Top 5 Countries to Visit in The Americas in 2022

By Rameen Hassan | 05, Jan, 2022
Top 5 Countries to Visit in The Americas in 2022

From stretches of misty rainforests in Puerto Rico to the empty deserts of the Great Basin, the frigid polar ice caps of Canada to the mirror-like Salar de Uyuni salt flats of Bolivia the Americas is a perpetual influx of traveling dreamers.

It can be extremely challenging to plan a trip to the Americas, a continent with tremendous diversity in culture and nature alike, which is why we have compiled a list of the top five countries to travel to in 2022.

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1. Ecuador
Quito Ecuador

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An array of scenic landscapes, dense rainforest, colonial architecture, and indigenous cultures make Ecuador one of the fascinating places in South America.

From endless trails for climbing and trekking adventures to Ecuador's lush green forest in Tena and the versatile wildlife of Galapagos islands, it fulfills the desires of outdoor sports enthusiasts and nature lovers.

Ecuador offers pristine beaches of Salinas, Bahia, and Montañita, all of which are among the world's most beautiful and preserved beaches. The best Ecuador attractions includes Galapagos islands, Cuenca, Quito, Baños, Otavalo, Cotopaxi and Cajur National Parks, and La Nariz del Diablo.


2. Costa Rica
Irazu Volcano Costa Rica

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A land of volcanoes, cloud forests with waterfalls, blue lagoon waters, and unique wildlife, this is a description of Costa Rica as a beautiful natural attraction for tourists.

Aside from the busy life of the country's capital, San Jose, a city of museums and lively squares, the ethereal treasure of Costa Rica lies in its vast stretches of forests and beaches. Mountain trails surrounded by thick vegetation, volcanoes, waterfalls, and zip-lining are the dream of backpackers.

The calm waters and diverse culture of the Caribbean cater to the sun-seekers. The Costa Rica tourism hot spots include Antonio, Dominical, Tamarindo, Jaco, Osa, Corcovado, and Tortuguero.


3. Mexico
Chichen Itza Mexico

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Mexico is an increasingly popular destination for tourists from all around the world. Lying alongside the Gulf of Mexico, the country is the epitome of endless stretches of beaches, stunning scenery, and rich culture.

Inland Mexico encompasses various climate zones from tropical rainforests to arid deserts, diversified in flora and fauna. People love its mixed culture with vibrant music, traditional dances, and colorful clothing.

Aztec and Mayan, the World Heritage sites, are famous for their ruins and traditional beach spots. Riviera, Cabo San Lucas, Copper Canyon, Mexico City, Tulum, and Cozumel are Mexico tourism hot spots.


4. Brazil
Rio de Janeiro Brazil

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Occupying half the continent in the southern hemisphere, Brazil is the largest country in South America. Its golden sand beaches, loaded with minerals at the Atlantic Coast, colonial architecture with decorative arts, world-class museums, and cultural heritage at the top of Brazil's tourism boosters.

It would not be an exaggeration to call it a tropical paradise as most of its land is covered by tropical rainforests and surrounded by idyllic beaches. From jungle trips to the festivity of Rio's carnival, you can enjoy a variety of adventures in Brazil. The Brazil tourism hotspots include Rio de Janeiro, iquaçu Falls, Belo Horizonte, and many more.


5. Colombia
Guatape Colombia

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Encompassing a diversity in climate zones, Colombia is the land of snow-capped Andean peaks, tropical Amazon Forest, two deserts, and turquoise Caribbean coasts that leave the visitors perplexed.

As a nation heading to a prosperous future, Colombians are famous for their hospitality. From the buzzing city of Medellin to the tranquil villages of Salento and Mompox, you can find the magnificent Colombian tourist attractions in between the sites. Its rainforest is excellent for backpackers to enjoy wildlife safaris and hikes.

Some top-rated Colombian interests include Cartagena, The Lost City, la Guajira, Tayrona, Leticia, and Bogota, among many others.


Final Thoughts

As most of the countries in the Americas have finally opened their borders to travelers worldwide, you can now plan a trip to explore the ever-vibrant countries in the Americas, calling for a perfect holiday in 2022.

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