Celebrities are just like the rest of us, they too enjoy a vacation here and there! Although they may travel slightly more luxuriously than the average traveler would, it's still nice to see them out and about doing the typical touristy stuff we would. Considering most celebrities, particularly those of the A-list status, oftentimes fly on a private jet, stay in luxurious hotels, and dine at the finest restaurants, it becomes hard not to be jealous.
However, many of us follow countless celebrities on social media to see just what they get up to, particularly on their travels, and as it turns out, regardless of the opulent lifestyles, their travel selfies are quite similar to the rest of us. Celebs from the Kardashians, Oprah Winfrey, Mariah Carey, and Tom Cruise, all yearn to experience the world and the wonders it holds, and luckily for us, we're able to see just what these 25 A-List celebrities get up to on their travels.
25 Khloé Kardashian: Cuba
Khloé Kardashian, famously known for her role on 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians', took a trip back in 2016 to Havana, Cuba, where she and the entire Kardashian / Jenner clan explored the vibrant and historic city. According to the Miami Herald, the entire 'KUWTK' family take an annual trip that they pick out from a hat, and that time around, Cuba was the winner. Khloé and best friend, Malika Haqq, documented their travels on social media, where they can be seen posing in old-fashioned Havana taxis, and dining at some of the most delicious Cuban restaurants.
24 Sofia Vergara: Mexico
Sofia Vergara is yet another celebrity who loves to travel as much as she can! According to OK! Magazine, the star recently took a trip to Punta Mita, Mexico, where she posed for a flawless pic for her Instagram. The Colombian born actress definitely loves a beach, as she finds herself traveling to mostly tropical destinations, as seen on her Instagram, where she definitely knows how to travel in style. In addition, the source also mentions how the actress travels with hubby Joe Manganiello and her friends and family, making it quite the social event!
23 Zac Efron: Costa Rica
Next up on the list is none other than Hollywood heartthrob, Zac Efron! From singing songs in 'High School Musical', saving lives in 'Baywatch', all the way to riding horses in Costa Rica! According to ScoopNest, the star recently took a trip to the Hacienda Altagracia Auberge Resort, with a few of his friends, where they played golf and went horseback riding. The star also documented his trip on social media, where shots of he and his friends can be seen having what we can only imagine was an incredible time!
22 Britney Spears: Miami
Next up on the list is none other than the Pop Princess herself, Britney Spears. The 'Toxic' singer is seen out and about quite a few times a year with her family when she isn't performing at her massively successful Las Vegas residency. According to Us Weekly, the singer took a trip to Miami, Florida with her two boys earlier this year, where she was seen having the time of her life on a neon green jet ski. The singer looks as if she's done this a time or two before, coming off as a complete jetski pro!
21 Kim Kardashian: Tokyo
The list wouldn't be complete without an entry from the Queen of reality TV herself, Kim Kardashian. According to Celebuzz, the star of 'Keeping Up With Kardashians' took a trip to Tokyo earlier this year with sister Kourtney and Khloé where she not only partook in traditional Japanese dinners but also promoted the newest Yeezy fashion line. Kim took advantage of the paparazzi in Tokyo to show off the latest gear from hubby Kanye's fashion line, where she sported countless hairstyles, colors and "biker" style clothes.
20 Justin Bieber: London, UK
Next up on the list is Justin Bieber! According to Page Six, the singer was spotted outside of Buckingham Palace in London, England, playing the guitar! Although this may sound somewhat normal to Bieber behavior, however, Justin was actually serenading his then fiancé, Hailey Baldwin. The couple, who got married in private this past summer in New York City, has traveled quite a lot prior to being husband and wife, however, this was definitely a first for the two when Bieber whipped out his guitar and began busking to love songs that were all for his love, Hailey.
19 Cindy Crawford: Ontario, Canada
Next up on the list is Cindy Crawford! Crawford first broke out on the scene back in the late '80s where she first began her career in modeling. According to Vogue Magazine, the star graced the 1986 September Issue, which boosted her career to international status. Cindy is considered one of the original supermodels, and definitely still knows how to take a photo as seen in the one from her and her families recent trip up to their Ontario estate. The model partakes in waterfront activities from kayaking, paddle boarding, and canoeing, all while enjoying the beautiful Canadian landscape that surrounds her home.
18 Rihanna: Barbados
Rihanna is finding herself looking quite colorful at a recent festival and parade in Barbados. According to the Evening Standard, Rihanna, who was born and raised in Saint Michael Parish, Barbados, has since been deemed an Ambassador of the country and travels back home quite frequently to visit her family. The singer recently participated in an annual festival, known as the Crop Over Festival, in which RiRi dresses up in a traditional Caribbean costume full of bright colors, feathers and glittery stones in celebration of their harvest.
