Thanks to a global pandemic, not many people are traveling at the moment. And when the world opens back up, the top travel destinations will likely be jam-packed with travelers.
If you’re not a fan of the crowds, you might want a quieter getaway.
Here are eight destinations that will likely have room for you.
1. Tsitsikamma National Park
A coastal reserve located along the Garden Route in South Africa, Tsitsikamma National Park is a beautiful area worth visiting. It’s a protected national park full of beautiful sights.
It’s full of trails for gorgeous hikes, including one that boasts a suspension footbridge across Storms River. The trails also feature caves, streams, and waterfalls. Its campsites allow you to spend a few days checking out the area. The trip is well worth it.
2. Faroe Islands, Denmark
Hidden between Scotland and Iceland, directly north of Amsterdam, the Faroe Islands are a beautiful getaway. It’s well known for its tiny, colorful houses spanning the islands.
In addition to the color, the eighteen islands also feature breathtaking scenery, from basalt cliffs to waterfalls. You can spend a few days learning about their rich Viking history while taking in the sights.
3. Puglia, Italy
Puglia is often overlooked by more popular destinations like Rome and Tuscany, but it’s well worth the visit. It has a unique feel of its own.
Take a trip, try its local cuisine, spend some time on its beautiful beaches, and take in the area’s Italian fashion. And make sure you try their famous orecchiette pasta.
Liechtenstein is a tiny country nestled between Switzerland and Austria. Located in the Alps, it has many incredible ski slopes and hiking trails.
While there, be sure to tour the city’s castle and check out the Cathedral of St. Florin, a nineteenth-century neo-Gothic church.
5. Extremadura, Spain
Most travelers to Spain visit Madrid and Barcelona but miss out on the beauties of Extremadura. The area is full of rich history and home to the ruins of a Roman theater.
Monfragüe is another noteworthy area full of geological formations and a variety of animals.
6. Hobart, Tasmania
Tasmania’s capital offers everything from an art scene to a music scene and a waterway to a wildlife sanctuary.
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary showcases a plethora of Australian wildlife. See kangaroos and koalas while drinking beer from one of the continent’s oldest breweries.
7. Ahmedabad, India
Ahmedabad is an old city that sheds light on fifteenth-century India. Learn about the Sultan’s way of lift while exploring the walled city.
Walk along the Sabarmati Riverfront before taking in a cricket game at Motera Stadium. And don’t forget to explore the temples and religious history of the area.
8. Gatlinburg, Tennessee
A quiet getaway in the Smoky Mountains, Gatlinburg is a beautiful getaway. Find an Airbnb cabin in the woods and relax. Take a couple of hikes before you indulge in some of the nation’s best fudge.
If you get bored, you can bounce over to Dollywood for some roller coasters. Don’t overlook this beauty in the mountains.