Lonely Planet’s Top Cities To Visit In 2019 Are Peak Hipster Goals
Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2019 lists are here to add miles to your ever-growing bucket list. Hope you have your bags ready, because this Lonely Planet list can give anybody a serious case of wanderlust. This year’s best cities will blow you away, with Insta-worthy destinations in nearly every corner of the globe. Here’s which metros made the list.
1. Copenhagen, Denmark
Danish Copenhagen is teeming with food markets, hiking trails and speedy public transit. And the architecture isn’t too shabby, either.
2. Shenzhen, China
The Silicon Valley of China has become a booming industry center, flourishing with a variety of tech hubs, cool cafes, breweries and bustling nightlife.
3. Novi Sad, Serbia
Home to several music festivals and alternative culture events, the Balkan city is reviving the old-school traditions through new-age events.
4. Miami, United States
Miami’s beaches are no secret, but the city’s art deco history is still vastly underappreciated. Go for the art and the food and, yes, the sun.
5. Kathmandu, Nepal
The old city of Kathmandu offers winding mazes of tiny streets. Get off-the-beaten-path and discover the hidden gems of this Nepalese city.
6. Mexico City, Mexico
Named the World Design Capital in 2018, Mexico City is poised to become a creative giant on the global stage. And the food is out of this world as well.
7. Dakar, Senegal
Often overlooked, Dakar’s daytime markets (or beaches) and snazzy nightlife will awe anyone who heads to the West African coastal city.
8. Seattle, United States
We don’t need to tell you why Seattle is hipster heaven. The Pacific Northwest has been shouting about it for years and in 2019 it’s finally time that you go visit.
9. Zadar, Croatia
Zadar is filled with bars, cafes and a unique ocean powered by the Adriatic Sea’s waves. With scenic views and city life, this getaway offers something for any traveler.
10. Meknès, Morocco
Fez, Marrakesh and Chefchaouen get all the buzz, but Meknès offers similarly stunning fortresses, palaces and ruins.