National Geographic Traveler's Editors and Explorers Identify 28 Essential Destinations and Experiences for the Year Ahead
With the publication of its annual Best Trips issue, National Geographic Traveler magazine reveals its 28 must-see destinations and travel experiences for 2019. Together, Traveler editors and National Geographic Explorers have selected their top places to travel across four categories: Cities, Nature, Culture, and Adventure.
The year's Best Trips list is relevant, surprising and inspiring, highlighting a globe-spanning mix of destinations from the Peruvian Amazon to Kansas City, Missouri.
“Our Best Trips issue features 28 destinations and experiences that can inspire us, change our perspectives and connect us with cultures, places and ideas that matter in the world,” says George Stone, National Geographic Traveler editor in chief. “The issue is packed with spectacular National Geographic photography and is driven by our mission to explore, conserve, respect and engage with our planet.”
National Geographic's Best Trips destinations for 2019 are:
- Dakar, Senegal
- Salvador, Brazil
- Kansas City, Missouri
- Toronto, Canada
- Matera, Italy
- Perth, Australia
- Mexico City, Mexico
- Peruvian Amazon
- Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique
- South Walton County, Florida
- Fanjingshan, China
- Tahiti, French Polynesia
- Cairo, Egypt
- Hoang Lien Son, Vietnam
- Galway, Ireland
- Bauhaus Trail, Germany
- Oakland, California
- Vervey, Switzerland
- Dordogne, France
- Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness, New Mexico
- Isla de los Estados, Argentina
- Canterbury Region, New Zealand
- Caño Cristales River, Colombia
The December/January 2019 issue of Traveler magazine, is now available on newsstands and online at NatGeoTravel.com/BestTrips2019.
The Best Trips digital experience includes highlights on each destination selected for the list as well as National Geographic's iconic photography that transports audiences to the chosen locales. Visitors are able to dive even deeper into four of the Best Trips destinationsMexico City, Tahiti, Dordogne and Omanwith feature stories in the issue.
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