Real talk: the most challenging part of planning a vacation is deciding where to go. Sure, you could spend hours researching the best travel deals and reading endless online reviews — or, you could throw caution to the wind and let the stars decide.
Before you scoff, consider this: for centuries, people have used astrology to predict everything from relationship compatibility to career trajectory… so, really, why not travel plans? In fact, we’d argue that the number one secret to designing your dream vacation is choosing a destination that’s in tune with your personality.
Intrigued? Keep reading to find out what UK vacation destination is destined for you.
ARIES (March 21 - April 19)
Travel style: Outdoorsy, adventurous, and impulsive
Impromptu getaways are music to a spontaneous Aries’ ears. Considered creative, adaptive, and fearless, they’re the perfect pal to bring on a road trip. They thrive on physical challenges (like coasteering!) and love spending time outside.
Perfect destination: Scotland road trip along North Coast 500
TAURUS (April 20 - May 20)
Travel style: Cultural and luxurious
Five cities in five days may sound thrilling to some, but not to a practical Taurus. When it comes to taking vacations, this thoughtful sun sign prefers moving at a more leisurely pace, allowing for plenty of time to take in the cultural sights that appeal to their sense of aesthetics and refinement.
Perfect destination: Bath, England
GEMINI (May 21 - June 20)
Travel style: High-energy, social, and spontaneous
When it comes to travel, this energetic sign is more interested in absorbing the sights and sounds of the places they visit, rather than simply checking items off of a bucket list. Celebrated for their highly-adaptable and excellent communication skills, chatty Geminis flourish in vibrant cities bustling with music and nightlife options.
Perfect vacation: Liverpool, England
CANCER (June 21 - July 22)
Travel style: Historical and meaningful
Cancers don’t travel simply for the sake of seeing things; they want the whole experience. From smelling medieval castles, to tasting locally-caught seafood, this sensitive water sign wants to experience their destination using all five of their senses. As a result, they tend to shine in historical locations, where they can immerse themselves in learning the ins and outs of their surroundings.
Perfect destination: York, England
LEO (July 23 - August 22)
Travel style: Lavish and adventurous
From extreme sports to unchartered islands, Leos crave adventure, so it’s only fitting that they’d gravitate towards destinations packed with outdoor activities. But don’t expect them to pitch a no-frills pup tent just anywhere! This energetic sign has a taste for the finer things in life, especially five-star food and luxe accommodations. Might we suggest glamping?
Perfect destination: Isle of Skye, Scotland
VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)
Travel Style: Well-planned and thoughtful
Call them the party planners! Known for being highly-intelligent (and a teeny bit perfectionist) Virgos are pros at crafting the perfect itinerary wherever they visit. Due to their love of structure and planning, they gravitate towards locations that offer a variety of cultural and leisure activities for them to pick from.
Perfect destination: Bristol, England
LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)
Travel style: Hip and harmonious
Known for their superior style, Libras crave destinations that appeal to their social butterfly personalities and strong aesthetic sense. Given their appreciation for the arts—including music, dance, and athletics—they’re attracted to cities where the colors are vibrant and the energy is palpable.
Perfect destination: Glasgow, Scotland
SCORPIO (October 23 - November 21)
Travel style: Exciting and untraditional
Don’t expect this personable sign to end up at an overcrowded tourist trap! With an affinity for unique and exhilarating experiences, they’re drawn to off-the-beaten path locales that satisfy their sense of wonder and exploration.
Perfect destination: Snowdonia, Wales
SAGITTARIUS (November 22 - December 21)
Travel style: Curious and active
Touted as the wanderers of the zodiac, this highly-social sign fancies crafting their travel plans on the fly, rather than planning activities out in advance. As a result, they blossom in bustling cities with plenty of food, sightseeing, and nightlife options.
Perfect destination: London, England
CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)
Travel style: Earthy and elegant
Despite their love of all things luxe and stylish, over-the-top gimmicks won’t work on this sensible sign. They’re drawn to design and details, not simply glitz and glamour, so they fare best in places with a rich history of stories. Though you probably won’t catch them jumping out of an airplane, they enjoy being surrounded by nature, especially flowers and wildlife.
Perfect destination: Oxford, England
AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)
Travel style: Quirky and stimulating
Nothing is too outside-of-the-box for this free-spirited sign. From seafood shacks on the shore, to Victorian shopping arcades, they’re up for anything—the less traditional the better. Given their penchant for creativity, they blossom in cities with a vibrant music, entertainment, and culture scene.
Perfect destination: Cardiff, Wales
PISCES (February 19 - March 20)
Travel style: Tranquil and Soothing
They may be hard workers in their everyday lives, but on vacation, the only thing Pisces want to do is relax and recharge. As a result, they prefer peaceful locales rich in beauty and nature, where they can unwind without a worry in the world.
Perfect destination: Cotswolds, England