I’ve left no stone unturned to find Top 10 Travel Destinations for 2020 for family travel. Some destinations make my list because I believe that they’ll be a good value in 2020. While others make the list because they’re destinations that are still under the radar…at least for now!
If you haven’t planned your 2020 family holidays yet, there is a quiz at the end of the post. Take it to get insight into your family’s travel personality!
Here are my Top 10 Travel Destinations for 2020. They’re listed in no particular order.
Situated on America’s North Atlantic Coast, this capital city of Guyana is culturally connected to the English-speaking Caribbean region. Georgetown is by far Guyana’s biggest city and a place all visitors will spend at least some of their time.
There’s little to see beyond a smattering of museums, churches, and colonial curiosities Georgetown is no backwater, and its restaurants and nightlife reflect that, lending a distinctly cosmopolitan edge to the general chaos of a modern Guyanese city. Click here to find out what you can do!
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Located along the coast of the Indian Ocean, Dar es Salaam is the largest city in Tanzania and home to a wide range of people and cultures. Known for its beaches, islands, seafood, and music, the city is brimming with a variety of activities for every type of tourist.
Dar es Salaam’s architecture is a mixture of African, Arab, Indian and German. Despite its notorious traffic jams, the city has managed to maintain a low-key, down-to-earth feel.
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Palawan Islands, Philippines
Palawan is the largest island in the Palawan Province, in Western Philippines. The capital Puerto Princesa is known for the biodiverse Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, where boats run along an underground river through vast caves. Head farther out in the Sulu Sea, Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park has reefs teeming with marine life.
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Straddling the glacier-fed Lakes Thun and Brienz and capped by the pearly white peaks of Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau, the town is the gateway to Switzerland’s fabled Jungfrau region and the country’s hottest adventure destination bar none.
If the touristy town itself leaves you cold, the mountains on its doorstep will blow your mind, particularly if you’re abseiling waterfalls, thrashing white water or gliding soundlessly above 4000m summits.
Related Post – Best Road Trip: A Two Week Switzerland Itinerary
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Reykjavik is the largest city in Iceland. The capital of the country, this southwestern city sits right on the water. Reykjavik is the most northerly capital and combines colorful buildings, quirky, creative people, eye-popping design, wild nightlife, and a capricious soul.
The food isn’t too bad either – just check out this post from Iuliya Wong about Best Things & Places to Eat in Reykjavik
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Darwin is the capital of Australia’s Northern Territory and a former frontier outpost. It’s also a gateway to massive Kakadu National Park. Its popular waterfront area has several beaches and green areas like Bicentennial Park.
Also near the water is the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, displaying Southeast Asian and Pacific art, plus a pearling lugger and other seafaring vessels.
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Buenos Aires, Argentina is the perfect winter sun holiday destination you are looking for! There is always something happening here – football, music, and indulging in fine steak and wine! This exuberant capital city has something fun for everyone.
For a megalopolis, Buenos Aires is remarkably child-friendly. On sunny weekends Palermo’s parks bustle with families taking walks and picnicking, while shopping malls fill with strollers. Museums and theme parks are also popular destinations.
Related Post – 8 Things to do in Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Shillong is a hill station in northeast India and the capital of the state of Meghalaya. It’s known for the manicured gardens at Lady Hydari Park. Nearby, Ward’s Lake is surrounded by walking trails. North, the Don Bosco Centre for Indigenous
Cultures features displays on the region’s native people. Waterfalls include the Elephant Falls to the southwest. East of here, forested Shillong Peak offers city views.
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s busy capital, sits at the junction of the Mekong and Tonlé Sap rivers. It was a hub for both the Khmer Empire and French colonialists.
On its walkable riverfront, lined with parks, restaurants, and bars, are the ornate Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, and the National Museum, displaying artifacts from around the country. At the city’s heart is the massive, art deco, Central Market
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Castries, St Lucia
St. Lucia is no ordinary island. For hundreds of years, this bubbling, brooding volcanic mass of an island has been a melting pot of cultures. Her landscape is as diverse as her heritage – beaches, jungles, and mountains whisper echoes of her colorful pirate history and colonial past.
Related Post – 20 Best Things to do in St. Lucia
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