14 Destinations That Are Even Better During The Off Season
By CARLIE HOKE
One of the top Halloween destinations in the world, Salem, Massachusetts is witchy all year-round. Planning a trip into the historic city outside of the peak time of October will allow you to have a more relaxed and spontaneous trip without needing to book advance tickets for everything, wait in lines, or spend an hour finding parking on the weekends.
Salem, Massachusetts
Italy is popular from May to mid-September, but the off seasons are the perfect time to see some of the most iconic pieces of history in existence, festivals, and traditions. Traveling throughout the large country is made simple and efficient with its public transport and train system, even easier without the large summer crowd of tourists.
Italy
Although the summer is the most popular time to visit The Big Apple, there’s nothing quite like Christmas in New York City. Decked out for the holidays from the end of November to the beginning of January, there are countless instances of Christmas magic that make this a bucket-list trip that everyone should experience at least once.
New York City
The off-season from November to March is ideal for travelers wanting an affordable and peaceful vacation in Bali, Indonesia. Though the weather stays warm but is rainier, this time of year is ripe with new year festivals and traditions, which can be an exceptional cultural experience for travelers.
Bali, Indonesia
The Greek islands are some of the most sought-after destinations for a beautiful and relaxing beach getaway — especially Santorini, which slows down quite a bit from November to March. Tourists can use a more relaxed pace to fully immerse themselves in the beauty and culture of the iconic and picturesque island that is almost trapped in time.
Santorini, Greece