Lonely Planet Names Top 10 Cities To Visit In 2018, Spoiler: Detroit Ranked The #2 Destination

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When you think of the most captivating and exciting cities on the entire planet you may think of cosmopolitan metropolises such as Barcelona or Hong Kong or Reykjavík or Istanbul or Rio de Janeiro. What you probably don’t regard as a top destination is Detroit. However, Motor City surprised many when it was named as one of the top cities to visit in 2018 according to the travel website Lonely Planet.

Lonely Planet editors received hundreds of nominations from staff, authors, and the online community, to find places that offered “topicality, novelty and wow-factor.” Then they narrowed down their lists to the top 10 must-visit cities, regions, countries and value destinations to travel to in 2018. This was the 13th year that Lonely Planet has done their top 10 lists and the city of Detroit surprised many after being named as one of the top destinations in the world.

1. Seville, Spain
2. Detroit, USA
3. Canberra, Australia
4. Hamburg, Germany
5. Kaohsiung, Taiwan
6. Antwerp, Belgium
7. Matera, Italy
8. San Juan, Puerto Rico
9. Guanajuato, Mexico
10. Oslo, Norway

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