Millennials are always ready for a new and exciting adventure, so it’s no wonder that they choose to travel rather than focus on materialism. Whether it’s a luxurious cruise or relaxed backpacking, each destination can bring something authentic and thrilling into their lives. New and vibrant cultures, natural wonders and attractions, as well as enticing resorts and budget-friendly accommodation are all part of millennials’ life-enriching journeys.
So, if you’re ready for yet another breathtaking adventure, here are five destinations that you shouldn’t miss.
1. Vancouver, Canada
Those looking for a cosmopolitan vibe and natural beauties will be delighted by the city of Vancouver. Nestled between the Coast Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, this city exudes an atmosphere of tranquillity. However, Vancouver features the exciting, urban ambience, as well, so it represents a perfect combination of natural peace and urban excitement.
For a truly amazing view of the city, you should stop by the Vancouver Lookout in the Harbour Centre, where you can admire Vancouver’s flickering lights. If you want to soak in its culture, visit Vancouver Art Gallery that exhibits the works of both national and international artists. Hop on a plane to Vancouver to find out what else this lovely metropolis has to offer.
2. Merida, Mexico
When you think of Mexico, the first things that come to mind are diversity, vibrancy and mesmerising music. While Cancun is the favourite destinations of those looking for some night fun, Merida is a perfect place for millennials who want to learn more about the local culture, including the Yucatan history, explore the eclectic music scene and attend various performances.
This cultural capital of the Yucatan Peninsula features numerous attractions, including Casa de Montejo, Museo Regional de Antropología and Catedral de San Ildefonso, all of which represent lovely architectural monuments.
3. Santorini, Greece
As one of the most beautiful islands in Greece, Santorini will mesmerise you with its endless blue horizons, fiery colours of the setting sun and unique architectural design. White houses perched on the cliffs against deep blue waters represent one of the most enchanting examples of Greek architecture. Here, you can escape the rest of the world at least for a while and relax at one of the secluded beaches.
One of Santorini’s famous landmarks is the city of Oia with is breathtaking domes. Your visit to Santorini will definitely leave you with an out-of-this-world experience and long-lasting memories.
4. Havana, Cuba
As the capital city of Cuba, Havana attracts millennials from all over the world with its exquisite architecture and authentic culture. The moment you arrive in Havana, its Cuban rhythms will consume you, giving you a sneak peek into the city’s vibrant culture. Art enthusiasts will be pleasantly surprised by Havana’s rich art scene and the revolt of Cuban artists. At the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, you can admire the work of Escalera, while the Fabrica de Arte Cubano features more contemporary art.
Havana is also rich in history that permeates through the streets of Habana Vieja. Whether you want to learn more about Havana’s cultural, historic and art scene or simply enjoy the sounds of Cuban music, this city will meet your needs.
5. Sydney, Australia
As undoubtedly one of the most popular and loved cities in the world, Sydney should be on anyone’s travel list. What makes Sydney so authentic is its unique mixture of laid-back Aussie vibe, natural wonders, pristine beaches and vibrant metropolitan charm. Some of its most popular landmarks include the iconic Sydney Opera House, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Bondi Beach and many more.
Once you visit Sydney, you’ll fall in love with its authenticity so much that you might even be tempted to spend your life there in one of its best retirement villages. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself considering buying a one-way ticket.
Millennials in search of out-of-this-world experiences should definitely visit some of these breathtaking destinations. So, pack your bags and get ready for an adventure!