When we earn the praise of being the best in the country, that's pretty amazing. But when we're considered the best in the WORLD, that's absolutely crazy to think about! There's a spot in Minnesota that was named one of the best places to travel in the entire world in 2024.

That means you can take an amazing vacation next year without spending an arm and a leg and without leaving the state. Also, what an honor to have a location in our state be considered a place that people from across the globe should go to.

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Before we get to the Minnesota spot, there's also a Wisconsin town that's on the list.

This list, by the way, comes from Travel Lemming, and it's the 50 best places to travel around the world next year. They say that their "team of expert travelers [put together this] annual list of hidden gems and emerging destinations [they] think you should visit."

Wisconsin Town Named One of the Best Places to Travel in the World

The Wisconsin town that made the list is Spring Green, WI. It came in at number 33 and is located west of Madison. Travel Lemming writes that Spring Green is home to a "rich arts scene" and plenty of "incredible independent businesses" to support while you're there.

The scenery also looks beautiful.

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Their recommended things to do include seeing a play at American Players Theater, checking out the locally owned shops, and going to the historic 'Streets of Yesterday'.  While there, you could also visit Taliesen, Spring Green Reserve, and Peck's Landing.

Minnesota Park Named One of the Best Places to Travel in the World

As for the Minnesota location that's one of the best places to travel in the world, it's not a town, it's a park. Voyageurs National Park to be specific, which came in at number 11.

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This is a trip mainly for those looking for outdoor activities and a little adventure. But you can also rent a cabin or house boat in the area and enjoy the stunning nature from the deck with a cup of coffee.

Travel Lemming emphasizes the beauty that you'll see at Voyageurs, like the amazing sunsets, incredible night skies, and sometimes the northern lights. Things they suggest you do while there include canoeing, stargazing, hiking, and learning the history of Voyageurs.

There are also lots of places to visit while you're there. They list the Rainy Lake Ethnobotanical Garden, Diamond Island Beach, Historic Kettle Falls Hotel, and Ellsworth Rock Gardens.

Top 5 Best Places to Travel in the World for 2024

If you're looking for an adventure further away or maybe you're just curious which locations made the top of the list, here are the top 5 best places to travel in the world in 2024 according to Travel Lemming:

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5. Memphis, Tennessee

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4. Antigua, Guatemala

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3. Stavanger, Norway

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2. Gizo, Solomon Islands

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1. Yucatán, Mexico

Book This Minnesota Private Island For Your Next Vacation

There is a private island on Lake Vermillion that you can rent. It is the perfect spot for anyone looking to enjoy the outdoors and escape the hassles of everyday life. There is a cabin that sleeps 9 on the private 13-acre island which is known as Jackrabbit Island. The views are stunning and the best part is the price!

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