This post was originally posted by TheHipmunk on October 28, 2015 on Hipmunk’s Tailwind Blog.
Pinterest recently released a list of the most pinned locations across the globe, and people across the land (or, er, the website) are drooling. Turn vision board dreams into a reality by visiting any of the destinations on the list. Here are the places that made the cut:
1. Marrakech, Morocco
Colorful, vibrant, and one-of-a-kind, Marrakech is located at the foot of the Atlas mountains, meaning it’s got gorgeous views in addition to rich history. It’s also an amazingly affordable place to stay.
2. Hanoi, Vietnam
Vibrant, energetic, and a short drive from stunning mountains, Hanoi is made all the better by its affordable accommodations.
3. Kyoto, Japan
Kyoto is one of the best places to immerse yourself in Japanese history and culture—which might explain why it’s one of Japan’s most popular destinations. Finding a hotel can be a competitive process, so start looking early to book the best deals.
4. Petrohue Falls, Chile
Located within Chile’s Vicente Pérez Rosales national park, the dazzling falls run through a volcanic rock canyon and attract adventure sports lovers who ogle the falls from rafts or kayaks.
5. Somoto’s Canyon, Nicaragua
Daredevils from around the world enjoy hiking through Somoto Canyon’s wallsbefore going for a swim. Leaping off of rocks into the water is also a popular activity (Note: Courage is required).
6. Los Angeles
One of the most popular cities in the U.S., Los Angeles boasts a wide range of hotels for travelers eager to explore all the city has to offer.
7. New York City
No list of must-see locations is complete without NYC. And with nearly 2,000 hotels spread throughout the city, visitors can curate any experience they desire, from luxury to boutique to cheap.
8. Cape Town, South Africa
The city isn’t only a great place to visit in its own right; it’s also accessible to a variety of outdoor activities like wine tastings, hiking, and ferry trips. Choose from a variety of hotels near the beach or in the city center.
9. Milford Sound in Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
The best known of New Zealand’s fiords, Milford Sound is the only one that’s accessible by road, making it a great option for travelers with kids. The gorgeous scenery has remained virtually unchanged since it was first described by explorers in the 1800s.
10. Reykjavik, Iceland
Despite being the capital of Iceland, Reykjavik has maintained much of its original culture and architecture. It’s also within close proximity to arctic mountains, fiords, and other natural wonders. After tuckering yourself out exploring the city, retire to any of its affordable hotels.
11. Glacier National Park, Montana, U.S.
12. New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans is a true melting pot of a city: It boasts a variety of cultures ranging from French to Spanish, Creole, and Native American. Celebrate music, food, and history every day of your stay before turning in for the night at any of the city’s best hotels.
13. Kjeragbolten, Norway
A hiker’s dream, Kjeragbolten promises exhilarating treks through gorgeous scenery. Photo ops of boulders set against the ocean as a backdrop are also a guarantee.
14. Tulum, Mexico
Kick back on Tulum’s beaches or explore the nearby Mayan ruins—or both. No matter what brings you to Tulum, you’ll be able to avail yourself of the region’s many affordable hotels.
15. Lisbon, Portugal
A coastal city well-liked for its laidback culture, Lisbon’s moderate climate attracts visitors all year round. Options for accommodations abound, from apartments to luxury hotels.
16. Positano, Campania in Italy
You can’t go wrong with any visit to Italy’s Amalfi coast, but Positano really takes the cake: Think pastel houses, quaint alleyways and craft shops, stunning mountain views, and clear ocean water.
17. Musha Cay Island, Bahamas
A private island resort with some of the most stunning beaches in the world? Don’t mind if we do.
18. Jarlshof in Shetland, Scotland
The Bronze Age houses, Iron Age wheelhouses, Viking long houses, and medieval farmsteads at this prehistoric and Norse settlement allow visitors to take a long walk down memory lane.
19. Havasu Falls in the Grand Canyon, Arizona
Located within the Havasupai Indian Reservation, the falls require would-be visitors to work for it: They’re not accessible by road, so visitors who want to see the spectacular waterfalls need to hike to them. Afterward, rest up at any of these Grand Canyon hotels.
20. Port Fairy in Victoria, Australia
This little town has everything you’d want out of a small fishing village: wide streets lined with quaint cottages, old stone churches, a local arts and crafts scene, marine wildlife sightings (think whales, seals, and dolphins), and a bustling port.
From jaw-dropping views to thriving cities: If you’ve dreamed of visiting any of these stunning locales, hurry up and book your vacation before the rest of Pinterest beats you to it.