A few travel companies and search engines, including Google and Delta Airlines, have released their lists of the most searched travel destinations of 2024. We’ve compared the destinations highlighted in Google and Delta’s lists to give you the top travel destinations for summer 2024.

The Delta search data consists of people in the US searching from Nov. 1, 2023, to March 18, 2024, for travel between May and August 2024. Google’s top list reflects people in the US searching on Google Flights for travel anytime between June 1 through August 31, 2024.

1) London

London Top Travel Destinations Summer 2024

A popular travel destination in past summers as well, London is full of activities and sightseeing adventures such as the Tower of London, The Palace of Westminster, Hampton Court Palace, Buckingham Palace, The London Eye, and more. Art and history lovers can will also enjoy The British Museum, Shakespeare’s Globe, the Science Museum, and the Natural History Museum. Nature-loving travelers will also enjoy a stroll through Kew Gardens or Hyde Park.

2) Paris

Summer 2024 Top Travel Destinations Paris France

Another great destination for art lovers, travelers planning to visit this city in 2024 could check out the popular museums such as the D’Orsay or the Louvre or one of the city’s many smaller galleries. There are a few small theaters that offer plays with English subtitles so that English-speaking audiences can enjoy the show just as much as locals. Day or night, it’s easy to stumble into a cafe, restaurant, or bar with delicious options and a beautiful ambiance.


3) Rome

Rome Summer 2024 Most Popular Travel Locations

Nature enthusiasts visiting Rome will enjoy the Monte Mario Nature Reserve, which includes hiking trails through canopies of oak trees, cypress trees, and pines. You could also spot an array of wildlife, including foxes, kestrels, hedgehogs, and hawks.

Travelers can also visit some world-famous architectural marvels such as the Colosseum, Sant’Ivo alla Sapienza, Galleria Doria Pamphilj, Villa Farnesina, Santa Maria del Popolo, and Santa Maria in Trastevere. There are tons of museums for art lovers as well, including Case Romane del Celio in Rome, Galleria Doria Pamphilj, MAXXI Rome, Capitoline Museums, and more.

4) Athens

Athens, Greece Top 2024 Travel Destinations Summer

According to Delta, Athens, Greece, had the biggest surge in interest since last year, with a whopping 248% increase in searches. Apart from taking in the stunning sights, travelers visiting this city could check out the Benaki Museums to see some cultural art pieces, visit the Historic Triangle for some shopping and barhopping, or visit the Athens Riveria to soak up the sun and beach views. Don’t leave this city without checking out the legendary historical sites, including The Acropolis, Theatre of Herodes Atticus, Ancient Agora, Temple of Hephaestus, Temple of Poseidon, Library of Hadrian, and many more.

5) Tokyo

Tokyo Japan Summer Travel 2024

Moving its way up the list of top destinations this year, nature enthusiasts visiting Tokyo this summer should check out the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, Yoyogi Park, Nakameguro, or the Nihon Minka-en Japan Open-air Folk House Museum, which is only a short 20-minute train ride away from central Tokyo. Anime or manga lovers should visit Nakano Broadway for the multi-story shopping arcade that contains some rare finds.

In addition to the amazing food scene, this is also an excellent destination for coffee connoisseurs containing gems such as Koffee Mameya Kakeru, where visitors can enjoy artisanal coffees while basking in the uniquely designed oak interior created by the collaborative efforts of an art director and architect.