A European destination that’s rapidly growing in popularity with international travelers, Croatia hasn’t quite reached the tourism level of Italy and Greece—at least, not yet. Which is all the more reason to soak in the natural beauty, culture and seaside glamor before the crowds start to resemble that of its uber-famous neighbors.
No doubt, island hopping and walking the walls of Dubrovnik deserve a spot on any Croatia itinerary. There are also rugged mountains, dramatic waterfalls and miles of coastline to explore. While the all-too-often-overlooked Istrian peninsula wows with its enchanting hilltop villages and wineries. Of course, you can’t pack an entire country into just one trip. But our list of 50 incredible things to do in Croatia should, at the very least, help guide the planning process.