10 Most Popular Travel Destinations According to Google


Google on Wednesday released its Year in Search for 2019 in this Google reveal the top 10 most popular travel destinations that have the highest number of searches. Google includes the destinations people typed after “Trip to …”

Most of the top trending destinations were of the United States which includes Las Vegas, New York, and California while others were Maldives and Japan.

Here is the list of top trending destinations searches of 2019, according to Google.

10 Most Popular Travel Destinations

10) Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a rugged, rainforested Central American country with coastlines on the Caribbean and Pacific. Though its capital, San Jose, is home to cultural institutions like the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, Costa Rica is known for its beaches, volcanoes, and biodiversity. Roughly a quarter of its area is made up of protected jungle, teeming with wildlife including spider monkeys and quetzal birds.


Best Places to visit in Costa Rica

  • San José
  • Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio
  • Monteverde
  • La Fortuna
  • Tamarindo
9) New York

New York City comprises 5 boroughs sitting where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean. At its core is Manhattan, a densely populated borough that’s among the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers. Its iconic sites include skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building and sprawling Central Park. Broadway theater is staged in neon-lit Times Square.

Best Places to visit in New York

  • Statue of Liberty National Monument
  • Central Park
  • Times Square
  • Empire State Building
  • Rockefeller Center
8) California

California, a western U.S. state, stretches from the Mexican border along the Pacific for nearly 900 miles. Its terrain includes cliff-lined beaches, redwood forest, the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Central Valley farmland and the Mojave Desert. The city of Los Angeles is the seat of the Hollywood entertainment industry. Hilly San Francisco is known for the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island and cable cars.


Best Places to visit in California

  • Yosemite National Park
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Disneyland Park
  • Universal Studios Hollywood
  • Alcatraz Island
7) New Orleans

New Orleans is a Louisiana city on the Mississippi River, near the Gulf of Mexico. Nicknamed the “Big Easy,” it’s known for its round-the-clock nightlife, vibrant live-music scene and spicy, singular cuisine reflecting its history as a melting pot of French, African and American cultures. Embodying its festive spirit is Mardi Gras, the late-winter carnival famed for raucous costumed parades and street parties.

Best Places to Visit in New Orleans

  • French Quarter
  • Bourbon Street
  • Jackson Square
  • St. Louis Cathedral
  • The National WWII Museum
6) Alaska

Alaska is a U.S. state in the northwest extremity of the United States West Coast, just across the Bering Strait from Asia. The Canadian province of British Columbia and territory of Yukon border the state to the east and southeast.


Best Places to visit in Alaska

  • Anchorage
  • Denali National Park and Preserve
  • Fairbanks
  • Juneau
  • Ketchikan
5) Mexico

Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a country in the southern portion of North America. It is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico.

Best Places to visit in Mexico

  • Cancún
  • Mexico City
  • Chichén Itzá
  • Tulum
  • Playa del Carmen
4) Las Vegas

Las Vegas, officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.


Best Places to visit in Las Vegas

  • Bellagio Hotel and Casino
  • Las Vegas Strip
  • Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
  • Luxor Hotel & Casino
  • Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower
3) Bora Bora

Bora Bora is a small South Pacific island northwest of Tahiti in French Polynesia. Surrounded by sand-fringed Motus (islets) and a turquoise lagoon protected by a coral reef, it’s known for its scuba diving. It’s also a popular luxury resort destination where some guest bungalows are perched over the water on stilts. At the island’s center rises Mt. Otemanu, a 727M dormant volcano.

Best Places to Visit in Bora Bora

  • Otemanu
  • Matira Point
  • Bloody Mary’s
  • Parroquia de San Pedro-Celestino
  • Mt. Pahia Summit
2) Japan

Japan is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies off the eastern coast of the Asian continent and stretches from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and the Philippine Sea in the south. 


Best Places to Visit in Japan

  • Kyoto
  • Tokyo
  • Osaka
  • Nara
  • Hakone
1) Maldives

The Maldives, officially the Republic of Maldives, is a small island nation in South Asia, located in the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean. It lies southwest of Sri Lanka and India, about 1,000 kilometers from the Asian continent.

Best Places to Visit in the Maldives

  • Malé
  • Maafushi
  • Addu City
  • Addu Atoll
  • Dhangethi
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Manish Khandelwal
Manish Khandelwal

Manish Khandelwal, a travel-tech enthusiast with over a decade of experience in the travel industry. Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Travelobiz.com, he's passionate about writing.

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