Best In Travel 2020

Lonely Planet's Best In Travel 2020 out now
Lonely Planet's Best In Travel 2020 out now
Lonely Planet's Best In Travel 2020
Travel trends for the year ahead
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Best in Travel 2020 is all about the best of the best, and we hope you're inspired to take the first steps towards some exciting travel plans for the year ahead. Use the links below to access our most relevant guidebooks - they will help you pull together your travel itinerary and simplify your journey, so that you can focus on having amazing experiences. 

In some cases you might find there are a lot of guidebooks to choose from. Our Compare guide types feature can help you decide which one is right for your trip.

Lonely Planet's Top 10 Countries 2020
Lonely Planet Top 10 Cities 2020
Lonely Planet Top 10 Regions 2020
Lonely Planet's Top 10 Best Value places 2020
Lonely Planet's Top 10 Countries 2020

If you love travel as much as we do, there’s only one question on your mind: where shall I go next? Well, here’s your answer: after sleepless nights and fiery debate, our travel experts have decided on Lonely Planet’s top 10 countries for 2020. Find out why these wanderlust-worthy destinations won a place in our hearts.

1. Bhutan

2. England
3. North Macedonia
4. Aruba
5. eSwatini (Swaziland)
6. Costa Rica
7. The Netherlands
8. Liberia
9. Morocco
10. Uruguay

Lonely Planet Top 10 Cities 2020

Itching for your next adventure? Look no further. Lonely Planet’s experts have selected the 10 best cities to explore in 2020. From special events to stunning makeovers, our top 10 cities will have you scrambling for your passport.

1. Salzburg, Austria

2. Washington DC, USA
3. Cairo, Egypt
4. Galway, Ireland
5. Bonn, Germany
6. La Paz, Bolivia
7. Kochi, India
8. Vancouver, Canada
9. Dubai, UAE
10. Denver, USA

Lonely Planet Top 10 Regions 2020

Regions offer travellers a different perspective on the surrounding country. They range from blockbusters to the unknown, but something – scenery, culture, both – marks them out as special. Here are Lonely Planet’s best regions to explore in 2020.

1. Central Asian Silk Road

2. Le Marche, Italy
3. Tōhoku, Japan
4. Maine, USA
5. Lord Howe Island, Australia
6. Guizhou Province, China
7. Cadiz Province, Spain
8. Northeast Argentina
9. Kvarner Gulf, Croatia
10. Brazilian Amazon

Lonely Planet's Top 10 Best Value places 2020

Love travel, hate heart-stopping bills? Our thrifty band of travel writers have haggled their way around the globe to find the best travel bargains. Find out which destinations will make your wallet smile in 2020.

1. East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

2. Budapest, Hungary
3. Madhya Pradesh, India
4. Buffalo, NY, USA
5. Azerbaijan
6. Serbia
7. Tunisia
8. Cape Winelands, South Africa
9. Athens, Greece
10. Zanzibar, Tanzania

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