17 Mariah Carey: Aspen
When you think of Mariah Carey, diamonds, glitz, and glamour are what come to mind, however, Mimi is far more than just the diva persona she puts on. The mom of two vacations in Aspen, Colorado, each and every Christmas at their home, where they definitely know how to have fun in the snow. According to ABC News, the singer and her two adorable twins, Moroccan and Monroe, love a little fun in the snow, where they often partake in skiing, and remain there for the Christmas holiday, as it ensures that they will always have a "white Christmas".
16 Leonardo DiCaprio: Spain
Leonardo DiCaprio may not have had the best fate when it comes to the ocean in his acclaimed role as Jack Dawson in the 'Titanic', but that isn't stopping him from having a little fun in the sun. According to Popsugar, the actor recently vacationed to Spain in early 2018, where he was spotted partaking in some pretty cool waterfront activities. The actor took on some gnarly jet waterboarding during his travels, and it appears he had the time of his life doing it! If you've ever tried waterboarding before, you know just how fun it is, and shots of Leo doing it proves just that.
15 Selena Gomez: Newport Beach
Selena Gomez has had quite the tumultuous past few years. After her public breakup from Justin Bieber, several breaks from social media, and a kidney transplant, it's safe to say that Gomez is deserving of some time off. According to the Journal-Post, Gomez decided to take a relaxing boat trip in Newport Beach, California, where she can be seen soaking up the sun, looking happy and fresh. Although this may not technically be a vacation for the singer, since she recently bought a house in Newport Beach, getting some much need R&R out in the water, is still a staycation that we're sure did the star some good!
14 Ariana Grande: Colorado
Ariana Grande may be having the most successful year in music, however, the last couple of years for the 'God Is A Women' singer may have been less than favorable. Although this stay may not have had the most positive experiences in her personal life, she remains standing strong, and in yellow, too! The singer recently took a trip to Telluride, Colorado, where she is spotted posing happily with her Starbucks drink! According to The Observer, Ari rented out a 7.5 million dollar mansion along with her friends in order to hit the slopes and enjoy the holiday season. If there is one place to stay in while traveling, a multi-million dollar mansion is definitely the way to go!
13 Tom Cruise: Iceland
Finishing up the list is Mr. Adventure himself, Tom Cruise. The actor, who avidly travels, made his way to Iceland a few years back, where he partook in numerous tours across the country, witnessing the glorious waterfalls, glaciers and Northern Lights. According to Ice News, the actor traveled to Iceland to film for a 2013 movie titled 'Iceland', however, it appears he decided to explore the beautiful country when he had some time off! Despite him being one of the biggest names in Hollywood, his status doesn't stop him from getting in some much-needed sightseeing.
12 Kendall Jenner: Rome
Kendall Jenner, much like her famous sisters, Kim, Khloé, and Kourtney love her travel time! Despite being one of the most famous models in the world right now, the star loves to get her sightseeing on. According to E! the star took a trip to Italy back in 2016, where she can be seen posing directly in front of the famous Colosseum. Jenner, although a massive celebrity today, is just like the rest of us when it comes to hitting up the must-see spots in a city as gorgeous as Rome! Although she was able to sightsee for a while, it was only a matter of time before she was recognized, and had to flee back to her hotel, as seen on the reality show, "Keeping Up With The Kardashians".
11 Jennifer Lawrence: Paris
Jennifer Lawrence is yet another A-list celeb who loves her time to travel and explore a city. This time around, the 'Red Sparrow' actress took a trip to Paris, France in August 2018, with her boyfriend, Cooke Maroney, says Daily Mail. The two were spotted out and about walking the Parisian streets holding hands. When it comes to lavish vacations, you would assume stars would be driven everywhere, and walking with security, however, in J-Law's case, she keeps it down to Earth and soaks up all a city has to offer just like the rest of us travelers do!
10 Shawn Mendes: Los Cabos, Mexico
Shawn Mendes has seriously taken the world of music by storm! The singer has become a massive success in the last couple of years with hit after hit, so it's no surprise the star is taking some time off and enjoying a vacation in Los Cabos, Mexico. The Toronto born singer can be seen jet skiing his troubles away in the Gulf of California, where it appears he's having the time of his life. According to OK! Magazine the star traveled to Cabo this past August where she enjoyed a few days on the beach, before heading back on tour.
