Need inspiration for your next travel destination? National Geographic has you covered.
The “Best of the World 2023” list, unveiled on Wednesday, highlights 25 must-see destinations, near and far, from craft breweries in Busan, South Korea, to the world’s densest nesting area for leatherback turtles in Trinidad and Tobago.
Created in close collaboration with NatGeo’s team of travel experts and international editors, “Best of the World” delves “deeper into places around the world that offer experiences that are unique and beneficial for locals and travelers alike.” , said Amy Alipio, senior editor at National Geographic Travel.
“We’ve also worked hard to offer lesser-known gems on the list, as well as inspiring alternatives to more crowded destinations (think Choquequirao vs. Machu Picchu in Peru),” Alipio said in a statement.
National Geographic groups the list into five categories: familyeducational trips for all generations; adventureexciting activities in stunning locations; Cultureexplorations of history and heritage; Nature, flees to wild, beautiful places; and the newcomers communityHealing Journeys, Community Preservation, Giving Back, Sustainable Places and more.
Among inland destinations, Utah stands out for its rugged landscape, and Milwaukee is known for its revitalized warehouse district, the Historic Third Ward.
Those craving international adventure should consider the Greek island of Karpathos, a growing center of ecotourism, or Egypt with its well-preserved 4,300-year-old Tomb of Khuwy.
National Geographic’s “Best of the World 2023” list
- Via Appia, Italy
- Busan, South Korea
- Longmen Grottoes, Henan Province, China
- Charleston, South Carolina
- Scottish Highlands
- Big Bend National Park, Texas
- New Zealand
- Choquequirao, Peru
- Austrian Alps
- Revillagigedo National Park, Mexico
- Dodecanese Islands, Greece
- Milwaukee, Wisconsin
- Alberta, Canada
- Trinidad and Tobago
- San Francisco, California
- Manchester, UK
Learn more about the 2023 Best of the World list online at NatGeo.com/BestOfTheWorld.
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