Pack your bags! As 2018 comes to a close, one thing you can already start to plan for the year ahead is travel. Whether it's for your honeymoon, bachelorette party or destination wedding, you can get a head start and nail down those locales early. While we're sure you've had some spots in mind—there are some dream destinations out there—there are a few unexpected places that should be on your list too.
Home rental site Airbnb recently released their list of 19 destinations to visit in 2019. Their data on search, booking, and wish list growth all suggest that off-the-beaten-path destinations are becoming increasingly more popular. From unexpected nightlife towns like Accra, Ghana, to overlooked domestic destinations like the Great Smoky Mountains, people are booking trips to places where they can experience outdoor adventure, new cultures, and seaside relaxation, oftentimes all in one.
Pull up your flight tracker and your calendar to book one of these 19 far off trips.