3 Popular Destinations Of 2011 – England, Alaska, and Turks And Caicos Islands
Between the spectacular countryside full of castles, theme parks, cruises on the river, and unforgettable events like the Royal Wedding, England makes its mark for 2011 as one of the most popular tourist destinations yet again. It’s no surprise that people all over the world want to flock to this destination as its obvious historical traits leave it mesmerizing to anyone’s imagination. With museums so impressive, historical landmarks like Big Ben, and the infamous Abbey Road The Beatles made so famous, makes it very difficult for anyone who sets foot on these locations to want to return to their native country.
Another popular destination for 2011 has to be Alaska. Attracting families, students, and adventures alike from all over the world, Alaska offers a multitude of exciting activities. Among the activities that are available are boating across the glacial lakes, scenic touring of the landscapes, and of course the most incredible watching of the most majestic animals in the ocean, whales. Alaska’s annual events are of great interest as well like the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race for those interested in dog sledding, the Alaskan Hummingbird Festival for those hummingbird lovers, and for those who have always wanted to see a bald eagle, a whole slew of them concentrate on The Stikine River during springtime.
The Turks and Caicos Islands is yet another destination popular among tourists in 2011. Consisting of two groups of islands in the Caribbean, the larger Caicos and the smaller Turks, tourists can enjoy the world’s longest coral reefs. The white-sandy beaches and beautiful turquoise, clear water also makes it tempting for anyone to want to snorkel, deep-sea dive, and even take advantage of a variety of other water sports. The Turks and Caicos is also the migrating spot for humpback whales and attract thousands to enjoy one of Mother Nature’s amazing creatures.