September not only announces the end of summer when the throngs of vacationing students and their families return back to work or school. It also presents us with some of the best places to travel in September due to the lower amount of people and still have warm summer weathr. If you are wondering where to go in September, you may be happy to discover these 10 places that we have listed in our list below. These are gorgeous destinations that are far more pleasant without the tourist crowds and you may be able to save a few bucks on airfare and hotels in September (The exception being Munich for Oktoberfest). Besides low prices, great weather, and fewer crowds, these places make our list of the best places to travel in September because they are some of our favorite places to begin with.
The Met and the Guggenheim are just the beginning of a dizzying list of art-world icons. You’ll find museums devoted to everything from under the sun here. Dive into the cutting-edge galleries of Chelsea and the Lower East Side, with their festive-night parties (usually on Thursday night if you want to partake), or head to new frontiers in Brooklyn and Queens.
With its compact size and streets packed with more sights than a sightseer needs. New York City is home to old world ethnic cafes. You can cross continents as easy as walking a few blocks. You can lose yourself in the crowds of Chinatown or head up to Nolita for enticing boutiques and coffee tasting. Every neighborhood offers a its own unique charm from the 100-year-old Jewish delis of the Upper West Side with to die for pastrami to the meandering cobblestone streets of Greenwich Village. And let us not forget about Broadway and Park Avenue for a minute. New York has it all.
There’s never been a better time to travel to New York. While New York is never ever really not crowded hotel rooms go down in price and it is a great time to try some of the locally sourced cuisuine that you can’t find in the Winter. There has been an rise in restaurants growing vegetables on roof gardens or sourcing from upstate farms. Of course, you can also hit a gourmet food truck or dine at one of the city’s 75 Michelin-starred restaurants.
Amsterdam is far more than coffee shops and the famous red light area. It has amazing architecture and the inner city is laced with canals and narrow streets. The flower market is still going strong in September.
Amsterdam Art Scene
You can’t walk a kilometre without bumping into a masterpiece in the city. The Van Gogh Museum has the world’s largest collection of Vincent Van Gogh art in the world and is layed out so you can see how his art changed throughout his life. Nearby the Van Gogh Museum you can find Vermeers, Rembrandts and other Dutch masterpieces in the Rijksmuseum. The Rembrandthuis is a small place where you can see a number of his etchings. The Stedelijk Museum features Matisses and Mondrians among its collection. Hermitage Amsterdam is a branch museum of the Hermitage Museum of Saint Petersburg, Russia, and has over three-million-pieces to go through.
Hop aboard a canal boat (preferably an open-air one) or one of the free ferries behind Centraal Station, or rent your own for a wind-in-your-hair ride and head to the swing at the A’dam lookout for a unique experience and see why it’s one of our best places to travel in September. For a real Dutch treat hit up Arendsnest with over 300 different Dutch made beers.