9 Beyoncé & Jay-Z: South of France
Next up on the list is the royal family of music, Beyoncé and Jay-Z. The power couple are two of the hardest working people in music, whether they are writing, producing, or creating music themselves, the Carters are certainly not ones to be toyed with. Considering the couple work endlessly, it goes without saying that they too enjoy a vacation now and then. According to Travel + Leisure, this A-List celebrity couple can be seen yachting through the south of France, as they pose in a photo with a stunning backdrop of the mountains and sea. Leave it to the Carters to know how to travel through the south of France in complete style!
8 Ellen DeGeneres & Portia de Rossi: Rwanda
Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi are quite the travelers! The talk show host and actress enjoy a vacation whenever they can, and considering the two are hard working women in the industry, it goes without saying that they deserve it! Although you might think that they head on lavish vacations, it's quite the contrary. According to Gorilla Fund, Ellen and wife Portia made a significant donation in celebration of Ellen's 60th birthday to the Dian Fossey Gorilla Foundation in order to save the beautiful species in Rwanda. Not only are they donating to worthy charities, but they travel to witness the good they are doing in person.
7 Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt: Mumbai
You certainly do not get more A-list than with Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt! Although "Brangelina" may be no more, the two spent several years traveling together and their children while still married. According to Vanity Fair, one trip the couple took together was in none other than Mumbai, India, where they were spotted sightseeing and dining at traditional Indian restaurants along with their two children. Although they may have been filming at the time on location, sources claim the stars tend to take time off from filming in various locations across the world in order to visit famous landmarks and restaurants while there.
6 Oprah Winfrey: Sydney
Oprah Winfrey is yet another big name that finds herself in different destinations across the globe! This time around, the former talk show host and best friend, Gayle King find themselves atop the Harbour Bridge in Sydney, Australia. According to The Guardian, Oprah traveled to Australia as part of her farewell season of the Oprah Winfrey Show, where she and bestie Gayle decided to do some sightseeing, and climb the world's largest steel arch bridge! If there is anyone who can travel across the glove, and look fabulous doing it, it's definitely Oprah.
5 Eva Longoria: Dubai
Eva Longoria has found herself in Dubai! The 'Desperate Housewives' actress loves to travel, according to her Instagram, and Dubai seems to have been on the list! The actress, who recently gave birth to her first child in late 2018, made sure to check off the United Arab Emirates before 2019. According to Popsugar, the actress visited Dubai in order to celebrate the annual Global Gift Gala, however, she made sure to find the time to get a little sightseeing in, and take a stellar shot in front of the world famous, Burj Khalifa.
4 George Clooney: Venice, Italy
George Clooney is next up on our list, and it appears he's visiting Venice with his wife, Amal Alamuddin Clooney. The star-studded couple traveled to Venice in order to finalize their marriage during a civil ceremony, claims The Telegraph! The couple seems to be living it up as they stepped off a private boat ride through the canals of Venice, where they were photographed smiling hand in hand. Countless people travel abroad to tie the knot, and it seems as if this power duo is no exception!
3 J-Lo & A-Rod: Capri, Italy
When the world of music and the world of sports collide, you get Jennifer Lopez and Alexander Rodriguez, talk about a power couple! The two recently took a trip to Capri, Italy, where they were spotted on a private yacht enjoying the sun. According to Vogue, the two may like to live it up while on vacation, however, they also walk the quaint streets of Capri picking out fresh fruits, as photographed. The two looking absolutely ravishing in white make traveling appear easy and breezy, however, when you are J-Lo and A-Rod, is there any other way to do it?
2 Paris Hilton: Aspen
Paris Hilton is pretty in pink as she braves the slopes of Aspen, Colorado. According to E! Online, the star travels to Aspen every year where she stays in the Hilton estate. Paris, who may not seem like the type to brave the mountains, let alone ski down them, does just that! The star avidly posts on social media her winter adventures in Aspen, where her ex-fiancé proposed to her last holiday season. Although the two are no longer together, Paris seems to be doing just fine as she poses in a matching pink ensemble during her recent trip!
1 Rachel Zoe: The Hamptons
Rachel Zoe is a world-renowned designer and writer that has taken the world of fashion by storm. According to NewsDay, Rachel and her hubby, Rodger Berman, take their two kids on trips to the Hamptons, New York, frequently throughout the year where the two own a beachside home. The fashion designer recently posted to her Instagram this year of a mini vacay of her and her beautiful family enjoying the Hamptons during the 4th of July weekend, where they can be seen posing right on the beach, looking as cute as can be!