Having the opportunity to travel the world is such an incredible thing. It’s just a fact that there are so many amazing and beautiful things to see in this world, that you’ll likely never have the opportunity to see all of them.
But, when you’re really trying to get the most out of your traveling experiences, you’ve got to make time for checking out places that are off the beaten path. Sure enough, it’s amazing to check out the most popular places in the world – places like Paris, New York and Los Angeles… But, do you really always want to be surrounded by other tourists?
If you’re thinking about taking one of those latter kind of vacations, then you’re in luck. In the list that follows, we’re going to share 20 places that you need to visit before they get super popular. Each one of these locations offers something that should appeal to most world travelers, and each location is also a place that’s on the precipice of breaking big time. So, better to check them out before the crowd figures them out, right? Let’s take a look…
1. Ambergris Caye (Belize)
Home to “The Great Blue Hole”, this is likely to be the first of the destinations on this list to finally get super popular. So, act now!
Want to know a fun fact about Bangladesh? It’s home to the world’s longest uninterrupted beach. Sounds appealing, right?
3. York (United Kingdom)
While London is all well and good, it’s freaking expensive! You can get a wonderful British vacation here for a fraction of the cost.
You know about Victoria Falls, but now with recent infrastructure upgrades, this destination is easier to reach than ever before.
And, if you’re going to check out Victoria Falls, you might as well make it a point to check out the sites in Zimbabwe too.
6. Busan (South Korea)
Home to some incredible cultural attractions as well as some truly inspired musuems, there’s plenty to love here.
7. José Ignacio (Uruguay)
Quiet and only home to a few hundred people, the secrets quickly getting out on this gorgeous coastal town due to its frequent celebrity visitors.
8. Phu Quoc (Vietnam)
Vietnam is home to a burgeoning tourism industry, and this is a place where you can get an authentic experience without the other tourists crowding you out.
9. Roatan (Honduras)
If you’re looking for an under-the-radar vacation spot that offers incredible diving, this is a good bet.
10. Santa Barbara (California)
Long thought to be a sleepy coastal town, Santa Barbara is experience a renaissance that won’t go unnoticed for much longer…
While the number of tourists coming every year continues to increase, the prices have yet to catch up. That won’t be the case for much longer.
12. The Salinas Grandes (Argentina)
If you managed to check out the enormous salt flats here just after it rains, it will be a dreamlike experience for you.
13. Puglia (Italy)
This beautiful Mediterranean town offers the exact same experiences as other more popular and expensive ones…
14. Koh Rong (Cambodia)
With Thailand garnering all of the attention these days, the time is perfect to check out this gorgeous spot that’s not clogged with all the crowds.
15. Kep (Cambodia)
Just the same, you may wish to check out this other Cambodian treasure that’s known for its incredible seafood.
16. Riga (Latvia)
It’s incredibly cheap to book a vacation here, and many believe that this is currently the best-kept secret in all of Europe. You do the math!
17. Manila (Philippines)
Still flying under the radar of most travelers, the time is definitely ripe for checking out this spot.
One of the most technologically advanced cities in the world, Singapore is quickly becoming a rival to Tokyo.
19. Sofia (Bulgaria)
Sitting beneath gorgeous mountains, there’s an artistic and fun vibe to this city that won’t stay under the radar for much longer.
20. Cook Islands
Every dreams of the South Pacific vacation! Here’s a place where you can have that vacation without breaking the bank… Too much…