Previously Off the beaten path

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Off the beaten path is a showcase article about a lesser-known or unusual travel destination, selected monthly by Wikivoyage's users. See Previous Destinations of the month for better-known destinations, Previous Featured travel topics for phrasebooks, itineraries and travel topics, and Wikivoyage:Destination of the month candidates to nominate and discuss future "Off the beaten path" destinations.

Previously featured destinations were:

Map of Previously Off the beaten path


Previous features[edit]

Featured on Wikivoyage.

2022[edit]

October
1 Savaii, Samoa
September
2 Budderoo National Park, New South Wales, Australia
August
3 Deventer, Overijssel, Netherlands
July
4 Farnborough, England, United Kingdom
June
5 Homer, Alaska, United States of America
May
6 Percé, Quebec, Canada
April
7 Alishan, Taiwan
March
8 Magome, Japan
February
9 San Ignacio, Belize
January
10 Koror, Palau

2021[edit]

December
11 Montserrat
November
12 Plymouth (Massachusetts), United States
October
13 Chavín de Huántar, Peru
September
14 Diablo Range, California, United States
August
15 Bergen, Germany
July
16 Neuland, Paraguay
June
17 Visp, Switzerland
May
18 Crawford, Nebraska, United States of America
April
19 Simpelveld, Netherlands
March
20 Porto da Cruz, Madeira, Portugal
February
21 Belgrave, Australia
January
22 Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

2020[edit]

December
23 New Smyrna Beach, Florida, United States
November
24 Iriomote, Japan
October
25 Nkhata Bay, Malawi
September
26 Alcamo, Italy
August
27 Apia, Samoa
July
28 Faaborg, Denmark
June
29 Karakol, Kyrgyzstan
May
30 Nagykanizsa, Hungary
April
31 Thimphu, Bhutan
March
32 Great Basin National Park, Nevada, United States
February
33 Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
January
34 Norfolk Island

2019[edit]

December
35 Pakse, Laos
November
36 Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands
October
37 Letchworth State Park, New York, United States
September
38 Kamphaeng Phet, Thailand
August
39 Olomouc, Czech Republic
July
40 Yuryev-Polsky, Russia
June
41 Ilulissat, Greenland
May
42 Pleasanton, California, United States
April
43 Bouzigues, France
March
44 Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
February
45 Khasab, Oman
January
46 Chatham Islands, New Zealand

2018[edit]

December
47 Baños, Ecuador
November
48 Keenjhar Lake, Pakistan
October
49 Valletta, Malta
September
50 Bronzeville, Chicago, United States
August
51 Goroka, Papua New Guinea
July
52 Höfn, Iceland
June
53 Piton de la Fournaise, Réunion
May
54 Erlangen, Germany
April
55 Poros, Greece
March
56 Brownsville, Texas, United States
February
57 Kakamega Rainforest, Kenya
January
58 Ukulhas, Maldives

2017[edit]

December
59 Bozeman, Montana, United States
November
60 Sde Boker, Israel
October
61 Filadelfia, Paraguay
September
62 Kurashiki, Japan
August
63 Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia
July
64 Groningen, Netherlands
June
65 Labrador, Canada
May
66 Wernigerode, Germany
April
67 Nauru
March
68 Kabak, Turkey
February
69 Entebbe, Uganda
January
70 Stanley, Falkland Islands

2016[edit]

December
71 North Central New Mexico, United States
November
72 Lady Elliot Island, Australia
October
73 Caldas da Rainha, Portugal
September
74 Anacostia, Washington, D.C., United States
August
75 Salalah, Oman
July
76 Palmyra, New York, United States
June
77 Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
May
78 Dilijan, Armenia
April
79 Mount Rinjani, Indonesia
March
80 Swakopmund, Namibia
February
81 Hilo, Hawaii, United States
January
82 Ein Gedi, Israel

2015[edit]

December
83 Taxila, Pakistan
November
84 Praia, Cape Verde
October
85 Hyden, Australia
September
86 Altai Tavan Bogd National Park, Mongolia
August
87 Davenport, Iowa, United States
July
88 Trondheim, Norway
June
89 Turku, Finland
May
90 Iseo, Italy
April
91 Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States
March
92 Ushuaia, Argentina
February
93 Kirthar National Park, Pakistan
January
94 Saba

