“Each year, the team at Fodor’s puts together a definitive list of where to travel next. This year, our seventh annual ranking includes buzzy cultural happenings, hip cities, and off-the-beaten-path destinations that spark the imagination. Immerse yourself in nature at Canada’s National Parks, discover Scandinavian cool in Helsinki, and indulge in local cuisine in Chiang Mai. Even if you can’t make it to any of these places, the important thing is to travel. 2017 could shape up to be a thorny year, so practice self-care and indulge in your vacation days. From natural wonders to up-and-coming hot spots, here are 25 places to inspire you to travel in 2017.”
Number 1 place to visit in 2017: Helsinki, Finland. This design capital is the place to be for Finland’s centennial.
Insider Tip: One of the most special places to stay in Finnish Lakeland: Hotel & Spa Resort Järvisydä.