If you have not yet set yourself off to travel this year, this list will help you decide as to which places on earth will really fill your eyes with wonder and amazement, especially these top 10 tourist destinations in 2012. To all globe-trotters, this is the best opportunity to seek for lovely destinations that you have never been to. They are ranked based on the number of visitors, comments given by the tourists, and other positive feedback as you lay your plan for a perfect vacation and getaway with your loved ones and friends. This is a much needed break that you needed wherein you’ll get pleasure seeing new regions, discovering culture, and wide arrays spots. Some of the spots that you could see and find in this list are also included in 2011 tourist guide.
10. Atlantic Canada
This is not just an important tourist destination for this year, but it is also an immigration destination which has increased tremendously since 2008. In fact, for this year, CNN has chosen this one of the travel destinations because of the diverse galleries, museums, cultural activities, festivals, and other captivating places which are historical and have well-preserved natural beauty. You could find Bay of Fundy, Cape Breton Island, Prince Edward Island, and other provinces.
It is known for its harbor, sunny and wonderful beaches. It has a wonderful climate that some people would like to migrate and stay in this place permanently. It has a cozy atmosphere which invites freedom, vibrancy, and coolness. It’s the place for physical and outdoor activities. This is where you could find the beauty of the national parks, iconic beaches, and colonial architecture.
When it comes to greenest and lovely views of the garden, flowers, field of tulips, and horticultural expo which is done every 10 years, Netherlands is the perfect city that defines vibrancy. Discover places like Amsterdam, Haarlem, Delft, Groningen city, Den Haag, and other splendid parks, coastlines, lakes, and islands.
It has been consistent in offering the old and contemporary architectures especially that this is the center of Christians across the globe. It has oozing vicinities, stations, and sceneries where people could freely stroll, enjoy the sunlight, and sup lunch outside. If you have traffic, it’s the place where you could feel the spirit of calmness, and let you feel that you are just having a long vacation from a peaceful place like Rome. Discover the Ancient Rome, attend their masses, get to know their priests, and these are all found in the Vatican City of Rome.
6. Las Vegas
It is included in the top 50 destinations for 2012 by one of the travel blog websites. This is an ideal place for lovers, couples, and all honeymooners since it’s very stylish and idyllic for all lovey-dovey plans. No wonder, it is called as a city of love on earth where you could enjoy the premier destinations for fashion, jewelry, and other recommended attractions that will fill your heart with love, and gladness.
Nothing beats romanticisms that Paris possesses. In fact, most of the couple who would want to express their love even more to their spouses, and fiancées visits this place to reaffirm that affection. The best place here is the Eiffel Tower where most of the couples go where they shout out their love. It’s the best spot for wonderful architecture, food, and of course fashion. Some of the destinations that you should not miss aside from Eiffel Tower are Luxembourg Gardens, Musee du Louvre, Musee d’Orsay, Palais Garnier – Opera National de Paris, Sainte-Chapelle, Notre Dame Cathedral, and other culinary cuisines.
It is popularly known as Burma which is popular for Pagodas and temples which is situated in the Southeast Asia. It has extraordinary and authentic places that tourists would love. The people here are very welcoming, hospitable, and sweet which is one of the reasons why it is included in this list of tourist destinations. It has an extraordinary description of natural habitation, and spots like the Inle Lake, Bagan, Thanlyin & Kyauktan, Twante, Golden Rock & a lot of exciting havens.
3. World of Maya
Amidst the old places, cities, and museums which are built in various countries in the world, the World of Maya has maintained the ancient civilization surroundings and structures. If you are enthusiasts of historical stuff like ruins, artifacts, pyramid, valleys, and mountains, definitely you would feel like you are on the top of the world when you get into this place. You could explore as well nearby places like Mexico, Comitan, Itza, Tulum, and other rarest journeys that you could experience in your life.
Aside from the fact that England is the hosting country for Olympics 2012 which is being held in London, there are more to discover in this monarchy center of the world. This year as well marks the celebration of the 60th year of Queen Elizabeth of being on the throne. There would be a river pageant, concert at Buckingham Palace, and of course the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens. People might think that this is one of the expensive places on earth, but you could still find affordable hotels, and restaurants that will keep your excitement as you stay and move around in England. England is known for museums, aquariums, abbeys, castles, festivals, and other heritage parks which are prehistoric and educational.
1. New York
It is the largest and busiest cities in the world. In fact, it is the number one destination last year, and it’s the top choice again for 2012 tourist destination. It has Times Square, Empire State Building, Central Park, and the Met. Like London, it is also filled with Museums, famous buildings, parks, landmark, parks, and festivals. In fact, there are about 47 million visits from foreigners and localities each year. You could also enjoy their cruises, rides, and tours, shopping, theater, leisure, and lovely places where you could relax and eat.