1. Mumbai

The capital city of Maharashtra, also known as the "City of Dreams," is famous for its historic landmarks, vibrant street life, shopping, and Bollywood. Don't miss the Gateway of India, Marine Drive, and Elephanta Caves. 

2. Pune

Known as the "Oxford of the East," Pune is a city of education and culture. Visit the Aga Khan Palace, Shaniwar Wada, and explore the lively streets. 

3. Aurangabad

This city is renowned for its proximity to the Ajanta and Ellora Caves, which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites and feature ancient rock-cut temples and Buddhist caves. 

4. Nashik

Famous for its vineyards and wine tourism, Nashik is also a religious destination with numerous temples and the Kumbh Mela held every 12 years. 

5. Lonavala and Khandala 

These hill stations are located in the Western Ghats and are known for lush greenery, waterfalls, and trekking opportunities. The Bhushi Dam and Karla Caves are popular attractions. 

6. Mahabaleshwar

A scenic hill station in the Western Ghats, known for its pleasant climate and beautiful landscapes. It's also famous for its strawberries. 

7. Ajanta and Ellora Caves

These rock-cut cave complexes are UNESCO World Heritage Sites and showcase exquisite Buddhist, Hindu, and Jain art and architecture. 

8. Ratnagiri

A coastal town known for its pristine beaches, Alphonso mangoes, and the Ratnadurg Fort. 

9. Matheran

A pollution-free hill station, Matheran is known for its scenic beauty and toy train ride. 

10. Bhandardara 

A serene hill station with a stunning lake, waterfalls, and lush greenery, perfect for nature lovers and trekkers.