17 must-see destinations to visit in 2017

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Fulfill your resolution of traveling more this year by exploring somewhere you have never been! From the continental USA all the way to the South Pacific, there are a few hot spots everyone needs to see as well as a few hidden gems. Whether you are looking for pristine beaches, beautiful hikes or simply other-worldly locales, take a trip to any of these wanderlust-inducing destinations for an unforgettable adventure.

Vacations to take in 2017
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Vacations to take in 2017
Eleuthera, Bahamas

Get to know Eleuthera, one of the beautiful islands of the Bahamas, by water! Take a surf lesson or grab snorkel gear and take advantage of the crystal blue seas. 

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Big Sur, California, USA

Head over to the west coast to see California's Big Sur! Enjoy a walk to the gorgeous McWay Falls or take a tour to the famous Bixby Bridge

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Monaco, Europe

Walk around the Monte Carlo Harbor and take in the picturesque views of the Mediterranean coastline! After you see the harbor, don't miss the shopping and sight seeing in Casino Square.

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Portland, Maine, USA

Take the scenic route to Maine's Portland Head Lighthouse! Walk along the coast and get to know all of the stories and history that surrounds this charming town.

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To Sua Trench, Upolu, Samoa

After you spend an adventurous day swimming and diving in the To Sua Trench, head back to the Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa to relax by the pool or bar.

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Head to the lovely town of Zermatt and visit the unbelievably beautiful Matterhorn! With tickets for all age and experience levels, this mountain is a must-see sight for all visitors. 

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The Treasury, Petra, Jordan

Walk to the Treasury and be awe-struck by this historic monument! You can also opt to see the legendary Monastery or even tour Petra at night. 

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Marble Cathedral, General Carrera Lake, Chile

If you are ever in Chile, you have to see the Catedral de Marmol (Marble Cathedral)! While you will need a boat to get there, the experience will be well worth it.

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Avenue of the Baobabs, Morondava, Madagascar

Madagascar is home to a ton of beautiful plants and animals, and the Avenue of the Baobabs is one of the most majestic. Walk under these massive trees and later visit the Andasibe-Mantadia National Park.

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Cartagena, Colombia

Tour the walled city of Cartagena and enjoy the colorful culture of Colombia! And make sure you don't miss out on the city's incredible seafood!

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Blue Lagoon, Grindavik, Iceland

After a long day of exploring the gorgeous city of Grindavik, take a dip in the heated Blue Lagoon. This geothermal lagoon's water is rich with minerals and the perfect addition to any chilly vacation.

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Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, USA

Visit one of the USA's glorious national parks by air and on foot! Book this flight and ground tour for a comprehensive look at the incredible landscape that is Bryce Canyon.

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Lion's Head, Cape Town, South Africa

By hopping on a sea kayak and bike tour of Cape Town you'll be able to interact with wild life and take in the amazing views of both Lion's Head and Table Mountain!

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Bagan, Myanmar

Feel like you have gone back in time by visiting the stunning temples in Bagan, Myanmar! Go for a full or a half day and tour these ornate pagodas and temples. 

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Mykonos, Greece

Mykonos is full of memory making opportunities. Try out a cooking class, walking tour or a museum visit to see all the facets of this amazing Grecian city. 

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Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA

Travel around Joshua Tree National Park and take in the incredible landscapes! This educational tour will show you around this national park and offers two different hikes for visitors.

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Moraine Lake, Banff National Park, Canada

Banff National Park is truly Instagram heaven. With opportunities for photography adventures in the Canadian Rockies and day trips to the Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls, every turn will take you to another picturesque scene.

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