Top Destinations For Solo Travel


Melbourne is known as being one of the safest places to travel alone, especially for women. Australia is an English-speaking country, meaning it is easy for solo travelers to get around and communicate with the locals. People are happy to help you out and they are typically extremely friendly. Don’t forget to chat it up with the friendly locals and learn a thing or two about the culture!

2. Barcelona

Barcelona is a known to be a very walkable city, and people tend to be friendly and accommodating. Also, the dining options are great for a solo traveler too, and many have free some type of live entertainment show during dinner. Don’t forget to catch some local live entertainment while eating out for a meal!

3. New York City

New York City also known as the Big Apple is best known for solo travel because well – nothing closes. Ever. You can dine in a restaurant alone and nobody will think twice about it. There’s also tons of gourmet food markets to eat in NYC. There’s always something going on in the city that never sleeps. Don’t forget to treat yourself to a solo fine dining experience and hit up a local food truck for tacos at 4 am.

4. Dubrovnik

Getting around the city is easy in Dubrovnik; making it perfect for solo travelers. The city offers plenty of beautiful hiking trails, historic forts, and gorgeous beaches with views of the old town and city walls. There’s unlimited things to do and sights to see in Croatia. Don’t forget to hit the dirt trails and explore the beauty the area has to offer!

5. London

Visiting London is like getting the full European charm without culture shock or a language barrier. It’s the perfect destination for solo travelers, particularly females. There’s plenty to do, see, and eat in London, you’ll never run out of options. Don’t forget to learn about the culture over a cocktail with a friendly stranger.

6. Seattle

Getting around in Seattle is super easy. One can simply use the monorail, take a bus or street car. There’s plenty of things to see and do in Seattle. Head to Snoqualmie Falls, take a hike through the magical Olympic National Park forest for some of the most incredible, otherworldly sights you will ever lay your eyes on. Don’t forget to hang at a coffeehouse on a rainy afternoon and read a good book or hit up a local brewery for a full day brew tour and try out some new beers!

7. Bali

Bali is often deemed one of the ultimate places to travel alone for females, and for good reason. There’s great options for budget-friendly traveling and plenty of backpacking and hiking to be done. Book a solo-friendly accommodation, which is typically a traditional dorm style building with communal facilities. This is a great way to meet other fellow solo travelers in passing! Indonesia is also extremely inexpensive, once you’re there. Don’t forget to connect with other fellow solo travelers by mingling in the communal spaces they offer!

8. Portland

Portland has quite a reputation of having free-thinking residents, making it the ideal destination for solo travel. Fun fact: Portland is home to 75-plus breweries, more than any other city in the world. There’s plenty of great solo spots such as Powell’s City of Books and Voodoo Doughnut, both are not to be missed! Don’t forget to hit up a brewery. Or two. Try at least five new beers you’ve never even heard of!

9. Iceland

Known as being one of the most peaceful countries in the world, mostly due to its small population. The locals are usually extremely friendly and welcoming to visitors. Don’t forget to check out the Blue Lagoon while you’re visiting! Don’t forget to hit up the Blue Lagoon for some luxury solo R & R. Be sure that you don’t forget to call ahead of time because they tend to fill up quick!

10. Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is mainly a Buddhist country, and its residents are friendly and welcoming to all. The beautiful land is covered with tea plantations, ancient cities, forest reserves and mountains. On the coast you’ll find beautiful beaches, fancy resorts and lagoons. Don’t forget to check out the tea plantations while you’re there.

11. Denmark

Known for its friendly people and safe steets, start your solo adventure in Copenhagen and head to Nyhavn for some epic scenery and landmarks to visit. Be sure to take a stroll through Tivoli Gardens while you’re at it!

12. Costa Rica

Known to be the “happiest country in the world”, and for good reason. Costa Rica is perfect for a solo traveler with unlimited things to do and see along the way. From whitewater rafting to zip-lining through gorgeous rainforests, the lush waterfalls, and hiking in the Volcano National Park, there’s plenty to do for solo travelers!