The United States and Canada are both very popular with international visitors, but as of the 2016 update of our Backpacker Index, the United States has become very expensive for most of the world. We’ve completely updated the prices and rankings in early 2016 and the Canadian cities are now far cheaper than almost all US cities.
This year we also added Boston to the list by popular demand, as it’s obviously one of the most interesting and popular destination for cultural visitors from around the world. New York City continues as the most expensive destination in the region, and one of the most expensive destinations in the world. Click to read more