"Despite restrictions on visiting Cuba for Americans, there are now some limited opportunities to visit, such as through educational tours and family visits, that have not previously existed for decades," said Messing. "As many global travelers are well aware and as reflected in the feedback from millions of TripAdvisor travelers, Havana is an outstanding destination with growing appeal."
Top 10 Destinations on the Rise in the U.S.:
- Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
- Anchorage, Alaska
- Destin, Florida
- Bar Harbor, Maine
- Santa Fe, New Mexico
- Jackson, Wyoming
- Galveston, Texas
- Brooklyn, New York
- Moab, Utah
- Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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