Planet earth is unbelievably beautiful; it has several breathtaking destinations that most of us miss out on because of our hectic day to day routines. However, it would be best if you took some time to travel and experience the spectacular sceneries and views that planet earth has to offer.
Though there are many amazing destinations in the world today, I am going to tell you about some of my top picks for the destinations with the most breathtaking natural sceneries. Whether you are a fan of tropical jungles, beaches, majestic mountains, you will definitely find a destination for your next vacation on this list.
So, keep reading to learn more.
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8 Destinations with Breathtaking Views You Shouldn’t Miss
If you want to visit a destination that is truly one of its kind, you need to head to Iceland. This Nordic island has one of the most unique landscapes in the entire world. The combination of glaciers and volcanoes results in the formation of several hot springs. In fact, there are so many hot springs that a significant percentage of Iceland’s energy needs are fulfilled through geothermal energy.
It would be best if you visited the Blue Lagoon hot spring resort for an amazing and relaxing experience. If you want to hike through Iceland’s incredible mountains and witness one of the most breathtaking waterfalls globally, the Öxarárfoss waterfall, visit Thingvellir National Park.
You should also check out Reynisfjara, which is a fascinating black sand beach. Finally, the most spectacular view of Iceland is the Northern lights, which are visible at night. These glowing patterns in the night sky are a truly mesmerizing sight and worth traveling to Iceland on its own.
Pakistan is a rather underrated country when it comes to tourism; the news has painted a hostile image on this country, but it is very safe, and tourism has increased in Pakistan quite significantly over the last few years.
Pakistan is also a unique country because it has almost every kind of landscape known in a very small area. Two of the world’s largest mountain ranges, the Himalayas and the Karakoram range, lie in Pakistan. The second-largest mountain peak in the world, the K2, is also in Pakistan.
Moreover, Pakistan has coastal areas, plains, rivers, and desserts as well. If you want to experience Pakistan’s most scenic areas, you should head towards its northern region. Sawat, Hunza Valley, Naran, and kaghan Valley, and Chitral are among the specific tourist destinations in the region.
Though Spain is more popular because of its romantic cities, with ancient architecture and historical landmarks, it also has some of the most breathtaking natural sights imaginable.
Firstly, it feels like the sun shines brighter in Spain, and the sunrises and sunsets are truly spectacular. You can witness them from the beaches, or even sail in the calm waters to get an even better view.
You should visit Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park, which is also a world heritage site, and if you are also a film enthusiast, you will want to visit the Tabernas National Park, where several Spaghetti Western films were shot.
Moreover, no conversation about Spain’s natural beauty is complete without talking about the Spanish beaches as Catedrais Beach and Playa de Las Teresitas is among the most incredible beaches in Spain. You should also look for Spanish properties near beach areas if you want a holiday home in this exceptional country.
In the winter, you should head to the Baqueira-Beret, which is a very large and amazing Ski resort in Spain.
If a trip to Switzerland seems a little too expensive, how about heading to the more affordable and equally beautiful neighbor Austria. Austria has some of the most incredible and breathtaking natural views.
It would be best if you started by visiting Hallstatt. This small town is one of the most amazing places in the Country. Located on Lake Hallstatt’s western shore and at the foot of the magnificent Salzkammergut Mountain region, Hallstatt is a common tourist destination. You can go on a hike on the nearby mountains and check out the Ancient salt mine nearby.
It would be best if you also visited Hohe Tauern National Park, Zillertal Valley, and the Gesäuse National Park while you are in Iceland. If you are a fan of skiing, you should visit the Hintertux Glacier scenic ski resort. The area stays covered with snow year-round and has some incredible peaks for skiing.
Europe’s highest waterfalls, the Krimml Waterfalls, are also located in Austria, and they are a must-visit site that you cannot afford to miss.
The United States is a very large country, and it is also one of the best destinations for a long road trip, with a lot of breathtaking spots to check out. However, some of the most iconic destinations are quite apart, so you will have to do a lot of driving, but don’t worry, just staring outside the window and checking out the small-town tourist attractions along the way makes for an incredible vacation.
One of the most breathtaking spots in the US and the most visited tourist attractions in the world is the Niagara Falls, which are located at the border of Canada and the US, in New York. More than 20 million people visit these iconic waterfalls every year, and you should also check them out.
After that, you should head to the Maroon bells. Located roughly 10 miles away from Aspen, Colorado, the Maroon Bells are two majestic mountain peaks, with the incredible Maroon lake at their bay. The reflection of the Massive 14,000 feet large peaks in the lake’s clear water and the glacial valley at the horizon makes for one of the most breathtaking sights ever.
You should also visit Yosemite National Park and drive down the pacific coast highway, one of the country’s most scenic roads. Finally, you can’t miss out on the Grand Canyon, which truly is a Unique and breathtaking sight.
China is one of the world’s largest countries, and it has several amazing and breathtaking destinations to visit. It would be best if you start by checking out some of the most popular spots on China’s great wall. Xixi National Wetland Park, Mount Kailash, and the Chaka Salt Lake are also some popular spots, with breathtaking sights to experience.
The Huangguoshu Waterfalls are another truly breathtaking scenery to witness, and you have to visit Lugu Lake while you are in China. This Scenic Lake lies between mountains, and it is an excellent spot for fishing as well.
China has several other breathtaking destinations as well, and explaining all of them could take a long time; however, if you are planning a nature-oriented trip, keep China in your mind.
If your goal is to experience the most incredible sights in the world, it doesn’t get any more breathtaking than Nepal’s peaks. The world’s largest mountain peak, Mount Everest, is also located in Nepal.
If you are feeling adventurous, you can train to climb the mountain; however, the hike to the Everest base camp is also an enlightening and spiritual experience. You can hire a local guide to help you through the difficult terrain, and enjoy the amazing experience.
While you are on the hike, you should rest at some iconic tea houses in the mountains.
Chitwan National Park is another excellent spot in Nepal, where you can also see Bengal tigers and Rhinos in their natural habitat. You should also plan a visit to the Manaslu mountains.
Heading towards South America, you should consider visiting Chile, a very long shoreline and several incredible destinations that will blow your mind. One of the most incredible and unique places in chile is El Tatio. This high-Altitude field has more than 80 geysers, and it is truly one of a kind.
Chile also has several National Parks, with excellent terrain and several tracks for hiking and camping. You can also take part in other activities like bird watching in these parks. Lauca National Park and Tierra del Fuego National Park are among the most popular national parks in Chile.
The Marble Caves is another fantastic spot that you need to check out while you are in Chile. Located at the General Carrera Lake in Chile, the marble Caves are a vast network of interconnected caves, made up entirely of marble. Formed over thousands of years, the natural swirls and turns in these caves make for a truly fascinating sight.
The world is filled with loads of amazing destinations that have mind-blowing natural sights, yet we end up spending most of our lives stuck in an urban jungle, staring at our screens. Isn’t that a real shame?
Therefore, this post’s objective is to motivate you to travel more and experience the incredible beauty that this planet has to offer. Though there are many places to visit, I have mentioned some of my top picks in this post, and I hope that you find them as mesmerizing and mind-blowing as I have.
I’d love to visit some of these places.