WASHINGTON (WJLA) — If you're looking for some cool places to travel to in the new year, you can start close to home. Washington, D.C. topped the New York Times' list of the 52 places to go in 2020.
The article cites several reasons D.C. beat out other parts of the world like the British Virgin Islands, Bolivia and Greenland. For starters, there's the long list of the city's free museums.
The writer also notes the growing dining scene that offers a wide range of tastes, which are full of international influences. One other area that was highlighted was U Street , for its historic theaters and concert halls.
Washington, D.C. was one of only two places in the United States to be listed in the top 10. Paso Robles, California, which is known to wine lovers, ranked sixth.