When you think of a vacation you probably think of heading to one of the many beaches in Hawaii or California or maybe even Florida, sliding down snow-covered slopes in Denver or Aspen, or by spending time at some of the most famous resorts such as Disney World. At the same time if you’re a bit lax on your budget and more adventurous, you may be more than willing to spend your time vacationing in Europe, the Caribbean, or possibly even the Mediterranean. Though all of those places are wonderful, have you ever considered a trip to West Africa as your next getaway destination?
West Africa may not be on the top 10 most common places to vacation, but that makes the trip all the more worthwhile as you don’t have to worry about an overabundance of other vacationers and tourists during your stay. West Africa is culturally and historically rich with beautiful natural wonders to see with your own eyes. If you’re ready to travel the road less-traveled, this is just the place for you. Here are six reasons why West Africa should be your next vacation spot: