Are you ready for a vacation, but you do not know where to go? Do you always think that you are ready to get away and look at something beautiful? Planning a vacation is the best part, besides actually going on vacation. And, the best part of planning a vacation is finding a vacation spot. If you do not know where to start, then we can help you find a destination for you! This article will tell you about twenty one of the best places to visit for your next vacation.
Where Should You Visit Next Year?
You are probably mentally sipping cocktails by the beach right now. But, the question is which beach? In order to plan a great vacation that you will enjoy, you will need to know where you want to go. If you are torn on where to go, then here are twenty one of the best places you can visit. Whether you want to go deep-sea diving or chill by the shore, we can help you find the perfect place to relax.
1. South Island
South Island is located in New Zealand and it offers magical landscapes around every corner. You can fall in love with the mountains of Fiordland National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. If you plan on visiting the Fiordland National Park, you can go through the hiking trails or through a boat on Milford Sound. You can also visit the University of Canterbury’s Mount John Observatory, but you should visit the observatory at night.
Paris is the city of lights and the city of love, so what would be better than relaxing there? If the Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre Museum, or the Eiffel Tower does not convince you, then we are not sure what will. Paris is filled with cultural districts, alluring sites, and a certain charm. If you are in the mood for culture and French pastries, then Paris is the place for you.
3. Bora Bora
This French Polynesian island may be small, but it surely makes up for it with its tropical landscape. You will find that there is a dormant volcano, Mount Otemanu, which is great for hiking and the occasional photoshoot. Additionally, you should think of Matira Beach for its clear-as-diamonds water and its soft-as-silk sand. You might find that Bora Bora is a bit expensive, but it will be worth the money.
If you want to swim with the turtles or Hula dance your way to paradise, then you should consider Maui. With its beautiful black-colored beaches and its lush coastline, you will find that there is no place you would rather be. Make sure you visit the Haleakala National Park, which has the largest dormant volcano in the whole world.
This French Polynesia Island is the perfect vacation spot for lounging around and sipping cocktails. You will find that Tahiti is great for snorkeling and surfing conditions, with its black sandy beaches and its overwater bungalows. Additionally, you will find ancient temples that you can admire, if you are in a historical mood. You can stay in a vacation rental, especially if you want to spend money.
London is one of the best cities in the world and for good reason. You will find a combination of historical landmarks and modern-day culture, which can keep you busy for weeks. If you plan on going to London, you should think about going to the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace. Make sure you experience their classic afternoon tea, so you can get the full experience. But, you should think about visiting London during the warmer months. It is also the busiest and most expensive time of the year, so you should think about it long and hard.
When you decide to visit the Eternal City, you should make sure that you visit the must-see attractions. They are definitely to write them on your bucket list. These attractions are the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain, and the Pantheon. You should also visit St. Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel, which you will find near the Vatican City. Make sure you eat gelato and pizza!
Phuket is located in Southern Thailand, where there is a little something for everyone. If you want to travel to Phuket with a low budget, then you will find affordable accommodations and resorts. Also, if you are in the mood for magical landscapes, then you should go to the limestone cliffs of Phang Nga Bay. (Just be careful, if you have a fear of heights).
The land of Anime is a must-see destination, especially since this Japanese cosmopolitan capital will surprise you around every corner. Tokyo is famous for its attractions and eclectic energy that you can feel in every inch of the city. With their fresh sushi and steaming ramen, you will never have to worry about food. You can also visit Ginza, where your inner shopaholic can have the time of their lives.
10. Glacier National Park
Glacier National Park is one of the best parks in the United States. With a hiking trail of more than 700 miles and 13 areas for camping sites, this snow-globe wonderland is the perfect spot for hot chocolate and skiing. During the winter, you can go to the Glacier National Park for snowshoeing and skiing. If you are thinking about going on a road trip, then make sure to hit Going-to-the-Sun Road.
