04/07/2014 01:36 pm ET Updated Jun 07, 2014

Go Here, Not There: 10 Alternative Destinations

The world is filled with must-see destinations we are told we need to tick off our ever-growing bucket lists.

Behind these well-traveled hotspots are smaller, lesser-known attractions that are definitely worth your time.

It's not to say you shouldn't visit these popular locales (they're some of our favorites), but also found some intriguing alternative destinations to try on for size.

Go here, not there: 10 alternative destinations