Which country is the best to travel to? The options are endless and vary from person to person. Do you prefer to experience great nightlife in the hottest cities, or would you rather explore lush landscapes and the wonders of nature? Help travelers determine which nation is the greatest vacation destination by voting on this list. From American sites to the richly historic landscapes of Europe and Asia, the world is full of great countries to visit and explore.
The European nations have been popular travel destinations for decades. With rich culture, delicious cuisines, and some of the world's greatest museums, France, Germany and Spain are places that everyone should experience. Russia is the largest country in the world and offers exciting opportunities for every traveler. The Kremlin in Moscow is one of the most interesting sites that visitors could hope to take in.
Thrifty travelers have more options than ever in 2015. South Korea is becoming an affordable vacation destination for sportsmen and adventure lovers. The Asian nation offers challenging hikes, green golf courses and ocean waters for fishing. Mexico has beautiful all-inclusive resorts that provide vacationers beach front views for a bargain.What country is your favorite to travel to? Vote on this list and share your favorite travel destinations in the comments section.
- 1,988753Italy is an entire country of picturesque towns, landmarks, and countrysides worth visiting. It's known for its grand architetureal achievements, its famous art and literature, food, and operas.
- 1,379603Because New Zealand was geographically isolate for 80 million years, it was able to harvest unique flora and fauna that are still prevalent on the islands today. There are more penguin species living in New Zealand than any other country today.
- 1,602698Greece has the 11th longest coastline in the world, lending itself to some of the most beautiful beaches. Its rich history of the Greek and Ottoman empires has left behind 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites that tourists travel from all over the world to see, including the Parthenon and the White Tower of Thessaloniki.
- 1,140548Iceland has many active volcanoes and lava flows, as well as several geysers throughout the country. It also has three national parks.
- 903420Peru is most famous for its ancient ruins, Machu Picchu, which sits high up in the Andes mountains and is the most iconic image of the Incan civilization.
- 1,276586Netherlands is known as being one of the most liberal countries in the world. It's iconic windmills, tulip fields, and hundreds of national parks make for lovely landscapes and breathtaking views.
- 1,219500Turkey is the 6th most visited place in the world, making much of its economy dependent on it. It has 11 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the archeological site of the historic city, Troy.
- 969430Tourists flock to Mexico for its ancient temples and pyramids, world renowned museums and fantastic beaches and ecotourism. It's known for its laid-back culture and party atmosphere.
- 1,085534Prague, the capital of Czech Republic, is the 6th most visited city in Europe, and is considered to be quite safe to walk around in, even at night. The country is known for its puppetry and marionette museums, as well as the several puppet festivals that happen throughout the year.
- 1,383717Because of the Swiss Alps covering much of the country, Switzerland is a popular destination for skiing, hiking, and mountain biking. Folk art is also kept alive by many organizations in Switzerland, displaying their alpine symbolism through music, art, and dance, including yodeling.
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- 811400Many tourists come to Chile to ski and to visit its national parks, including its volcanoes. In the summer, its beach resorts are also popular.
- 1,214645Recognized as a megadiverse country, Australia has much to offer in terms of tourism. It has 16 natural World Heritage Sites, including the Great Barrier Reef, Shark Bay, and the Gold Coast.
- 748367Costa Rica is one of the most popular tourist destination in Central America because of its vast wildlife and relaxing beaches. Pura Vida, the pure life or the good life, is a well-known phrase associated with Costa Ricans and Costa Rican culture.
- 1,263657Austria is famous for its classical music, as some of the most famous composers were born there, such as Mozart and Beethoven. It also has one of the most multicultural cuisines in Europe, bringing a wide variety and depth to its cuisine. Some of their most famous dishes are strudel, wiener schnitzel, and wheat beer.