As the clock strikes midnight and we step into 2024, it’s time to start planning for a year filled with exciting adventures. Let’s kick things off by setting some travel resolutions – little commitments that promise to elevate each trip into an unforgettable experience. Join us as we share ten resolutions designed to make your travels in 2024 nothing short of amazing.


1. Embrace the Unknown 
Say yes to the unexpected and embrace spontaneity in your travels! From impromptu detours to spontaneous adventures, let every moment be a chance for discovery. Who knows what extraordinary tales await when you relinquish control and let curiosity guide your journey?

Hola Costa Rica

2. Get Off the Beaten Path
Break free from the usual tourist trails and venture into unexplored territories. Discover the charm of hidden gems, interact with locals, and craft your own unique narrative in places less traversed. Challenge youurself to be a true explorer, seeking out destinations that may not be on everyone’s radar and finding beauty in the undiscovered. Who knows what you might find?

High school students discover the beauty of Morocco on their teen summer tour

3. Volunteer Abroad
Make your journeys meaningful by incorporating volunteer work into your travel itinerary. Whether it’s contributing to environmental conservation or participating in community projects, this year challenge yourself to leave a positive impact on the places you visit. By volunteering abroad, you not only explore new cultures but also actively contribute to the well-being of the communities you encounter.

Youth travelers helping communities during teen volunteer program in Fiji

4. Learn a New Skill
Step up your travel game by acquiring a new skill. Whether it’s picking up phrases in a local language, mastering the art of navigating public transportation, or learning how to take incredible photos, 2024 is the year to expand your skill set. As you learn, you not only enrich your personal growth but also enhance the way you engage with and appreciate different aspects of your travels.

5. Taste the World
Embark on a culinary journey in 2024 and be sure to savor the unique flavors of each destination you visit. Whether it’s street food in Thailand, homemade pasta in Italy, fresh seafood in Fiji, or tapas in Spain, try to eat like a local everywhere you go and add a delicious layer to your travel experiences. Each unique cuisine serves as a gateway to the culture and history of a place, elevating your travel experience!

6. Embrace Solo Adventures
Make 2024 the year you don’t need to wait around for someone else, and set out on a solo travel adventure! Whether it’s a solo hike, taking yourself out for dinner at that restaurant you’ve been dying to try, or navigating a new city independently, embracing solo adventures fosters self-discovery, independence, and a deeper connection with the destinations you explore.


Swinging in Bali

7. Keep a Travel Journal
Embrace the timeless tradition of keeping a travel journal. Chronicle the sights, sounds, and personal reflections that make each moment unique. Your journal is sure to become a cherished keepsake, ensuring your adventures live on through the pages, ready to transport you back to your remarkable memories whenever you flip through its pages.

Teen Boat Cruise

8. Get Out of Your Comfort Zone
Challenge yourself to venture beyond your comfort zone during your travels. Whether it’s trying unfamiliar cuisines, engaging in local traditions, or participating in adventurous activities, stepping beyond your comfort zone opens the door to transformative experiences.

Travel For Teens Australia

9. Conquer Outdoor Adventures
Elevate your travel experiences by conquering outdoor challenges. From thrilling ziplining and stunning hikes to navigating water rapids and catching some waves, embrace the adrenaline of outdoor adventures. Each conquest adds an exhilarating dimension to your travels and unlocks a sense of accomplishment and resilience that lasts a lifetime.

10. Connect with Cultures
Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of local cultures wherever your travels take you. From sharing a traditional meal with locals to participating in age-old customs, challenge yourself to go beyond sightseeing and create authentic connections with the places you explore and deepen your understanding of diverse cultures!

As we embark on a new year filled with promise, let these travel resolutions guide us toward a year of unparalleled adventure and self-discovery. The world is waiting, and the possibilities are endless!


Ready to make 2024 your year of exploration? Join us on a journey beyond the ordinary, and let the adventure begin. 


Jackie Kluxen

Jackie grew up at the beach in New Jersey and attended the University of Delaware. During her time in college, she studied abroad in Rome which sparked her passion for travel. Since then, she has visited over 20 countries and has no plans of stopping anytime soon. Jackie has turned her love for travel into a career and manages social media and marketing for Travel For Teens. She loves experiencing new cultures, trying new restaurants, finding hidden gems, and is always chasing her next adventure!


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