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BEST TIME TO VISIT United States of America

The United States of America is a popular tourist attraction, thanks to its national parks, natural wonders, modern-day engineering marvels and unlimited opportunities to indulge in adventure activities. The best time to visit the United States of America can be said to be all through the year, depending upon which part of the country you are visiting. There are vast differences in the temperature and weather of southern states and northern states, so while one state might be completely snowed in, the other one can be sweltering hot or even pleasant. If looking to decipher the best season to visit the US, remember that the Southern states are warmer than the Northern states, although there are higher chances of tornados and storms in the South.

Spring Season

The spring season in the USA lasts from March to May and brings with it lush greenery and rains. This is a good time to visit the United States of America, especially its northern states where prairie grasslands and wildlife are a major attraction. In the southern states of USA, the weather remains warm and dry, except for Hawaii, where most of the rainfall occurs in spring. In southern states such as Florida, Texas and Colorado, expect hurricanes and tornadoes as well as thunderstorms.

Tips: This is a good time to enjoy outdoor activities and adventure sports such as hiking, trekking, paragliding and more. Spring is the high tourist season in the US, so plan your trip accordingly if looking to avoid crowds.


Summer Season

The summer season in the US lasts from June to August. The southern states get quite hot in summers, so heading to these states may not be such a good idea. However, the northern states experience warm days yet cool nights, so if planning a visit to any of these states, this is a good time to plan your trip. 

Tips: It is a great idea to check out the National Parks of the US if visiting the northern states of the country at this time. In June, plenty of outdoor fests and events focusing on music and food are held all over the country, so this is the best month to visit the United States of America. The Fourth of July celebrations are big all over the US, so make sure to plan accordingly.


Autumn Season

Autumn/ fall in the United States of America lasts through September to November, and the entire country turns into beautiful shades of orange, yellow, red and brown. The weather across the country is cooler but not chilly. In the southern states, this is the hurricane season so expect wet and windy weather, as well as occasional rainstorms. Make sightseeing plans only when sure about the weather.

Tips: This is a good time to visit the USA, not just for the colourful foliage but also because this is the shoulder season with lesser tourists. This is a great time to bag discounts on accommodation and sightseeing packages. 


Winter Season

In the US, winters last from December to February, and in some parts of the country it gets bitterly cold. In the southern states, the weather remains mild, whereas the other states of the country encounter snow and temperatures below freezing. 

Tips: This is a great time to find bargains on hotels and tour packages in the US. For those looking to visit the famous national parks of the country, make sure to check if the trails are open. Although most parks and sanctuaries remain open, the internal trails and roads might be closed due to heavy snowfall and open only around May. This is a good time to visit USA for those craving the adrenaline rush that comes from indulging in snow sports. For those looking to stay indoors during the winters, the many museums and art galleries of the major cities are a boon.

The festivities and good cheer around Christmas and New Year add to the charm of visiting any part of the US!

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