.
8. Cape Cod, Massachusetts (USA)
With one of the colder temperatures on the list at 54°F high; 37°F low, you’re sure to find a ton of events to take part of, especially Thanksgiving, as the Mayflower landed in Cape Cod on November 11, 1620. You can view the beautiful lightings of the Pilgrim Monument as a homage to the event that took place. If that isn’t enough, then be sure to visit the Provincetown Museum where you can learn more about the very first pilgrims.
There are also many other events like the Field of Honor which features a display of over 350 American flags to commemorate first responders, military, and Veteran personnel. Partake in the Chatham Turkey Trot, or perhaps the Glassblowers Christmas to find yourself amazing ornaments, perfect for the holiday season and other fun activities.
9. Solukhumbu (Nepal)
Despite the higher elevation, temperatures are moderate at 74°F high; 44°F low. November is perfect because there’s no monsoon dust so you’ll be able to get the best views of the mountains. On top of that, you can take in all the crisp, clear, and clean air of Nepal. Savor the traditional cuisines and fascinating culture today.
Take advantage of the many festivals in Solukhumbu, near Everest where locals celebrate Mani Rimdu. There will be dancing and prayers designed to purge evil and hopefully, to bring in a bountiful harvest for the coming year. Be sure to keep other important festivals like Tihar or the Festival of Lights bookmarked so that you can honor the gods, humans, and animals along side everyone.
10. Grand Canyon, Arizona (USA)
Not only is the temperature moderate and cool at 70°F high; 46°F low, but during this time, the Grand Canyon has a lot less visitors and prices are much cheaper than usual. Keep in mind that during your visit in November, the North Rim is closed, so we recommend going to the South Rim which is open all year round. Camping not for you? Well don’t fret because you can also stay at hotels in the Grand Canyon Village. One of the best places to view the canyon and get picturesque photos is the Yavapai Point which is also located in the village.
Top Destinations By Month
To start accumulating more miles & points, below is a list of the top destinations for each month during the calendar year:
- Top 10 Travel Destinations in January
- Top 10 Travel Destinations in February
- Top 10 Travel Destinations in March
- Top 10 Travel Destinations in April
- Top 10 Travel Destinations in May
- Top 10 Travel Destinations in June
- Top 10 Travel Destinations in July
- Top 10 Travel Destinations in August
- Top 10 Travel Destinations in September
- Top 10 Travel Destinations in October
- Top 10 Travel Destinations in November
- Top 10 Travel Destinations in December
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