The best destinations in the US to visit in April

By Stef Zisovska
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The best destinations in the US to visit in April

Stef Zisovska
 
 
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April is many people’s favorite month of the year because of the moderate climate and decent prices. If you want to visit some of the most popular cities in the US, this month is the right time to do it. Flowers are in bloom, spring breakers are warming up for the respite, and everything seems to be easier after the long and cold winter. American cities offer something for everyone during the springtime. Here are some of the best cities in the US for your April getaway.

New York City, New York

New York City
New York City

April brings awakening to the Big Apple thanks to the pleasant weather. Film buffs will enjoy this city the most because of the Tribeca Film Festival. If you are only a movie fan, then attend a few screenings, but if you are an aspiring director, think about joining the free panels and learn more about the directing craft. Enjoy the many beautiful parks in the city that never sleeps because this month is the best time to be here.

Las Vegas, Nevada

Night in Las Vegas
Night in Las Vegas

Las Vegas offers tremendous fun all year round, and April is not an exception. Visit the Great Vegas Festival of Beer or join other rock ‘n’ roll fans when you attend Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend. International cuisine fans should visit the Las Vegas Taste of the Caribbean Festival. If you travel with kids, then drive 16 miles out of Vegas to the nearby Henderson and look for four-day vacation rentals at the Henderson Heritage Parade and Festival.

Augusta, Georgia

Savannah River and the Augusta Canal, with River Watch Parkway and residential areas in the foreground – Author: Debs – CC-BY 2.0
Savannah River and the Augusta Canal, with River Watch Parkway and residential areas in the foreground – Author: Debs – CC-BY 2.0

During the spring months, Augusta is a green wonderland due to its tree-lined streets and historic homes. This spring city destination is especially recommendable for the golf enthusiasts. Many of the professional golfers can even sign an autograph for you or your kids. You can also stop by at the Augusta Museum of History and attend the special exhibitions on the sport of golf.

Seattle, Washington

Cherry blossom
Cherry blossom

Seattle or the Rain City warms up in April with an average temperature of around 60 degrees Fahrenheit. If you are a Japanese culture fanatic, then visit Seattle in April to enjoy the Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival. The event includes exciting live performances, different foods, amusing games, and much more. Seattle World Rhythm Festival this year also falls in April, so you still have time to purchase your tickets for it. This month you can also attend the Restaurant Week and get great deals in some of the best restaurants in the city.

Louisville, Kentucky

Hot air balloons
Hot air balloons

Louisville is simply gorgeous in April if you’ve always wanted to get on a hot-air balloon and see the city from a different perspective. Kentucky Derby Festival starts the celebration with a huge parade, marathons, and paddle-wheel boat races. If you and your family are amazed by fireworks, go and check the Thunder Over Louisville, one of the biggest firework displays in the entire country.

San Antonio, Texas

Boat with sightseers on the San Antonio River – Author: Billy Hathorn – CC BY-SA 3.0
Boat with sightseers on the San Antonio River – Author: Billy Hathorn – CC BY-SA 3.0

April in San Antonio means SeaWorld’s Seven Seas Food Festival. Join the outstanding culinary event and taste foods, wines, and craft beers. If you want to experience something completely different, then head to Poteet for the Strawberry Festival that offers music, rides, rodeo performances, and of course, every strawberry-themed recipe that exists on this planet. Don’t miss the biggest event that this city has, Fiesta San Antonio that starts on April 19th and lasts for 11 days. The event was first held in 1891 to honor those who died at the Alamo and Battle of San Jacinto.

Now you know which cities in the US are the most exciting for your April getaway. Choose your favorite one, have fun, and good luck! April rules!

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