UNESCO World Heritage Site Halong Bay in Vietnam.

Vietnam’s Best Cities for the Holidays in 2017


Vietnam is an ideal place to escape to during the holidays. Most people take time off during the holidays to have fun. And you? What do you want from a holiday? Do you want different things? Just pick one of the best cities in Vietnam to visit in the coming months that you can see below.


Hanoi is one of the best cities in Vietnam to visit this year, particularly for holidays. Hanoi is packed with culture and is also rich in museums and galleries as well. If you go there, you can enjoy traditional food in restaurants. Get a glimpse into the Vietnamese local culture by shopping in Hanoi. Learn history by visiting the Temple of Literature.

This place is so indisputably incredible. For a touch of adventure to tour Vietnam, you can take a cruise in Halong Bay. Its beautiful landscapes and historic treasures, of course, make for big journeys. If you’re looking for something fun to do, go to the Thang Long Puppet Puppet Theater.

Hanoi City Park, Vietnam.
Hanoi City Park, Vietnam.


For a more authentic experience, Da Nang is the best to explore in Vietnam. Among the most significant of 2017 will be the beautiful old sandstone building called « Cham Museum ». Experience stunning limestone caves at the Marble Mountains that are a tourist attraction in Vietnam. You can also enjoy the soaring beauty of the Danang Cathedral. It is a Gothic cathedral with impressive architecture and religious significance.

Take a road trip and drive across the Da Nang’s bridges, where you’ll find adventure and fun around every bend. You can also take the opportunity to rent a car with a driver if you don’t want to drive the car on your own as you can see here. Hiring a car with a driver is a great idea, especially for those who get nervous about crossing a long bridge.

Museum of Cham Sculpture in Danang, Vietnam.
Museum of Cham Sculpture in Danang, Vietnam.

Nha Trang

Nowhere else in Vietnam offers such reliable encounters than in Nha Trang. The city is rich in outdoor activities. Nha Trang offers stunning beaches to snorkel and dive. As a case in point, the idyllic island of Con Dao is a major tourist attraction in its own right. Looking for a place to go for a beach holiday? Head to Bai Dai, where you will find plenty of activities for kids and grownups.

Not only you will have a wide selection of water activities like swimming, kayaking, surfing, jet skiing, but also the entire area is to enjoy a great amount of food choices. However, to enjoy an exciting trip, then you should go to Cam Ranh Bay, one of the best hidden harbors to track down in Nha Trang. Apart from that, explore the breadth of things to do in Nha Trang as the city offers great shopping and nightlife.

Beach in Nha Trang, Vietnam.
Beach in Nha Trang, Vietnam.

Ho Chi Minh City

If you want a jam-packed trip, then be sure not to miss Ho Chi Minh City. Even though you want to celebrate the holidays in a completely different way, Ho Chi Minh City is a wonderful place for families. There are loads of fun things to do. If you are travelling with your kiddos, then you can find tons of water parks and parks as well.

Ho Chi Minh City may be getting a little more crowded this year, given the fact there are no shortage of incredible places and fun things to do all over the city. Explore the Reunification Palace where visitors can stroll through its many rooms and floors. Be sure to take a stroll through to the Cu Chi Tunnels. And for an easy day trip and overnight, you can just take a car ride away. Besides, Ho Chi Minh City is home to cafes, restaurants and many clubs for something fun to do.

Busy street in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Busy street in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

I hope this brief overview of Vietnam was inspiring and fueled you wanderlust. There are so many things to be explored and discovered in Vietnam so do not hesitate! If you have tips or comments, please share in the comments below, on TwitterFacebook Instagram or Google+ .

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