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Most Beautiful Places in the World to Visit in 2024

Looking for the most stunning places to visit in the world? Have you been to all of these places?

Summer is just around the corner, and though we’ve been enjoying all our local adventures, we’re also itching to take an international trip. We started doing some initial research on the top travel destinations for 2024, and we’re so excited to start planning our next trip! Where shall we go next?

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Last Updated: April 8, 2024

21 Most Beautiful Places in the World to Visit in 2024

1. Antarctica →

This is by far the most beautiful place we have visited. I was constantly in awe. At baseline, we were surrounded by stunning landscapes, but on top of that, the wildlife sightings were unreal. Can you see too many whales and penguins? We saw so many!

See More: 17 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Antarctica Travel Tips

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2. The Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands are a small group of islands in the North Atlantic. With a quickly emerging food scene and jaw-dropping coastal views, this secluded destination is becoming a favorite amongst travelers.

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3. Cuba

As relations warm up, US citizens will have fewer restrictions on visiting, and hopefully, it will continue to change. Get a glimpse into living history and miles of undeveloped coastlines, and ride in an old Oldsmobile while you still can!

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4. Chile →

Northern Chile, specifically Elqui Valley, is a destination for unmatched stargazing. But as more tourists visit, the growing infrastructure will soon cause too much light pollution.

If you’re looking for something more adventurous, check out Torres Del Paine in Southern Chilean Patagonia.

See More: Ultimate Guide to Torres Del Paine National Park Chile

5. Singapore →

Singapore is one of the cleanest cities in the world. We’ve visited a handful of times, but we always feel like there’s more to see and do.

6. Bolivia

Bolivia has recently opened its doors again, resulting in new attractions and restaurants popping up. Check out the world’s largest salt flats, Salar de Uyuni.

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7. Macedonia

The Balkan travel circuit has been picking up steam over the past few years, and Macedonia seems to be next on the list. With Alp-like hiking, beautiful monasteries, stunning lakes, and a growing food scene, it’s no question why people are visiting.

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8. St. Vincent and the Grenadines

A haven for scuba diving and snorkeling, their newly opened International Airport is sure to make this destination a favorite. Catch it before it becomes overcrowded with tourists.

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9. Zimbabwe

Most people think of political unrest when Zimbabwe is mentioned. Now that the government is stable and the tourism infrastructure is growing, you can visit and appreciate its beauty and vast wildlife.

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10. Peru →

Although we visited Cuzco and Machu Picchu a couple of years ago, we wished we had more time to explore the rest of the country. The north coast is quickly becoming a new favorite for travelers, and more attractions are opening up to help appreciate its beauty and culture.

See More: Your Ultimate Guide to Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

11. Oman

The landscapes of Oman make it one of the most beautiful places in the world. It looks nothing like their neighboring countries. The beautiful peaks, waterfalls, and dramatic coastlines bring more travelers out every year.

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12. Sri Lanka

Now that there is more stability in the country, a new generation of hotels and attractions is developing, which gives you more access to see the beauty of this country.

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13. Georgia

Georgia has the world’s longest-running unbroken wine tradition, so any wine lover should visit this country. They have numerous grape varieties, wine bars, and beautiful landscapes.

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14. Greenland

Most people visit Greenland to do some whale watching or check out the spectacular icebergs and glaciers, but the south side of Greenland also offers never-ending green pastures and great trails to hike.

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15. West Papua

Raja Ampat islands are one of the most beautiful places in the world known for snorkeling and diving, where you can see colorful fish, dolphins, and manta rays.

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16. St. Kitts

This tiny island is known for its annual music festival. With new hotel developments being built, year-round tourism is about to take off. Enjoy this luscious island before it gets too hard to book.

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17. Azerbaijan

Driven by oil, now architecture and tourism are starting to boom. Baku, specifically, is becoming the home of ancient culture blended with extreme extravagance. Stunning skyscrapers and luxury hotels bring in tourists seeking an exclusive experience.

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18. Morocco →

We recently returned from Morocco, which is full of beautiful architecture and rich culture. Marrakesh is on most people’s lists, but don’t forget to check out Fez and Chefchaouen, a town known to be painted in blue. There are amazing hotels, restaurants, and galleries without overdevelopment.

19. Taiwan

Taiwan is often overlooked as a prime destination in Asia. However, it offers so much delicious food and beautiful architecture and scenery.

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20. Haida Gwaii

This 180-mile-long archipelago off the coast of British Columbia is known for its quietness. This is the perfect location to unplug and be surrounded by untouched nature and wildlife.

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21. Namibia

Namibia is a land of contrasts, with vast deserts, towering mountains, and lush forests. Namibia is also home to various wildlife, including elephants, lions, rhinos, and giraffes. We want to visit the Namib Desert.

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22. Palau

This remote island in the Pacific Ocean has been on our list for a while. As travel becomes more accessible, more people will stop here. It’s home to unique features like a lake full of jellyfish that no longer sting (at least not to where you can feel it).

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23. Corsica

This Mediterranean island mostly draws visitors with its historic La Maison Bonaparte, but if you take the time to go inland, you will find some of the most stunning mountains and landscapes.

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Planning Checklist

How often do you go on international trips? Can you think of any other beautiful places in the world to add to this list? Have you been to any of these that weren’t worth the hype?

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Esther and Jacob are the founders of Local Adventurer, one of the top 5 travel blogs in the US. They believe that adventure can be found near and far and hope to inspire others to explore locally. They explore a new city in depth every year and currently base themselves in Las Vegas.

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