New York Times list of 52 places to go in 2017

As in the past few years, the New York Times has published a list of places to go in 2017.  I have written blog posts from the lists from 2016, 20152014, 2013 and 2012 in the past.

Here is their list with places in bold that I have been to along with links to my relevant blog posts for sites I have been to the exact place on the list.  I start out pretty strong on their list and then fizzle out!

  1. Canada
  2. Atacama Desert, Chile
  3. Agra, India [Agra Fort, Taj Mahal]
  4. Zermatt, Switzerland
  5. Botswana [Safari]
  6. Dubrovnik, Croatia
  7. Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
  8. Tijuana, Mexico
  9. Detroit, Michigan
  10. Hamburg, Germany
  11. Marrakesh, Morocco
  12. Greenville, South Carolina
  13. Pedregal, Ecuador
  14. Penzance, England
  15. Osaka, Japan
  16. Stockholm, Sweden [2016]
  17. Sikkim, India
  18. Île de Porquerolles, France
  19. Madagascar
  20. Sanya, China
  21. Cyprus
  22. Great Barrier Reef, Australia
  23. Minneapolis, Minnesota
  24. Kingston, Jamaica
  25. Comporta, Portugal
  26. Kazakhstan
  27. Gabon
  28. Athens, Greece
  29. Northwest Puerto Rico
  30. Chiang Mai, Thailand
  31. Napa Valley, California
  32. Puerto Escondido, Mexico
  33. Sedona, Arizona
  34. Madrid, Spain [2017]
  35. Ketchum, Idaho
  36. Maldives
  37. Calabria, Italy
  38. Antequera, Spain
  39. Lofoten Islands, Norway
  40. Iberá Wetlands, Argentina
  41. Istria, Croatia
  42. Placencia, Belize
  43. Langtang Region, Nepal
  44. Bozcaada, Turkey
  45. Birmingham, Alabama
  46. Sacred Valley, Peru [Sacred Valley, Chicha, Machu Picchu]
  47. Laikipia, Kenya
  48. Busan, South Korea
  49. Portland, Oregon
  50. Budapest, Hungary
  51. South Bronx, New York
  52. Ryukyu Islands, Japan
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Ryan "Zieak" McFarland dabbles. Beards. Making things. Travel. Genealogy. Frugality and excessiveness. Fitness and fatness. He's a PE teacher in India, usually calls Alaska home and is a happy father to two boys and the husband to a suddenly crafty wife.


One thought on “New York Times list of 52 places to go in 2017”

  1. I’ve been to 1, 4, 6, 9, 10, 16, 23, 28, 31, 33, 45, 50, and I’ve lived in 37, Calabria, Italy, which I highly recommend. I started a blog and have written a book about it!

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