Looking for some ideas of where to travel in May. Here is a list of the most popular places to visit during the month of May around the world. Switch between months to browse other peak time destinations.

Cusco

Cusco is in the Peruvian Andes. Plaza de Armas is the central square in the old city, with arcades, carved wooden balconies and Incan wall…

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Quito

Quito is Ecuador's capital. It sits high in the Andean foothills at an altitude of 2,850m. Constructed on the foundations of an ancient Incan city,…

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Santiago

Santiago is Chile’s capital. It sits in a valley surrounded by the snow-capped Andes and the Chilean Coast Range. Plaza de Armas, the grand heart…

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São Paulo

São Paulo is among the world's most populous cities. Its iconic buildings range from its neo-Gothic cathedral and the Martinelli skyscraper to modernist architect Oscar…

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Manila

Manila is the capital of the Philippines. It mixes Spanish colonial architecture with modern skyscrapers. Intramuros, a walled city in colonial times, is the heart…

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Seoul

Seoul is the capital of South Korea. Its a huge metropolis where modern skyscrapers, high-tech subways and pop culture meet Buddhist temples, palaces and street…

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Osaka

Osaka is on the Japanese island of Honshu. It's known for its modern architecture, nightlife and hearty street food. Its shogunate Osaka Castle has undergone…

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Tokyo

Tokyo is Japan’s capital.  It mixes the ultramodern and the traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers to historic temples. The opulent Meiji Shinto Shrine is known for…

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Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates. It focuses on oil exports and its commerce is reflected by the skyline’s modern towers…

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Kuwait City

Kuwait City is the capital of Kuwait.  The Grand Mosque is known for its vast interior and chandeliered dome. On the waterfront, Seif Palace features…

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Manama

Manama capital of the nation of Bahrain. Its Bahrain National Museum showcases artifacts from the ancient Dilmun civilization that flourished in the region for millennia.…

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Nassau

Nassau is the capital of the Bahamas. It lies on the island of New Providence and is a popular cruise-ship stop. The city has a…

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Havana

Havana is Cuba’s capital city. Spanish colonial architecture in Old Havana's core includes the Castillo de la Real Fuerza which is a fort and museum.…

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Cancún

Cancún is known for its beaches, numerous resorts and nightlife. It’s composed of 2 distinct areas, El Centro and Zona Hotelera. Cancun is a famed…

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Bratislava

Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia. It is the only national capital that borders two sovereign states. Bratislava is the political, cultural and economic centre…

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Belgrade

Belgrade is the capital of Serbia. Its most significant landmark is the Beogradska Tvrđava, an imposing fortress at the confluence of the Danube and the…

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Istanbul

Istanbul's Old City reflects cultural influences of the many empires that once ruled here. In the Sultanahmet district, the open-air, Roman-era Hippodrome was for centuries…

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Antalya

Antalya is a Turkish resort city with a yacht-filled Old Harbor and beaches. It's a gateway to Turkey's southern Mediterranean region and is known as…

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Zurich

Zurich is a global center for banking and finance. The picturesque lanes of the central Altstadt on either side of the Limmat River reflects its…

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Geneva

Geneva lies at the southern tip of expansive Lake Geneva. Surrounded by the Alps and Jura mountains, the city has views of dramatic Mont Blanc.…

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Bucharest

Bucharest is the Romanian country's capital. Its iconic landmark is the massive, communist-era Palatul Parlamentului government building. Nearby, the historic Lipscani district is home to…

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Sarajevo

Sarajevo is the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. A small city on the Miljacka River its surrounded by the Dinaric Alps. Its center has museums…

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Lisbon

Lisbon is Portugal’s coastal capital city.  São Jorge Castle view encompasses the old city’s pastel-colored buildings such as Tagus Estuary. Nearby, the National Azulejo Museum…

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Porto

Porto is a coastal city is known for its stately bridges and port wine production. In the medieval Ribeira district, narrow cobbled streets wind past…

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