There seems to be a general consensus: 2016 was, in the best of cases, a controversial year.

So long, 2016…

Welcome, 2017!

2017 is shaping up to be a memorable year for American travelers thanks, in part, to a strong dollar.

If you’re still working on your New Year’s Resolutions, already started circling potential travel spots on your map and need some help, we’ve got you covered!

We’ve put together a list of the hottest destinations in 2017 where you’ll be able to get the best bang for your buck.

Canada

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Lonely Planet picked Canada as its number one destination for the upcoming year and we couldn’t agree more. The travel magazine cites its friendly citizens, and an amazing display of natural destinations and vibrant cities as the main reasons to visit the Great White North.

It also figures to be among the best-value destinations for American travelers in 2017 and will be celebrating its 150th anniversary. G’O Canada!