Where to Travel in November & December
As temperatures cool in North America and much of Europe, it’s the perfect time to explore more exotic destinations. From Vietnam’s temples to Australia’s ocean walk, far-flung regions enjoy optimal conditions during this time of year. Have your heart set on Europe? Andalusia, in southern Spain, still enjoys mild weather this time of year—ideal for exploring its whitewashed villages.
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On this Olympic National Park hiking tour, natural diversity abounds and native roots run deep.
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Take a step deeper into real Vermont, and discover characters as colorful as our famous fall foliage.
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Utah’s twin rock stars, Zion and Bryce, are a who’s-who of hoodoos and colorful canyon scenery.
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The mountain views are astonishing, but in Switzerland, the little things offer their own delight.
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On the rugged coastline Dalí called home, Catalonia fires the imagination—and the appetite.
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Walking Europe’s oldest pilgrimage route is a revelation. Our curated “best of” version? Even more miraculous.
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This Mallorca hiking tour reveals a magical isle, from its pretty terraced villages to a coastline framed by dramatic mountains and crystalline sea.
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From flamenco flamboyance to tranquil mountain trails, exploring Andalusia and Seville on this walking tour means embracing the moment.
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How to choose between big-city enticements and wildlife excitement? You don’t have to on this hiking tour in South Africa.
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On this walking tour from Slovenia’s Julian Alps to Croatia’s Adriatic coast, digging up rare discoveries is an everyday pleasure.
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Our spectacular Highlands tour showcases Scotland’s astounding diversity, from river-cut valleys and open moors to serene lakes and soaring mountains.
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On this hiking tour in Scotland, inspiration wears many faces, from misty lochs and highland walks to elegant country inns.
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Ashen cliffs, whitewashed villages, and colorful palaces make southern Portugal a nice place to nest.
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On this Portugal self-guided tour, you’re in good company. Fishermen, farmers, and royalty have all walked these trails before you.
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The only thing sweeter than the Douro views is the glass of port waiting at your riverside inn.
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When it comes to drinking in the Douro Valley’s panoramas, moderation isn’t an option.
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Alentejo’s charming villages, boundless landscapes, and sunny coastlines will leave you longing for more on this Self-Guided Walking tour in Portugal.
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In this walking tour of Peru through bustling markets and mountaintop ruins, Andean culture endures as surely as stone walls.