Barcelona is a famous combination of history and modern art. You should think about going there, to experience the different walks of life and visit the historical sites. This includes the intricate Basilica de la Sagrada Família and Antoni Gaudí’s quirky creations in Park Güell. If you are in the mood to catch some sun rays and sandy beaches, then you should check out the La Barceloneta beach and the Parc de la Ciutadella.
This South Asian destination spot has become the perfect place for honeymooners, since it is made up of 1,000 islands. You could stay in an authentic bungalow that sits above magical waters. This literally means that you can jump into the water from your terrace.
Within the Canadian Rockies, you will find the hidden gem of Banff. Banff is an Alberta town that is an experience all on its own. You can spend your days hiking, lazing around in hot springs, or taking a boat on the lakes. Additionally, you can find Banff National Park, where you can enjoy Bow Valley and have fun at the slopes.
14. New York City
Frank Sinatra does not sing about New York City for nothing. This vibrant city is the epitome of urban adventures. You can walk through Central Park, visit the Met, and catch a Broadway show. If that is not enticing enough, then you can always enjoy the New York skyline from the top of the Empire State Building. The Big Apple is definitely a force to be reckoned with!
If you are in the mood for quiet temples and fantastic beaches, then you should head to the Indonesian paradise of Bali. This little piece of heaven will have you testing your courage with its many swings that soar above the jungles. Additionally, you could visit the village of Kintamani, which homes an active volcano. But, you should avoid visiting Bali during its wet season, since you will not enjoy much with the heavy rain.
16. Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon is approximately 277 miles long, 18 miles wide, and a mile deep. If you are an adrenaline junkie, then you should definitely consider the Grand Canyon. You could hike along the popular Rim or Bright Angels trails for unimaginable views, or go white water rafting down the Colorado River. If you are really in the mood to get your blood going, then you should sign up for skydiving above the canyon.
Sydney offers more than just a wide range of landmarks, but the perfect weather and the perfect beach! You can visit the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Sydney Opera House, and Mrs. Macquarie’s Chair. On the other hand, you can enjoy the sunny weather, which is perfect for surfing or sun tanning on beaches, like Manly and Bondi. You can also visit the Australian Museum, so you can get your fair share of Australian history.
18. Machu Picchu
If you want to get lost in another civilization and another time, then you should visit the “Lost City of the Incas”. It might not be the easiest experience, but it is a life-changing one. This four-day hike through the Inca Trail can prove to be a challenge, but you should know that arriving at the site is worth it. If you are not up for the hard one, then you can go for the easy one, which is hopping on a PeruRail train and going to the top.
This Middle Eastern city has one of the best attractions in the whole world. If you are a fan of the Persian Gulf views, then Dubai should definitely be on your wish list. You can visit the Burj Khalifa, the indoor Sky Dubai, and the traditional Gold and Spice markets or “souks”. Once you have had your fun through the busy streets of Dubai, you can relax on a crystal-clear, sandy beach like Jumeirah Beach or Sunset Beach.
Every year, millions of travellers all over the world go to Yosemite National Park to admire the natural wonders, such as Half Dome and the Yosemite Falls. You can take in the scenic views from the Glacier Point or the Tunnel View. Make sure you head to the hiking trails early in the day, so you can beat the crowds and take the perfect picture. Also, you should forget about a hotel and camp out instead, so that you can have the full experience.
From archaeological sites to winery tours, this Greek isle is likely to take your breath away. As one of the top honeymoon destinations, you can definitely enjoy a little bit of everything. You can visit Ancient Thira and Ancient Akrotiri, if you are a huge history buff.
In conclusion, you should really think about where you want to go for your next vacation. There are so many options and so many beautiful places that you have to see. If you are in the mood for sunny beaches, then you should head to Sydney or to the Maldives. On the other hand, if you want history and culture, then Rome or Santorini could be the best place for you. Where do you want to go for your next vacation, then?