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Best Places to Visit This Year

U.S. News & World Report has released its annual rankings of “Best Places to Visit” for the world, US and more. The 2023-2024 rankings aim to help travelers find the best place for their next trip.

Paris takes the top spot in the new ranking. The magnetic City of Light is a perennial tourist destination with quaint cafes and Haussmann architecture which give Paris its timeless beauty.

Bora Bora comes in at No. 2, thanks to its beautiful beaches, lush jungles, and luxurious resorts, while Glacier National Park ranks No. 3.

Glacier National Park in Montana takes the No. 1 spot in the Best Places to Visit in the USA ranking for the first time. According to U.S. News, the park stands out for offering some of the most majestic landscapes in the U.S. and it has several challenging hikes and exceptional wildlife viewing opportunities. Maui, Hawaii, which moved up two spots to No. 2, offers something for everyone, from relaxing on the beach to zip lining and taking in the many sights. Rounding out the top three in the country is Grand Canyon National Park, known for its inspiring views and scenic whitewater rafting routes.

The Turks and Caicos Islands hold on to the No. 1 spot for Best Places to Visit in the Caribbean for having some of the most beautiful beaches, offering one of the largest barrier reef systems in the world and providing maximum comfort in a tropical setting. St. Lucia remains at No. 2, known for its towering volcanic peaks and upscale resorts, while the British Virgin Islands round out the top three.

Check out some of the ranking below, and also visit US News for more details.

World’s Best Places to Visit

  1. Paris
  2. Bora Bora
  3. Glacier National Park
  4. Rome
  5. Swiss Alps

Best Places to Visit in USA

  1. Glacier National Park, Montana
  2. Maui, Hawaii
  3. Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
  4. Honolulu – Oahu, Hawaii
  5. Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Best Places to Visit in the Caribbean

  1. Turks and Caicos Islands
  2. St. Lucia
  3. British Virgin Islands
  4. U.S. Virgin Islands
  5. St. Vincent & The Grenadines

Best Small Towns to Visit in the USA

  1. Bar Harbor, Maine
  2. Telluride, Colorado
  3. Monterey, California
  4. Nantucket, Massachusetts
  5. Jackson Hole, Wyoming
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