Best places to visit in July...
Every July the city of Calgary plays host to the ‘Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth’ - the famous Calgary Stampede. The nine-day festival celebrating the heritage and community spirit of Western Canada is included in Titan’s Calgary Stampede and the Rockies itinerary which offers visitors the chance to be at the heart of this unique extravaganza of live music, parades, exhibitions, fairground rides and a variety of other attractions. Canada itself also boasts incredible natural beauty in July, with a number of idyllic lakes - including Lake Louise and Moraine Lake - sparkling in the summer climate and the surrounding scenery showcasing vibrant green colours and crisp views of the dominant mountains being easy to capture.
Summer is the perfect summer month to flee to a wonderful, tranquil destination, but where to holiday in July? The Seychelles is the ideal paradise-themed holiday. White-powdery sand beaches, a luxurious climate, turquoise waters and surreal snorkeling are just a few of the reasons that this destination is the idyllic, relaxing location that travellers pick time and time again.
The UK’s summery jewel, Devon makes a spellbinding break in July. The national parks, rustic villages and fascinating coastal towns come alive in the summer time and along with the beautiful beaches, and breathtaking countryside scenery, it is the perfect place to reside for a short break. There is also plenty of fantastic experiences to be had in Devon this time of year such as embarking on the longest established steam railway in the south west for an unforgettable scenic rail journey to Totnes Littlehempston, discovering the famous National Trust Carriage Museum and exploring the Dartmoor National Park, a moorland home to forests, pretty rivers, intriguing rock formations and craggy landscapes - and with the warmth of July, all make unforgettable memories for visitors.
Norway is another region full of adventure as the coastlines gleam with spectacular scenery and with the clear climate of July; the mountains sharply appear in the background. The Norwegian summer brings bright mornings and evenings allowing for more time for discovery, and in Norway, you don’t have to go far for adventure! As the ice melts the ‘King of the Arctic’, the polar bear begins its search for food, offering a spectacular opportunity for visitors to catch an unforgettable glimpse of this outstanding bear species.
Alaska is another destination to check the list of best places to go on holiday in July! The temperature and long summer days provide an idyllic chance to explore the natural wonders or simply relaxing in the stunning scenery, and to experience both at the same time join the renowned Alaska railroad for a scenic journey. Natural landscapes peak in July such as the enthralling Columbia Glacier which can be discovered by small-ship along with the outstanding UNESCO-listed Wrangell-St Elias National Park, an astonishingly-beautiful national park surrounding by the glistening ocean boasting beautiful mountain scenery - with the highest mountain being Mount St. Elias at 18,008 ft which is also the only active volcano here.