5 Cities That Should Be on Your Travel Bucket List

Are you a fan of city breaks or just looking to experience something different? Continue reading to find out where you should jet off to on your next trip.
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If you are in the process of planning an upcoming city break, there are several factors you must consider ahead of time. In addition to ensuring your passport is valid and up to date, you must also decide where you will go. Continue reading to find out which cities should be on your travel bucket list if they aren’t already.

Copenhagen

If you are on the hunt for world-class food, public transport, museums, and natural landscapes, look no further than Copenhagen. It has consistently been voted the happiest city in the world and attracts millions of visitors from all over the globe every year.

With the Danes known for their unrivaled friendliness and hospitality and the opportunity to immerse yourself in a wide range of unique tourist attractions, you are guaranteed to enjoy your time in this laidback city. 

Las Vegas

Las Vegas is the unofficial home of live music, live performance, and, of course, some of the most coveted casinos in the world. If you’re already a fan of live casino, then you are guaranteed to find something to suit you in Arizona’s largest city. If you are planning a long trip, however, it may be worth venturing further afield and familiarising yourself with the natural landscape the city is nestled in with the Grand Canyon only a short helicopter ride away and the opportunity to join a desert safari always an option.

Paris

When it comes to European city breaks, Paris is one of the most popular destinations for a reason. Its charming allure and timeless beauty are why it is the number one choice for milestone holidays, anniversaries, engagements, honeymoons, and celebrations with travelers flying in from all over the world to experience the so-called city of love for themselves. It is also a great place to immerse yourself in some of the country’s finest art collections, food, and tourist destinations.

New York City

If you are craving a city break like no other, New York City should suffice. It is home to some of the most iconic sights and sounds the United States, and the world, has to offer including the Statue of Liberty, Wall Street, Central Park, and the Empire State Building. If you prefer to spend your time wandering around museums, the Big Apple has plenty to choose from with the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on your doorstep.

Bangkok

Bangkok may be known as a party destination, but it has so much more to offer. Attracting over 24 million global visitors a year, it is one of the few cities that is home to both towering skyscrapers and historic temples and is a great way to experience the various sights and sounds of Thailand without leaving the city.

It is also known for being relatively cheap with accommodation, food, and travel available for travelers on both ends of the financial spectrum. If you are looking to experience true Thai culture, however, it may be worth checking out the city’s traditional floating markets, massage parlours, nature parks, and caves.

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If you are trying to decide where to jet off to on your next city break, it may benefit you to familiarize yourself with a number of popular tourist destinations located around the world as well as what makes them so great.

For example, Copenhagen and Paris are great options for European travelers looking to stay close to home, Las Vegas and New York City are often referred to as the beating hearts of culture when it comes to the United States, and Bangkok is ready and waiting to welcome you to the traditional way of life in Southeast Asia.

Jeremy Scott Foster
Jeremy Scott Foster
Jeremy Scott Foster is an adventure-junkie, gear expert and travel photographer based in Southern California. Previously nomadic, he’s been to ~50 countries and loves spending time outdoors. You can usually find him on the trail, on the road, jumping from bridges or hustling on his laptop working to produce the best travel and outdoors content today. You can read more about Jeremy at his bio.

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