Updated: April 2023
While traveling solo or with your significant other can be fun, there’s something about going on a trip with your best friends. From Vegas to Greece or Australia, there’s so much of the world that is better to see with your friends by your side.
Here are some of the best travel destinations to visit with your best friend!
Mardi Gras in New Orleans
Mardi Gras aka “Fat Tuesday” is the last day for Catholics to indulge before Lent begins. In New Orleans, this means masked balls, colorful parades, loud music, and beaded necklaces.
If you can swing it, try staying in the French Quarter or in a hotel that’s within walking distance. They close down the French Quarter to vehicular traffic and taxis are few and far between.
Hit the Beaches in Mykonos
Greece has become the ultimate hot spot for beach parties, and each year Mykonos beach bar parties get better and better. With tourists touching down every single day, it’s no wonder that world-famous DJs stop by to play.
All of the beach bars in Mykonos will give you a direct view of the Aegean Sea making it the perfect place to grab a few drinks and dance the night away.
Road Trip Around Iceland
Iceland has popped up on the radar recently and for a good reason. With hiking, geothermal pools, waterfalls, and an iceberg beach, Iceland is a place like no other.
Pull an All-Nighter in Vegas
Sin City is always a good time, especially when you have your best friends with you. With clubs like Omnia, Marquee, and Tao, there’s no shortage of drinks and good music.
If you want to test your luck, there are tons of casinos like the ARIA, the Palms, and Bellagio to explore. During the day, you won’t want to miss out on an epic pool party at one of the chic hotels along the strip.
Picnic at the Eiffel Tower
Stop by Motte Picquet-Grenelle and pick up some wine, bread, and cheese before heading to the Champ de Mars. There’s never a wrong time to have a picnic under the Eiffel Tower but gather everyone up and go at sunset.
Not only will you be able to see a gorgeous sky but you’ll be able to catch the amazing light show!
Attend a Festival
Who doesn’t love music? There are many different festivals to choose from Coachella to Tomorrowland and from Ultra to ACL. Even events like The Yacht Week and Burning Man are amazing experiences to share with your bestie. What do they have in common? The sense of community you feel with your friends and strangers you meet.
Incredible music goes hand in hand with an unforgettable time, no matter which event you choose.
Ski Trip in Austria
Did you know that Austria has some of the best skiing in the world? Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, take a weekend to ski with your best friends.
There’s also The Ski Week in Austria, Japan, Canada, and Aspen. World-class resorts, mountains, and music, and making new friends while skiing makes The Ski Week an incredibly fun time.
Read more: 10 Reasons to Go on The Ski Week
Backpack Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia attracts visitors from all over the world with its lush jungles, diving, and incredibly tasty food. It truly caters to any budget.
The best part about traveling around the region is the convenience. Southeast Asia has made backpacking incredibly easy!
Visit destinations like Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Singapore!
Read More: The Beginner’s Guide to Backpacking Southeast Asia
Glamp in the Pacific Northwest
Glamping means camping without the bugs, mud, and tents. Sounds perfect, right? There are many beautiful amenities in the Pacific Northwest from Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.
Whether it be a lookout tower, a yurt, a cliffside tent, or a treehouse, the options are endless. With fall right around the corner, now is the perfect time to enjoy the cooler weather and the leaves changing color.
Go Scuba Diving
Scuba diving requires a built-in buddy system, so it’s the perfect activity for you and your bestie.
There are countless destinations to scuba dive around the world. It’s an underwater world that’s just waiting to be discovered. You can see everything from whales to sea turtles to stingrays to sharks!
Read more: Scuba Diving Tips
Be a Kid Again at Disneyland
There’s no happier place on Earth than Disneyland. Whether you grew up going or have never been before, the nostalgia of Disneyland will have you feeling like a kid again.
After a day on the Teacups or Space Mountain, indulge in some dole whip or a churro. You’ll never want to leave!
Visit Harakuju in Tokyo
The Harajuku neighborhood of Tokyo is renowned for its colorful street art and quirky fashion. In this neighborhood, you’ll find trendy coffee shops, small bars, vintage stores, and upmarket boutiques. With everything from photo booths to cute food to girly nail salons, it’s the perfect place for a girl’s trip.
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I am a big fan of yours. Kiki you rock girl. ❤️️❤️️
Obviously, it’s a wonderful post, just thinking about- what great it would be if I would be there as a “best friend ” ✨✨✨ …..hahaha
Hopefully, I will come across to you someday. 🤞🤞
Hi Roshni! Thank you so much for the kind words 🙂