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Although most Americans aren’t able to travel internationally just yet, that hasn’t stopped them from researching global destinations they want to visit once the coronavirus pandemic subsides.
According to TripAdvisor, people have been busy planning their next vacation, looking at locations close to home and further afield, as they dream of packing their suitcases and taking a much-needed dream getaway – and have found ten destinations that travel-starved vacationers want to visit.
TripAdvisor’s ‘Top Ten Emerging Destinations in the World’ showcases the spots with the greatest year-over-year increase in “saves” on TripAdvisor around the world. According to TripAdvisor, these emerging destinations are different in that they are places people are dreaming of while stuck at home – and where they may go next.
The ‘Top Ten Emerging Destinations in the World’ according to TripAdvisor are:
Located in the Caribbean, the island of Martinique exudes a distinctive French air, whilst incorporating a West Indies vibe with beautiful sandy beaches and turquoise waters.
2. Panama City Beach, Florida, USA
With over 27 miles of sandy beaches and practically year-round sunshine, Panama City Beach isn’t just for Spring Breakers anymore! The area is a firm favorite for those looking for a beach getaway at an affordable price.
3. Armacao dos Buzios, Brazil
With more than twenty beaches, a plethora of clubs and boutiques, and some amazing surf, Armacao dos Buzios offers something for every traveler.
4. Holbox Island, Mexico
Located near the Yucatan Peninsula, Holbox Island is a draw for bird watchers, whale and shark viewing, and kite surfers – thanks to its shallow, sandy waters.
5. St. Ives, Cornwall, United Kingdom
A tropical feel in the UK? St. Ives, which is located in the picturesque county of Cornwall offers that and so much more. A haven for artists, St. Ives is renowned for its art galleries, fabulous restaurants, and quaint seaside vibe.
6. Mazatlan, Mexico
If you’re looking for a beach resort with a lively entertainment scene, Mazatlan is for you! Located along the Pacific shoreline, Mazatlan is also renowned for its big-game fishing.
7. Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Colorado Springs offers something for everyone in the family from extreme sports to golfing, the area also offers gourmet dining and fabulous art galleries.
8. Shoalhaven, Australia
Located in New South Wales, Australia, Shoalhaven is a draw for surfers and people looking to reconnect with nature thanks to its myriad of outdoor trails.
9. Wroclaw, Poland
The Polish city of Wroclaw is renowned for its gorgeous architecture, which includes the central square that is lined by colorful buildings and is the perfect city escape to experience modern life combined with medieval history.
10. Mudgee, Australia
Located in Australia’s New South Wales, Mudgee was once a Gold Rush town and is full of Aussie history. It’s a draw for outdoor enthusiasts, especially mountain bikers who will appreciate all of the surrounding trails.