Come March, the northern hemisphere is thawing out, with exciting early signs of spring bringing this side of the world to life. A lovey time to visit. The mood is lifting and the flowers are blooming. From St Paddy Day celebrations in Dublin, to outdoor events in London, there are a range of activities across the world that make certain cities worth a visit at this time.

Take a look at our top picks for the best places to visit in March…

Dublin in March

If you’re thinking of travelling to Dublin in March, you might want to arrive in time for the St Patrick’s Day celebrations. A 5-day festival and public holiday for the locals, thousands of people turn out specifically for this fun-filled event. The Festival Parade on the day itself (17th March) is the main event, with floats, dancers, marching bands and music filling the streets. There’s a daily funfair packed with rides and amusements, and street food stalls to keep you going through the night. This is the time to also check out the oh-so-famous Temple Bar. There’s no other day in the calendar like it, making it one of the best places to visit in March.

To see where else in the world you can celebrate this special day, check out our guide on St Patrick’s Day.

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Las Vegas in March

Las Vegas is a year-round holiday destination. The city that never sleeps, it’s home to some of the most impressive sightseeing, world-class shows and buffet dinners you’ve ever seen.  But if you had to pick a time of year to visit, March is a good month to book. You’ll not only get to enjoy everything The Strip has to offer, but it’s the perfect time to explore the natural wonders in this corner of the world. The Grand Canyon is a one-in-a-lifetime trip for some, and a must-visit when in Las Vegas. You can hike up this jaw-dropping beauty, as temperatures in March are cool enough, or explore it from up above on a helicopter ride. On a Mustang Helicopters Grand Canyon Landing Tour you’ll pass over the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead and Fortification Hill, before arriving at the main event itself, the Grand Canyon. The helicopter then makes the 3,500-foot descent to the Canyon floor where you’ll toast your adventure. And this is why Las Vegas is one of the best places to visit in March.

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London in March

Spring is a wonderful time in London. The temperature is on the rise, flowers are beginning to blossom and spirits are generally high. A sunny day in March sees locals flocking to green spaces and outdoor watering holes, to soak up every ray on offer. It’s a great month to visit sights like Kensington Palace and Kew Gardens, so that you can enjoy the backdrop of daffodils to these famous attractions. With Mother’s Day in this month, there are offers for afternoon tea, river cruises and theatre performances for you to take advantage of. Head to the River Thames and witness the Head of the River Race and cheer on rowers from around the world along with the crowds. A long-standing tradition in this country. All of these al fresco activities make London one of the best places to visit in March.

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That’s just a taster of some of the reasons why these cities should be on your wish list for a March visit. And to cover off the iconic landmarks and popular attractions, hop on a Big Bus tour and we’ll help you tick these off too. With panoramic views of the best sights and the option to hop off and explore at any of our stops, you can see an entire city in a day. Tick!