The List

the best destinations in the world

This list is based on a composite score of best destinations, based on several categories: number of highly reviewed attractions, cultural and historical significance, civil rights, economic freedom, and homicide rate (See about for details.)

  1. New Zealand
  2. Australia
  3. Ireland
  4. Quebec, Canada
  5. Malta
  6. The Netherlands
  7. Denmark
  8. Ontario, Canada
  9. Sweden
  10. British Columbia, Canada
  11. Taiwan
  12. Iceland
  13. Alberta, Canada
  14. Japan
  15. Scotland, United Kingdom
  16. England, United Kingdom
  17. Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
  18. Wales, United Kingdom
  19. Zanzibar
  20. Saint Lucia
  21. Sint Maarten
  22. Austria
  23. Finland
  24. Germany
  25. Belgium
  26. Bermuda
  27. Slovenia
  28. Portugal
  29. Qatar
  30. British Virgin Islands
  31. Chile
  32. Spain
  33. New Hampshire, United States
  34. South Korea
  35. Maine, United States
  36. Italy
  37. Idaho, United States
  38. France
  39. Massachusetts, United States
  40. Hawaii, United States
  41. Oregon, United States
  42. Utah, United States
  43. Wyoming, United States
  44. Indiana, United States
  45. Minnesota, United States
  46. New Jersey, United States
  47. Poland
  48. Washington, United States
  49. Connecticut, United States
  50. New York, United States
  51. South Dakota, United States
  52. Montana, United States
  53. Colorado, United States
  54. Croatia
  55. Wisconsin, United States
  56. California, United States
  57. Nevada, United States
  58. Greece
  59. Florida, United States
  60. Virginia, United States
  61. Texas, United States
  62. Alaska, United States
  63. Arizona, United States
  64. Ohio, United States
  65. Kentucky, United States
  66. Delaware, United States
  67. Oklahoma, United States
  68. Michigan, United States
  69. New Mexico, United States
  70. Pennsylvania, United States
  71. North Carolina, United States
  72. Georgia, United States
  73. Illinois, United States
  74. Maryland, United States
  75. Tennessee, United States
  76. Alabama, United States
  77. Singapore
  78. South Carolina, United States
  79. Arkansas, United States
  80. Missouri, United States
  81. Costa Rica
  82. American Samoa
  83. Hungary
  84. Argentina
  85. Louisiana, United States
  86. Indonesia
  87. Peru
  88. Malaysia
  89. Seychelles
  90. India
  91. Puerto Rico, United States
  92. Hong Kong
  93. Ecuador
  94. The Philippines
  95. Namibia
  96. Nepal
  97. Aruba
  98. Antigua and Barbuda
  99. Washington D.C., United States
  100. Vanuatu
  101. Barbados
  102. Dominican Republic
  103. French Polynesia
  104. Bolivia
  105. Jordan
  106. Thailand
  107. The Maldives
  108. Kenya
  109. United Arab Emirates
  110. Zambia
  111. Turkey
  112. The Bahamas
  113. The Turks and Caicos Islands
  114. Tanzania
  115. Vietnam
  116. Cambodia
  117. Brazil
  118. Zimbabwe
  119. Egypt
  120. Belize
  121. Mexico
  122. China
  123. Russia