23 Travel Destinations for 2023

by Jan 2, 2023

The new year has arrived and it’s the perfect time to think about your next vacation! There are so many possibilities that you may not know where to start. Luckily we can help! We have 23 Travel Destinations for 2023. Where do you want to go?

Theme Parks

Disneyland Resort

This year is a huge milestone for the Walt Disney Company as it celebrates 100 years of magic. On January 27, 2023, the celebration kicks off at the Disneyland Resort. The original theme park will be even more magical as new entertainment begins and a favorite parade returns!

Why not plan your visit to “the Happiest Place on Earth” to be a part of the celebration? Take a walk in Walt’s footsteps and enjoy all the timeless attractions and the nostalgia that will surround you.

Walt Disney World Resort

In 2021, the 50th-anniversary celebration of the Walt Disney World Resort kicked off! The 18-month-long celebration goes through March 31, 2023, but that doesn’t mean the magic is ending! There are new attractions coming and beloved entertainment returns!

In 2023, the beloved nighttime show, “Happily Ever After” will return to the Magic Kingdom. The much-anticipated opening of TRON Lightcycle / Run is coming this spring. This all-new coaster will be one of the fastest at any Disney theme park in the world!

Now is the time to plan your visit and experience the magic at all four theme parks!

Universal Orlando Resort

There is more than one castle in Orlando! At Universal Orlando Resort, you can explore the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, race with some raptors on Jurassic Park VelociCoaster, or get silly with the Minions!

There is fun for all ages and it changes throughout the year! You can enjoy the Mardi Gras Festival, scream at Halloween Horror Nights, or enjoy the magic of the holiday season! Be sure to contact us today and we can help you get there in 2023!

Universal Studios Hollywood

Something big is coming to Universal Studios Hollywood! The much-anticipated opening of Super Nintendo WorldTM is happening on February 17, 2023. Enter the world of Super MarioTM with a fun new ride, themed merchandise, and an all-new themed restaurant!

There is so much to do in Hollywood too! Your Key to the World Travel advisor can help you create the perfect vacation package so that you can enjoy the theme park and explore everything the area has to offer!

Discovery Cove

While Discovery Cove is not a theme park, it is a unique all-inclusive experience located in Orlando that is worth the visit. When you spend your day at Discovery Cove, relaxation awaits but so does the fun! You may opt to purchase a package that includes swimming with dolphins or other up-close animal encounters. You can hand-feed tropical birds or snorkel with fish and stingrays. Enjoy unlimited food and drinks as you relax on one of the beaches and take in the relaxing atmosphere of the lagoons. There’s no need to bring much with you either! Sunscreen, towels, wetsuits, and snorkel equipment are all included!

This could be the perfect addition to your Orlando vacation, and we can help you enjoy every moment.


Disney Cruise Line

A Disney Cruise offers fun for all ages with the Disney magic that everyone knows and loves! Now is the perfect time to plan your next cruise and sail away. With five gorgeous ships in the fleet, there are amazing itineraries sailing all over the world!

Some highlights on any Disney cruise are the rotational dining with top-notch cuisine, Broadway-style entertainment, fireworks at sea, and Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay. Let’s find the itinerary that is perfect for your next vacation!

Virgin Voyages

When you sail with Virgin Voyages, luxury is always included. This cruise experience is designed for adults only and is an experience like no other. All guests sailing on the ship must be 18 years of age and older. The inclusions are top-notch and make for a luxurious, but authentic experience from the time you board the ship.

All your dining experiences, tips, Wi-Fi, and more are always included when you sail with Virgin Voyages.  You just have to kick back and sail away! There are several itineraries to choose from – which one is your perfect fit?

American Queen Voyages

Are you looking for a luxurious vacation experience but want to stay in the United States? A cruise with American Queen Voyages may be the perfect fit for you! There are so many itineraries available on America’s rivers and lakes! From New Orleans and Memphis to the Columbia and Snake Rivers in Washington State and Oregon, you can sail with peace of mind and enjoy all of the luxuries included.

Each itinerary with American Queen Voyages includes a one-night pre-cruise hotel stay, your ground transfers to the vessel, unlimited guided tours, open bars & lounges, unlimited Wi-Fi, daily onboard entertainment, and more. There are even themed cruises such as a wine cruise or the Kentucky Derby. Would you like to know more? We can help!


AMAWaterways offers luxurious river cruising around the world, with all of the details taken care of from the moment you arrive. When you think of river cruising, you may automatically think of the European Rivers. There are so many amazing itineraries along the Danube, Seine, Rhine, and more. However, did you know that AMAWaterways can also take you to Asia, Africa, and even South America?

