Where to Vacation in 2014-15

Where to Vacation in 2014-15

U.S. News World Report ranked 2014-15's best vacation destinations across the globe based on a methodology that takes into account insight from travel experts and votes from our well-traveled readers. Click through the photos to discover the winning destinations in each region, from Canada to Australia. Read More: Where to Vacation in 2014-15



Where to Vacation in 2014-15

Best Place to Visit in Canada: VancouverVancouver ranks No.1 on U.S. News' list of the Best Places to Visit in Canada in 2014-15. Travelers to Vancouver are wooed not only by the natural landscape, but also by the community, noting "between the mountain sightings and the friendly people there, this is a must-see place." Find out more about: The Best Hotels in Vancouver The Best Things to Do in Vancouver Read More: Where to Vacation in 2014-15



Where to Vacation in 2014-15

Best Place to Visit in Mexico: Playa del CarmenPlaya del Carmen ranks No. 1 on U.S. News' list of the Best Places to Visit in Mexico in 2014-15. This Riviera Maya stronghold has steadily lured tourists for its one-of-a-kind blend of beachfront air and European style. Find out more about: The Best Hotels in Playa del Carmen The Best Things to Do in Playa del Carmen Read More: Where to Vacation in 2014-15



Where to Vacation in 2014-15

World's Best Place to Visit: ParisOutranking more than 300 worldwide destinations, Paris took the very top spot on our World's Best Places to Visit list. Our readers love Paris for its ambiance, cuisine and abundance of museums and historic sites. As one user put it, "the beauty and history of the sites makes such a trip one of a lifetime." Find out more about: The Best Hotels in Paris The Best Things to Do in Paris Read More: Where to Vacation in 2014-15



Where to Vacation in 2014-15

Best Place to Visit in the USA: MauiMaui ranks No. 1 on U.S. News' list of the Best Places to Visit in the USA in 2014-15. The island's temptations are plentiful: "If you want small towns, pretty nature, hilly landscapes, and beaches, Maui is the ticket," one reader explained. Find out more about: The Best Hotels in Maui The Best Things to Do in Maui Read More: Where to Vacation in 2014-15



Where to Vacation in 2014-15

Best Place to Visit in Europe: RomeRome ranks No. 1 on U.S. News' list of the Best Places to Visit in Europe in 2014-15. "You can't walk more than a block without seeing something spectacular within the walls of Rome," one user wrote of the Italian city's allures. Find out more about: The Best Hotels in Rome The Best Things to Do in Rome Read More: Where to Vacation in 2014-15



Where to Vacation in 2014-15

Best Place to Visit in the Caribbean: U.S. Virgin IslandsU.S. Virgin Islands ranks No. 1 on U.S. News' list of the Best Places to Visit in the Caribbean in 2014-15. In the words of one traveler: "The laid-back island is rich in scenery, hospitality and activities." Find out more about: The Best Hotels in the U.S. Virgin Islands The Best Things to Do in the U.S. Virgin Islands Read More: Where to Vacation in 2014-15



Where to Vacation in 2014-15

Best Place to Visit in Australia The Pacific: FijiFiji ranks No. 1 on U.S. News' list of the Best Places to Visit in Australia and The Pacific in 2014-15. Fiji is beloved among travelers for its diverse landscape, from the tropical hiking trails to the miles of clear blue, open water. Find out more about: The Best Hotels in Fiji The Best Things to Do in Fiji Read More: Where to Vacation in 2014-15



Where to Vacation in 2014-15

Best Place to Visit in Asia: Hong KongHong Kong ranks No. 1 on U.S. News' list of the Best Places to Visit Asia in 2014-15. A trip to Hong Kong gives travelers a chance to see, "vibrant city life, greenery, and beautiful coastal towns," according to one reader. Find out more about: The Best Hotels in Hong Kong The Best Things to Do in Hong Kong Read More: Where to Vacation in 2014-15



Where to Vacation in 2014-15

Best Place to Visit in Africa The Middle East: Cape TownCape Town, South Africa, ranks No. 1 on U.S. News' list of the Best Places to Visit in Africa and The Middle East in 2014-15. "The best beach city in the world" is one description a reader used to illustrate appreciation for this South African destination. Find out more about: The Best Hotels in Cape Town The Best Things to Do in Cape Town Read More: Where to Vacation in 2014-15



Where to Vacation in 2014-15

Best Place to Visit in Central South America: CuscoCusco, Peru, ranks No. 1 on U.S. News' list of the Best Places to Visit in Central and South America in 2014-15. Users describe Cusco as "something to remember," adding that the destination "is a well-deserved stop on any Peruvian itinerary." Find out more about: The Best Hotels in Cusco The Best Things to Do in Cusco Read More: Where to Vacation in 2014-15
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