Travel Destinations Based on Your Zodiac Sign
Summer may be coming to a close, but who says you have to stop traveling? Your horoscope reveals a lot about your personality and the way you make decisions. Whether you find astrology an amusing topic or are a knowledgeable practitioner, looking to the stars might be an interesting new way to find out your next trip destination. Tune into those special personality traits to find your most compatible travel spot in the U.S. and abroad!
There are 12 different Zodiac signs that are in accordance to the time and date you were brought into this world. Each sign has their own strengths and weaknesses, traits, desires and attitudes towards life and people. When looking at the projection of the position of the planets, the Sun and the Moon on the Celestial Ecliptic- the apparent path of the Sun around the Earth’s sphere, you can determine a person’s basic characteristics. There is so much more to astrology than we are describing here but with some brief insight into each Zodiac, we’ve come up with a few suggestions on where you should go based on your astrological signs. Want to travel abroad but have something stopping you? We’ve got a U.S. destination that could work for you also! Find your sign and see which places would be the most compatible travel for you.
January 20 - February 18
U.S. - San Francisco, California
With your love for innovation and independence, San Francisco is home to California’s one and only Silicon Valley where they rank first for the number of inventions per capita. Dig into San Francisco’s history with their countless museums and history tours. Take a ferry over to Alcatraz island and tap into your dark side, exploring solitary in eerie old cellblocks. Or go off the beaten path a little and adventure into Napa Valley or Sonoma County to learn more about their small town living and indulge in their world-class wines and farm-to-table food.
Abroad - Kenya, Africa
As the Aquarius is the most humanitarian of the Zodiacs, volunteer and sightsee around the savannahs in Kenya. Fulfill those humanitarian needs and join a volunteer project to help with Kenya’s developing healthcare, infrastructure, and school systems. Then go explore the amazing savannahs, peppered with herds of wildlife and equatorial mountains. Meet the traditional peoples who bring color and soul to the world itself. You’ll find that this trip is more rewarding than you could have ever dreamed of!
February 19 - March 20
U.S. - Asheville, North Carolina
As you Pisces are compassionate, artistic and musical, Ashville has it all for you. Filled with national wonders and architectural treasures, Asheville has the allure you’ve been craving. Find the tranquility you love on the other hand, with an adventure in the Blue Ridge Mountains or lounge with the locals at one of their many breweries. Asheville’s lively culture brings art and music to the streets, allowing you to discover new artists and sparking creativity within your own life.
Abroad - Cambodia
Embrace your empathy and delve into the wonders and dispairs of the Cambodians. Walk the city of Angkor, as you learn the history and culture of this sacred city. Wander the ruins and view the beauties of the most iconic temples in Cambodia. Relax on beaches so serene you’ll never want to leave. Gain the knowledge that makes you so wise and become the ethereal fish that lies within your zodiac.
March 21 - April 19
U.S. - Yosemite National Park
The bold and ambitious, seeking a challenge and leading with enthusiasm, Aries should fulfill their nature at Yosemite National Park. The serene valleys hold “a shrine to human foresight, the strength of granite, the power of glaciers, the persistence of life and the tranquility of the High Sierra.” Never have a dull moment at the parks numerous waterfalls, 5,000 ft high Half Dome and El Capitan mountains, groves of giant Sequoias, and so much more.
Abroad - Costa Rica
Adventure is what you crave and Costa Rica has it all. Zip line through the luscious rainforest in the morning, hike an active volcano in the afternoon and recharge on the untarnished beaches for the breathtaking sunset. This compact but diverse tropical paradise fulfills your courageous attitude and passionate persona. Cliff jump into crystal waters and mingle with monkeys on this intrepid adventure.
April 20 - May 20
U.S. - Charleston, South Carolina
Some southern charm and hospitality might be just what you need this year. With your love for all things beauty, money and serenity, Charleston embodies your sign. Historic landmarks and antebellum architecture, succulent restaurants, and bucolic environment; the Taurus is ever-so satisfied. Frolic the cobblestone streets of the French Quarter, indulge in the ever growing number of craft eateries and maybe get a little spooky on their famous ghost tours.
Abroad - Paris, France
Ahh, the most romantic city in the world, and the most felicitous for the Taurus. The foodie, romantic, art, music and beauty admirer you are, Paris is an exceptional choice for you. With romanticism at your roots as well as the Parisian roots, you can feel the love at the Eiffel Tower and along the strip of the Seine. Feel charming in the cafe culture and leave in satiation from France’s famous food. Oh, and don’t forget Paris is deemed the fashion capital of the Western world, so amp up your wardrobe with couture Parisian fashion pieces and embrace the Taurus within.
