What Countries Are Safe to Visit in 2020?

You may be rethinking your travel plans amid the recent outbreak of a deadly virus making its way around the world. However, there are still a few places across the globe that are safe for you and your family to visit this summer and fall. 

The list contains places that are both fun and exciting for outdoor activities as well as more leisure activities like shopping and fine dining. The safety of these places takes into account the health and well being of individuals who travel to these places. There is also a low crime, including hacking into personal online accounts, something every traveler may worry about. 


A trip to Iceland, a peaceful and serene country, is one that the entire family will enjoy because there is something for everyone, no matter their age. In the summer months, there are plenty of outdoor activities including swimming, boating, zip lines, and simply soaking up the midnight sun along the many beaches. 

During the winter months, bundling up and taking in the sights of the Northern Lights is an activity everyone will enjoy. There is also skiing, hiking and a number of indoor activities that are geared for families of all sizes and ages. 


Another country that has a little something for everyone, from the outdoor adventurer to those who enjoy strolling the cobblestone streets of an ancient city such as Porto or Lisbon. This wonderful old country is steeped in tradition, culture, fine foods and many historical places to visit. 

New Zealand

This is one of the most beautiful and welcoming countries in the entire world. The people are kind and embrace their tourists with open arms. There are many beautiful beaches and waterways that families can swim or simply relax and soak up the sun. 

The cities are steeped in tradition and culture, and one could enjoy a different type of meal every day of their visit. There is always shopping and exploring to be done in this vast and gorgeous country. 


Since it was awarded the “European Green Capital Award” in 2016, Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana has become an attractive place for families to spend their vacation time. This is a beautiful place. It is a charming city to explore and take time to enjoy delicious foods. If the city is not your style, then a visit to Lake Bled, which is a glacier-fed waterway and a great day-trip. 

Czech Republic

Since the fall of the Communist Party over 30 years ago, the Czech Republic has become a popular European destination for families and individuals from around the world. A visit to the capital of Prague will provide travelers with the most cultures and a display of great architecture. There are castles and countrysides to explore, as well as many outdoor activities for the entire family. 

Taking a break from the daily business of living life and taking care of everyone is a much-needed relief for not only the head of the household but for everyone who lives under your roof. Take the time to go on a vacation and enjoy the world.