It's never too early to plan your next holiday! If you're searching for your next getaway, you've come to the right place. From picturesque UK destinations to international bucket list adventures, we’ve rounded up 22 amazing destinations to visit in 2022. Read on and make 2022 the ultimate holiday year.
Disclaimer: This guide is intended for inspiration. Please always check the UK government’s latest advice for individual destinations both on these shores and overseas and travelling in general before attempting to do so and also make sure you are aware of local safety guidelines and/or restrictions when visiting different countries.
Travel to a galaxy far, far away with the brand-new Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser at Walt Disney World Resort, Florida. The two-night immersive adventure is out of this world. Voyages begin on the 1st of March 2022, so you've still got time to perfect your lightsaber skills. If Star Wars isn't your thing, there are many other magical attractions to discover.
Challenge yourself in 2022 and climb Teide Volcano, the highest peak in Spain! Trust us; the views are worth it. After countless days lounging in front of Netflix, we can't think of a better time to stretch out those legs. If climbing isn't for you, there's always the beach.
Kaunas, Lithuania's second largest city, has been voted the European Capital of Culture for 2022. With a picturesque old town, contemporary street art and a stunning cathedral, there's plenty to do here. Looking for something different? The Devils' Museum boasts around 3,000 horned exhibits from around the globe.
Next year, Lara Croft fans can embark on an action-packed live experience in Camden. Tomb Raider: The LIVE Experience is set to bring the popular blockbuster franchise to life with thrilling missions and challenges. Discover the jungles of Costa Rica without leaving the UK. Teams of eight will accompany well-known characters on a mission to save the world. What are you waiting for?
Are you ready for the world's best food fight? La Tomatina involves thousands of people throwing over-ripe tomatoes at each other. The festival is set to return to Buñol in August 2022. If you want to eat your food rather than wear it, make sure to try some of Valencia's famous paella.
Costa Rica is consistently ranked as one of the happiest places in the world, and it's easy to see why. Whether you want to soak in Arenal hot springs or zipline through the jungle, we can't think of a better place to visit in 2022. Keep an eye out for sloths, toucans and monkeys!
Escape the daily grind with a trip to Funen, one of Denmark's most attractive islands. It’s a popular weekend trip for those visiting Copenhagen, with 123 castles and an abundance of vineyards to explore. Home to the newly opened H.C Andersen House, visitors can experience the author's world-famous fairy tales. The beautiful architecture and innovative installations enhance the captivating world created here.
Fresh from a £30 million revamp, Nottingham Castle is the perfect place for a fun-filled family adventure. Whether you explore the historic caves or head for Hood’s Hideout, the brand-new adventure playground, there’s something for everyone. Put your longbow-firing to the test with a digital archery competition. The interactive games are sure to entertain kids and adults alike.
The largest of Canada's mountain parks, Jasper offers endless outdoor activities. A designated dark-sky reserve, the National Park is the ultimate place for stargazing. With exciting guest speakers, SkyTram sessions and star-studded skies, the annual Jasper Dark Sky Festival is not to be missed.
Say hello to sun, sea and sand in 2022! Home to 150km of white-sand beaches, Fuerteventura holidays are all about finding that prime sunbathing spot. Relax on the tranquil Castillo Beach, explore Corralejo dunes or take a dip in the natural pools at El Puertito. The choice is yours.
Calling all cyclists, there's a new 420km bike route from Paris to Normandy! Get your fresh air fix while taking in stunning sights on two wheels. The trail starts at the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris and runs along the Seine River into Normandy. Encompassing more than 130 towns, Le Havre beach and Rouen Cathedral are among the highlights.
Forget Route 66; this 66-mile loop around one of Scotland’s most scenic regions is waiting to be discovered. Ancient castles and an array of stunning, remote beaches are just some of the wonders on show. Lovers of wildlife, wilderness and whisky will be right at home.
Step outside your comfort zone next year and experience something new. Whether you're exploring Mayan ruins, ziplining through the jungle or swimming in crystal-clear cenotes, there's no shortage of adventure in Cancun. Scuba divers can discover the unique underwater sculptures at MUSA, an underwater museum.
Renowned for its stunning beaches, vibrant nightlife and popular all-inclusive resorts, there are a million reasons to visit Majorca. Not convinced? We've found yet another worthy cause, the annual Grape Throwing Festival. Pack your oldest clothes and prepare for the epic grape battle in the small, traditional town of Binissalem.
New York City is an excellent year-round destination with world-famous sights, massive museums, and exclusive shops. Take a trip in 2022 and get your thrills at Edge in Hudson Yards. Climbers can scale the exterior of a skyscraper more than 1,200 feet tall. There is nothing quite like leaning out from the highest outdoor platform in the city to get the adrenalin pumping.
Make a splash next summer at Welsh Water adventures. Located in the foothills of the Preseli Mountains, Llys-y-Frân Lake is the perfect place for sailing, kayaking and SUP. You can even explore the water by pedal board, an exciting new watercraft. From archery to climbing and axe-throwing, there’s no shortage of adventure.
Looking for a touch of luxury on your next getaway? St Lucia is the place for you! Renowned for its stunning beaches and majestic mountains, the coastline is brimming with stunning spots, perfect for spending quality time together. Visit during August 2022 to indulge in chocolate inspired spa treatments as part of Chocolate Heritage Month.
If you want to go big on your 2022 break, there’s no place better than Iceland. With iconic waterfalls, black beaches and picturesque hot springs, there’s plenty to see and do. If you’re lucky, you may even witness the majestic Northern Lights! Head to Vatnajokull National Park and explore the captivating ice caves nestled within Europe’s largest glacier.
Discover the excitement of some of the world’s brightest cities in full bloom in 2022. Tokyo, host of the Olympics in 2021, provides a showstopping mixture of traditional and modern culture. Visit in April to witness the mesmerising cherry blossoms that decorate much of Japan, including the stunning vistas at the foot of Mount Fuji.
Thanks to the pandemic, we all have a newfound appreciation for getting outdoors, and we can’t think of a better place for outdoor adventures than New Zealand. Explore The Queenstown Trail, cycle around the vineyards or cruise the waters of New Zealand’s longest lake. Whether you try the world’s highest cliff jump or enjoy a thrilling downhill ride at the Skyline Luge, the outdoors has never looked so good.
If you love football, then it’s worth putting Qatar on your holiday radar. The 2022 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place from 21st November to 18th December 2022. Those wanting to soak up the atmosphere of tournament can combine the fixtures with a winter holiday!
After two years of cancelled plans, tick Bali off your bucket list in 2022. From lush rainforests to ancient temples and stunning beaches, there’s something to suit every taste. Let’s be honest, no bad holiday ever started with a floating breakfast in an infinity pool.
Where do you want to visit in 2022? Tweet @icelollyholiday and let us know!