The Best Places to Travel, According to Your Zodiac Sign
Whether you're a horoscope devotee or not, there's something exciting about zodiac predictions. The idea that the stars could hold the answer to our future has captivated people for centuries. We turn to our zodiac sign to predict the week ahead and test our compatibility with a new date, so what about travel destinations? Finding the ideal vacation spot that's in tune with your personality and temperament is the key to a perfect getaway. Scroll down to find out what your next travel destination should be, according to your zodiac sign.
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Who: Pisces (February 20–March 20) are naturally artistic and intuitive. They love the idea of escaping reality and exploring the globe. Pisces crave alone time to reflect and stay in touch with their emotions.
Where: Marrakech, Morocco, is calling! You'll feel as if you've stepped into another world when you wander the winding alleyways filled with merchants selling fragrant spices, fresh olives, and hand-painted ceramic wares. Be sure to visit Majorelle Garden, a 12-acre botanical garden in the heart of the city, owned by famed fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent, for a quiet moment of solitude.
Who: Aries (March 21–April 20) are known for being courageous, energetic, and impulsive. They love physical challenges and spending their time outdoors.
Where: California's Yosemite National Park is a nature lover's playground. Hire a car and drive through Mammoth Lakes to see the spectacular park entrance. Be sure to stay for more than a weekend to explore the trails and spot wildlife like black beers and woodpeckers. If you're a seasoned hiker, apply for a permit in advance to do the iconic Half Dome day hike.
Who: Taurus (April 21–May 21) are true romantics at heart. On weekends, they love to unwind by cooking, gardening, and spending time with loved ones.
Where: Granada beckons. The Spanish city is a cultural hub that boasts delectable tapas dishes and streets pulsing with music and the rhythm of local flamenco dancers. Add the Alhambra Palace to your must-see list; the stunning fortress has lacy Islamic archways and a gorgeous manicured garden that sprawls for miles.
Who: Geminis (May 22–June 21) love company. They're a social bunch who are curious and talkative. They're also quick learners and love to explore new places, especially if they're only a short flight away.
Where: With its soft sand beaches and azure waves, Tulum, Mexico, is always a good idea and a perfect destination to see with friends. Indulge your curious side by exploring the Mayan ruins in Tulum National Park.
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Who: Cancers (June 22–July 22) are artistic and highly imaginative. Close friendships are important to them, and they love catching up over a good meal.
Where: Lisbon, Portugal, is your ideal next destination. Art aficionados will love the vibrant street art scene, while foodies can flock to Time Out Mercado da Ribeira, a gourmet food hall where the country's most talented chefs serve up culinary delights. Don't miss the creamy Portuguese tarts—they're worth the long line.
Who: Leos (July 23–August 21) love to go on vacation. They're less inclined to travel far but are happy to splash out and indulge their love for the arts and their theatrical side.
Where: London and New York often top the list of amazing performance cities, but theater buffs should add Chicago to their flight-alert list. Take a look at the Broadway shows playing at the Goodman and Chicago theaters, or visit Second City for a comedy scene, with alums like Tina Fey and Steve Carell.
Who: Virgos (August 22–September 23) rarely take a break, so choosing a relaxing vacation destination is paramount. They love nature, healthy food, and cleanliness.
Where: Consider Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland. The quaint town is quintessentially Swiss, with wood cabins, red Swiss flag bunting, and colorful window boxes. Jump on the funicular to Jungfrau, one of the most accessible mountains in the Bernese Alps. On a clear day, you can see as far as Germany and France.
Who: Libras (September 24–October 23) are intellectual, fair-minded, and diplomatic. They like to share experiences with others, appreciate natural beauty, and love to settle down with a good book.
Where: Our Harbour City combines sparkling world-class beaches with a bursting restaurant scene and plenty of natural attractions. Take your pick of picturesque beaches to throw down a towel and read a book—Tamarama, Balmoral, and Gordon's Bay are our picks. Venture out of town for a weekend trip to the Blue Mountains for awe-inspiring natural rock formations and dense bushland.
Who: Scorpios (October 24–November 22) are brave, passionate, and honest. They're natural-born leaders who rarely take a break.
Where: Take a moment to relax in Burano, Italy. The vibrant city is filled with waterfront buildings painted with rainbow hues and colored awnings. You'll get on with the passionate Italian people, and if you feel the urge to flex your mind, download an Italian language app and try to order your next pasta in the local tongue.
Who: Sagittarians (November 23–December 22) are curious and energetic. They're adventure seekers who crave freedom.
Where: Madagascar, an island off the coast of Africa, has a unique mix of attractions for those who look beyond busy capital cities for vacation. From the lush rainforests to the white beaches and colorful reeves, Madagascar houses thousands of animal species you won't find anywhere else in the world.
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Who: Capricorns (December 23–January 20) are family oriented. They're practical and often serious, with a lot of discipline.
Where: Test your disciplined nature at Jasper National Park in the Canadian Rockies. Located in Alberta, the park has subalpine forests and an immense ice field, perfect for those determined to push their physical limits, or take the family on an outdoor escape.
Who: Aquarians (January 21–February 19) fight boredom at all costs. They seek out original adventures and love being independent.
Where: Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, is an island in the Persian Gulf. You'll never have to worry about boredom during a trip to Abu Dhabi, thanks to an itinerary packed with sailing, historic sights, shopping and desert safaris.
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