The best places to visit in July

By Forrest Brown

Published June 27, 2018


Walk along the Freedom Trail winding through the Financial District and Paul Revere's house.


Take in a baseball game at Fenway Park which opened in 1912 to see the Red Sox in action.

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Black Hills, South Dakota

Warning: July 3rd and 4th are the busiest days to visit Mount Rushmore National Memorial. On other days, though, it is not overwhelmingly crowded.

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Custer State Park is a splendid spot for hiking, biking, rock climbing, bird watching and more.



Summer is prime festival season in Wales. Consider checking out these three in July: Gower Festival, Llangollen Eisteddfod and Royal Welsh Show.


The most famous outdoor spot in Wales is probably Snowdonia National Park. It's home to the tallest mountain in Wales, Mount Snowdon.


Tahiti, French Polynesia

Good surfers or those who just like to watch other people tame big waves, head to the village of Teahupoo. Waves can reach 23 feet (about 7 meters).

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For a general beach experience, hit up La Plague de Maul Beach, Lafayette Beach, Temae Plage Publique or Papenoo.


Chile: Wintertime in July

July is wintertime in Chile, and that means snow skiing and other winter sports in this long, slender country filled with the Andes Mountains.

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Portillo is the oldest ski area in South America and Portillo, Valle Nevado made CNN Travel's list of overlooked ski resorts around the world.