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8 Incredible Destinations for Group Vacations

A Food Fun Travel Guest Post

With travel restrictions finally dropping and more people getting the itch for adventure, now is a wonderful time to start planning your next vacation. While traveling solo may be fun for some folks, group travel is an excellent alternative. Traveling in a group can also be a smart way to cut travel costs since booking in bulk frequently costs less per person. Hiring services such as a charter mini bus or group excursions will end up saving you and your friends tons of money, meaning you’ll have a better budget for things like souvenirs. If you’re thinking about planning a vacation with some of your favorite people, here are a few incredible destinations to get you started!

 

Tokyo, Japan

Famous for its bustling streets and unique fashion, Tokyo is a must-see spot. Since the city is so dense, there are tons of things to see within an easy train ride of each other. From the Meiji Palace to the man-made islands off the coast, this metropolis offers a plethora of sightseeing. There are also plenty of great dining options, including some unique dishes of delicious fresh sushi! For those who love to shop, Tokyo street fashion is some of the most famous in the world, and tourists will be ecstatic to find how affordable the shopping can be. 

 

Paris, France

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Easily one of the most iconic cities in the world, Paris finds its way onto most people’s travel bucket lists, and for good reason! The sightseeing here is second-to-none with its beautiful architecture and rich history. Plus, you can’t forget the food! Paris is home to some of the most delicious food in the world, but don’t expect this to come cheap. If your group is feeling more adventurous, there are also day trips out of the city that will allow you to see the famous chateaux and French countryside. To maximize your experience in this incredible city, consider booking one of the many tours of Paris – options range from guided walks through historic neighborhoods to luxurious bus tours highlighting top attractions.

 

Reykjavik, Iceland

This charming city has been steadily growing in popularity amongst travelers. With its awe-inspiring natural beauty and quiet vibe, Reykjavik is an excellent choice for a vacation. There are tons of excursions to go on, from flying over volcanoes to horseback riding through fields of wildflowers. Even the food feels like it’s meant for the more adventurous! If you’re not too interested in trying something like a fermented shark fin, there are plenty of other delicacies to enjoy. With so many sights and adventures, this quaint city is sure to please even the pickiest of travelers. 

 

Victoria, Canada

For those who are looking for something a little closer to home, Canada offers a plentitude of exciting locales. Of these, Victoria is easily one of the most charming cities to visit. Well known for its beautiful gardens and British heritage, this small city is a fun choice if you want a more laid-back vacation. Simply walking around and taking in the lovely architecture and gorgeous water views is a delightful way to spend the day. The whole city does tend to close shop relatively early as well, so this may be a smart choice for people traveling with kids! 

 

Florence, Italy

While Florence may not be as famous as Venice or Rome, it is well worth visiting. If you’re tired of busy cities and packed public transportation, this is the place for you. The city is much quieter and calmer than many other travel destinations, yet offers an incredible array of architecture, museums and Renaissance art. Some of the most celebrated wines in the world are only a short bus ride away, and wine tastings are a trendy pastime. For those who love wine, there is no better place to travel! There are also many markets, including the leather market, where you can buy all sorts of fashionable souvenirs.

 

Amsterdam, Netherlands

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With its recognizable canals and plethora of coffee shops, Amsterdam makes for a fun trip for everyone. As an incredibly bike-friendly city, it is simple to get from place to place without having to pay for expensive car rentals. You can even bike out to the lovely countryside and see the famous fields of tulips and classic windmills. There are plenty of enjoyable activities within the city as well, from going to bars and clubs to visiting the wax museum and seeing your favorite celebrities! Despite being well known for its more adult activities, there are more than enough family and group-friendly things to do. 

 

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Known for its beautiful beaches and vibrant culture, this coastal city is a fantastic choice for a getaway. No matter where you stay, there is incredible food and cheap drinks within an easy walking distance. If you can find a spot to book on the beach, you will be blown away by the picturesque view. Puerto Vallarta is also a wonderful spot to book a villa, many of which are all-inclusive. While this may sound like it costs a fortune, you may be surprised by how affordable some of these extravagant rentals can be when you travel as a group. Plus, that will leave you with more cash to partake in some of Puerto Vallarta’s incredible adventure or eco-tours. 

 

London, England

Yet another city that should be on everyone’s “must-see” list is London. Most well-known for its iconic landmarks, such as Big Ben and Buckingham Palace, this city makes for a fantastic vacation destination. Full to the brim with museums and historic sites, you’ll never run out of things to see and do. Despite its reputation for having sub-par food, the tea is top-class and is an absolute must-try for any tea drinkers! One of the best parts of visiting this city is the public transportation. It’s incredibly beginner friendly, and the maps are simple to read, even for those who struggle with directions. 

 

Ready for Adventure

No matter where you and your group decide to go, you are certain to make memories for years to come. Now is the time to start planning, as prices are still reasonable, and many countries are offering incentives to attract tourists. Why not take advantage and have the vacation of a lifetime?