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Best Vacation Spots in May

Leena Palande Sep 30, 2019
May is the time to relax and unwind, as spring turns to summer. Take a look at the best vacation spots in May described further and plan your holidays....
There are thousands of places in this world; which can be described as best vacation spots. In May, in the northern hemisphere, as the weather turns warmer, the changing colors of the earth make traveling enjoyable.
Sprawling green grasses, clear blue skies, pure flowing waters, flowers bursting into bloom, glistening white snow under the sunlight, take you into an enchanting world and make your vacations memorable. Here follows information on top family vacation spots in the United States, Mexico, Europe and Asia.

Best Travel Destinations in May


Paris, the 'City of Lights', is one of the most popular tourist spots in the world.

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Eiffel Tower, one of the great wonders of the world, is located in the heart of the city. All types of hotels, exotic and expensive ones to affordable but decent ones are available in Paris.
Even a whole week won't be enough if you decide to observe the paintings and sculptures in 'the Louvre' minutely. This is one of the largest museums in the world. The world-famous painting 'Monalisa' is displayed here.

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Notre Dame cathedral in Paris is one of the largest and famous cathedrals in the world.

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Arc de Triomphe was built to commemorate Napoleon's victories. This is also a wonderful monument and reminds you of the ancient times.
The avenue Champs-Elysées in Paris is the world-famous avenue. The classic cinemas, theaters, cafes, luxury shops, gardens and fountains enhance its beauty.
The Versailles Palace, situated on the outskirts of Paris is worth visiting. Nightclubs in Paris will make you forget all your worries.

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Cancun, the Caribbean jewel of the Yucatan peninsula, is known for picturesque beaches. Clear white sand and the turquoise blue water makes these beaches wonderful vacation spots.
Tourists can watch the colorful underwater life. They can enjoy the salsa and cumba in the nightclubs.
Some of the popular Cancun beaches:
  • Playa Linda (for swimming and good restaurants)
  • Playa Delfines (for sunbathing)
  • Bahia de Mujeres (for swimming and snorkeling)
  • Playa Caracol (most popular beach amongst tourist families)
  • San Miguelito (tourists can explore the Mayan ruins in the nearby area)
  • Playa Langosta (with a peaceful and quiet atmosphere)
  • Playa Del Rey.
Those who love sport fishing, para-sailing, scuba diving, can choose Cancun as the vacation destination. They can also visit other vacation spots in Mexico like Mexico city, Huatulco known for its beaches, Merida known for its architectural and archaeological sites, Tulum, etc. The best tropical vacation spots can also be found on other Caribbean islands.

Miami South Beach, Florida

The South Beach, or the SoBe, is one of the top family vacation spots in the US.

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Beaches, boutiques, restaurants and parks, everything is awesome. With all types of entertainment, water sports and delicious food; it's the best place for fun, party and relaxation.
There are many other tourist spots in Florida, for example, Amelia island, Panama city beach, Fort Lauderdale that resembles the city of Venice, Disney land located in Orlando, etc. Florida is known for beautiful beaches and amusement parks. You can also visit the world famous Kennedy Space Center which is within reach of Orlando, Daytona Beach and Miami.

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Rome, one of the oldest cities in Italy, is a very popular tourist destination, as one can visit the holy place, 'Vatican City' when in Rome. Rome is one of the world's most preferred holiday destinations.
Rome exhibits beautiful monuments and fountains along the roads. The Vatican City museum is as large as the Louvre. The Sistine Chapel, the Pantheon and the Colosseum, one of the great wonders of the world, are all tourist attractions. You can take a tour of Pisa to visit the world famous leaning tower.
So many other cities in Italy like Milan, the fashion capital of the world, Sicily, Venice, the city around the canals, Florence, located in the wine country of Italy, Turin in Alps, Capri, Naples, are amazing places to visit. If you are planning to visit Rome, you can visit some neighboring countries as well.

Gili Islands

If you are fed up of the freezing cold and want to enjoy a pure beach vacation and bright sunlight, then Gili islands, the most beautiful trio of islands in Lombok, Indonesia, offer some of the best vacation spots.
In May, the afternoons can be very hot, but relaxing on the beach early in the morning and in the evenings can be a great experience. With scenic beauty, crystal clear blue waters, crashing waves, posh restaurants, amazing seafood, breathtaking water sports and leisurely shopping, Gili islands could be one of the most inexpensive vacation destinations.
This is the best place for those who want to spend some quiet time alone. You can visit different beaches, and try adventure sports like snorkeling, surfing, deep sea diving, etc.

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Hawaii, Kashmir in India, Amsterdam, Black Forest in Germany, various cities in Ireland, Spain and Portugal are famous for their beauty and charm. You may visit them in May.
Just decide whether you want to be surrounded by lush green hills, or you want to visit museums, palaces and medieval castles, or you want to relax beside a serene coastline, or an exquisite lake....The choice is yours.