The List

the ultimate list of best destinations in the world

This is a composite list based on various “best of” destination lists, weighted by their scores for human rights, economic freedom, and homicide rate. (See references for details.)

1. United Kingdom

2. France

3. Italy

4. Czech Republic

5. Indonesia

6. Japan

7. Greece

8. British Columbia, Canada

9. Australia

10. The Netherlands

11. Spain

12. United Arab Emirates

13. Ontario, Canada

14. Morocco

15. New Zealand

16. Portugal

17. Germany

18. Singapore

19. Iceland

20. Ireland

21. Austria

22. Quebec, Canada

23. Malta

24. Alberta, Canada

25. Qatar

26. Taiwan

27. Peru

28. New York, USA

29. Hawaii, USA

30. Thailand

31. Hungary

32. Nevada, USA

33. South Korea

34. Cambodia

35. Florida, USA

36. Mauritius

37. Chile

38. Illinois, USA

39. Dominican Republic

40. Cyprus

41. Louisiana, USA

42. Poland

43. India

44. California, USA

45. Israel

46. Fiji

47. Tennessee, USA

48. Turkey

49. Uruguay

50. South Carolina, USA

51. Georgia, USA

52. Egypt

53. Washington DC, USA

54. Massachusetts, USA

55. China

56. Cuba

57. Jamaica

58. Tanzania

59. Missouri, USA

60. Nepal

61. Jordan

62. Arizona, USA

63. North Carolina, USA

64. Slovenia

65. Saint Lucia

66. Texas, USA

67. Barbados

68. Washington, USA

69. Vietnam

70. Argentina

71. Colombia

72. Hong Kong

73. South Africa

74. Brazil

75. Philippines

76. Kenya

77. Ecuador

78. Russia

79. Puerto Rico

80. Cayman Islands

81. Aruba

82. Zimbabwe

83. French Polynesia

84. Turks and Caicos

85. Saint Martin