The Top Trending New Year's Eve Destinations Of 2016

10/26/2016 10:28 am ET Updated Oct 26, 2016

For Condé Nast Traveler, by Katherine LaGrave.

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Even though it’s barely fall (we see you, pumpkin spice), data shows it’s already time to start thinking about next year — and more specifically, where you’ll watch the ball drop and count down to 2017. Luckily for you, travel search engine Kayak.com has just released its Travel Hacker Guide for the 2016 holiday season, noting ten trending cities around the world for New Year’s celebrations. Findings were based on which cities saw an increased interest, with the greatest growth in year-over-year flight searches for the holiday period. Counting down…

1. Minneapolis, Minnesota

46 percent increase in flight searches compared to previous New Year’s Eve

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2. Guadalajara, Mexico

Go for: Modernist mansions, a chili pepper sauce–soaked pork torta ahogada, murals of everyone from Diego Rivera to Frida Kahlo

51 percent increase in flight searches compared to previous New Year's Eve

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3. Lima, Peru

Go for: MATE Museo Mario Testino, sprawling city markets, the pale pink Convento Santo Domingo

52 percent increase in flight searches compared to previous New Year's Eve

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4. Amsterdam

Go for: Canals, Museumplein — one of the continent’s most concentrated pockets of world-class art — and heading out to sea

52 percent increase in flight searches compared to previous New Year’s Eve

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5. Dublin, Ireland

Go for: Road-tripping from the capital to the Cliffs of Moher, strolling the capital’s creative quarter, tipping back a few with locals at the Bar With No Name

65 percent increase in flight searches compared to previous New Year's Eve

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