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Top 10 Global Summer Destinations According To New TripAdvisor Report

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Planning to jet off this summer for a well-deserved vacation?

You and everyone else — travelers have been searching for their upcoming destinations, and TripAdvisor has tracked the data to see where everyone is headed.

Canal with red flowers and green trees.

Summer is the perfect season to travel, and most destinations are open for tourists after years of Covid restrictions wreaked havoc on people's travel plans.

If you're traveling this season, check out this list to see this year's hotspots.

Each place has something for every type of traveler to do. If you're a family or solo traveler, this list has something for you. 

Check out the top ten global summer destinations, according to a new TripAdvisor report:

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Paris, France

The first destination on this list is Paris, France. This city in Europe is viral year round, but it's becoming a number one summer travel destination. 

The city has everything you could want. It has fantastic food and restaurants. It also has attractions like the Eiffel Tower that have been on everyone's list to visit. 

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Eiffel Tower and fountain at Jardins du Trocadero at sunrise in Paris, France. Travel background with retro vintage instagram filter

London, England 

The next destination on this list is London, England. The city is great as a winter holiday spot, but the summer is unbeatable.

Coming here in the summer gives you a break from the city's gloomy weather almost year-round, and you can catch things like the Notting Hill Carnival, where you can see the Carribean culture in London celebrate their holiday. 

Traditional red british telephone box with Big Ben at summer in London.

Cancún, Mexico 

Cancún is a beautiful part of Mexico — a popular destination for many travelers. It has lovely Caribbean sea beaches and fabulous hotels. 

There's a different side of Cancún you should check out. Mercado 28 is a local market where you can find everything.

Check it out next time you're here. 

Hotels in Cancun

New York City, New York 

Everyone knows the Big Apple. It's one of the biggest cities in the world, filled with different cultures ranging from Italian to Latino to everything else. 

The gems here are the neighborhoods. Stroll around Little Italy for some of the best pizzas and Italian food.

Check out Chinatown; you'll feel like you're in a different country. This diversity makes New York City the best city in the world.  

Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, USA.

Rome, Italy 

If you're going to Europe this summer, visit Rome, Italy.

This beautiful city has impressive architecture, superb gastronomy, and a ton of history for you to find. 

It's a stop that everyone should make if they're going to Europe this summer. 

Aperol spritz cocktail and Italian pizza on a piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere. Rome . Italy

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic 

If you're looking for a beach vacation this summer, check out Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. Located in the west part of the island, it's a beautiful place with some of the best beaches in the Caribbean. 

Remember to check out some of the food in the area. Dishes like sancocho (stew) make this island an ideal destination for foodies and beach lovers.

You can also find some of the best all-inclusive hotels perfect for families. 

Aerial view of punta cana

Orlando, Florida 

The theme park capital of the world is perfect for families. With theme parks like Walt Disney World and Universal Studios, it's not a huge surprise that this Central Florida city is one of the best destinations this summer. 

The city also has fantastic food at the theme parks, and if you're a foodie, check out the different restaurants in the theme parks. It'll blow your mind. 

Beautiful Cyan Sky Orlando Eye.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

If you're a history buff who loves canals, you must check out Amsterdam.

The Dutch city is perfect for history because of landmarks like Anne Frank's House. 

You can also find the Dutch tulips blooming in May, a sight you shouldn't miss if you're traveling there.

Amsterdam Netherlands, city skyline at canal waterfront with spring tulip flower.

Barcelona, Spain

The capital city of Catalonia is known for Sagrada Familia and other noteworthy works of art. It's the perfect place if you're looking for fantastic architecture and history. 

The city also has a beach, making it a perfect summer destination for those who like towns by the sea. 

Barceloneta Beach in Barcelona with colorful sky at sunrise.

Las Vegas, Nevada 

Known as Sin City, Las Vegas is a great summer hotspot for solo or adult travelers who like to gamble or see amazing shows. 

Don't discount the food scene here; places like Superfrico at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas are altering the gastronomy DNA of the city and making it a top spot for fine alternative dining. 

The famous Las Vegas sign with palm trees at sunset

These global summer destinations are diverse and different enough for every type of modern traveler. 

You can be a solo or family traveler and find something that works for you, and you should definitely check all of these destinations out at least once in your lifetime!

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