Here are the best trips to take in 2020

| November 19, 2019

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Where will you go next? Our editors and explorers pick the planet’s 25 most exciting destinations for the year ahead. To create our annual Best Trips list we collaborated with the editorial teams of National Geographic Traveler’s 17 international editions and with our own globe-trotting experts to report on the essential and sustainable sites to see in 2020. Grab your bags and go!

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Anthony Travel is the nation’s largest provider of sports travel management services. With offices nationwide, Anthony Travel partners with over 75 of the nation’s most prestigious universities, along with leading amateur and youth sports organizations, to provide comprehensive travel solutions and unforgettable experiences to teams, alumni and fans at more than 300 domestic and international events annually. Anthony Travel offers comprehensive travel solutions that save clients time and money, while providing unforgettable travel experiences. Anthony Travel is a division of On Location Experiences, a premium experiential hospitality business owned by RedBird Capital Partners, Bruin Sports Capital, 32 Equity (the entity that oversees the NFL’s private equity efforts), Jon Bon Jovi and John Anthony.

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