Lonely Planet’s Best in the US 2018

Plus: When to go to Sri
Lanka, X marks the spot: great travel treasure hunts, Rio Carnival:
the greatest show on Earth, Forest bathing among California’s
redwoods & more —
 
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Thinking of travelling stateside in 2018? Get inspired with Lonely
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US destinations to visit this year.

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When to go to Sri
Lanka

Discover the perfect time to visit Sri Lanka’s beautiful beaches,
tea plantations, colonial cities and wildlife reserves.
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X marks the spot:
great travel treasure hunts

Why must intrepid treasure hunts be confined to the pages of
fiction? A journey in search of one of these illustrious items is a
rich reward in itself.

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The greatest show on
Earth

Rio Carnival is the biggest party in the world but with
celebrations from the huge parade to local street parties, you need
to know where you’re going.
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Seeking serenity:
forest bathing among California’s redwoods

A stroll in the woods is the perfect antidote to the ailments of
modern life, and there’s nowhere better to do it than beneath
California’s ancient redwoods.

REJUVENATING RAMBLINGS
Tanzania’s deadly
pink lake

Lake Natron is one of the most harmful lakes in the world –
and one of the most striking sights in Africa.

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Competition: win a trip for two to the Redwood
Coast

Tell us why you would like to visit California’s iconic forests and
be in with a chance of winning a four-night trip to our #1 Best in
the US destination.

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Eight
lesser-known surf spots around the world

From jungle-flanked point breaks in Colombia to isolated New
Zealand coves, an array of superb, secluded surf spots are waiting
to be discovered.

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