Best places to go with friends this year

Traveling with your friends is crucial before you have bigger responsibilities to take care of. One of the hardest parts about traveling is picking the best places to go with friends that you can guarantee with be fun for everyone.

You might want to go to a vacation spot that is popular with group travelers and guarantees unlimited fun–or you might want to go somewhere no one you know has gone before. Wherever you decide to go, do your research.

Luckily, there are several affordable destinations around the world you can go to relax and unwind. No matter what you might be looking for, you are bound to have a good time at one of these spots:

Las Vegas

You already know that Las Vegas is the holy grail of all things wild and fun. With a group of friends keeping you company, you are likely to have an awesome time.

Las Vegas is active 24/7 and there is loads to do no matter what time of the day. You can hit the nightclubs, gamble in the casinos, walk the strip, or just people watch.

Before you embark on a trip to Vegas with your friends, sit down and have a discussion of what you want to do when you get there. You don’t want to land in Vegas only to realize that some of your friends have totally different plans than you.

The Caribbean

The Caribbean offers an opportunity to have a relaxed and chilled out vacation. The destination is famous for its expansive white sandy beaches, great culture, and all-inclusive resorts.

If you’re looking for a stress-free environment, this is it. You can chill at the beach, go snorkeling or scuba diving, sample the local food, experience the local music scene, go zip-lining, and a whole lot more.

Check out this video we made a while back showing the snorkelling delights of Barbados!

If your friend group consists of couples, you can still find a lot to do in the Caribbean. Couples all-inclusive resorts offer more intimate things to do, but can still be just as fun.


A Tanzania safari offers you an opportunity to witness things you have only seen in movies.

Since you will be traveling with friends, you could book a group safari with a local tour company.

For the best booking experience, do your research. You don’t want to get involved with a company that ends up being a scam.

Tanzania has several parks with each one offering a slightly different experience. A multi-day tour will usually take you through 2 or 3 parks, so there will be plenty for you to see.


Iceland is a beautiful travel destination with amazing natural attractions. It has over 30 active volcanoes and several hot springs.

There are several things you and your friends can enjoy doing in Iceland. You can visit the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, head out to a lava field referred to as Víðgelmir, or visit the world’s largest glacier.

How about ice cave exploration? This video will surely make you want to go with friends!

No matter what you end up doing, your group will end up having a good time.

Berlin, Germany

If you are looking for a high-energy trip to Europe, Berlin is the perfect destination. The city will offer you several opportunities to have endless fun with your friends.

Germany has one of the most elaborate nightlife environments in the world. Besides the nightlife, you can also enjoy visiting beautiful attractions and art galleries.

If you want to shop in an open air market, you can go to Mauerpark to score great bargains on souvenirs, clothes, and other interesting items. You can also spare some time to visit the Berlin Wall.

Nashville, Tennessee

If you and your friends like live music and bars filled with people who are genuinely happy–this could be the perfect destination for you. Nashville also offers an amazing selection of southern comfort food including, chicken, barbeque, and sweet treats.

There are museums, historic sites, and landmarks to visit while you’re there as well. Not to mention tons of souvenir shops selling cowboys hats with matching boots to make you feel right at home.

If you’re wondering what to do in Nashville check out this top 5 attractions video.

In Nashville, you can have the best of both worlds. Either your partying until the early hours, or finding a quiet place to relax and enjoy the atmosphere. No matter what you plan on doing while you’re there, you will definitely find something to do.

Choose Your Destination Wisely

When going on a trip with your friends, you want to choose a destination that offers lots of opportunities to enjoy group activities. If your group is very active, you may want a destination with opportunities to engage in physical activities. Staying fit while traveling is a huge priority for 14 percent of millennial travelers.

Before you depart for the trip, have a sit down with your friends and lay out the expectations. Being on the same page before you depart will ensure that you avoid as many conflicts as possible.