With your choice of included excursions, onboard entertainment, and the flexibility of adding on pre- or post-cruise stays in many different cities, it’s easy to fall in love with AMAWaterways!

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line is a family-friendly cruise line with a variety of itineraries that are sure to fulfill your vacation dreams. Whether you want to explore Alaska, the Mediterranean, or have a Perfect Day at CoCo Cay, it’s waiting for you onboard!

There are so many gorgeous ships in the fleet, with even more coming. The Icon of the Seas is setting sail in 2024 and features the largest waterpark at sea! Each ship is designed for guests of all ages, with plenty to do for adults, kids, and kids-at-heart!

All-Inclusive Resorts

Beaches Turks & Caicos

This all-inclusive resort is the perfect vacation destination for the whole family! You will love the crystal blue water and included activities. From the kids’ clubs to the waterpark and amazing dining options, there is truly something for everyone!

There are accommodations for everyone as well, with larger villas for multi-generational families or guest rooms for just couples or friends! You are sure to fall in love with the stunning beaches and excellent service from the moment you arrive.

Sandals Grande St. Lucian

Sandals Grande St. Lucian is one of three Sandals Resorts in St. Lucia. The resort is located on Rodney Bay, known for its calm waters and stunning views. It’s like a picture-perfect postcard!

With five pools, championship-level golf courses, and twelve different gourmet dining options, you have everything you need right at your fingertips! Are you looking to go on some excursions? No problem! Your Key to the World Travel advisor can set it all up for you right with your vacation package! We take care of the details so that you can relax and enjoy your vacation!

Le Blanc Spa Resort Los Cabos

At Le Blanc Spa Resort Los Cabos, you will experience the ultimate adults-only, all-inclusive vacation. With luxurious amenities from the moment you arrive, you can rest assured that your every need will be taken care of so that you can relax and enjoy every minute! Each guest room includes butler service and ocean views. You can choose from an array of fine dining experiences as well. Why not have breakfast on your balcony, lunch by the pool, and then choose from diverse restaurants with several different flavors from around the world?

Located on the Baja Peninsula, it’s easy to go out and explore the area too. There is a range of excursions available from snorkeling and a sunset cruise to riding a camel! If you prefer relaxation, make sure that you head to the Le Blanc Spa for a variety of spa treatments and complimentary Hydrotherapy sessions.

Dreams Playa Mujeres

Located in Playa Mujeres, Mexico, this resort is just 10 miles from downtown Cancun and a short drive to the Cancun International Airport. Enjoy a dedicated beach area in this gated community with gorgeous rooms and suites, swimming pools, an on-site water park, and more!

There are twenty-two restaurants and bars to enjoy throughout your vacation and outstanding amenities from poolside service to included Wi-Fi. This resort also offers world-class golf courses and a stunning spa to relax. Adults are permitted to take advantage of the dining options at Secrets Playa Mujeres, the adults-only resort located next door. This is an outstanding option for your Mexican vacation!

Margaritaville Island Reserve Cap Cana

At Margaritaville Island Reserve Cap Cana, there are two distinct resorts in one! Located on Juanillo Beach, this beautiful resort is sure to take you away to paradise! At both locations, you find immersive culinary experiences, live entertainment, and superb, personalized service.

The Hammock is an adults-only area offering all-inclusive and laid-back luxury. Slip on your complimentary flip-flops and switch to island time! There is an adults-only pool, restaurant, and bar as well. Over at Wave, it’s easy to find a variety of family-friendly activities and experiences. Regardless of what section you choose, an outstanding vacation experience is waiting.

Once you get settled in your room, don’t miss the outstanding entertainment offered each night! First, choose from several delicious restaurants and you may even opt for a cheeseburger in paradise! After you enjoy a delicious meal, the Gourmet Village also serves as the heart of the resort entertainment with live music, performances, bars, and more throughout the evening. Are you ready to enjoy island time? Fins up!

Europe & Beyond

The Netherlands

The Netherlands is a destination filled with beauty and history, with easy access to other countries in Europe. Amsterdam is the capital city, known for its history and great art. You can easily tour the city by foot, or by bike! Make sure that you stop to see the Van Gogh Museum along the way. In addition, the Anne Frank House is another must-see during your visit.

Springtime in the Netherlands is a stunning sight to see. The tulip season runs from March to May and there are many colors and types of the beautiful flower found throughout the Flower Strip region. A stroll through Keukenhof Gardens on a beautiful spring day will certainly be a memory for the books!

Since Amsterdam is such a walkable city, you may opt to stay there. Alternatively, the famous canals are used for travel through the county and through Europe. You may opt for a river cruise instead and there are many itineraries available!


