12/08/2010 09:04 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Lonely Planet Dishes On Where To Go & What To See In 2011 (VIDEO)

ABC News spoke with Lonely Planet's U.S. Editor, Robert Reid about the best countries, cities and more to visit in 2011.

Among the places that made the cut were Japan (in the midst of a "bounce back," according to Reid) and Albania, which gives a taste of the Mediterranean. It's also the 10th anniversary of 9/11, so New York will be busy with commemorations come fall, Reid notes.

For more on where to go and what to see, especially in 2011, WATCH the interview below: