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”.
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2. Bora Bora Islands
Bora Bora is a major international tourist destination, famous for its aqua-centric luxury resorts.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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!
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9. Ice bubbles at Lake Abraham in Alberta, Canada
The bubbles are actually frozen pockets of methane gas.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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14. Seven Sisters Waterfall, Norway
The waterfall which consist of seven separate steams is the 39th tallest waterfall in 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.
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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.
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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.
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