Avoid flying during peak summer season – late June to late August – because that’s when fares are highest. Cheaper times to fly: May: Fares get more expensive as the month goes on and reach a peak around the Memorial Day holiday (May 25, 2020).Feb 19, 2020
To help you on your way, here's a handful of the best places to visit in August:
- Iceland. Arguably, Iceland's natural beauty peaks in August when the landscape is green and the days are sunny.
- Cook Islands.
- Eastern Canada.
- Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Best Places to Travel in August
- Malibu, California. Aerial of the Pacific Coast Highway and beach in the town of Malibu, California.
- Catalina Island, California. The Catalina's Avalon harbor and the Casino.
- Grand Junction, Colorado.
- Astoria, Oregon.
- Virginia Beach, Virginia.
- Lexington, Kentucky.
The Best Places to Go in August 2021
- London, England. Alexander SpatariGetty Images.
- Glacier National Park, Montana. Jeff R ClowGetty Images.
- Paris, France. Sean3810Getty Images.
- Kennebunkport, Maine. Jim Williams / EyeEmGetty Images.
- Nantucket, Massachusetts. OlegAlbinskyGetty Images.
- Dubrovnik, Croatia.
- Park City, Utah.
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10 Cheapest Destinations for Flights in June, July, August
- Boston, MA. This great American city is not just cheap, it's a treasure trove of history.
- Denver, CO. Denver, also known as the Mile High City, is an adventure hub.
- Fort Lauderdale, FL.
- Seattle, WA.
- Cancun, MX.
- Dublin, Ireland.
- Paris, France.
- London, England.
For ideas on where to go, see our list of the best cheap places to travel in August. 12 Best Cheap Places To Travel in August
- Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Berlin, Germany.
- Ocho Rios, Jamaica.
- Cancun, Mexico.
- Key West, Florida.
- Quito, Ecuador.
- New York City, New York.