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Most popular TripAdvisor destinations in 2014

Waves break in front of a historic fortress at the entrance to Havana Bay. The Cuban capital is a rising star among international destinations.
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Waves break in front of a historic fortress at the entrance to Havana Bay. The Cuban capital is a rising star among international destinations.

Eager to escape in 2014 but not sure where to go? You might find inspiration from the TripAdvisor community, which recently voted on the best destinations to travel to in 2014.

TripAdvisor’s new Travelers’ ChoiceAwards for Destinations on the Rise picks 54 places across the globe based on data collected from millions of the Newton-based company’s user searches and reviews. These were the places that have seen the “greatest increase in positive traveler feedback and traveler interest,” according to TripAdvisor.

The most intriguing international place to travel in the new year went to Havana, while Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, nabbed the top US destination.

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Take a look the top global and US destinations below, as voted on by TripAdvisor users, and then tell us where you want to go in 2014.

Top 10 destinations on the rise in the world:

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1. Havana, Cuba

2. La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica

3. Kathmandu, Nepal

4. Jerusalem, Israel

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5. Cusco, Peru

6. Ambergris Caye, Belize

7. Sapporo, Japan

8. Hanoi, Vietnam

9. Corralejo, Spain

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10. Fortaleza, Brazil

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, was the top US pick.

Top 10 destinations on the rise in the United States:

1. Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

2. Anchorage, Alaska

3. Destin, Florida

4. Bar Harbor, Maine

5. Santa Fe, New Mexico

6. Jackson, Wyoming

7. Galveston, Texas

8. Brooklyn, New York

9. Moab, Utah

10. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

The Boston.com travel blog Pack Up can be found at www.boston.com/packup.