It’s never too early to start planning for your next vacation, and travelers in the know often design a trip around a dream destination. Whether you’re pining to cross a classic destination off your bucket list or simply guarantee a worthwhile trip, consider TripAdvisor’s latest listing of the 10 most booked trips, attractions and tours in the world.
“While iconic sites are well represented in the top 10 list, historical and heritage tours are the fastest growing experience category for both global (+125 percent bookings) and United States (+98 percent bookings) travelers,” the travel company notes, adding skip-the-line tours are the second fastest growing category for U.S. travelers by gross booking value.
From Italy to France, Spain, England and back again to the United States, get busy browsing and pull those suitcases out of storage.
1. Vatican Museums, St. Peter’s Basilica, Sistine Chapel
From artwork to history and culture, the Gallery of the Maps, Raphael’s Rooms and “The Creation of Adam’ by Michelangelo” are must-see visits.
2. Chicago Architecture River Cruise
No matter who you’re traveling with, a cruise down the Chicago River is sure to please.