Things To Do In November

November Activities

Things To Do In November

November can be a great month to travel before places get cold or a great month to prep for the coming cold weather. Here are some things to do this November whether you stay home or travel around the world. 

Travel

If you want to travel in November and are wondering about the best places to visit in November, here are our top 3 cities to visit in November. 

Bangkok, Thailand

November is one of the best months to visit Bangkok because it is the end of the monsoon season. The weather is low humidity which makes it so much pleasurable to walk around and see all the sights. Some of the major attractions in Bangkok include Grand Place, Wat Arun, Wat Suthat, Giant Swing, Lumpini Park

Cairo, Egypt

Cairo is one of the best places to travel in November due to the cooler weather. The city is much less crowded with tourists in November which makes it easier to see all the top attractions. The most visited tourist sites are the Pyramids of Giza, Sultan Hassan Mosque, Egyptian Museum and The Citadel. 

Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul is one of the best cities to visit in November. The city is less crowded with tourists, the weather is perfect to explore all the sights and many events are happening around the city. Places to see in Istanbul are Topkapi Palace, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Archeology Museum and Grand Bazaar. 

Ice Skating

The ice skating rinks around the world are put up in November. Here is your time to warm up for the winter and get an early start on the skating season. Some of the most famous ice rinks in the world are Rockefeller Center in New York, Red Square in Moscow, Millennium Park in Chicago, Somerset in London and Hotel de Ville in Paris. 

Celebrate

There are 3 major holidays, Diwali, Thanksgiving and Hanukkah, that belong to 3 different cultures in November. Diwali is celebrated by Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and Buddhists around the world. The holiday celebrates the victory of good over evil. Thanksgiving is celebrated in the United States and Canada. The holiday has its origins in showing grace at the end of a successful harvest. Hanukkah is celebrated by Jewish. The holiday celebrates the recovery of Jerusalem. No matter your religion it is always important to understand, respect and celebrate others’ traditions. 

Christmas

The end of November is the start of the holiday season! The Christmas Markets start to pop up all around the world while Christmas lights and decorations start going up. Head to your favorite tree’s lighting or watch as they decorate windows for the holiday shopping season. Some of the most iconic Christmas trees in the world are in Vilnius in Lithuania, Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon in Rio de Janeiro, Zócalo in Mexico City and Puerto Del Sol in Madrid. 

Food

November is a great time to have fun with food. Here are our top 3 cooking activities to do in November.

Pickle Veggies on November 14, National Pickle Day 

Fall is a great time to pickle veggies that won’t last through the winter. Some food you never thought of pickling are strawberries, jalapenos, onions, green tomatoes. 

Make Apple Cider at Home

Making cider from scratch is not as complicated as it sounds. All you need is your juice of choice, yeast and sugar. 

Bake A Pie

Although pies are loved year-round, November has some of the best pies. November is pumpkin pie season since pumpkins are harvested during this month. Enjoy the harvest of the month by baking a fresh pumpkin pie.