TikTok is one of the best sources of travel inspiration. This short-form video platform is perfect for discovering new destinations and getting travel recommendations.
The luggage storage company Bounce recently released a new TikTok Travel Index sharing the most popular destinations around the world according to TikTok.
These destinations are the most-watched on TikTok based on the number of views for each destination hashtag, with each one receiving hundreds of billions of views.
TikTok can be a great source of travel inspiration, with many users creating short-form videos containing travel tips, itineraries, recommendations, and more.
If you’re wondering about the top trending destinations of the year according to TikTok, here they are:
1. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai has become the top tourist destination of the year, so it’s no surprise that it’s also dominating the travel side of TikTok right now.
This glitzy Middle Eastern city is a major air travel hub, making it a popular place to stop over for a few days. Dubai offers unrivaled luxury and modernity juxtaposed with more traditional elements.
Some of the best things to do in Dubai include visiting the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, and getting out of the city on a desert tour.
@umutdxb Top 18 Places to Explore in Dubai 🇦🇪 1. Love Lake – Al Qudra 📌 2. Souk Madinat Jumeirah 📌 3. Moon Lake 📌 4. Hatta Dam 📌 5. The Lost Chambers Aquarium 📌 6. Miracle Garden 📌 7. Dubai Crocodile Park 📌 8. Museum of the future 📌 9. Green Planet 📌 10. Sky views 📌 11. Half Desert Road 📌 12. Riverland Dubai 📌 13. Al Seef 📌 14. The Palm Island 📌 15. Dubai Frame 📌 16. Dubai Creek 📌 17. The World Islands 📌 18. Burj Khalifa 📌 #dubai🇦🇪 #dubai #dubaiplaces #dubaiplacestovisit #uae🇦🇪 #uae ♬ Ya Salam Ya Dubai – Rashed Al Majid & RedOne
2. New York, United States
New York is one of the most popular destinations in the United States for American travelers and foreign travelers alike. It’s not hard to see why, considering that New York has been the backdrop of some of the most popular movies, television shows, and books.
It’s a vibrant, energetic city packed with art, culture, delicious food, and stunning sights.
Some musts on any NYC itinerary include visiting world-class museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art, checking out the views from the top of the Empire State Building or the Top of the Rock, walking across the Brooklyn Bridge, and taking a bike ride through Central Park.
@trip.com How many things have you done when you first came to New York 🗽 Cr:@aureliestoryy @sammcclendon @kenxtori #newyork #traveltiktok #thingstodo #fyp #bucketlist ♬ original sound – Trip.com
3. London, United Kingdom
Another one of the top trending destinations on TikTok right now is London. This UK capital city is the top international destination for American travelers, and it’s not hard to see why.
The city is filled with striking landmarks like Big Ben, Tower Bridge, the Tower of London, and Buckingham Palace. There are tons of great museums, restaurants, and entertainment options around the city, and great day trips like Oxford, Windsor, or Brighton allow you to experience more of England.
@annaliagutz Some of my favorite things I did in London #thingstodoinlondon #visitlondon #londonvlog #traveltiktok ♬ original sound – Tik Toker
4. Paris, France
Paris is another city that’s trending with TikTok users. The French capital remains in the spotlight due to its wealth of history, art, and culture, which attracts tens of millions of visitors every year.
Icons like the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Louvre, and Sacre Couer are part of what makes this destination so popular. It’s also an amazing city for food, art, and culture.
Outside of Paris, the Palace of Versailles is one of the most popular day trips that allows you to step back in time and experience the opulence of 17th-century France.
@traveller___bucketlist There's just too much to see in Paris 🇫🇷🗼 #travel #paris #france #toureiffel #visitfrance ♬ Hits 2021 – Mashup – Trinix Remix
5. Istanbul, Türkiye
Finally, Istanbul is an extremely hot destination right now. This fascinating city is a mixture of East and West and has a lot to offer visitors.
From the famous Hagia Sophia to the electric Grand Bazaar, Istanbul is packed with unique sights. The city is full of churches, mosques, and palaces that you can visit. One of the top experiences to try in Istanbul is a boat cruise on the Bosphorous, where you can admire the city from the water.
@nospaceinmypassport Planning a trip to Istanbul this year? 🇹🇷 #istanbul #turkey #turkeytrip #istanbul🇹🇷 #istanbulturkey #travel #turkeytiktok #turkeytravel #travelbucketlist #traveltok #travelyiktok #travellife #bucketlisttravel ♬ sure thing – luana
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