There are so many great places to travel to in 2020. If you are a savvy shopper, there are plenty of deals to be found using the various travel websites. Generally, traveling outside of peak season is a good option for saving a little. There are some destinations that are particularly popular going into 2020. Here are a few of the top.
The Dalmatian Coast of Croatia sits along the edge of the scenic Adriatic Sea. The city of Dubrovnik is a charming, medieval city with walls that hug the coastline. It is also flanked by the Dinaric Alps. The sunsets over the sea are spectacular. You can enjoy fresh seafood at some of the local restaurants. This pedestrian friendly city is a great destination for those who enjoy walking and exploring ancient European history.
San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio is steeped in American history. It was founded as a Spanish mission and colonial outpost in 1718. Today, it is the seventh most populated city in the country with a culturally vibrant and diverse downtown. Sites to visit are The Alamo and the River Walk. The River Walk is a beautifully designed 13 mile walk that meanders along the San Antonio River with Plenty of shops, restaurants, and the Arneson River Theater. San Antonio has many attractions for adults and children alike, making it a good choice for a family vacation.
Reykjavik is the farthest north capital city. The city sits along the Faxafloi Bay with an historic harbor district. Reykjavik is fairly small and easy to navigate on foot. The downtown area is buzzing with upscale shopping, museums, excellent seafood restaurants, and a lively night life. The outskirts of the city feature active volcanoes and stunning waterfalls. The iconic Blue Lagoon, a comfortable bus ride from town, is a geothermal pool that attracts hundreds of visitors a day for its healing silica deposits.
The seaside town of Porto is Portugal’s second largest city. Porto has recently gained immense popularity with foodies who are discovering the bounties of Portuguese cuisine and wine culture. Once mostly a working town, Porto has an emerging restaurant and night life scene. The charm is in the cobble stoned streets and ancient architecture. Porto is still slightly off the radar, so it isn’t overly crowded with tourists and is still affordable. The weather is spectacular in early fall.
Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah
For the outdoor enthusiasts and families, Bryce Canyon is a spectacular desert spot with rising pillars of rock formations in red, white, and orange. The skies are a clear blue and immense backdrop. The quiet can be meditative and healing. There are plenty of hiking trails to enjoy the breathtaking scenery. This is one of the best places to visit if you are trying to avoid the crowds at the Grand Canyon.