Stop what you’re doing and listen here. I’ll tell you the best places to go far and near. But don’t just take my words for it because I’ve compiled this list from all other lists. I even added my own top 16 for which this comprehensive destination tally consists. Using all the sources listed at the end of this post, I counted the destinations common to them all. Then the ones that got the most “votes” made it on this honorary 2016 top destinations wall. If you’re an enginerd like me, you’ll appreciate the data collections. If you hate stats, then just feast your eyes on these delectable picture selections.
Giant picture of the data that’ll hurt your eyes
An even bigger picture that shows the results
AND THE FINAL RESULTS ARE:
1. US National Parks
US National Parks top this year’s best destinations as it is the centennial of the National Parks founding – so go out there and explore these places astounding.
With sunshine aplenty, there’s no shortage of outdoor activities for you to enjoy.
With relations between Cuba and America opened, now’s the time to see Cuba!
Love is in the air, and so is the aroma of fresh French baguettes and wine.
Cherry blossoms, sushi, and everything in between – what else can you ask for?
Beautiful coastline and beautiful people.
Great Wall, Beijing, Kung-Fu, and Chinese food.
Get lei’d. ‘Nough sei’d.
The birthplace of the gelato I hope – they have some good wine and olive oil too.
The Queen lives there – or something like that.
Culture, sights and sounds that’ll overwhelm your senses.
NorCal versus SoCal – let the debate begin!
14. New York
New York is more than just the Big Apple, you jerks – there are also small apples.
15. South Africa
Let’s forget about the vuvuzelas okay?
Nature surrounds us all!
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Travel on my friends!
Links where you can find the various media outlets’ rankings: