2018 Top Destinations

2018 marked our first full year on the scene, and over 85,000 people (from over 100 countries) paid us a visit!  You were inspired, clicked, tapped, rated and reviewed and visited thousands of destinations on our site.  Based purely on the activities of all of you - DestinationRecommended.com visitors - we are pleased to present our 2018 Top Destinations list!  So, this is 100% what all of you looked at, the destination pages you visited.  Nobody has added any destinations, taken any away, moved any around or altered these lists in any way.

Congratulations to all the destinations that made this year's lists!  Here they are (click to have a look or add your own reviews and ratings):

Top 10 Countries Worldwide

  1. Fiji
  2. Ethiopia
  3. Ghana
  4. Botswana
  5. Bahrain
  6. Kenya
  7. Sweden
  8. Netherlands
  9. United States
  10. Bolivia

Top 10 Regional and Local Destinations Worldwide

  1. Cap Corse, Corsica, France
  2. Haute Maurienne Vanoise, Auvergne-Rhone Alpes, France
  3. Chiapas, Mexico
  4. Hirtshals and Tversted, North Jutland, Denmark
  5. Ilam, Nepal
  6. Daejeon, South Korea
  7. Kauai, HI
  8. Jilin, China
  9. Butler County, PA
  10. Tibet, China

Top 10 Countries in Europe

  1. Sweden
  2. Netherlands
  3. Iceland
  4. Germany
  5. France
  6. Austria
  7. Malta
  8. Portugal
  9. Greece
  10. Czech Republic

Top 10 Regional and Local Destinations in Europe

  1. Cap Corse, Corsica, France
  2. Haute Maurienne Vanoise, Auvergne-Rhone Alpes, France
  3. Hirtshals and Tversted, North Jutland, Denmark
  4. Metz, Lorraine, France
  5. Neufelden, Upper Austria, Austria
  6. Zillertal, Tirol, Austria
  7. Noordwijk, South Holland, Netherlands
  8. Naples, Campania, Italy
  9. Mljet, Dalmatia-Dubrovnik, Croatia
  10. Malmo, Sweden

Top 10 Destinations in the Caribbean

  1. Saint Kitts and Nevis
  2. The Bahamas
  3. Aruba
  4. Martinique
  5. Curacao
  6. Bermuda
  7. Andros, Bahamas
  8. Dominican Republic
  9. Cayman Islands
  10. Anguilla

Top 10 Destinations in the U.S.

  1. Kauai, HI
  2. Butler County, PA
  3. Columbus, OH
  4. Maryland
  5. Okemo Valley, VT
  6. Boston, MA
  7. San Francisco, CA
  8. Queens, New York, NY
  9. Iowa
  10. Charlotte, NC

Top 10 Destinations in Canada

  1. Edmundston, NB
  2. Heart of Georgian Bay, ON
  3. Montreal, QC
  4. Chilliwack, BC
  5. Quebec
  6. British Columbia
  7. Hamilton, ON
  8. Newfoundland and Labrador
  9. Jasper, AB
  10. Val D'Or, QC

Top 10 Countries in Africa

  1. Ethiopia
  2. Ghana
  3. Botswana
  4. Kenya
  5. Uganda
  6. Tanzania
  7. Morocco
  8. South Africa
  9. Namibia
  10. The Gambia

Top 10 Regional and Local Destinations in Africa

  1. Fort Portal, Uganda
  2. Coastal Kenya
  3. Ouarzazate, Morocco
  4. Fez, Morocco
  5. Meknes, Morocco
  6. Agadir, Morocco
  7. Taghazout, Morocco
  8. Kisumu, Kenya
  9. Gauteng, South Africa
  10. Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Top 10 Countries in Asia

  1. Azerbaijan
  2. Japan
  3. Sri Lanka
  4. Cambodia
  5. Singapore
  6. India
  7. China
  8. Indonesia
  9. Laos
  10. Tajikistan

Top 10 Regional and Local Destinations in Asia

  1. Ilam, Nepal
  2. Daejeon, South Korea
  3. Jilin, China
  4. Tibet, China
  5. Ko-Lanta, Thailand
  6. Osaka, Japan
  7. Hyogo, Japan
  8. Manipur, India
  9. Punjab, India
  10. Karnataka, India

Top 10 Pacifica Destinations

  1. Fiji
  2. Clutha, New Zealand
  3. Tahiti-French Polynesia
  4. Phillip Island, Australia
  5. Taranaki, New Zealand
  6. Hunter Valley, Australia
  7. Cook Islands
  8. West Coast, New Zealand
  9. Blue Mountains, Australia
  10. Palau

Top 10 Countries in Central and South America

  1. Bolivia
  2. Colombia
  3. Belize
  4. Honduras
  5. Guyana
  6. Guatemala
  7. Chile
  8. Costa Rica
  9. Ecuador
  10. Argentina

Top 10 Regional and Local Destinations in Central and South America

  1. Chiapas, Mexico
  2. Santiago and Valparaiso, Chile
  3. Patagonia, Argentina
  4. Ceara, Brazil
  5. San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
  6. Goias, Brazil
  7. Cancun, Mexico
  8. Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
  9. Baja California Sur, Mexico
  10. Santa Catarina, Brazil

Top 10 Destinations in the Middle East

  1. Bahrain
  2. Sharjah
  3. Dahab, Egypt
  4. Abu Dhabi
  5. Egypt
  6. Red Sea Region, Egypt
  7. Tunisia
  8. Luxor, Egypt
  9. Black Desert, Egypt
  10. Dead Sea, Israel