10 Trendy Destinations for Millennials

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These days, millennials are traveling more often than ever, and they have their sights set on several great cities. Here, our PHL Airport parking company shares some of the trendiest millennial destinations:

Lisbon, Portugal

Portugal is known for its delectable wines and cuisine. Head to Lisbon and you’ll experience a combination of history and modernity while being able to travel to other areas of the country.

What to Do:

  • Check out the monuments in the Belem neighborhood
  • Visit the National Tile Museum
  • Head to Cascais for a beautiful beach day
  • Take in the views from the city’s Elevador de Santa Justa
  • Ride in one of the iconic trams

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

This capital city boasts an overall laid-back feel, making it a great destination for a getaway. Plus, the area is full of beautiful canals and colorful architecture, so what’s not to love?

What to Do:

  • Roam around the Keukenhof Garden
  • Visit the Anne Frank House
  • Take a tour at the Heineken Experience
  • See the world’s largest collection of Van Gogh art at the Van Gogh Museum
  • Take a canal cruise

Reykjavik, Iceland

Iceland’s biggest city (with less than 150,000 locals) has been on the tourism rise in recent years, and for good reasons: the area offers a hip music scene, growing art culture, and wild nightlife.

What to Do:

  • See the Northern Lights
  • Enjoy 360-degree city views on top of Hallgrímskirkja church
  • Take a whale-watching tour
  • See a live show (theater, opera, cabaret, etc.)
  • Relax in one of the many swimming pools/hot tubs

Liverpool, England

While London is usually the place to go in England, it also means lots of crowds. Nowadays, millennials are heading to Liverpool for its green spaces, history, and friendly locals.

What to Do:

  • Check out a museum (our PHL Airport parking company suggests the British Music Experience or The Beatles Story)
  • See a football game at Anfield stadium
  • Picnic in Sefton Park
  • Visit the fifth largest cathedral in the world (Liverpool Cathedral)
  • Take a Mersey Ferry ride

Dublin, Ireland

From its freshly-poured Guinness and constant live pub music to its the beautiful architecture and friendly locals, Dublin is a destination filled with rich culture and plenty to do.

What to Do:

  • Take part in the Dublin Literary Pub Crawl
  • Visit the largest church in Ireland (St. Patrick’s Cathedral)
  • Tour the Old Jameson Distillery
  • Picnic in 17th-century Phoenix Park
  • Take a trip to Wicklow Mountains

Vancouver, British Columbia

If you love the outdoors, you’ll love the many parks, bridges, and green spaces in Vancouver. Plus, with so many friendly Canadians in the area, you’re bound to make some new friends.

What to Do:

  • Picnic in the 1,000-acre Stanley Park
  • Walk across the Capilano Suspension Bridge
  • Discover Granville Island
  • Enjoy fresh air and views at Kitsilano Beach
  • Plan a fun outdoor activity on Grouse Mountain

Tulum, Mexico

If white sand beaches and turquoise waters are on your vacation list, head to Tulum. You’ll find some of the most beautiful beaches in Mexico as well as amazing food, fun nightlife, and more.

What to Do:

  • Visit the Mayan ruins
  • Take a hike through the jungle (and discover a cenote)
  • Visit the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve
  • Spend a day at the Maya Spa
  • Watch the Voladores perform

Stockholm, Sweden

With a variety of colorful island districts connected by 57 bridges, Stockholm has been considered one of the most beautiful cities in Scandinavia by many travelers. Plan a trip to see for yourself.

What to Do:

  • Visit Skansen, the world’s first open-air museum
  • Indulge in Swedish soul food
  • Dance the night away in a lively club
  • Visit Drottningham Palace
  • Take a stroll along Monteliusvagen

Santiago, Chile

Santiago is full of drama (towering skyscrapers and lush hilltop views), but it’s also full of charm (cobblestone streets and open-air markets), making it an interesting city for everyone.

What to Do:

  • Tour a winery and sample some wines
  • Take a stroll through Metropolitan Park
  • Ski or snowboard at Portillo
  • Enjoy delicious seafood at Central Market
  • Visit a museum (our PHL Airport parking company recommends the National Museum of Fine Arts or The Fashion Museum)

Auckland, New Zealand

Known as the City of Sails, Auckland is filled with arts, culture, and nature. It’s often considered New Zealand’s most diverse city, making it a fun place for travelers of all kinds.

What to Do:

  • Check out the Waitomo Glowworm Caves
  • Go hiking on the volcanic island of Rangitoto
  • Enjoy a 360-degree view atop Sky Tower
  • Partake in a wine trail tour
  • Visit the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki

On your way to one of these fantastic destinations, don’t forget to start your journey with our affordable PHL parking at Winner Airport Parking!