May is a great time to take a trip. Since it isn’t the peak travelling season, tourists will enjoy lower prices and temperatures that are heating up. There are also many festivals around that may spike your interest. If you are looking for a destination but haven’t quite figured it out yet, fear not! We’ve gathered the top destinations in the world to travel to in May.
If you are looking for a glamorous, star-studded getaway, the Cannes Film Festival in France may be just what you are searching for. Hollywood’s elite travel to the seaside town of Cannes every year to attend the Cannes Film Festival. If you are looking to schmooze with celebs and bask in the sun on the beach, then the Cannes Film Festival is right up your alley!
Every year on the first Saturday of May, more than 150,000 spectators head to the Kentucky Derby at the Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY. This has been a tradition since 1875, as people attend to cheer or bet on the Thoroughbred Racing sport. Expect to find women dressed in fancy hats and dresses, while men appear in sport coats and preppy attire. Sip a mint julep and enjoy “the most exciting 2 minutes in sports.”
Rev up for the largest single day sporting event in the entire world. The Indianapolis 500 attracts 400,000 spectators the last weekend in May, as spectators cheer on their favorite motorsport driver. The Indianapolis 500 is a 2.5 mile oval circle and has been dubbed “the greatest spectacle in racing.” If you are a fan of automobiles, this is an even you won’t want to miss!