May 21 - June 20
U.S. - Seattle to Portland
Symbolized by the celestial twins, we suggest a twin city getaway for the Gemini. Known for having multiple personalities, the Gemini loves meeting new people, has a strong sense of curiosity and is exquisitely adaptable. Equally beautiful and interesting in two completely different ways, Seattle and Portland will satisfy even the restless of the Gemini’s. 43 stories high, you can view the entire city in one on Seattle's Space Needle and learn new things at one of their countless museums. Only 3 hours in between, take a straight trip though or stop along the way and get weird in Portland! With their endless breweries, art, and culture, you will feel more than welcomed.
Abroad - Ireland
Being big enough to see hundreds of sights but small enough to do it all in just a few days, Ireland is a great spot for a dual trip. Start in the capital of Dublin, home to the Dublin Castle, Book of Kells and and your night time spot in Temple Bar. Pair Dublin with a quick trip to Northern Ireland’s capital of Belfast. Sail away at the world’s largest Titanic experience or be amazed at the architecture of City Hall and the Belfast Cathedral. If this isn’t enough for the Gemini, extend your trip and follow the Ring of Kerry, the scenic route that will have you never wanting to leave this country, or head to Doolin, home of the Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands, as seen in Game of Thrones!
June 21 - July 22
U.S. - Sanibel Island, Florida
Keeping things simple and safe, the Cancer loves to feel at home when on vacation. Take a trip with friends and family to Sanibel Island; their small beach town charm is just what the tenacious and gentle Cancer will love. Lying on the west coast of Florida, this simple spot has everything from mom-and-pop stores and restaurants to crystal clear waters. Try the “Sanibel Stoop” or the act of collecting shells on their wonderful white sand beaches! Escape the crowds and relax on the shores of sandy Sanibel.
Abroad - Wadden Islands, Netherlands
Symbolized by the crab, the Cancer is most comfortable near the sea, and what more of a quaint place than the wonderful Wadden Islands studding the Wadden Sea of the Netherlands. Europe’s hidden gem, the five Wadden islands give you five opportunities of exploration! Feeling most comfortable when safe and secure, these islands offer you your own personal sanctuary, surrounded by rich, biologically diverse landscapes, barren beaches, and scenic locales. With little population yet amazing views, these tranquil islands give the Cancer everything they need to feel at home.
July 23 - August 22
U.S. - Miami, Florida
Leo the lion, ruled by the Sun, they are vivacious, passionate and confident. Hit the streets of South Beach and ‘flaunt what your mama gave ya’ through the glitz and glamour along the strip. Stroll through the Wynwood art district, to cultivate friendships and ideas that are artistically inspired. But don’t forget to get on the list for those exclusive parties you love or hit the VIP section of one of the most prestige Miami nightclubs. Plan accordingly and you can attend Art Basel or Miami Swim Week to get in with the celebrities, artists and designers.
Abroad - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
For all things glitz and glamour that you so love, Dubai is the spot for you. Visit the World’s tallest tower, Burj Khalifa, and enjoy the majestic views from the luxurious At The Top Sky Lounge on the 148th floor. Shop till you drop at the Dubai mall and drape yourself in the designer wear you belong in, or hit the desert on the most luxurious, high end adventure leading you to a royal desert retreat on the Platinum Heritage Desert Safari. Whatever you put your mind to, Leo, you will manifest.
August 23 - September 22
U.S. - Grand Canyon
Perfection and practicality are the ideal pair for the Virgo. You are hyper-aware to details and are always improving to better your skills. As your diligent lifestyle tends to get exhausting, we thought you could plan a perfect trip that lets you balance relaxation and physical/mental activity. Take a trip to the vast wonders of the Grand Canyon starting at the Grand Canyon Village hiking through the Bright Angel Trail making your way to the Rim Trail and so much more. Don’t forget to cool out by the Colorado River and take in the desert oasis at the Havasu Falls. Lodge with a view and you’ll be more than satisfied with your trip filled with views you’ll never forget.
Abroad - South Island, New Zealand
Talk about one of the most perfect places on Earth, South Island, New Zealand has some of the purest landscapes and undeniable beauty. Experience the highest peak on Mt. Cook or gaze at the mountains from the waters of Aoraki, you can see why we think this spot is great for you. As an animal lover you can birdwatch on Stewart Island or spot wildlife in the Marlborough Sounds. Unwind at the wineries in Central Otago or on a sailboat at Abel Tasman National Park. Tap into your wild side in Queenstown where you can bungy jump, jet boat, quad biking, white water rafting and more adventures for you to find your true self.
