Though typically considered to be a slow month for travel, better suited to family gatherings and turkey dinners, November is perfect for those in need of a break before the Christmas rush. No crowds, mild temperatures and overall great offers are only a few of the perks awaiting the savvy travelers who choose this time of year for a quick getaway. Most might want to head home for Thanksgiving and spend time with family, but inveterate travelers will not be able to resist these ideal conditions. If you’re one of those looking for an alternative to the traditional Thanksgiving routine, consider a trip to one of these ideal destinations.
The sun shines almost all year in Malta, an island that boasts some of the fairest temperatures in the world. Add to that spectacular beaches and superb Mediterranean cuisine and there is hardly a destination that can compare. Try a new, exciting water sport, laze on an island cruise, tour some of the island’s many historic sites, or explore the vibrant, eclectic nightlife. The seemingly endless array of options make Malta a wonderful island to visit in November.
New York to Malta is just $315!
A medieval city of drama, myth and mystery, Marrakech never fails to captivate those who venture behind its ochre-colored walls. Step inside and let yourself be transported to a place and time consigned to the annals of history. The winding alleys of the medina and the sights, sounds and aromas of the souks, the human drama that is the Djemaa el-Fna square, and the Atlas Mountains rearing up in the background, all make Marrakech Morocco’s crown jewel.
Visit Marrakech for Thanksgiving for just $348!
Tenerife not only enjoys the best climate in Spain, it is a fascinating island with picturesque villages and mesmerizing landscapes, ranging from lush forests and idyllic beaches to fascinating desert expanses and rolling mountain scenes, all the while crowned by the imposing and majestic Mount Teide. Millions flock to the largest of the Canary Islands every summer, but more astute travelers make their way there in the late autumn, when the crowds have gone, the heat is less oppressive and unbeatable deals can be found.
Spend Thanksgiving in beautiful Tenerife for as little as $317!
Hong Kong is a young, vibrant city full of energy and personality. This is obvious to anyone who stands on the pier in Tsim Sha Tsui and looks out over Hong Kong’s impressive skyline. With its tropical climate, beautiful landscapes, imposing skyscrapers, energetic nightlife and great food, Hong Kong is a traveler’s paradise. 25 million people come each year, and it’s not hard to see why.
Los Angeles to Hong Kong: $418!
Las Vegas is a mystical, dazzling, glitzy sea of neon lights. It beckons visitors with luxurious hotels, unbelievable shows, exquisite restaurants, world-class gambling and decadence on a grandiose scale. It is ancient Rome, romantic Paris, exotic Egypt, exciting New York City, and the canals of Venice all rolled into one fabulous destination. With millions of people visiting Las Vegas every year, it is not difficult to see why it has earned the title of Entertainment Capital of the World.