16 Best Countries To Travel In This Autumn

Travelers today are more aware than ever of all the world has to offer. It’s thrilling to be confronted with so much possibility — but daunting, too. Each year, we curate a list of the best places to travel in the months ahead.

Our travel experts — from travel writers around the globe to T+L’s A-List travel advisorsto our own editors — offer their recommendations. Then, we take a look at what places are now at the forefront of the global conversation, whether for new hotels and museums or major international events. In any given year, the cities and countries we recommend as the best places to travel in the world have a lot going on. And of course, we think about those travel destinations that are perennial favorites to determine which ones are reinventing themselves, ensuring there’s always something new to explore.


Head to Kenya’s Maasai Mara to observe one of the wonders of the natural world. Every year more than 1.4 million wildebeest, along with gazelles and zebra, stampede Lion King–style following the rains from the Serengeti to the Masai Mara. Experience luxury in the heart of the migration at the newly rebuilt Sanctuary Olonana. Offering ultramodern bliss, 14 brand new glass-fronted suites offer light, sumptuous interiors, and opulent marble-and-slate bathrooms, as well as private decks. Expert guides lead game drives tailored to your preferences in custom open-sided four-wheel drive vehicles.