destination

noun
ADJECTIVE
eventual, final, ultimate
intended

We got lost and ended up miles away from our intended destination.

unknown
desired
favourite/favorite, hot, popular

Amsterdam is the hot travel destination in the Netherlands.

The town is a popular destination for art lovers.

ideal, perfect
attractive
premier, prime, top

This small town is the country's top mountain-biking destination.

major

The restaurants are located in capital cities and major tourist destinations.

exotic
holiday (BrE), resort (AmE), tourist, travel, vacation (AmE)

The island is an ideal travel destination.

entertainment, golf, leisure (all esp. AmE)

The casino is the largest entertainment destination in the state.

international

The airline operates flights to most international destinations.

online, Web

Your website is only one potential online destination where people can find out about your company.

VERB + DESTINATION
arrive at, reach

At around 1.00 p.m. we reached our final destination.

approach, near

My steps slowed down as I neared my destination.

visit
become

The city has become a popular destination for backpackers.

create

The aim was to create a destination for ski enthusiasts.

DESTINATION + NOUN
resort (AmE)

Sun Valley Lodge was the first destination ski resort in the US.

airport, city, country
wedding (in a place away from home) (esp. AmE)

They had a destination wedding on a beach in Brazil.

PREPOSITION
to a/the destination

The deposed leader is reported to have fled the capital to an unknown destination.

destination for

a popular destination for golf enthusiasts

PHRASES
the country, port, state, etc. of destination

The goods are examined by customs at the port of destination.


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