2014[edit]

December
95 Fox Glacier, New Zealand
November
96 Taketomi, Japan
October
97 Mitzpe Ramon, Israel
September
98 Vava'u, Tonga
August
99 Far Northwest Side, Chicago, United States
July
99 Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada
June
99 Travemünde, Germany
May
99 Vianden, Luxembourg
April
99 Biscayne National Park, Florida, United States
March
99 Paramaribo, Suriname
February
99 Mohenjo-daro, Pakistan
January
99 Valle de Cocora, Colombia

2013[edit]

December
99 Musandam Peninsula, Oman
November
99 Churchill, Manitoba, Canada
October
99 Clarence, New York, United States
September
99 La Macarena, Colombia
August
99 Soltau, Germany
July
99 Childs, New York, United States
June
99 Ölgii, Mongolia
May
99 Nevyansk, Russia
April
99 South Pole, Antarctica
March
99 Udupi, India
February
99 Niamey, Niger
January
99 Staraya Russa, Russia

Unofficial Off the Beaten Path[edit]

Featured on Wikitravel before Wikivoyage was adopted as a Wikimedia project.

2012[edit]

October
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, District of Columbia/Maryland/West Virginia, United States
November
Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam
December
Tennant Creek, Australia
July, August & September
Canyonlands National Park, Utah, United States
April
Eindhoven, Netherlands
May
Staraya Russa, Russia
June
Sydfynske Øhav, Denmark
January
Kuta, Indonesia
February
Cape Le Grand National Park, Australia
March
Nanao, Japan

2011[edit]

October
Oxford, Mississippi, United States
November
Pyin U Lwin, Myanmar
December
Bandarban, Bangladesh
July
Menzies, Australia
August
Lower 9th Ward, New Orleans, United States
September
Tongren, China
April
Jeju, South Korea
May
Khabarovsk, Russia
June
Wakkanai, Japan
January
Flores, Guatemala
February
Pensacola, Florida, United States
March
Oroville, California, United States

2010[edit]

October
Kununurra, Australia
November
Kakadu National Park, Australia
December
Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, United States
July
Falun, Sweden
August
Hilversum, Netherlands
September
Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States
April
Ravello, Italy
May
Sakhalin, Russia
June
Bromo-Tengger-Semeru National Park, Indonesia
January
Niamey, Niger
February
Tobacco Caye, Belize
March
Tromsø, Norway

2009[edit]

October
Kilkenny, Ireland
November
Mae Salong, Thailand
December
Big Bend National Park, Texas, United States
July
Odense, Denmark
August
Colorado's Wine Country
September
Spring Green, Wisconsin, United States
April
Tywyn, United Kingdom
May
Dalton Highway, Alaska, United States
June
Hovd, Mongolia
January
Saint Martins Island, Bangladesh
February
Wake Island
March
Putrajaya, Malaysia

2008[edit]

October
Hitchhiking in Japan
November
Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
December
Yakutsk, Russia
July
Dharamsala, India
August
Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado, United States
September
Jakar, Bhutan
April
Sihanoukville, Cambodia
May
Gori, Georgia
June
Sligo, Ireland
January
Havelock Island, India
February
Cape Maclear, Malawi
March
Sheki, Azerbaijan

2007[edit]

October
Namche Bazaar, Nepal
November
Rietvlei Nature Reserve, South Africa
December
Petra, Jordan
July
Sado Island, Japan
August
Tampere, Finland
September
Guinsa, South Korea
April
Ashikaga, Japan
May
Berneray, United Kingdom
June
Dalian, China
January
Panmunjeom, Korea
February
Hoi An, Vietnam
March
Route 66, United States

2006[edit]

October
Hinchinbrook Island, Australia
November
Iya Valley, Japan
December
Pitcairn Islands
July
Denali National Park, Alaska, United States
August
Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
September
South Luangwa National Park, Zambia
 
May
Svalbard, Norway
June
Isle Royale National Park, Michigan, United States

Honorary[edit]

A few previous Destinations of the month might have been chosen for "Off the beaten path" instead, if the feature had existed at the time: