You’re probably planning for a vacation but aren’t so sure which place to visit, right?
You’re not alone, there are a lot of people like you who are craving for a vacation but are just not able to decide which place to visit. This world is HUGE – it’s obviously hard to decide the perfect holiday destination and will also require a bit of a research!
But no worries, we’ve got all the hard work done for you and have listed down the 5 cities that you just can’t afford not visiting in 2017.
All the cities listed down below are unique in their own ways and they all offer something exciting to look forward to in 2017.
Top 5 Travel Destinations of 2017
1: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Who has not heard of Dubai? It’s the city which has evolved enormously within such a short span of time. UAE, which was once just a plain desert, now has the best of everything! From the World’s Tallest Building to the beautiful man-made Islands, Dubai has everything that’s required to turn a normal holiday into a memorable and exciting one!
As if this was not just enough, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority recently announced its plans to introduce flying cars in Dubai. Who would not like to witness this truly one-of-a-kind experience? According to media reports, residents and tourists will be able to take a ride on these futuristic flying cars from July 2017 on-wards. So 2017 is just the right year to visit the city of gold, Dubai!
And that’s not it! Dubai’s also pretty famous among shopaholics. There are around 96 shopping malls across Dubai and they have all the top international brands so just start making a list of what you actually want to buy as you’re going to find a lot of good shopping deals there and it will be difficult for you to decide what to buy and what not to buy.
2: Tarragona, Spain
If you’re an avid fan of Ferrari or a sports car lover, then you will definitely regret not visiting Spain in 2017. Well this is because 2017 is the year of the launch of Ferrari Land in Spain! If you don’t know what Ferrari Land is, let us tell you that it’s an exciting new theme park by PortAventura World Parks and Resorts which is going to be launched on 7 April 2017.
PortAventura World is the perfect holiday spot for you as it has 3 amazing theme parks (which includes Ferrari Land too) which you’ll love if you’re an active and an adventurous person, 3 golf-courses and 5 themed hotels to choose from! And everything is just 60 minutes away from Barcelona so visiting the Cosmopolitan capital of Spain would be fun too. Barcelona is known for its much famed art and culture and of course, the famous football club, FC Barcelona.
3: Helsinki, Finland
2017 is the year of celebrations for Finland as the country will be completing its 100 years of independence this year and that means, the celebrations are going to be super-grand! The country will complete its 100 years of independence on 6th December 2017 but the country will shine throughout the whole year with its celebratory festivals and events!
Finland has a lot of beautiful cities but you should first visit Helsinki as it’s the capital city of Finland so the celebrations are going to be grander.
Finland currently has 39 national parks; they’ll be inaugurating their 40th National Park this year as they celebrate their 100 years of independence.
When it comes to natural beauty, Finland just doesn’t fail to impress. The leading travel guide book publisher Lonely Planet also selected Finland as the third best destination in 2017. So if you enjoy natural beauty and celebratory festivals, then you must visit Finland in 2017.
4: Muscat, Oman
Known as “The Secret Jewel on the Arabian Peninsula”, Oman is one of the most beautiful Arab countries which you must visit in 2017. It has some very picturesque beaches and beautifully structured mosques. If you have a love for natural beauty then Oman is the country you must visit in 2017. And its not just natural beauty, Oman is all set to open an alien-themed mega theme park in 2017 which will be built on the premises of Al Sawadi Beach Resort which is just 45 minutes away from the capital city, Muscat.
Named as Majarat Oman, this indoor theme park will have a classic mix of all the entertainment elements that a family wants. What else do you need? You’ll get to see some amazingly beautiful beaches, majestic deserts and also the Sultanate’s beautiful mountains which are perfect for hiking!
Oman is definitely going to be LIT this year. It’s a country where innovation meets tradition which is the reason why you must visit Oman this year!
5: Seoul, South Korea
If you’re a fan of New York’s famous High Line Park, then you should definitely go and see Seoul’s Skygarden which is scheduled to open in April, 2017. The Seoul government is basically transforming the 45 year old overpass into a city SkyGarden. This SkyGarden is basically a 938m long public park which is going to feature a lot of different trees, shrubs, flowers and along with this, the Skygarden will also have a lot cool cafes, libraries, flower shops, street markets and greenhouses too!
If this Skygarden is not enough to convince you, then let us tell you that Seoul is a pretty modern city with amazing skyscrapers and super delicious food! Seoul is also home to the World’s best bridge fountain called the Banpo Bridge Rainbow Fountain so make sure to check that out too! You’ll definitely not get bored in Seoul – there’s something for everybody!
So these are all the cities that we find the most interesting and adventurous to visit in 2017. We hope now it would be easier for you to select your 2017 holiday destination!
If you know of any other country hosting a fun or an exciting event perfect for a holiday, then please let us know in the comments section below.