You have been admiring travel photos on Facebook and Instagram, you hear incredible stories from friends who have been visiting places all over the world, and you have decided you want in on the action! You want to backpack the world, see new places and meet new people, but the world can sometimes seem overwhelming. Where do you start? Where should you go first?
We have your back with this list of the top 25 places to backpack for the first time!
Like what you see and have a destination in mind? Check out our Backpacker 101 articles, which will help you get everything you need together. Happy travels!
4. Cook Islands
5. New Zealand
11. Sri Lanka
21. Costa Rica
22. El Salvador