Top Travel Destinations for 2016

Travel company ranks cities, countries, and regions

Lonely Planet ranked Kotor, Montenegro, as the number one city to visit in 2016. (Ggia / Flickr)
Photo: Ggia / Flickr

Lonely Planet released its 2016 Best in Travel destinations on Wednesday, ranking its top choices for countries, cities, and regions. Topping the list of cities is Kotor, Montenegro, on the Balkan Peninsula, while Botswana, in southern Africa, took the top slot for countries. Outside has covered the adventure-travel beat for nearly four decades. Find our picks here.

Here’s a look at the top 10 regions:

  1. Transylvania, Romania
  2. West Iceland
  3. Valle de Vinales, Cuba
  4. Friuli’s Wine Regions, Italy
  5. Waiheke Island, New Zealand
  6. Auvergne Region, France
  7. Hawaii
  8. Bavaria, Germany
  9. Costa Verde, Brazil
  10. St. Helena, British Territories
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