11 Jan Best Places to Travel in 2023
Best Places to Travel in 2023 for a Memorable Vacation
The New Year is here, and it’s never too early to start making your list of travel destinations 2023. Certain destinations rise in popularity during different years for a variety of reasons. We took a look at some of the best places to travel in 2023 based on new attractions, the convenience of travel, and other specific timely highlights.
So when you’re thinking about where to travel in 2023, consider these incredible destinations for a memorable getaway. Find deals at these top destinations and many others at CarefreeDestinations.com.
Every year is a great year to go to Orlando! This Central Florida destination offers fun for the whole family with theme parks, museums, shopping centers, great restaurants, and more. Not to mention, the year-round sunshine that makes it a wonderful place to travel.
2023 is going to be an exciting year for the city. For starters, the Disney theme parks are finishing up the celebrations for their 50th-anniversary and you won’t want to miss the extra parades and park-wide magic. This includes a new roller coaster at Epcot with a Guardians of the Galaxy theme. This spring, Magic Kingdom will also debut Tron: Lightcycle Run in the Magic Kingdom.
Universal Studios also just opened the VelociCoaster ride just last year and will be adding an all-new theme park, Epic Universe, that is already under construction. This park will offer new rides, restaurants, hotels, and themed areas.
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Charleston has been trending up in popularity over the past few years. So if you have yet to visit this South Carolina destination, 2023 is a perfect time! This year, the International African American Museum will be opening, adding a must-visit cultural venue to the city. If all goes to plan, the museum should be opening at the end of January.
This new museum will be located at Gadsden’s Wharf and will feature exhibits that explore the history of enslavement and stories of various African Americans in South Carolina from then and now. The structure itself will sit where slave ships first docked in Charleston Harbor.
Other incredible Charleston attractions include Joe Riley Waterfront Park, Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, Fort Sumter National Monuments, and The Battery. History buffs will love all there is to explore in this amazing city.
The Pacific Coast of Mexico
We offer numerous discounted vacation packages throughout Mexico, with many great resort properties located on the beautiful Pacific Coast. This coastal area of Mexico stretches more than 1,000 miles and features popular destinations like Puerto Vallarta, Acapulco, and Zihuatanejo.
The Pacific Coast features breathtaking beaches, vibrant nightlife, stunning historic ruins, and plenty of opportunities for adventure. When visiting, you’ll want to be sure to engage in outdoor activities including snorkeling, fishing, hiking, boating, ziplining, surfing, and sunbathing.
A couple of hours south of Puerto Vallarta, the region of Costalegre is about to open a new airport in Chalacatepec. This will make it easier than ever to access this stunning region that celebrities love to flock to. Plus, the main coastal road, Highway 200, is getting a major facelift to help make navigating the coast a breeze on your 2023 trip.
2023 is going to be a big year for LA and you’ll definitely want to be a part of it! Kicking off in January, Los Angeles is hosting the College Football Playoff National Championship at SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park. In June, the city will hold the 123rd U.S. Open Championship golf tournament at Los Angeles Country Club. Then in November, the 40th Annual Breeders’ Cup horse racing world championship will take place at Santa Anita Park.
Those more interested in virtual reality and gaming will want to book a trip to LA to check out the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) event. Hosted in June at the Los Angeles Convention Center, E3 is the biggest event in the industry and is finally coming back in person after being canceled due to the pandemic.
Even without these events, there are many great attractions in Los Angeles including the Griffith Observatory, Universal Studios Hollywood, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Last on the list of best places to travel in 2023 is Panama. You’ll be able to explore more of Panama than ever before in the year 2023. Many areas of this beautiful country have been untouched, but with the help of Panama’s community tourism network SOSTUR. First launched in August of 2022, SOSTUR is a digital platform that allows travelers to connect with rural areas of the country and local businesses. Travelers can enjoy exploring these untouched areas across 10 communities in remote areas. Various experiences include jungle expeditions and farm tours to learn about agritourism.
Those who love the great outdoors will love visiting Panama for its rich hiking opportunities on the southern coast of Panama’s Azuero Peninsula. Here, you can explore lush jungles, private beaches, and natural caves. Bring your backpack for a fun day trip exploring scenic trails and discovering what is off the beaten path.
Delta airlines now offers three new flights out of Los Angeles, Orlando, and New York right to Panama City’s Tocumen International Airport, making it easier than ever to travel to this country.