Locations Unknown: Best Underrated Places to Visit

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Traveling is one of the favorite past time of almost everyone in the world. The statistics show this as the global tourism industry is valued at $2.9 trillion in 2019, making it one of the world’s biggest industries. There are many reasons why such a market is so big and why many individuals enjoy traveling. It opens you to a whole new experience. It gives you a chance to make your imagination of living in another country into reality.

One of the best things about traveling is that you can’t really make a mistake in choosing a place to visit. There are so many choices out there, and many on the list of most visited areas in the world can’t really fail you. However, if you’re off to visit places where there’s not a lot of tourists wandering about (considering the pandemic, this is a good choice), you’ll have to do your research. Thankfully, this article can lead you to some of the best-underrated places in the world.

Savannah, Georgia

If you’re looking for an underrated place to visit that isn’t outside the US, Savannah, Georgia, is the best place for you. Savannah is a great tourist destination for those who want to experience the Southern culture of the US. It sports the best Southern cuisine while having one of the most picturesque locations in the Southern region of the US. This makes Savannah an excellent place for venues such as weddings, feasts, and birthdays.

The best part about visiting Savannah is that it’s not too far away. Since it’s just within the country, you’re not going to spend as much as you would when traveling abroad. It’s such a good place to visit because, like most places on this list, there aren’t many tourists within the area, as most tourists would opt to visit places like Louisiana. But you can get the same experience and more but without the crowd by visiting Savannah!

St. Petersburg, Florida

Much like Savannah, St. Petersburg, Florida features southern life in the US. However, unlike Savannah, St. Petersburg has white-sand beaches with no one around, making it one of the best places to visit during the summer.

St. Petersburg, or also known as St. Pete’s, has one of the best weather in the country. It’s always sunny in St. Pete’s, and that makes the people more lively. It’s also a great place if you want to escape the cold winter because it’s almost sunny every day of the year. Additionally, it has many beaches that aren’t overpopulated by tourists from all around the world. This is the prime destination if you want to get warm but do not want to leave the country.

Tongyeong, South Korea

If you’re looking to get out of the country and want to do some island hopping, Tongyeong is the best place for you. It has about 151 islands, with only 41 being inhabited by people. The remaining islands have the most diverse terrestrial and aquatic wildlife, making it the prime tourist destination for those wanting to dive into the deep blue ocean.

Tongyeong is also far away from the problems of modern civilization. There isn’t much traffic, and unlike many known tourist spots globally, the locals aren’t going to trick you for your money. Everyone is friendly and wants you to get the best experience out of their city. So if you’re looking to do some wildlife photography or some diving in general, Tongyeong is the best spot to visit in South Korea.

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Adelaide, Australia

Australia is one of the most visited countries in the world. The country receives about nine million visitors from all around the world. However, most of the tourist traffic in Australia goes to either Sydney or Melbourne. This leaves Adelaide ripe for the pickings for any traveler wanting to get away from the crowd.

Adelaide is the best place to visit if you want to sip good wine and taste the best Australian foods. The city also has generally warm weather, making it a good place to visit any time of the year. Additionally, unlike Sydney, Adelaide is close to nature, making it a fantastic spot to snap a couple of Australian Outback pictures.

There are still many more underrated places in the world that aren’t mentioned in this list. There are still many places waiting to be discovered by travelers who are willing to get a bit lost on their trip. So next time you go out traveling, try to walk the unbeaten path and see where it leads you. You never know, you might discover the next prime tourist destination in the world.

About Faye Gonzales 1650 Articles
Meet our chief explorer, Faye Gonzales. With over a decade of travel experience, Faye is not only a passionate globetrotter but also a loving mom who understands the unique needs of family travelers. Her insights into family-friendly destinations and travel tips make her a trusted guide for parents seeking memorable adventures with their children.