Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet

IT'S OFFICIAL: Canada will welcome vaccinated US tourists in August

Email sent: Jul 21, 2021 3:00pm

Travel news and more from Lonely Planet.

Facebook Twitter Instagram
Kayaker on the Bow River near Banff, Canada

It's official: Canada will welcome vaccinated US tourists in August

Canada now has a date set for the return of tourism, thanks to rising vaccination rates and declining COVID-19 cases. The government said it will welcome vaccinated American visitors on August 6, before opening its borders to travelers from all countries on September 7, provided case numbers stay low.

— 3 min read 

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, O'ahu

4 ways Hawaii is coping with a tourist influx as COVID-19 restrictions lift

Hawaii is currently on track to surpass its 2019 tourism numbers, despite the state only being fully opened since July 8. Since the quarantine restrictions were lifted, Hawaii has seen nearly 200,000 self-described tourists arrive on their shores. These numbers have led to a host of issues like traffic congestion, more garbage and lack of transportation resources.

— 6 min read 

American LGBTQ+ Museum in the Central Park West building

New York's first LGBTQ+ history and culture museum will preserve "stories being lost every day"

The New-York Historical Society is gaining 70,000 square feet in its Central Park West building in the form of new program space and a permanent home for The American LGBTQ+ Museum in 2024.

— 2 min read


Island of Phuket, Thailand

You can travel to Thailand quarantine-free via Phuket - this is how to do it

— 5 min read

Monastery of Agios Savvas located on top of a hill in Kalymnos, Dodecanese, Greece

What you need to know about traveling to Greece right now

— 4 min read

Public Subway in London, England

As England drops COVID-19 restrictions, here's what it means for travel

—4 min read 


Uffizi Gallery in Florence

The Uffizi Gallery's hidden treasures are on a tour across Tuscany

— 2 min read 

A secret Nintendo cafe opened to the public in Tokyo

Can you find this new secret Nintendo cafe in Tokyo?

— 2 min read 

Beach in Valencia, Spain

Popular European destinations are tightening COVID-19 restrictions

— 4 min read 

Getting back on the road?

Lonely Planet has the latest updates and travel tips as lockdowns ease and international travel resumes. When you're ready to travel again, we're here.

classic car driving on a highway at dusk

Connect with us on: 

Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube

Did a friend send you this email? Subscribe here

Other emails from Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet
Oct 15, 2021
Buy one, get another adventure on us! Shop our BOGO deal before runs out!
Lonely Planet
Oct 15, 2021
Limited time offer - Buy one. Get one. on all Lonely Planet books
Lonely Planet
Oct 14, 2021
MUST see! Buy One. Get one. on all Lonely Planet books! Don't miss these savings
Lonely Planet
Oct 14, 2021
UPDATE: The US will open its land borders to fully vaccinated travelers
Lonely Planet
Oct 10, 2021
Connect with nature without giving up those creature comforts. Plan your fall getaway in style!
Lonely Planet
Oct 10, 2021
6 incredible cabins for the perfect fall escape