10 Great Places to Visit for Young People

Some of the most avid travelers are the young ones – very eager to explore new things, experience different cultures, and see new places. So if you’re looking for the perfect holiday vacation that will appeal to your senses, you came to the right place. Here are some of the most perfect destinations for the spirited youth:

Greece: Both the mainland and the cluster of islands are great places to see in the charming country of Greece. Ios and Santorini are two famous destinations for beach bumming, postcard-worthy views, dining and partying. Experience the historic and breathtaking splendor of Athens. Sunset sail and take a walking tour on the Thalassa. Greece is definitely a perfect place for young adults who love to relax, have a taste of the unique Greek flavors, and enjoy the beauty and romance of a gorgeous island.

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Italy: Experience the romance, allure, culture and history of Italy – and don’t forget the amazing food! Italy combines the old and new vibe more than any place can. From the richness of Florence, warm and colorful locales of Rome, to the quaint and romantic Venice, you’ll surely find your place in it. Make sure to experience hanging out in a local piazza or pizzeria and sip a heartwarming cappuccino in one of their local cafes.

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Thailand: Thailand is a perfect hub for the young travelers because of its crystal blue waters, tropical climate, colorful culture, and great shopping finds. The country truly awakens the senses with its exotic street foods, bargain finds, unique tuktuks, night life, elephant rides, and all night beach parties – definitely perfect for the adventurous youth!

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Spain: Spain is a destination long famous for the people’s warmth and the charm of its cities. Barcelona is a perfect place for the young, where the interesting history and culture of the country meet the modern age of discos, pubs and restaurants. After visiting museums, historic gardens, parks, and architecture, head out clubhopping at the most innovative clubs you can find in Diagonal, Barrio de Gracia, Port Olimpic, and Port Vell.

Ibiza is another famous spot for the young ones, known as the party capital of the country and the most dazzling island getaway with warm and clear turquoise waters. What else would a young and hip crowd look for?

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USA: Who would want to miss the city that never sleeps? Much like the young crowd who’re always full of energy, New York City can definitely catch up. Stroll on the famous streets of New York City and Manhattan, and make sure you enjoy shopping and dining in chic restaurants, as well as historic sites. On the other side of the country lies Las Vegas – another place that’s wide awake at night and a perfect place to party!

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France: Eiffel Tower, Seine River Cruise, The Louvre, and the Moulin Rouge – oh, how nice and romantic it would be to be in Paris! It’s a famous go-to destination for the fashionistas and the romantics, but you wouldn’t run out of places to go both night and day, really. If you want to party, Paris will not disappoint you – choose from the clubs of Oberkampf, Bastille, Belleville, Pigalle, and Champs Elysees.

Netherlands: A fantastic mix of culture and night life, and a perfect place for bike rides. Don’t forget to have your picture taken at Zaanse Schans Windmills, go on an Amsterdam Canals River Cruise, and visit Ann Frank’s House, Van Gogh Museum, House of Bols (Dutch gin museum) and the Heineken Brewery.

One of the greatest adjectives that can describe the young generation is curious, that’s why Amsterdam is a perfect place! It is notorious for its lax approach to prostitution and drugs and if you’re someone who doesn’t like these things – don’t worry! You’ll still enjoy the beautiful and astonishing city that is Amsterdam.

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Czech Republic: For the young ones looking for a more laidback trip, Czech Republic is for you. Prague is popular among young backpackers for its old European vibe and charming cityscapes. What to do? Don’t forget to chug some of the famous Prague beer; it’s surely friendly on the pocket so try different varieties. Also, take time to decipher the Astronomical Clock from the 15th century, with its complex zodiac figures on its face – you’ll surely get hooked to its mystery. Prague has rich old world glamour and fantastic architecture so make sure you have your cameras ready.

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Egypt: You have long seen it in books so why not experience the Pyramids of Giza up close? Aside from that, you should also visit the finest Islamic architecture and Cairo’s colorful street markets. Other spots worth visiting are Alexandria, Memphis, and Saqqara. Don’t miss sailing on the traditional felucca at the sparkling waters of the Nile River or Red Sea, and hiking at Mt. Sinai to experience spectacular views and an unforgettable sunrise.

Egypt .. fun is back  - Sinai Safary

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Indonesia: Bali is the perfect beach getaway without breaking the bank. It is surely one of Indonesia’s highlights for surfing, diving and snorkeling – great waves and vibrant coral reefs. The beach is not the only thing you can explore here though, Yogyakarta is also perfect explorations of the rich cultural treasures of the country. Visit the Elephant Safari Park which is commended as the world’s best elephant park. Experience Bali shopping, Balinese cuisine and night life (make sure to try the local Bintang Beer), and don’t miss Jakarta of course, the country’s capital.


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So whether you’re celebrating your newfound freedom or a successful completion of your hard-earned degree, you are sure to enjoy the places we have listed for you. If you’re looking for budget-friendly travel packages for you and your pals; check out reliable travel agencies that offer trip packages catered to the young people all over the world. Or, make the itinerary yourself!

Are there any other gems we missed? Let us know in the comments below.

Abigail Agres is a lifestyle blogger. She writes for Kilroy Group Travel, a premier travel organization in the Scandinavian travel industry and specializes in study trips, holidays, group travel, business travel and active travel.


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