September 23 - October 22
U.S. - Los Angeles, California
Harmonious Libra, how you value peace and balance in life. Being ruled by Venus you are a hopeless romantic and admire things well-made and thoughtful. Bringing you to love all things beautiful, we believe Los Angeles would be the perfect getaway for you. Filled to the brim with art and artists, you’ll find everything you need to center yourself and express the inner celebrity within you. Hit the Los Angeles County Museum of Art or The Broad, being mesmerized by the art dating from antiquity to the present. Delve into the world of the red carpet on Rodeo Drive or take a stroll through the mansions in Beverly Hills. With everyone looking lavish and the pace always fast, you’ll get a taste of your true Libra nature.
Abroad - Rome, Italy
Venus governs love, beauty, and money, which steers us to believe the Libra would love a place like Rome, Italy. With endless landmarks, art and architecture, Rome is filled with beauty in every place you turn. From the Colosseum to the Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain to St. Peter’s Basilica, there is a sight for the Libra. Shop in St. Peter’s Square and find treasures that will last a lifetime. Rome wasn’t built in a day and neither are you, Libra; find your inspiration and gain intellect from this amazing place for your trip this year.
October 23 - November 21
U.S. - Mt. Shasta, Redding, California
You are unique and distinct and so is the Mt. Shasta mountain, visible for more than 100 miles from all around Northern California and Southern Oregon. You are passionate, resourceful and very observant which brings us to the mysteries of Mt. Shasta and the mysteries within yourself. This cosmic power spot has altered states, UFO sightings, crystal caves and underground military bases that will intrigue any Scorpio. Hike, ski or hit the mineral springs and relax in the beauty and mystery of the mountains.
Abroad - Bali, Indonesia
From the idyllic beaches to the spiritual energy to the lush jungle vibes, Bali is the Scorpio’s ultimate getaway. Embracing their water sign and tapping into the psychic realm, the Scorpio can become one with themselves and with nature at the many resorts and retreats in Bali, Indonesia. Visit one of the many sacred temples that scatter the island, including the Besakih Temple, the Uluwatu and Tanah Lot temples. We know you love being wild so hit the Monkey Forest in Ubud and hang with the grey long-tailed macaques. Find art in everything including the art markets archaeological sites and beautiful beaches.
November 22 - December 21
U.S. - New Orleans, Louisiana
Represented by the archer, the Sagittarius is associated with optimism, and reach. You are the natural travelers of the world, chasing after the geographical, spiritual, and intellectual adventures across the world. With its European-style architecture and deep cultures in music and art, New Orleans is the perfect place here in America to fulfill the thrill-seeking Sagittarius. Fancy one of their endless festivals and experience the eclectic people that come through this exciting town. Indulge in creole-cuisine and brush up on your history through a tour through the French Quarter and you will find that New Orleans has all the experiences a Sagittarius needs.
Abroad - Barcelona, Spain
Your energetic exploration will lead you to magnificent places like Barcelona, Spain. Known for their renowned architecture and artistic culture, Barcelona allows the Sagittarius to journey into the Spanish culture. Best known for the Las Ramblas, Sagrada Familia, Casa Batllo and other works of renowned artist Antoni Gaudi. This city by the sea is as vibrant as you are and can fulfill every desire of the Sagittarius; from unforgettable food to architectural marvels.
December 22 - January 19
U.S. - Austin, Texas
As the most responsible and driven out of all the Zodiacs, Capricorn must go on a trip that is important and meaningful. Full of art and music culture, Austin, Texas is one of the most vibrant cities for the Capricorn. Deemed the Live Musical Capital of the World, there are a plethora of music venues and shows that allows you to vibe and become youthful again. Attend South By Southwest, an annual film and interactive media and music festival held for progressive music and brands. As you love making a difference this city has everything from old to new to get you more in tune with the culture and make your trip worthwhile.
Abroad - Machu Picchu, Peru
This ancient city takes you into the lost culture of the Incas with beautiful ruins and historic and unique sites. The Capricorn is brave and determined, which is why the four-day trek to the top of Machu Picchu would be a fulfilling achievement for you. Hike, bike, raft and zip-line on the Inca Jungle Tour and stay in the luxurious Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel. This Peruvian city will leave the Capricorn feeling satisfied and spiritual.
Wherever it may be, there is a place for you. So tune into the stars and look into yourself when you are planning your trip this year! Who knows, the Zodiac really could steer us in the right direction with our travel decisions! Here at Arrow and Phoenix we love looking into new and exciting ways to live. Becoming closer with ourselves and the environments around us, we are able to become knowledgeable in things we may not have seen before; which is a step towards making the world a better place.
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