100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime
With spring tantalizingly close, our minds are starting to drift toward vacation.
And if you’re stuck in front of a computer all day, then yours probably is, too. We’ve updated our bucket list of travel destinations to include reader suggestions and 2015’s travel hotspots. From eating pizza in Naples to sleeping in a luxurious overwater bungalow in the Maldives, these are the 100 trips everyone should take in their lifetime.
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Get splashed under Iguazu Falls, one of the world’s widest waterfalls, which borders Brazil and Argentina.
Snap the ultimate tourist shot at the Grand Canyon in Arizona.
Bathe in a cenote (a deep natural sinkhole) in the Yucatán, Mexico.
Feed swimming pigs in Exuma, in the Bahamas.
Watch the sun set over the Mediterranean Sea from Santorini, one of the most beautiful Greek islands.
Taste some of the best pizza in the world in Naples, Italy.
Bungee jump in Queenstown, New Zealand, the “adventure capital of the world.”
Walk along the Walls of Dubrovnik, which have protected the Croatian city since the 7th century.
Sample street food — satay, laksa, char kueh teow, to name a few dishes — at a hawker center in Penang, Malaysia.
Cruise the Las Vegas Strip.
Party in the edgy underground clubs of Berlin, Germany.
Stay at the luxurious Oberoi Udaivilas in Udaipur, India, which we named the best hotel in the world.
Float in the Dead Sea in Israel.
Check out the Art Deco architecture in South Beach, Miami.
Spend a night cozied up in an ice hotel, like the Ice Hotel Romania in the Fagaras Mountains near Bucharest.
See the reflection of the spectacular Rocky Mountains in Moraine Lake at Banff National Park, Canada.
Stare into the so-called “Door to Hell,” a burning natural gas field, in Derweze, Turkmenistan.
Feast on a giant porterhouse steak with friends at Peter Luger Steakhouse in Brooklyn, New York.
Admire Frank Gehry’s twisting, undulating architecture at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain.
Dive with whale sharks and manta rays off the coast of Mozambique.
Stroll along the banks of the Seine river in Paris.
Go diving in Australia’s UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Great Barrier Reef.
Experience the Lunar New Year celebrations in China.
Trek to the Salar de Uyuni, the massive salt flat in Bolivia.
Take in the view from the observation deck of Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building.
Eat at Noma in Copenhagen, the best restaurant in the world.
View the colorful, ramshackle homes built into the cliffs of Valparaíso, Chile.
Taste traditional Pho from Ha Noi, Vietnam.
Explore the streets of Petra, an ancient rock city in Jordan.
Step onto the floating islands of Lake Titicaca in South America, which are still inhabited by the indigenous Uros people.
Picnic in Antoni Gaudí’s surreal Park Güell in Barcelona, Spain.
Amble through the old Spanish Colonial streets of Cartagena, Colombia.
Climb to the top of Huayna Picchu for a bird’s-eye view of Machu Picchu.
Float in the sky-high infinity pool atop the Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore.
Drive up to the summit of Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawaii and watch the stars come out.
Check out the megayacht-filled Port de Monaco, where billionaires go to play.
Experience Moroccan hospitality at a riad or hotel, like the Palais Namaskar in Marrakech.
Swim to the private beach of Morakot Cave in Koh Mook, Thailand.
Share a beer at the Lazy Lizard at the Split, a laid-back beach bar in Caye Caulker, Belize.
Stand in awe of the Aurora Borealis from Lapland, in northern Finland.
Have a beer in the beautiful Market Square of Krakow, Poland.
Explore the ruins of Tikal, an ancient city hidden in the Guatemalan jungle.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin, Ireland.
Play a hand of blackjack in one of Macau’s enormous casinos.
Ogle the gorgeous colors of the thermal pools in Yellowstone National Park.
Go on a gorilla trek in Rwanda.
Spend a night at Richard Branson’s ultra-luxurious Caribbean retreat, Necker Island.
Sunbathe in Hainan, China.
Ride a gondola between Canada’s breathtaking Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains.
Take a helicopter ride around New York City for the ultimate view of the skyline.
Drive through the Australian Outback.
Take afternoon tea at Brown’s Hotel or another upscale tea room in London.
Pose with the massive statue of Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado Mountain in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Go on safari in Botswana, where you can see all types of wildlife.
Hit the slopes at Niseko, in northern Japan, known for some of the best powder on the planet.
Breathe in the fresh air at Mt. Everest in the Himalayas.
Take an architectural tour of Chicago by boat.
Play a round of golf in St. Andrews, Scotland.
Take a tasting tour through Franschhoek, one of South Africa’s best-known winemaking regions.
Admire the dreamy Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque and the other historic mosques in Isfahan, Iran.
Drive along California’s Pacific Coast Highway, and admire the incredible views of the Pacific Ocean.
Eat Baja-style fish tacos in Baja California Sur, Mexico.
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