The Best Times to Travel

Looking for a hot and sunny vacation on a white sand beach? Want to enjoy snowy slopes for the perfect ski getaway? Champion Traveler provides unbiased data about the best times to visit popular tourist destinations around the world.

What We Do

Our number one goal at Champion Traveler is to provide information that helps you make the best decision about your next vacation. We want to answer any questions you have about the best times to travel anywhere in the world, with accurate and reliable data to prove it. We have information on thousands of destinations, so rest easy knowing you will get the answers you need as you plan your next vacation. 

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Champion Traveler Honors: The Best Sustainable, Organic Wineries Near Napa

As avid travelers we want the best of the best as we spend our time and money on experiences around the world. Each year we honor several fabulous locations and establishments by including them in our Champion Traveler Honors. Napa Valley is known for its wines but...

Your Islay, Scotland Guide: Distilleries, Ruins, and More

Published by Carson on September 4, 2018 Last updated September 3, 2019 During our month-long vacation to Scotland, my wife and I spent eight full days on a small-ish island off the west coast of mainland Scotland called Islay (pronounced eye-luh, do not pronounce...

11 Things to Do in Yellowstone National Park This Summer

By Caroline on July 1, 2017 Growing up on the East Coast, my parents never deigned to drive the 30+ hours to Yellowstone‚ÄĒespecially with three young kids. Once I moved within road-tripping distance, I planned a trip as soon as I could (for June 2017). I've compiled...

The 10 Best Must-Have Smart Phone Apps For Traveling 2017-2018

It's funny to think about traveling while I was in college. I didn't have a smart phone (they weren't even invented yet!), so while abroad I was often forced to find internet cafes in order to make any number of arrangements or to get in touch with family and...

The Best & Cheapest Times to Fly: 2019’s Booking and Travel Recommendations

Champion Traveler recently completed an analysis showing when it's cheapest to book and when it's cheapest to fly. We pulled pricing data and flight volume data from every domestic US flight in the last two years. Here's a summary of our findings. The cheapest and...

The Best Places for a Vacation Home or Long-Term Tourism

Safe Locations with Nice Weather All Year Round If you're looking to buy a vacation home or find a new favorite travel spot that you can visit year-round, you want to find a place that will have pleasant weather whenever you visit. We crunched millions of lines of...

Pismo Beach Vacation Review – What to do, Where to Stay, Where to Eat

If you are looking for a relaxing stay in a beach town without all the hub bub of a big city, Pismo Beach and the surrounding area are going to suit your fancy. The central coast mecca of surfing and beach relaxation are within a short distance of both Santa Maria...

The BEST: What to do in Durango, Colorado while on Vacation

One of the most beautiful cities in the United States, Durango, Colorado is in the southwest corner of Colorado, about a five hour drive from Denver, or a 45 minute flight. Sitting 6,000 feet above sea level, the city might take a day of adjustment for those of us...

The BEST: What to do in Phoenix and Scottsdale Arizona While on Vacation

If you're looking to escape the rainy weather in your hometown, get some golf in, or just enjoy the hot, hot heat, Phoenix and Scottsdale Arizona are a great way to do just that. We recently visited Phoenix, and after our research, below you'll find the best things...

How Far in Advance Should I Book a Flight?

It's easy to find recommendations telling you when to book your flight, but these recommendations span anywhere from 2 weeks to 6 months. The discrepancy probably arises from a statistical problem: seasonal anomalies break the average, and it's not an easy problem to...

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