The Most Searched Travel Destinations Of The Year

Every year google releases their ‘Year in Search‘ and not surprising, travel was one of the most popular searches made. Other ‘most searched for’ through the years were people and things. It seems that travel is the number one reason for most people to press the ‘search’ button. Not surprising really, as there is a bit of travel adventurer in all of us. We all long to go and explore those far away places, with romantic sounding names!

Google selected the top 23 most searched for places, ranging from Romania to Reykjavik. The list will not only give you the top 23 places that have been searched, but also the reason why they were searched, and some of the reasons people want to know about the place are just not what you would expect.

Check out the list, you may find that you’ve visited some of them yourself!

23. Tulum, Mexico

Point of interest: Ancient ruins in Tulum

23. Tulum, Mexico
Ancient ruins, Tulum, Mexicotommaso lizzul/Shutterstock

22. Reykjavik, Iceland

Point of interest: The city itself was the attraction here

22. Reykjavik, Iceland
Reykjavik, Icelandvictoriaashman / iStock

21. Havana, Cuba

Point of interest: The parade in Havana

21. Havana, Cuba
A parade in Havana, CubaLembiBuchanan / iStock

20. Shibuya, Toyko, Japan

Point of interest: Shibuya Crossing, Toyko

20. Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo, JapanSeanPavonePhoto / iStock

19. Palm Springs, California

Point of interest: Movie Neighbourhood, Palm Springs

19. Palm Springs, California
Movie Colony Neighborhood, Palm Springs, Californiathinkreaction / iStock

18. Baghdad, Iraq

Point of interest: Al Faw Palace, Baghdad

18. Baghdad, Iraq
Al Faw Palace, Baghdad, IraqLeeCraker / iStock

17. Flint, Michigan

Point of interest: Downtown Flint

17. Flint, Michigan
Downtown Flint, MichiganLindaParton / iStock

16. Oaxaca, Mexico

Point of interest: Petrified waterfalls, Oaxaca

16. Oaxaca, Mexico
Petrified waterfalls, Oaxaca, MexicoAnduin82 / iStock

15. Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Point of interest: Inside the Old City Hall

15. Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Interior of the Old City Hall, Baton Rouge, LouisianaErik Larson / iStock

14. Northern Ireland

Point of interest: Carrick-A-Rede rope bridge, County Antrim

14. Northern Ireland
Carrick-A-Rede rope bridge, County Antrim, Northern Irelandbnoragitt / iStock

13. Charlotte, North Carolina

Point of interest: Queens Road West, Charlotte

13. Charlotte, North Carolina

12. Romania

Point of interest: Bran, Transylvania

12. Romania
Bran, Transylvania, RomaniaJanoka82 / iStock

11. Istanbul

Point of interest: Inside the Blue Mosque, Istanbul

11. Istanbul
The interior of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkeyrognar / iStock

10. Panama

Point of interest: Bocas del Toro, Panama

10. Panama
Bocas del Toro, PanamaTim cook / Unsplash

9. Nice, France

Point of interest: The city of Nice

9. Nice, France
Nice, Francemonticello / iStock

8. Dallas, Texas

Point of interest: The iconic Dallas skyline

8. Dallas, Texas
Dallas skyline, Texasdibrova / iStock

7. Brussels, Belgium

Point of interest: Grand Palace, Brussels

7. Brussels, Belgium
Grand Place, Brussels, BelgiumLindrik / iStock

6. Munich, Germany

Point of interest: Isar River, Munich

6. Munich, Germany
Isar River, Munich, GermanySean Pavone/Shutterstock

5. Poland

Point of interest: Wawel Hill, Krakow

5. Poland
Wawel Hill, Krakow, PolandRolfSt / iStock

4. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Point of interest: Selarón Steps, Rio de Janeiro

4. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Selarón steps, Rio de Janeiro, Brazilfilipefrazao / iStock

3. Portugal

Point of interest: Ericeira, Portugal

3. Portugal
Ericeira, PortugalChristoffer Engström / Uplash

2. Orlando, Florida

Point of interest: Lake Eola Park, Orlando

2. Orlando, Florida
Lake Eola Park, Orlando, FloridaArrangements-Photography / iStock

1. France

Point of interest: Strasbourg, France

1. France
Strasbourg, Franceyasson7 / iStock

Source: Business Insider

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