It doesn’t matter if you dream of discovering ancient ruins, exploring intriguing cities, adventuring up a mountain, absorbing picture perfect views, or relaxing on a beautiful, sunny beach, there are many exciting destinations for you to choose from across the world.
If you want to keep adding to your travel bucket list every year, all you need to do is check out the following best cities to visit in 2018.
Detroit has experienced a resurgence in recent years. Young creatives have transformed the once abandoned buildings into everything from galleries and distilleries to bike shops and bars. There’s even a new hockey and basketball arena located downtown.
The city is also expected to create three brand-new parks very soon, so it’s one city that’s expected to become increasingly popular with each passing year. Find the best vacation home rentals today to book your stay.
For a city filled with cultural attractions, you’ll want to place Amsterdam at the top of your checklist. Here you can take your pick from luxurious accommodation and slick restaurants, which will ensure you have a truly enjoyable stay.
There are also plenty of things to keep you busy during your stay; for example, you can visit Anne Frank’s House, Rijksmuseum, Van Gough Museum, and the popular Dam Square. Here you can also eat street food, cycle your way past the beautiful canal, or enjoy a picnic at Vondelpark.
Not only is Labrador utterly breath-taking, but it is also home to a new national park. Akami-Uapishku-KakKasuak-Mealy Mountains National Park Reserve is located in the northern Labrador wilderness, and it’s the ideal destination for avid hikers. Also, at 4,131 square miles, it’s equivalent to the size of Jamaica.
Other notable landmarks you will not want to overlook include Gros Morne National Park, Western Brook Pond, and Corner Brook, so it’s perfect if you love to explore the great outdoors.
Vienna is easily one of the most underrated cities in Europe. In addition to an extensive classical music history, it’s also the opera capital of the continent. What’s more, it’s simple to travel from A to B across the compact city. Those who appreciate the finer things in life will certainly love Vienna, which is known for good food, good wine, and luxury accommodation.
You can also take a ride in a horse-drawn carriage or on the Wiener Riesenrad giant Ferris wheel. Despite its many fantastic attractions, such as Belvedere and Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna doesn’t experience too many tourists in comparison to other major cities.
There is no better year to visit Valletta, as it is currently celebrating its award of European Capital of Culture 2018. Expect to marvel at the melting pot of European influences, as the capital was built by the Knights of St John after the Great Siege of 1565. In celebration of its recent award, you can enjoy everything from fireworks, dance, theatre, opera, and music across the city.