Top ten best places to visit in February around the world.
February is a month of mixed feelings while many are still enjoying the winter sports others are tired of the cold weather. Destinations around the world we bring you are a mix of any and every kind. Beaches, a riverboat cruise, a foodie city tour to some of the most luxurious places in the world, we have got the best of places around the world for you to visit in February. So we bring you some of the destinations worth visiting during this time of the year.
Rugged countryside, secluded beaches, fascinating wildlife, and ultra-luxury is a unique combination to enjoy at this world’s smallest inhabited island- Hawaii. Humpback whales can often be seen from the shore which tends to visit the warm waters to breed and nurse their young before returning to Alaska usually November through May. Tour companies also offer sightings of huge marine mammals and spinner dolphins on excursions organized by them. Temperatures of this month make the outdoor activities quite comfortable from water sports to golf to off-road exploration. You can choose to just laze by the poolside or even go Snorkeling, diving or enjoy the countryside which is accessible only via dirt roads. If you are a history enthusiast you can learn about Lanai’s history at Lanai Culture and Heritage Center. Visit the galleries, shops, and restaurants in the city.
This is a place where you can enjoy fabulous food, bargain in shops, and take advantage of off-season hotel rates. One of the most famous attractions of the city Petronas Twin Towers are one of the most beautiful buildings in the world and also used to be the tallest offers you some of the best views of the city from the 86th-floor observation deck. In addition to it is the Skybridge which is the world’s highest two-story bridge connecting the towers. You can also visit the Bird Park exhibiting more than 3,000 birds which offer shows of their feeding demonstrations. Lake Gardens also are known as Tun Abdul Razak Heritage Park and houses Deer Park and Butterfly Park as prime attractions. There is also an Islamic Arts Museum within this park that displays more than 7,000 artifacts, and the facility is stunning with a huge turquoise dome and glass walls. Chinatown is among the best stops for street food, market stalls, and bargains. Public transport here is the most reliable form to get around the city which includes buses, monorails, and the metro. Hence no doubt that that KaulaLampur is considered one of the best places to visit in February.
Rio De Janerio, Brazil
This is an all-round the year destination and never can it be a bad time to visit this destination so full of life. February’s temperatures make it ideal to sun bask on the exquisite beaches such as- Ipanema beach, which is legendary with white sand and mountain views, Copacabana Beach with lively sidewalk restaurants and bars. If you are on a lookout for a quieter place then venture out to Praia do Secreto which is surrounded by naturally-occurring, crystal-clear pools, and large stones. Surfer’s-favorite Prainha Beach, swimsuit-optional Abrico, and many more of such appealing beaches in abundance can be found here. February is the time when “the Greatest Show on Earth,”- The Brazilian Carnival is hosted in the city. This includes live music, street parties, performances, parades, dancing, floats, and colorful costumes. Some of the extravagant Carnival Balls including Gay Costume Ball are held during the carnival.
This is for the fans of winter sports and skiing in specific. With about 40 percent of terrain making up for black diamond, double black diamond, and extreme runs for the Expert skiers and snowboarders, this resort also houses beginner and intermediate runs. You can also try snowshoeing, Nordic skiing, riding fat-tire bikes for a change, you can also take up the guided snowshoe tours around. The San Juan Mountains offer Ice Climbing experiences which are highly recommended to be done under expert supervision. You can explore the hardest ice climbs standing at 365 feet tall- Bridal Veil Falls. Telluride is best enjoyed through a stroll along quaint Colorado Avenue, the main street of the town. Also, enjoy a free gondola ride to a nearby Mountain Village.
Perth, Western Australia
You can enjoy the summers in Australia as you feel tempted to head to the beach. White sandy shores, perfect waves for surfing and swimming and a lot going on in the town this February. A multi-arts festival with music, literature, film, dance, and performance art at venues throughout the city takes place from the 7th of February to the 1st of March at Perth Festival. Fringe World Festival features street performances, visual arts, circus, comedy, dance, film, and children’s entertainment happening between mid-January to Mid- February which features street performances, comedy, visual arts, circus, dance, film, and children’s entertainment. Make sure to explore Kings Park and Botanical Gardens, which are among the world’s largest city parks before venturing out of Perth to enjoy quokka marsupials or beaches of Rottnest Island or even the wineries of the Margaret River Region.
This is a warm region all year located not far from Barbados in the eastern Caribbean. A rainforest, sulfurous mud pools, waterfalls, white sand beaches, world-class diving, and the Pitons, two volcanic peaks named Gros Piton and Petit Piton are natural attractions this small and diverse, St. Lucia has got to offer. Independence Day on 22nd of February is celebrated with parades, festivities, and the island’s national dish, “green figs and saltfish” in St Lucia. Island’s staple breadfruit, pork, chicken, and abundant seafood are found on most of the menus. Island’s chocolate heritage is something to discover in its mountainous terrain of this Cocoa producer.
San Juan Puerto Rico
This capital city is among the most popular destinations of the Caribbean offering culture, people, food, history, beaches, and resorts everything a visitor would want. Cobblestone streets dating back around 500 years, homes, forts, historic churches, museums, and cafes testify the history of the Old San Juan. You can hike, bathe in natural pools or just enjoy the scenery and wildlife as you go exploring Puerto Rico’s tropical rainforest. Swimming, snorkeling, diving, and surfing are some of the activities you can indulge in Puerto Rico’s beaches. With bars, clubs, lounges, restaurants serving dinner and the national cocktail- Pina Colada, the fun continues even after the sunset in the city of San Juan.
Lake Placid New York
Best known for having hosted winter Olympics in the years 1932 and 1980 the ski jumping complex, ice skating rinks and bobsled run are still open to visitors. A festivity marking the 40th anniversary of the U.S Men’s Hockey Team defeated the Soviet Union team will be held here in February. They will include a torch run, fireworks, themed parties, museum exhibits, and movie shows. Visitors flock to Lake Placid in numbers to enjoy snowboarding, cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, and snowmobiling through the wilderness which has made this a popular winter sports area. No less in summers, this region boasts of camping, water sports, hiking trails, and an annual Ironman race. You can have a perfect valentine getaway to this romantic winter spot in the Adirondacks.
Desert Cities and Palm Springs
To escape the cold during Valentine’s day, the desert is the place to be. An annual celebration of modern design, architecture, art, fashion, and culture – Modernism Week takes place here in mid of February and is known for one of the best places to visit in February which will comprise of tours, lectures, films, and more. Tours of historic homes and gardens are also offered in Annenberg Estate at sunny lands. Palm Springs Convention Center will hold post-war and contemporary art presented by Art Palm springs. Featuring demonstrations, rides, games, shows, and food, including locally grown dates, he first county fair of the year- 74th Annual riverside Country Fair and National Date festival shall also be taking place in mid of February.
Madrid Spain is again one the best places to visit in February, even though it is quite chilly in Feb in the capital of Spain, it is a perfect time to take advantage of hotel deals and spend time in city museums, restaurants, and popular sites with fewer crowds. Artistic achievement through the 20th century is celebrated in Paseo del Arte, Reina Sofia, and Thyssen-Bornemisza museums. Late-night dining, fabulous food, Madrid is the place for tapas, typically eaten along with beer, wine, or vermouth. A Gastronomy festival recognizing professional chefs and their creations are held too with exhibitions, workshops, and special restaurant menus. With masquerade balls, parties, parades, and festivities, this year’s Carnival will take place from February 21-26. Make sure to experience flamenco, the traditional dance, and music of Spain, taking place in theaters or at a flamenco bar. End your days of carnival with an official desert of the festival- chocolate sardine, a solid candy in the shape of a fish.