Today, TIME reveals the third annual list of the World’s Greatest Places, which highlights 50 extraordinary travel destinations around the world.

To compile this list, TIME solicited nominations of places—including countries, regions, cities and towns—from its international network of correspondents and contributors, with an eye toward those offering new and exciting experiences.

Said about Tampa: “Florida’s city du jour is eager to earn permanent status on travelers’ lists of sunny, accessible escapes worthy of a weekend stay, as a cutting-edge, multi-billion-dollar landmark development project redefines its downtown.” 


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See the full list here.