52 places to set sail for in 2020.
Listen to the Go List 2020 Playlist
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52 places to set sail for in 2020.

Every year in our Fodor’s Go List—and this is our ninth year of doing this—we look forward to what’s next to come. The next it destination, the next big event, or simply the places we want to travel to next. And, while we definitely do that in our 2020 Go List, this year, on the cusp of a new decade, we’re also looking backward. READ MORE

So much of travel is the metaphorical act of walking through history—and by looking backward, we move forward. A number of our chosen destinations have had their share of hardships in the recent past, whether it be from natural disaster, the cruelty of individuals, the uprising over dictatorship, or a cavalcade of bad and erroneous press.

But these places, along with all the others on this year’s list, have not only shown extraordinary resilience thanks to the people who have always called them home, but are stalwart in their perseverance of what’s to come next. And, ultimately, they are our inspirations for our tomorrows.

  • Accra, Ghana
  • Aeolian Islands, Italy
  • Albania
  • Andalusia, Spain
  • Aruba, Caribbean
  • Athens, Greece
  • Athens, Georgia
  • Bahamas, Caribbean
  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • Beirut, Lebanon
  • Bora Bora, French Polynesia
  • Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Brittany, France
  • Bucharest, Romania
  • Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Easter Island, Chile
  • Ethiopia
  • Faroe Islands
  • Galway, Ireland
  • Guatemala
  • Hoi An, Vietnam
  • Humahuaca, Argentina
  • Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India
  • José Ignacio, Uruguay
  • Luanda, Angola
  • Luang Prabang, Laos
  • Macau, China
  • Masai Mara, Kenya
  • Medellín, Colombia
  • Montserrat, Caribbean
  • Newfoundland, Canada
  • Palm Springs, California
  • Paracas, Peru
  • Portland, Maine
  • Queens, New York City, New York
  • Raja Ampat, Indonesia
  • Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Rwanda
  • San Jose, Costa Rica
  • South Walton, Florida
  • St. Barth's, Caribbean
  • Struve Geodetic Arc
  • Sucre, Bolivia
  • Sun Valley, Idaho
  • The Skeleton Coast, Namibia
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Tunisia
  • Uzbekistan
  • Valladolid, Yucatán, Mexico
  • Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
  • Wadi Rum, Jordan
  • Listen to the Go List 2020 Playlist

    Listen to the Go List 2020 Playlist


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