Looking for a Peaceful Getaway? These are the 18 Places You Need to Visit

1. Antelope Canyon, United States

Slot Canyon located in Page, Arizona. Antelope Canyon includes two separate sections commonly known as Upper Antelope Canyon or “The Crack” and Lower Antelope Canyon or “The Corkscrew”.

Antelope Canyon, United States

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2. Bora Bora Islands

Bora Bora is a major international tourist destination, famous for its aqua-centric luxury resorts.

Bora Bora Islands

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Bora Bora Islands

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Bora Bora Islands

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3. Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver, Canada

One of the popular tourist attractions in British Columbia. Millions of visitors have crossed this bridge since 1889. The Bridge stretches 450 feet (137m) across and 230 feet (70m) above Capilano River. This bridge offers spectacular views of the surrounding sceneries.

Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver, Canada

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Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver, Canada

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Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver, Canada (1)

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4. Devils Tower, Wyoming, United States

It’s a natural wonder of its own kind which rises to some 1,267 feet (386 m) above Wyoming’s eastern plains.

Devils Tower, Wyoming, United States

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5. Fingal’s Cave on the island of Staffa in Scotland

Its size, naturally domed roof and the spooky sounds produced by those of waves, give it the atmosphere of a natural cathedral.

Fingal’s Cave

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6. Frozen Lake Baikal, Siberia (Russia)

It is the deepest lake in the world reaching to a depth of 1,642 m (5,387 ft.) located in Siberia, Russia. It is also known for being one of the oldest lakes; at least 25 million years old.

Frozen Lake Baikal, Siberia (Russia)

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Frozen Lake Baikal, Siberia (Russia)


Frozen Lake Baikal, Siberia (Russia)

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7. The Gorge du Verdon, France

The Verdon Gorge is a river canyon which is about 25 kilometers long and up to 700 meters deep. It is often considered to be one of Europe’s most beautiful.

Gorge du Verdon, France

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Gorge du Verdon, France

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8. The Son Doong cave in Quang Binh Province, Vietnam

Son Doong cave is world’s largest cave sizing up to 200 meters wide, 150 meters high, and approx. 9 kilometers long. A half-mile block of 40-story buildings could fit inside it!

Son Doong cave

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9. Ice bubbles at Lake Abraham in Alberta, Canada

The bubbles are actually frozen pockets of methane gas.

Lake Abraham in Alberta, Canada

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10. Kaieteur Falls in central Essequibo Territory, Guyana

It is one of the most powerful waterfalls in the world with an average flow rate of 663 cubic meters per second.

Kaieteur Falls

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11. Mendenhall Ice Caves of Juneau in Alaska, United States

The caves lie beneath the Mendenhall Glacier which is about 12 miles (19 km) long.

Mendenhall Ice Caves

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12. Moon Hill in Yangshuo, China

It is a hill having a moon shaped natural arch through it. You need to climb some 800 steps to reach the top of the hill. From there enjoy the breath-taking views of surrounding terrain.

Moon Hill

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13. Northern Lights, Norway

For the best chances to see the northern lights or aurora borealis, head to Northern Norway between late autumn and early spring.

Northern Lights, Norway

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Northern Lights, Norway

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Northern Lights, Norway

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14. Seven Sisters Waterfall, Norway

The waterfall which consist of seven separate steams is the 39th tallest waterfall in Norway.

Seven Sisters Waterfall, Norway

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Seven Sisters Waterfall, Norway

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15. Trolltunga in Hordaland, Norway

Trolltunga (The Troll’s Tongue, translation in English) is a piece of rock that hangs out of the mountain about 2,000 feet up in the air.


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16. Tunnel of Love in Klevan, Ukraine

The Tunnel of Love is located in Klevan Ukraine surrounding a 1.8 mile long railway track leading to the woodworking factory. It is said by the locals that couples pass through this romantic tunnel to make their wishes come true.

Flickr milos pjatko

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17. Victoria Falls bordering Zimbabwe and Zambia in Africa

This 354-foot waterfall lies at the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe and it is the widest waterfall in Africa. There’s also a famous feature on the Zambian side called the Devil’s Pool, which allows adventurous tourists to hang out at the edge of the falls.

Victoria Falls

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Victoria Falls

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18. White Desert in Farafra, Egypt

It has massive chalk rock formations which have been created as a result of occasional sandstorms in the area.

White Desert in Farafra

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