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A lot of folks have probably started making their 2022 travel plans, and Lonely Planet is here to help, especially if you’re looking for a hot and exciting must-see destination to go to.

The travel company has come out with their Best in Travel 2022 list, featuring the Top 10 Countries, Cities, and Regions to travel to this year. Topping the list of countries is the South Pacific nation of the Cook Islands, where authentic Polynesian traditions pair with a bold approach to sustainability. For Cities, Auckland, New Zealand tops the list, with the only U.S. city making the Top 10 being Atlanta at four. The top Region to visit is Westfjords, Iceland, which is famous for its remote, scenic spots, with West Virginia landing at two.

Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Countries

  1. Cook Islands
  2. Norway
  3. Mauritius
  4. Belize
  5. Slovenia
  6. Anguilla
  7. Oman
  8. Nepal
  9. Malawi
  10. Egypt

Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Cities

  1. Auckland, New Zealand
  2. Taipei, Taiwan
  3. Freiburg, Germany
  4. Atlanta, USA
  5. Lagos, Nigeria
  6. Nicosia/ Lefkosia, Cyprus
  7. Dublin, Ireland
  8. Merida, Mexico
  9. Florence, Italy
  10. Gyeongju, South Korea

Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Regions

  1. Westfjords, Iceland
  2. West Virginia, USA
  3. Xishuangbanna, China
  4. Kent’s Heritage Coast, United Kingdom
  5. Puerto Rico
  6. Shikoku, Japan
  7. Atacama Desert, Chile
  8. Scenic Rim, Australia
  9. Vancouver Island, Canada
  10. Burgundy, France

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SOURCE: Lonely Planet