Whether you're partial to a charming town in Austria or a vibrant, bustling city in Thailand, there's truly a destination for everyone. Check out our list of the best places to travel in 2020 below — and be sure to book your flights and get packing ASAP. Where will 2020 take you first?
Ireland has been named as the European Capital Of Culture for 2020. Vibrant & charming, Ireland's west coast will be a lively site for many cultural events in music, theatre, literature, and art this year. You can also enjoy a buzzing food hub as well as stunning scenery full of cobblestone streets and rocky landscapes.
British Virgin Islands
Whether you take in the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean or traverse through the picturesque green mountains across the islands, it's the perfect sun-soaked beach getaway you'll need in 2020.
Japan will be a popular destination this coming year as the 2020 Summer Olympic Games will be held in Tokyo. If you're looking to escape the crowds while still being in close proximity to the Games, the small, peaceful town of Nikko is your best bet. It's full of rich cultural history as well as beautiful mountains, national forests, and hot springs (and all of it only two hours from the bustle of Tokyo!).
Ranked the world's most visited city in 2019 for the fourth year in a row, Thailand's vibrant, booming capital city is full of both ancient and modern culture as well as an incredible street food scene. Check out the city's historic temples and take in the splendor of the Grand Palace — and don't forget to stop by the famous floating markets for the city's most delectable eats.
The summer of 2020 will see the centennial of the Salzburg Festival, which means plenty of classical music, opera, and drama from world-renowned acts in the city known as Mozart's birthplace. There will be much to explore & attend in this Austrian city full of tradition and culture due to so many special events & exhibitions taking place this year.
South Aruba, the cultural hub of San Nicholas, known as Sunrise City, is relishing a colorful and creative revival, with international and local artists adorning street walls and pop-up carnival experiences extending the happy vibes beyond the annual festivities. Aruba has offered the island to be a testing hub for other countries’ renewable energy solutions and is working to implement a ban on all single-use plastics and reef-destroying sunscreens in 2020.
Morocco serves sustainable-yet-stylish lodging, restaurants serving up seasonal produce and coastal wellness retreats mixing up yoga and surfing, and if you want to escape the crowds visit the Berber mountain villages & Atlantic beaches.