These are the most popular travel destinations in the world, and the best Airbnbs to stay in
Summer’s almost here, and that means it’s nearly get-outta-town season! Thanks to a new report from Pinterest, we now know the most popular travel destinations in the world for 2017 (according to pinners, of course) and the top Airbnbs available for rent in those towns and cities. It’s summer travel made so easy.
Whether you’re looking for something far-flung and fancy, or a little bit closer to home, this list has you covered. And Pinterest, it seems, is becoming the go-to spot for travel planning: The site reports that pins of travel destinations are up 37% since December, with budget travel rising in popularity by 500%.
Ready to start planning? Check out the top 10 travel spots of the year below!
1Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
With a view of the Red Sea from your bedroom window, plus snorkeling, diving, and safari opportunities at your fingertips, this is the beach getaway destination you didn’t know you’d been searching for.
Book this spot here, starting at $25/night.
2Tenerife, Canary Islands
Hole up in this sweet cottage for a restful, relaxing getaway. You’re a five-minute drive to the beach — and more than two miles from your nearest neighbor.
Book this spot here, starting at $55/night.
Free your inner snow bunny at this cold-weather destination in the French Alps, suitable for up to six guests.
Book this spot here, starting at $194/night.
Got Scottish roots? Explore them at this cozy getaway in the Highlands, ideal for anyone in need for a faraway, unplugged vacation.
Book this spot here, starting at $113/night.
Bring your sweaters and your hiking boots on this trip, because you’re about to experience the greatest of the great outdoors.
Book this spot here, starting at $191/night.
A true Japanese experience awaits you at this traditional house in Kyoto, complete with famous temples in walking distance.
Book this spot here, starting at $93/night.
7Bora Bora, Polynesia
Take in a sensational lagoon view in this beloved honeymoon destination — but this time, bring your girls for a much-needed getaway.
Book this spot here, starting at $229/night.
8New York City, NY
Prefer to remain stateside? Head to NYC for an urban adventure, and stay in this uber-cool loft right downtown.
Book this spot here, starting at $289/night.
Soak up some Greek hospitality at this private home on the island of Santorini, in a heritage-designated village. You’ll be more cultured than ever by the end of your trip.
Book this spot here, starting at $169/night.
This clean, modern apartment is located in the Gothic neighborhood of Barcelona, so pack your best black lace gowns and hit the town.
Book this spot here, starting at $88/night.
Happy travels, friends!