5 Best Places You’ve Never Heard of (Video)

October 15, 2014 Updated: September 1, 2015

Travel hotspots to add to your bucket list, including a hidden gem in Ireland and a charming city in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Here are the 5 best travel places that you might not heard of:
1. Makawao, Hawaii
Hawaii is known for its spectacular beaches. But take a trip to Maui up country and you will be amazed by Hawaiian cowboy culture.
Makawao has roots as a western town since the mid 19 century. But nowadays it is a mix of western and new age culture with joga and wellness centers.
2. Avanos, Turkey
With spectacular rock formations, thriving local markets and history Avanos is must visit destination. It is located in Cappadocia Turkey and it was a pottery center for over 3 thousand years.
3. Priego de Cordoba, Spain
If you love beautiful architecture and you want to experience place where time runs a little more slowly you will like Priego de Cordoba in southern Spain. This charming town is known for its high quality of olive oil.
4. Carlingford, Ireland
Carlingford is a seaside town located just south of the border with Northern Irealnd.
5. Sault Ste. Marie, Michigen
It is located on the northeastern end of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. People come here from different countries to watch shipping traffic pass through the locks.

*Image of horses in the meadow. Hawaii, Maui via Shutterstock