Embrace the wisdom of the the world’s most traveled people by adding the world’s 10 most visited tourist destinations to the itineraries of your next vacation. Check out the list below, plan your next holiday and find the cheapest and best flights from Expedia-powered flights.com to make your travel dream a reality.
The 10 Most Visited Places In The World
There are so many wonderful adventures, urban holidays, beach holidays, wilderness camps and other experiences you can have when you travel the world, that it is difficult to come up with a list like this. However, reports from government agencies, reputable media, reports from the travel industry and other resources help give an idea of the places people are visiting the most. Here is a collation of some of these data, in the form of cities or regions that have been most visited in recent years.
10. Nassau, Bahamas
This capital of the Bahamas attracts millions of US tourists a year, offering picture postcard beaches, lazy seaside resorts, plenty of historic attractions and charming natural getaways. When you’re not lounging on Bahamas’ beaches, you can walk along the Nassau promenade of Bay Street, climb up the 65 steps of Fort Fincastle with its history of piracy, fish for marlins and tuna or enjoy high life at Graycliff Manor.
Flights.com offers many deals from US cities like Orlando to Nassau.
9. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
If you’re looking for inexpensive beach holidays, book a return journey to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic (flights are available from many major US cities). Visit Bavaro Beach, the busiest in the country, enjoy a day trip to Santo Domingo’s historic attractions or swim in the lagoons below the waterfalls of the Indegenous Eyes Park. You can also surf on Macao Beach and rappel in the Cordillera Septentrional mountains if you enjoy adventures.
8. Barcelona, Spain
There are plenty of deals for Barcelona, one of the world’s most-visited cities in Spain for US travelers. When there, you must take a walk along Las Ramblas, the long and vibrant palm-lined boulevard with stores and street performers, the seaside Barceloneta neighborhood with tapas and vino bars, and genius architect Antoni Gaudi’s Park Guell and the fantastic Sagrada Familia church.
7. Montego Bay, Jamaica
Jamaica offers classic beach holidays and exclusive resorts on Montego Bay will give your some great deals. Spend your holiday “liming”
(relaxing) on Doctor’s Cave beach beach, but also be sure to snorkel in the Montego Bay Marine Park, adventure in the Dunn River Falls or get out to Port Antonio’s excellent beaches to the east of Montego Bay. Look for cheap flights to Kingston and then take an Air Jamaica or TimAir flight to Montego Bay.
6. Rome, Italy
Get direct deals to Rome from many major US cities, and see the ruins of one of the greatest empires in world history. Visit the Pantheon, the Forum the Colosseum and Vatican City for historical and religious attractions. But Rome is also a modern city, so be sure to see the MAXXI art museum and experience modern life in the neighborhoods of Ostiense and Testaccio.
5. Toronto, Canada
You can find many flights to Toronto if you’re living in the north or east of the US. Toronto, with its diverse and vibrant culture, Lake Ontario and skyscrapers is a must-visit for US travelers. Take in Kensington Market’s ethnic stores and cafes, get stunning views of the city from the CN Tower and check out the Distillery District’s excellent Canadian whiskey tours.
4. Paris, France
It’s not surprising that Paris is so popular with visitors, with its romantic Eiffel Tower and Gothic Notre Dame, the famous Latin Quarter with its famous jazz history and romantic cobblestones, the Louvre museum and the La Bastille nightlife.
3. Las Vegas Strip, United States
Not been to Sin City yet? Find a cheap flight and go check out the Las Vegas strip. Experience Hangover for yourself and take your pick of shopping arcades, casinos and interesting people-watching, especially at night.
2. Washington DC, United States
Washington DC’s Union Station gets 37 million visitors each year, and it’s not surprising why. The stunning architectural style of the station is a big draw, but so are the other attractions in this home of US
politics: marble monuments and museums, cherry blossom festivals, the Kennedy and Smithsonian Centers, its intellectual crowds and warm soul-food joints. What’s not to love?
1. New York City, United States
NYC draws people for its flashing lights, megastores, Broadway shows and the spectacle of one of the most important and vibrant cities in the world. Visit Times Square and find a seat by a cafe to watch the people go by, catch a show on Broadway, and relax in the iconic Central Park while you’re there.
This list does not claim to be comprehensive by any means. If you’re looking for more destinations beyond these, you can always do as many travelers do: scroll through the worldwide deals on flights.com and when you find an exciting offer, look up the destination. There are few places on earth you cannot have a memorable holiday in!