Looking for Inspiration to Explore the World in 2020?
Atlas Obscura staff highlighted their must-sees for the coming year (and we’d love to see your lists, too).
Over the last couple of weeks, the staff here at Atlas Obscura assembled a menagerie of lists that we hope will inspire your travels and explorations in 2020. From our favorite new place listings on the site to natural wonders you can reach via public transportation, these pieces—curated from our collection of more than 18,000 wondrous places—highlight the wonder that is all over the world and right around the corner. Here’s the full set!
Around the World in 7 Futuristic Farms
Our Favorite Places of 2019
20 Out-of-This-World Stargazing Spots
16 Tales of the South Pacific
13 Places to Indulge Your Inner Horse Lover
The Definitive Guide to the World’s Hidden Blunders
10 Literary Cafés, Pubs, and Restaurants to Feed Your Muse
A Collection of 13 Eclectic Collections
7 of Scotland’s Most Enchanting Standing Stones
30 Places to Go Deep in the Art of Texas
8 Bars and Beverages That Outlasted the 18th Amendment
Get Rolling on These 7 Dreamy Bike Paths
10 Big Things in America’s Smallest State
15 Wonderfully Repurposed Places
10 Places That Are Always on Fire
10 Bathrooms You Should Pee in Before You Die
10 Secrets of the New York City Subway
11 Themed Eateries to Indulge Your Secret Obsessions
Where to See Ruins of Past Olympics
20 Cinematic Spots in Italy Worthy of a Fellini Film
12 Natural Wonders You Can Visit Via Public Transportation
Whether you’re actively planning a trip for 2020 or just love seeking wonder from the comfort of home, we hope these collections delighted and inspired you through the holidays!
And for those of you who have an Atlas Obscura account (if you don’t have one already, it’s free and easy to sign up), this is also a reminder that you can create Atlas Obscura lists of your own—to help plan a vacation or road trip, or just to keep tabs on the places that have always fascinated you. To start a list, click the “Add to List” button on any place entry and follow the prompts to create your own collection.
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