We all have a different idea of the perfect birthday celebration. Whether you prefer quiet and cultural activities or would rather party all night long, discover our top eight best destinations to spend an unforgettable special day.
Spend your birthday in a colorful hot air balloon with a view of the magical landscape of Cappadocia! Along with this amazing experience, you'll have many other attractions to keep you busy and entertained for your special day. To add a little bit of adventure to your birthday trip, you can visit the numerous churches, dwellings and monasteries built into the region's rocks. And let the wonder continue by visiting impressive ancient underground cities and caves, some of them extending up to 200 feet beneath the Earth! Visiting Cappadocia is a once-in-a-lifetime trip that will make your birthday one to remember!
New York City, USA
In New York, there's nothing you can't do! The city that never sleeps is the perfect place to celebrate your birthday if you want to explore a multicultural and vibrant metropolis that offers countless activities. New York City is a particularly popular spot for art and culture lovers! From the iconic Museum of Modern Art to the Louis Armstrong House Museum, you'll enjoy learning more about American art, history, popular culture and music: we're never too cool or too old to learn something new! And what's more thrilling than watching a Broadway show to celebrate another year of life?
Napa Valley, USA
If you feel like spending a relaxing birthday wining and dining, Napa Valley is definitely the place to go! Celebrate one more year around the sun in style sipping some of California's best wines in one of the numerous tasting rooms in Napa Valley. To top it off, give yourself the gift of fine dining at one of the many Michelin-star restaurants in the area. Napa Valley is a year-round destination, and it's the perfect opportunity to make an unforgettable birthday toast surrounded by your friends and family.
Mexico City, Mexico
Mexico City is the ideal place to celebrate your birthday if you enjoy art, history, culture and a good time. This supercity has everything, from the huge Aztec and Maya pyramids in Teotihuacan to the house museum of the prominent Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. Our tip for an unforgettable birthday celebration is to head to the Xochimilco borough for a fun boat party! You and your loved ones can embark on a trajineras, a Mexican boat where you can bring your food and drinks, or buy everything you need from one of the numerous surrounding vendors on canoes. Bring your own music or hire a floating mariachi band: it's a guaranteed good time!
Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu is without doubt one of the most spectacular locations to spend an adventurous and unforgettable birthday. What used to be the jewel of the Inca Empire is now an iconic archaeological site visited by around 1.5 million tourists every year. Machu Picchu was added to UNESCO's World Heritage list in 1983 and was voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007. Be prepared for an epic birthday adventure climbing to its top at almost 8,000 feet above sea level. The breathtaking view you'll find there will surely make your day a special one!