While you may be satisfied visiting grandma in Florida for every vacation, there are a lot of people who like to explore other parts of the U.S. and the rest of the world, and thanks to a new report, we now know the most popular destinations out there.
- TripAdvisor has just come out with their annual Travelers' Choice awards for destinations,
- They’ve split destinations into two categories:
- Trending - locations that saw the biggest increase in positive reviews, booking interest and searches.
- Emerging – destinations that travelers have started saving to their Trips section on the site, indicating they are about to become hotspots.
So, which destinations have made this year's lists?
- Well, the top Trending destination in the U.S. is Key Largo, Florida.
- The top Emerging destination in the world is Kaliningrad, Russia, between the Baltic Sea, Poland and Lithuania.
- The only U.S. destination to make it on the Emerging list is Tulsa, Oklahoma, which lands at 13.
Top 10 Travelers’ Choice Trending Destinations – U.S.
- Key Largo, FL
- Moab, UT
- Anna Maria Island, FL
- Santa Barbara, CA
- Brooklyn, NY
- Saint Louis, MO
- Park City, UT
- Fairbanks, AK
- Healdsburg, CA
- Colorado Springs, CO
Top 10 Emerging Destinations in the World
- Kaliningrad, Russia
- Saranda, Albania
- Beirut, Lebanon
- Luxor, Egypt
- Naoussa, Greece
- Rugen Island, Germany
- Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam
- Monopoli, Italy
- La Paz, Mexico
- Curaçao, Caribbean