Jun 23, 2015, 12:01 ET
WASHINGTON, June 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognized publisher of consumer advice and information, today announced its 2015-16 Best Vacation Destinations in the World. The new rankings – designed to help travelers plan memorable vacations, honeymoons and weekend getaways – feature the World's Best Places to Visit as well as region-specific lists, including the Best Places to Visit in the USA and the Best Places to Visit in the Caribbean.
"The U.S. News Best Vacation Destinations highlight places around the world that have charmed seasoned travelers and day-trippers alike," says Liz Weiss, travel editor for U.S. News. "With so many great options to choose from, travelers can use our rankings to narrow down their options and plan their trips."
To identify top vacation spots worldwide, U.S. News analyzed more than 350 destinations and used a methodology that combines expert analysis and user voting.
2015-16 Top 5 World's Best Places to Visit:
- Bora Bora
See full list: World's Best Places to Visit
2015-16 Top 5 Best Places to Visit in the USA:
- Grand Canyon
- San Francisco
See full list: Best Places to Visit in the USA
2015-16 Top 5 Best Places to Visit in the Caribbean:
- St. Lucia
- British Virgin Islands
- Cayman Islands
- U.S. Virgin Islands
See full list: Best Places to Visit in the Caribbean
Regional ranking lists that have received a minimum of 10,000 user votes over the last year are identified as Best Vacations in their market; the top-third of those lists receive a gold badge.
U.S. News also ranks the best destinations in Europe, Mexico, Canada, Asia, Africa and The Middle East, Central and South America, and Australia and The Pacific. For more information about Best Vacations, or to contribute a vote, please visit http://travel.usnews.com/Rankings/, or find us on Facebook and Twitter. For additional travel resources, U.S. News also ranks the Best Hotels, Best Cruises and Best Travel Rewards Programs.
About U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report is a digital news and information company that empowers people to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives. Focusing on Education, Health, Personal Finance, Travel, Cars and News & Opinion, www.usnews.com provides consumer advice, rankings, news and analysis to serve people making complex decisions throughout all stages of life. More than 30 million people visit www.usnews.com each month for research and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C.
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