Lonely Planet's Best in Travel

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The gorgeous natural landscape of Vancouver, the eclectic vibes surging through Denver, the historic ruins of Cairo- Lonely Planet has selected some of the most awe-inspiring destinations for their Best in Travel list. Explore their top picks of destinations for some future vacay inspo.

Denver, Dubai, Vancouver, Kochi, La Paz, Bonn, Galway, Cairo, Washington D.C., Salzburg

  • Denver, United States

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      Denver, Colorado is a must-visit destination for outdoor enthusiasts, culture lovers and foodies alike, according to Lonely Planet's Best in Travel. The city offers stunning views of the Rocky Mountains and access to world-class skiing and hiking, as well as a thriving arts and music scene. Don't miss trying the craft beer and farm-to-table cuisine for a taste of Denver's distinct identity.

  • Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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      Dubai is a dynamic metropolis in the United Arab Emirates, known for its towering skyscrapers, luxurious shopping destinations, and world-renowned cuisine. Visitors can experience the city's rich culture through its traditional souks, camel rides, and desert safaris. The city also boasts modern architectural marvels such as the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, and the Dubai Mall, one of the world's largest shopping centers.

  • Vancouver in Vancouver, Canada

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      Ranked as the third best city in the world to visit by Lonely Planet's Best in Travel, Vancouver boasts incredible natural beauty, a thriving food and drink scene, and a diverse cultural experience. Visitors can explore the city's lush parks, cycle along the seawall, and indulge in fresh seafood and craft beer. From the trendy downtown district to the surrounding mountains and forests, Vancouver offers a memorable vacation for every type of traveler.

  • Kochi, India

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      Kochi, located in the southern state of Kerala, is a fascinating blend of historic landmarks, picturesque waterways, and multilayered cultural influences. This city is famous for its stunning colonial architecture, tranquil backwaters, fresh seafood and a thriving art scene. As one of Lonely Planet's Best in Travel, Kochi is not to be missed by anyone seeking a unique and enriching travel experience.

  • La Paz, Bolivia

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      La Paz, the administrative capital of Bolivia and the seat of government, is a captivating city known for its colorful markets, lively nightlife, and rich multicultural heritage. Nestled in the heart of the Bolivian Andes, this high-altitude metropolis offers visitors a unique blend of traditional Andean culture and modern cosmopolitan flair, making it one of the top destinations in Lonely Planet's Best in Travel list. Whether you’re exploring the vibrant streets of the downtown area or soaking up the stunning vistas from Mount Illimani, La Paz is sure to leave a lasting impression on travelers of all ages and backgrounds.

  • Bonn, Germany

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      Bonn, the former capital of West Germany, is a charming city nestled along the Rhine River in North Rhine-Westphalia. Home to a wealth of museums, cultural institutions, and parks, Bonn is an exciting destination for travelers seeking history, architecture, and natural beauty. Visitors can explore the picturesque old town, stroll along the waterfront promenade, or visit the birthplace of Beethoven, one of the city's most famous sons.

  • Galway in Galway, Ireland

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      Galway, County Galway is a lively city with a rich history and a vibrant arts scene. Visitors can explore the quaint cobblestone streets, enjoy traditional Irish music in a pub, or attend one of the many festivals held throughout the year. With stunning natural beauty, including the Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands nearby, Galway is a must-see destination in Ireland.

  • Cairo in Cairo, Egypt

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      Cairo, the bustling capital of Egypt, is a city of ancient wonders and modern marvels. From the awe-inspiring pyramids of Giza to the medieval markets of Khan El-Khalili, there is no shortage of sights to see and experiences to be had. As one of Lonely Planet's Best in Travel destinations, visitors to Cairo can expect a vibrant cultural scene, world-class cuisine, and warm hospitality from the friendly locals.

  • Washington D.C. in Washington, United States

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      Washington D.C. is a city of political powerhouses, museums, and beautiful parks. Visitors can explore the historic landmarks of American democracy, such as the White House and Capitol Hill, or wander through the stunning National Mall. With its rich history and diverse neighborhoods, Washington D.C. is a must-see destination on any traveler's list.

  • Salzburg in Salzburg, Austria

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      Salzburg, Austria is a breathtakingly beautiful city that is steeped in history and culture. Its magnificent architecture, stunning Alpine backdrop, and charming streets lined with cafes, bars, and boutiques make it a popular destination for travelers seeking a European getaway. Visitors to Salzburg can experience the birthplace of Mozart, stroll through the iconic Mirabell Palace Gardens, and explore the vibrant Old Town, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.