Top 5 Destinations For Your First Solo Trip

Solo travel has become a rising trend in the travel industry. According to Intrepid Travel, a popular small group adventure travel company, 70% of its US trips in 2018 were comprised of solo travelers. With growing accessibility to information and safety of solo travel, it’s no wonder so many are ditching group trips for the freedom of lone exploration.

For a traveler who has never gone abroad alone, it can be quite a nerve-racking experience. Don’t fret! Get your feet wet with an exciting destination right here in the US. When you’re ready to go alone, these 5 destinations are best to take the leap:

1. San Francisco, CA
The San Francisco Bay is a fine blend of metropolitan, hipster, and natural wonder. Picnic at Baker Beach or Chrissy field, wind down Lombard Road or relax in Alamo Square in front of the Painted Ladies to get a unique view of some of the most famous landmarks in San Francisco.

Skip the tour bus and let the local transportation get you to where you need to go—opt for a cable car to get to the city’s hidden gems. The restaurant scene does