1 ) Maroon Bells, USA :
Located only about 10 miles from Aspen, Colorado, the Maroon Bells are two 14,000-foot peaks in the Elk Mountains that are reflected in crystal-clear Maroon Lake, snuggled in a glacial valley. The Maroon Bells are two peaks in the Elk Mountains, Maroon Peak and North Maroon Peak, separated by about half a kilometer (one-third of a mile).
In the summer, when every hiking trail takes you through fields of wild flowers, in the fall, when tall aspen trees dazzle with a rainbow of fall colors, or in the winter, when snow and ice silence the world .
More than 300 million years of geologic activity, including sedimentation, uplift and erosion by wind, water and ice, are credited to the creation of Maroon Valley. According to the US Forest Service, the mountains received their distinctive maroon coloring from the weathering of hematite, an iron-bearing mineral, while Maroon Lake occupies a basin that was sculpted by Ice-Age glaciers.
2 ) Cappadocia, Turkey :
Cappadocia in Turkey is probably the best living example of almost how amazingly beautiful nature is capable of being. It presents a fantasy-like landscape which looks like it’s been plucked out of a fairy tale, alien-like hills and boulders that seem as if they’ve been transported from another planet.
The Goreme open air museum, its amazing rock-cut churches and mesmerizing wonders of Kaymakli are amongst the most beautiful things to see in Cappadocia.
3 ) The Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye, Scotland :
No exaggeration here but after you see the fairy pool in Scotland, you might start to believe that fairytales do exist after all. The nearest village to the Fairy Pools is Carbost on the West of Skye, the start of the walk is on the road to Glenbrittle.
A fair pool is a magical oasis which enchants all the visitors with its clean and clear water, picture perfect view and ethereal surroundings. The water is freezing but if you are one of those people hungry for a swimming adventure, it most definitely will not get better than this and if you are not so adventurous then just a simple walk by the area will be amazing.
This walk is suitable in most normal weather conditions, but if it has been raining hard some on the river crossings can become a real challenge.
4 ) Whitehaven Beach , Australia :
Whitehaven Beach is protected by the Whitsunday Islands National Park, and in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. It’s been voted the world’s top eco-friendly beach, and Queensland’s cleanest beach.
It’s easy to see why the Whitehaven Beach ranks among the most photographed beaches in the world. The magnificent 7 km stretch of white sand that feels like your own private slice of heaven presents an aura of peace and serenity, letting you experience relaxation at its very best.
If you want to experience serenity and beauty at its best then the aura of the beach will provide the same like no other beach. This beach has a certain air of divinity around itself. A way to reach this beach is through a boat taken from Hamilton Island and another way is from the ports of Shute Harbour and Airlie Beach.
5 ) Grand Canyon, USA :
There’s a reason more than 5 million people choose to visit the Grand Canyon each year. It’s one of the most magical destinations on the planet. Irrespective of how much you read about the Grand Canyon, you’re sure to end up being spellbound, for nothing prepares you for the magical sight that this wonder has to offer.
You might have read, heard and seen Grand Canyon in videos but when you see the sight of this place, in reality, it will be an experience like no other.Visiting Grand Canyon at the time of sunrise and sunset is an experience that will be etched in your memory for the longest time to come.
6 ) Salar de Uyuni , BOLIVIA :
This place located in South America is easily one of the most beautiful, largest and flat salt mine. It is the most beautiful place in South America. The sight of this place looks like a dram like painting from the renaissance era.
The sheer beauty of this vast desert leaves you speechless and the strange islands that form in a sea of salt present an unforgettable landscape that is sure to remain etched in your minds forever . The enchanting beauty of this large desert will leave you quite speechless and the strange magnificent islands that get formed in the wide sea of salt present an unforgettable experience which remains etched in the mind’s eye for an entire lifetime.
7 ) Amalfi Coast, Italy :
The Amalfi Coast is a popular tourist destination for the region and Italy as a whole, attracting thousands of tourists annually. In 1997, the Amalfi Coast was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Amalfi Coast is an extravagantly beautiful stretch of rugged coast in Campania, Italy, at the edge of the Sorrentine Peninsula. For about 50 kilometers, the coast looks like something a romantic artist might have conjured – sheer cliffs plunging into the azure sea, tiny golden beaches hidden in secluded coves, pastel sun-washed villages hugging the steep slopes of Mount Ravello, and fragrant orange groves competing for attention with ancient vineyards.
8 ) Huacachina , PERU :
Huacachina is a village built around a small oasis and surrounded by sand dunes in southwestern Peru. It is about five kilometers from the city of Ica in the Ica District of Ica Province.The oasis was introduced as a feature on the back of the 50 nuevo sol note in 1991. Huacachina has a permanent population of around 100 people, although it hosts many tens of thousands of tourists each year.
Huacachina might lose out to Machu Picchu and Nazca in terms of popularity, but it provides a picture-perfect setting for those searching for mystery, adventure or romance. Spend the evening serenading your sweetheart by the lake, but don’t forget to keep an eye out for the mermaid that is said to live there.
9 ) Plitvice Lakes National Park , CROATIA :
With its exceptional natural beauty, this area has always attracted nature lovers, and already on 8 April 1949, it was proclaimed Croatia’s first national park. The process of tufa formation, which results in the building of the tufa, or travertine, barriers and resulted in the creation of the lakes, is the outstanding universal value, for which the Plitvice Lakes were internationally recognised on 26 October 1979 with their inscription onto the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Try to start your park visit in the early morning – you will take amazing pictures and will walk the park without the crowd. It is completely different atmosphere without tourists! Wondering about the Plitvice lakes opening hours? The park is open 365 days a year and the entrance times are between 7 am and 8 pm.
10 ) Seljalandsfoss :
This waterfall located along the Southern coast of Iceland is fed regularly by the famous melting glacier-capped Eyjafjallajokull volcano. It is a mighty waterfall which separates into a very pretty meadow.
This place is known best for its walking path that runs behind the beautiful curtain of water where everyone can enjoy its most incredible view.