June marks the start of summer vacations and this year is no different. It is a time to get away, leave the stress of work behind and have some fun. Some people choose to stay close to home. Others choose to travel to more exotic locations. Whatever your preference, here are some of the best places to visit in June.
Machu Picchu, Peru
This summer when looking for vacation spots take time to plan for the Sacred Valley of the Inca and carry your bucket-list to ancient city of Machu Picchu. If you want to get a look of Machu Picchu, look through the National Museum of the American Indian Exhibition and Smithsonian Folklife Festival.
The land is preserved and to protect its integrity, only 500 government issued Inca Trail permits are issued per day. However, there are variety of Sacred Valley tours. The sustainable tourism is encouraged in Machu Picchu and hence the travelers become ambassadors to help spread the word about the importance of the sustainable tourism. With education and awareness, iconic trails like Machu Picchu and Inca Trail are being preserved.
Sedona, Arizona, United States – Best Places to Visit in June
Perfect excuse for outdoor adventures especially when the sun goes down in Sedona Arizona. During the day, you’ll find off road jeepers, rock climbers, mountain bikers, hikers and more. Sedona offers a dramatic red rock backcountry destination in Arizona.
At an elevation of 4,350 feet, Sedona has taken great measure to preserve its night sky beauty and has been ranked the world’s eighth best International Dark Sky Community. During the evening, spend time outside to witness the great celestial wonders such as Blue moon.
All the eyes are on the sky when the wonder happens. If you are a stargazer, Sedona is your heaven with low humidity desert skies, lack of light pollution and a glittering shiny blanket of heavenly bodies called stars. It is so blue and pure, that you might want to stay all summers in Arizona.
Lake Constance (Konstanz), Germany
Germany’s largest lake is Constance. The 40-mile-long lake is situated in the northern foothills of the Alps. The lake is narrow enough to see across the other side. Another great fun is the pedaled ride on bike at the asphalt Bodensee-Radweg path which covers around 170 miles of the lake.
If you make your way around the lake, you will cross three countries including Switzerland, Austria and Germany. The shoreline is dotted with peaceful rural villages, occasional castles, medieval towns, and cities.
Magna Carta Trails, England – Best Places to Visit in June
Who doesn’t love the favorable weather of England? England offers a variety of sites, but the Magna Carta trails offer tours through some of the most historic and breath-taking places in England. There are six Magna Carta Trails: London to Windsor; Salisbury and Wiltshire; the cathedral cities of the north, Kent and East Sussex; East England; and the heart of England. These trails include key charter towns such as the official commemoration ceremony of the Magna Carta Festival in Runnymede Meadows.
Last but not the least, escape the heat by hitting the slopes in Victoria, Australia. Yes, you can snow ski Victoria during June. In fact, the snow season in Victoria runs from June to September. There are numerous resorts offering runs suitable for all levels of skiing. Of course, you can also participate in other snow sports and activities such as snowmobiling, snowboarding, tobogganing, dogsled rides and more.
This article originally appeared on Flyost.com.