2015 is quickly coming to an end and it’s just about that time where we all want to start planning our getaways for next year! The most popular travel destinations change each and every year based on several factors including newly built attractions, price drops, travel industry trends, and events being held. Here is a list we have complied of some of the most popular destinations for 2016!

Brighton, United Kingdom – One of the most popular European Cities that has been catching the eye of travelers for the year ahead is Brighton. The city offers something for everyone including the famous Pebble beach, Brighton Pier, and the Royal pavilions. You can also find hundreds of restaurants and pubs with an energetic nightlife.

Tulum, Mexico – This historical city was one of the last of its kind to be built by the Mayans. Not only can you relax on the beautiful beaches but you can visit the Temple of the Descending God and El Castillo the Temple of Frescoes which have both been very well preserved. You can also take the opportunity to snorkel inside caves in the middle of the forest, and explore an underground river. This city will take the typical Mexico vacation to the next level.

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii – If you are a coffee drinker you might recognize the name Kona, which is the source of some of the best coffee beans in the world. If coffee doesn’t excite you, you can visit some of the world’s largest waterfalls, volcanoes, and beaches with soft black sands. You can also spend some time at the famous Kamakahonu campground, and even spend a night dancing at a luau.

Bali, Indonesia – Many travelers will be making their way to Mount Batur in 2016, which is an active volcano in Bali, in order to spot a rare solar eclipse anticipated for March 9. They can hike up the volcano to see the rice fields and jungle stone temples of Bali before the main event, or take a cruise out on the water to watch it happen. Travelers can also spend time exploring the white sand beaches, the habitats of tropical animals, and even the wreck of WWII war ship.

Aruba – The most popular Caribbean destination on the list for 2016 is Aruba. The perfect weather and beaches draw in travelers year round. Not only can you relax on the beach, engage in water sports such as snorkeling and windsurfing, but you can visit many worthwhile landmarks including the Arikok National Park, the Hooiberg haystack and the famous Nature Pool. Aruba also has a busy airport with many direct flights from the United States and Europe, adding to why it will be so popular in 2016.

Where are you planning to visit in 2016? Let us know in the comment section below!

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