8 Places That Are Best Experienced in August
You know, in Europe, it’s not uncommon to take off the entire month of August.
If there’s one tradition we’d like to import from our European friends, it’s the idea of August long vacations. Before heading back into the fall, with its shortening days and dull daily grind, Europeans go on one last epic vacation. A swan’s song to summer, if you will.
And we understand why as August is a month that’s chock-full of promise. Everybody is out and about, running to catch as much of the last of summer as humanly possible. All around the world, there are endless festivals, carnivals, fairs and things to celebrate.
Take off the dog days of summer to throw yourself into a new cultural fair halfway around the world or spend time hiking on trails that are less crowded than normal. Here are eight destinations so enticing for August, you’ll probably want to take the whole month off to explore them all.