A Complete List of Popular Vacation Destinations in the World

List of Popular Vacation Destinations in the World
From Australia to America, there are too many places that rank on a traveler's agenda. This Vacayholics post includes a list of popular vacation destinations to visit in each continent of the world.
Vacayholics Staff
Last Updated: Jun 7, 2018
Macau City Skyline At Night
So many beautiful places to see, and just one lifetime―it seems a bit unfair to those who have been bitten by the travel bug. Traveling is a passion that can really get out of control for many, seeing as our beautiful planet has so much to offer.
In this post, we're listing places that are a must-visit, owing to their history, cultural value, scenic beauty, or recreation options. So, if you're wondering about your next holiday destination, just pick one out of the many listed here.
Asia
Asia, the world's largest continent, encompasses some of the world's fastest growing economies. More than half of the world's population resides in Asia, a continent of diverse cultures.
Jokhang Buddhist Temple Lhasa Tibet
  • Beijing, China
Liberation Monument Peoples Square Lhasa
  • Lhasa, Tibet
Church Of Mary Immaculate Conception Goa
  • Goa, India
Halong Bay Vietnam
  • Halong Bay, Vietnam
Majestic Jainist Temple At Ranakpur Rajasthan
  • Udaipur, India
Bali Water Temple Pura Ulun Danu
  • Bali, Indonesia
  • Shanghai, China
  • Kyoto, Japan
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Malaysia
  • Luang Prabang, Laos
  • Manila, The Philippines
  • Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Yangon, Myanmar
  • Hong Kong
  • Seoul, South Korea
  • The Maldives
Africa
If you're in Africa, you will first be in awe of the culture of Africa and its magnificent land, deserts and amazing landscape, not to mention the diverse wildlife. Do visit some of these top vacation spots in the Africa.
Giza Pyramids And Sphinx In Cairo
  • Egypt
Okavango Delta
  • Okavango Delta, Botswana
Victoria Falls
  • Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe & Zambia
  • Garden Route, South Africa
  • The Seychelles, Indian Ocean
  • Madagascar, Indian Ocean
  • The Great Rift Valley, East Africa
  • Serengeti/Masai Mara National Park, Tanzania/Kenya
  • The Great Dunes, Namibia
  • Marrakech, Morocco
Northern America
Northern America is home to some of the most beautiful summer vacation spots; we're listing the most popular ones here:
  • Walt Disney World - Orlando, Florida
  • San Francisco
  • Los Angeles
  • Chicago
  • Washington DC
  • Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
  • Edmonton, Canada
  • Toronto, Canada
  • Quebec City, Canada
New York
  • New York City
Las Vegas
  • Las Vegas
Mount Hayes In Alaska
  • Alaska
South America
South America is hot and sunny but offers some of the most marvelous places to visit. The continent is home to some of the most enthralling vacations spots in the world.
Aerial View Of Rainforest In Brazil
  • Amazon Rainforest, Brazil
Obelisco De Buenos Aires
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
Machu Picchu, Peru
  • Machu Picchu, Peru
  • Galápagos Islands, Ecuador
  • Rio de Janerio, Brazil
  • Cartagena, Colombia
  • Kaieteur Falls, Guyana
  • San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
  • Santiago, Chile
  • La Paz, Bolivia
Europe
Europe is a backpacker's ultimate dream. Here are some of the most beautiful European vacation spots:
  • Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Venice, Italy
  • Istanbul, Turkey
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Athens, Greece
  • Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The Velodrome Olympic Park London
  • London, United Kingdom
Place Des Vosges Paris
  • Paris, France
Cityscape Of Dublin Ireland
  • Dublin, Ireland
Rome Italy
  • Rome, Italy
Australasia
The smallest continent of the world, Australasia comprises Australia and New Zealand, along with some Pacific Islands. The region known for its unique landscape. It is also home to some of the most romantic getaways in the world.
Luna Park St Kilda
  • Melbourne, Australia
Sydney Harbor
  • Sydney, Australia
Twelve Apostles
  • The Twelve Apostles, Australia
  • Canberra, Australia
  • Uluru, Australia
  • The Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  • Adelaide, Australia
  • Tasmania, Australia
  • Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
  • Milford Sound, New Zealand
Antarctica
Owing to the harsh climate, most visitors to Antarctica include scientists and researchers. However, some spots that are very popular among those who go on Antarctic expeditions are:
  • Hope Bay
  • Paradise Bay
  • Wiencke Island
  • King George Island, South Shetland Islands
  • Livington Island
  • Deception Island
Lemaire Channel
  • Lemaire Channel
Choose any of these places and be ready to experience life at its fullest. Happy traveling!