Sometimes the best travel partner is right under your nose.
It’s almost inevitable. You’re sitting around your friend’s living room or grabbing a beer and burger and someone will mention a burning desire to get away from it all. They want to head to the mountains, the beach, a historic city—anywhere that gives them the chance to share a new adventure with old friends. In its best moments, traveling with friends means common interests, big laughs, and new stories to add to the rotation.
Some groups make it a tradition to rent the same lake house or beach bungalow every year. If you’re looking for something new, here are 15 ideas for great cities, countries, islands, and resorts to explore with your best buddies.