The travel side of TikTok has become one of the hottest parts of the ultra-popular social media phenomenon, with travel influencers around the world influencing new trends, showcasing popular and lesser-known destinations and encouraging the world to explore. virtually if not in person.
A new study by Next vacation combined information on top trending travel attractions on TikTok as well as Trip Advisor reviewer ratings, weather, crowds and affordability to find the “new wonders of the world in 2022,” according to the social media giant.
The top ten trending attractions made even more famous by TikTok are as follows.
1.Disney World, Orlando, USA
Disney World is incredibly popular with kids and adults alike, so it’s no surprise it’s on this list. It’s the most popular attraction on TikTok right now, with over 8.6 billion views! From exploring the new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme park to the classic worlds of Epcot, Disney World consistently ranks among the top destinations for Americans.
2. Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The tallest building in the entire world shines like a beacon in the desert sky in real life and on cellphones around the world. With 1.9 billion views, the skyscraper is the second most watched attraction in the world. Dubai itself is also rapidly becoming a popular destination for travellers, especially with younger generations.
3. Eiffel Tower, Paris, France
Can you name a more iconic Parisian attraction than the Eiffel Tower? I don’t think so, and neither does TikTok. From videos showing the romantic tower in all weathers, including the view of the Paris skyline from inside the structure, it ranks as the world’s third most-liked attraction on TikTok, with more than 719 million of views.
4. Taj Mahal, Agra, India
A tragic love story comes to life on TikTok when travelers film their experiences visiting the Taj Mahal in Agra, India. Built as a lavish tomb for the beloved wife of a Mughal emperor, today the bodies of him and his wife are interred inside. It is one of the most recognizable attractions in all of India and the fourth most popular attraction on TikTok, with over 377 million views.
5. Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA
The magnificent Grand Canyon is a geological wonder, receiving thousands of visitors every year, some of whom post their experiences on TikTok for the rest of the world to see. The fifth most popular attraction on the app, it has received over 273 million views.
6. Las Vegas Strip, Nevada, USA
The shiny Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas is easily one of the most iconic entertainment streets in the United States, with bright lights, plenty of entertainment and more hotels than you could possibly count. Travelers planning to visit the city can experience some of what it’s really like on TikTok, where the sixth most popular attraction has received more than 259 million views.
7. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, USA
The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most iconic architectural features on the country’s west coast. Whether filmed glowing red in the sun or drifting in an eerie path of fog, TikTokers love watching videos of the seventh most popular attraction, which has racked up over 118 million views.
8. Hoover Dam, Nevada, USA
An engineering marvel, the Hoover Dam is the eighth most popular attraction on TikTok, receiving nearly 70 million views. Around seven million people visit each year, so it is recommended to visit this site in person during the winter, when the weather is milder and the crowds are fewer.
9. Yosemite National Park, California, USA
Yosemite National Park is a stunning natural wonder that deserves the recognition it receives on social media. About 4.5 million people visit the park’s 1,100 square miles each year, with summer being the best time to take in its natural beauty. It has received over 59 million views on TikTok.
10. Stonehenge, Salisbury, England
Finally, the tenth most popular attraction in the world on TikTok is the Stonehenge. This mysterious architecture draws crowds every year, but its space on TikTok has received nearly 52 million views.
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