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17 Incredible Vacations That Are Even Better For Solo Travelers

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We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about the best places to travel solo. Here are some of their responses...

3. New York City

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"Whether or not you have a plan, you can just go and walk around. It's walkable, and there are endless things to do, see, and eat."—Samantha C. Sullivan, Facebook


6. Southeast Asia

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"I traveled around Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand. As a woman traveling alone for the first time, my mother was terrified for me, but it turned out to be one of the best experiences of my life!"—alexd42f9eb013

7. Yangshuo, China

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"This small mountain town in the Guangxhi province is the most enchanting landscape I've ever seen. You can bike to all the surrounding villages, which are full of ancient culture, history, and beauty." —brittany_nicole


8. Paris

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"Despite its reputation as a city for lovers, I loved wandering around Paris alone. I was able to do and see everything I wanted to experience without having to consult or wait on anyone else." —Johnnylapasta

9. Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

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"It's one of the most breathtaking places in the world and its something you have to experience by yourself. I sat by the edge and just stared into the endless beauty. It was one hell of an experience."—thuienguyen

10. Laos

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"I never felt afraid the entire time I was there. The locals were gracious, and there's a strong sense of community. You get the feeling that even though you are foreign, people will watch out for you."—Jay MK, Facebook

11. Greece

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"I went to Athens, Santorini, and Mykonos. The sights were incredible, the history breathtaking, the food delicious, and the people were extraordinarily friendly."— laurenh4bb705f9a


14. Iceland

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"It's easy to navigate and there are tons of opportunities to meet other travelers at hostels and campsites."—Tarah7

15. Andorra

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"The tiny country is a mecca for bike riding, and the scenery is breathtaking. The people are so friendly and international, so whether you speak English, French or Spanish it's easy to communicate." —Ian Paterson


17. Malta

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"It's insanely beautiful and serene. It's without a doubt the best place for soul searching."—sparklesmuggler

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