Below is a list of some of the best travel sites, best travel blogs and other resources providing some of the best travel tips and information around the Web.
This list is comprised of websites that we personally read or use to help during travel journeys.
Because people’s interests are varied, I’ve divided the best travel sites into the following categories:
I curated the following based on a mix of personal preferences, traffic rankings and public acclaim:
1) This list is by no means complete, nor is it objective. The category rankings are somewhat arbitrary and subjective, since these days most travel sites and travel blogs produce great content that falls under multiple categories (to feature a wide range of resources, each site appears in only one category).
2) This list is bound to evolve: I’ll be adding information and updating it regularly, and would love to hear your suggestions.
3) I hope it offers a good overview of some of the best travel sites out there, as well as a useful starting point for your travels – it certainly has for us!
Thanks to all the other bloggers and people who have also compiled thorough and well-researched lists, some of which I’ve used and linked to – with no exception, they’re all themselves featured! Hope this helps you with your travels and exploring the world, have fun!
Top 20 Best Travel Sites and Best Travel Blogs by Ranking
The following list of Top 20 travel sites is based on quantitative measurements such as traffic rankings, Alexa score and Google Analytics. It is by no means scientific or hard-ranked; instead I’ve used a combination of the work done by 3 top travel bloggers to extract my favorite 20 high-traffic travel sites.
For more detailed lists and information on their process:
See the list by Nomadic Samuel on his Top 100 Travel Blogs – the father of all top travel blog lists, Nomadic Sam has been travel blogging and featuring the best travel bloggers since for ever, based on a combination of factors. Also factored in is a similar ranking by Brendan’s Adventures. As well as one by Matt Stabile, Founder of TheExpeditioner.com, on his Top 50 Travel Blogs – Most Visited (Unique Visitors). Matt contacted some top travel bloggers and asked them if they could share their Google analytics (it also has the added benefit of providing social media handles straight from that page).
Top 10 Travel Tips Sites and Travel Information Blogs
These are some of the best websites to find practical travel tips and useful travel information both for general purposes and specific forms of travel (air, discount, trains, etc.):
Top 10 Backpacking Travel Sites and Budget Travel Blogs
Some of the best backpacking and cheap travel websites, to make the most of your trip on a shoestring or tight budget:
Top 10 Luxury Travel Sites and Travel Blogs
Travel in style thanks to the tips and resources of these top travel sites and travel blogs:
More Best Luxury Travel Sites
Top 10 Adventure Travel Sites and Travel Blogs
Discover the world with outdoors activities, action-packed trips and other adventure packages thanks to these top travel sites:
Top 10 Travel Photography Sites and Travel Blogs
Some of the most beautiful photography and top sites for travel photos :
Top 10 Travel Video Sites and Travel Blogs / Vlogs
Discover the world and travel through film and videos with these top sites:
Top 10 Travel Writing Blogs and Sites
These websites offer great stories for readers seeking travel writing and literature:
Top 10 Family Travel Sites and Travel Blogs
A list of top sites written by parents and family travelers, which will be useful for all readers seeking to do the same:
More Best Family Travel Blogs
Top 10 Best ‘Explore’ Travel Sites and Blogs
Best Travel Sites and Blogs exploring a specific part of the world or providing a more in-depth look at different regions:
Top 10 Best Group Travel Sites and Blogs
Best Travel Sites and Blogs with multiple contributors.
Top 10 Couple Travel Blogs and Best Romantic Travel Destinations
This list features both websites and blogs that are edited by couples, or websites specifically geared towards romantic travel destinations:
More Best Couple Travel Blogs
Top 10 Solo Travel Blogs and How to Travel Alone
Solo travel has become increasingly popular for both females and males, these websites will help you make the best out of your solo travels:
Top 10 Female Solo Travel Blogs
More Best Female Travel Blogs
Top 10 Male Solo Travel Blogs
More Best Male Travel Blogs
You can also view our complete alphabetical travel site list and index here.
It takes a lot of work to compile this list; I’ll do my best to update it regularly but I haven’t yet had time to add individual descriptions. Feel free to send me a blurb [carole’at’ooaworld’dot’com] if you’d like it to be included, or let me know if you think your website should be included here!
Thanks to all of you, hope this helps for your travels!