Paris is always a good idea. However, there is much more to France than the City of Love. You could explore the history and beauty of the Normandy region, visit Strasbourg to see the oldest Christmas Market in the world, or Bordeaux, the wine capital of France. There are several villages throughout the country as well that will make you feel as though you’ve stepped into a fairytale. Colmar and Kaysersberg are just two examples.

If you’d prefer to sail away, why not consider a river cruise? There are a few itineraries available including along the Seine, the Rhône, or the Rhine Rivers. Each itinerary offers unique experiences and amazing views of Europe. Your Key to the World Travel Advisor is ready to help you find the perfect fit!


If you are looking to head to the Mediterranean, there is so much waiting for you in Italy! Italy is a country that has left a mark on Western culture. From Italian cuisine, well-known art, and beautiful architecture, you are sure to fall in love and return again and again!

The capital city, Rome, is the home to the Vatican and would be a great experience for a faith-based trip. Other amazing cities include Florence, Venice, and Milan. For those interested in exploring Italian cuisine, a visit to Tuscany may be right up your alley! Italy is a destination that also can be done via a cruise ship, with several cruise lines offering itineraries that include a few different stops in the country. What is your dream itinerary?


Greece is another beautiful destination in the Mediterranean, filled with history, amazing cuisine, and stunning architecture. Like Italy, there are several cruise lines that offer itineraries to the Greek islands.

In addition, a land vacation is a great way to explore destinations such as Athens, Santorini, Mykonos, and more. This country has thousands of islands throughout the Aegean Sea. You can enjoy a customized trip or a guided tour.


Austria may be considered a bit of a hidden gem in Europe. Located in the Eastern Alps, the country is in Central Europe and it’s easy to take the train and explore other countries on day trips during your visit. Germany, Switzerland, and even the Czech Republic are great additions.

Train travel through Austria is a stunning sight, with views of the Alps visible throughout your journey. There are several great destinations to consider too, depending on what you are looking for. Vienna is the capital city and home to one of the most popular tourist attractions, Schönbrunn Palace. Salzburg is known as the birthplace of Mozart and the filming location for many scenes from the beloved classic, The Sound of Music. Innsbruck is a popular ski resort town, with stunning views of the Alps. The Wachau Valley is a well-known region for some of Austria’s best red wines. If you want to explore World War II history in the country, you may want to plan a guided tour to the Mauthausen Memorial or a day trip to the Eagle’s Nest in Bavaria. The possibilities in Austria are endless. What’s on your must-do list?

Bucket List Travel

The Holy Land

Recently a group of advisors from Key to the World Travel had the opportunity to explore the Holy Land on a trip to Israel and Jordan. All of them will tell you that both countries are amazing destinations with so much to offer guests. From the Faith-based experiences to the food and culture, visiting the Holy Land is a bucket list trip for many people.

There are a few different ways to plan this type of trip but our advisors are here to help you make it happen. We can help you create a customized itinerary to have a trip that you will never forget. You will likely find that you want to go back to Israel again before you even finish the first trip!

Expedition Cruising

Expedition Cruising is quickly becoming a popular way to travel to destinations that were previously more difficult to explore. Bucket list destinations such as Antarctica, the Adriatic region, or the Galápagos Islands can now become an unforgettable vacation experience.

There are several options available to experience this type of trip. However, Adventures by Disney is one of the best! Incorporating unique experiences with knowledgeable Adventure Guides, an Adventures by Disney vacation is perfect for the whole family. However, some itineraries do have age requirements or are adult-exclusive. What better way to explore destinations around the world than on a trip that guarantees the top-notch service that Disney is known for with incredible experiences that you will never forget?


Another bucket list destination for many people is to visit the beautiful continent of Africa. From the pyramids of Egypt to the African savannas, it’s the trip of a lifetime that will leave you wanting more!

Like Expedition Cruising, there are several options to explore Africa. However, Adventures by Disney is again one of the top choices! These itineraries include two Adventure Guides, individuals who are familiar with the area that you are visiting, many of your meals, and experiences that you will not find anywhere else!

Are You Ready to Go?

It’s the perfect time to plan your next vacation. In 2023, let’s say yes to new adventures! Our travel advisors are here to help you plan your dream vacation. Contact us with your wishlist and vacation starts now!


Are you considering a trip? Having a travel advisor means someone there to have your back in any occurrence. There is no additional cost to you and you have peace of mind knowing that your vacation is in good hands.

Contact your Key to the World Travel® advisor for your next trip, or send us a quote request to get started.

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