Hawaii's best time. Photo: flequi

What’s the best time to visit?

Every place experiences its own seasonal matrix of climate and weather patterns, tourist crowds, and activity options. Even for someplace like Hawaii that you can imagine always being ‘on,’ it’s worth it to ask: What’s the best time to visit?

In this series of guides, we turn to Matadorians living in some of the most popular travel destinations on the planet for their answers to the question. Italy, Hong Kong, New York, Peru, and more are covered.

We hope you’ll find the guides below a good place to start your trip planning.

What’s the best time to visit? Articles
1

Experience London’s biggest autumn season yet

by Matador Media House

It’s not summer in Denver unless these 19 things happen

by Tim Wenger
1

Mountaineering calendar: When to climb the world’s greatest mountains

by Atlas & Boots

Want to see a total solar eclipse like no one else? This is how

by Rulo Luna

The only world record that really matters will be broken this Thursday in Breckenridge, Colorado.

by Rory Moulton

11 of the most unusual holiday festivals around the world

by Ailsa Ross

8 wacky holiday traditions only a Bulgarian can understand

by Dayana Aleksandrova
1

7 signs you grew up celebrating the holidays in Arizona

by Michelle Tanaka

Why spending summer in the Pacific Northwest is the next best thing to traveling abroad

by Nicolle Merrill
6

What’s the best time to visit Australia?

by Sarah Park
4

What’s the best time to visit Thailand?

by Hal Amen
2

What’s the best time to visit Hong Kong?

by Juliane Huang
13

What’s the best time to visit New York City?

by Julie Schwietert
6

What’s the best time to visit Hawaii?

by Hal Amen
14

What’s the best time to visit Italy?

by Sarah Park
2

What’s the best time to visit Peru?

by Hal Amen