Travel to different places is the best way to get rid of the stress due to busy work life and feeling relaxed. So, if you are planning for a tour, book a ticket to these best places to visit in the world and you will lose yourself in their surrealism.
1. Grand Canyon, Arizona
The Grand Canyon is inarguably Arizona’s most distinguishable landmark and one of the best places to visit in the world. The sheer magnificence of the canyon is bound to take your breath away. With the wild Colorado River tracing a course southwest, this amazing natural wonder stretches 277 miles from one end to the other.
Tip: If you wish to have a solo travel and think about your future, one of the most exciting ways to explore the massive canyon is by rafting it. You can choose from four days to two weeks long expeditions.
2. The Wave, Arizona
If you expected waves in the ocean only, then here is your big surprise. The Wave is Mother Nature’s attempt of a paradox. Layers of rocks designed by windblown sand create the Wave. The bands of red, pink, yellow and white Navajo sandstone carved by Jurassic wind patterns create a surreal look.
Tip: If you’re hiking Coyote Buttes North, save your visit to the Wave for the midday when the lighting is perfect for great pictures and have an even better experience of the Wave.
3. Yosemite National Park , California
Hanging valleys, stunning waterfalls and cirque lakes make the Yosemite National Park one of the best places to visit in the world. You will find exceptional glaciated topography which creates a spectacular sight for visitors. Groves of giant sequoia and endless alpine meadows with a diversity of flora and fauna and distinctive landscape features create one of the most beautiful national parks in the world.
Tip: The Park is at its most beautiful at dawn.
4. Pebble Shore Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana
Mother Nature’s most colourful rendition exists in the Pebble Shore Lake which is located in Glacier National Park, Montana. The colourful equilibrium of the pebbles at the shores of Lake McDonald makes it one of the best places to visit in the world. The transparent waters of the lake bring out the colors of the pebbles pretty well. Travel enthusiast souls will find their thirst is quenched as they drink deep of the stunning beauty of the Lake.
Tip: If you haven’t brought a boat then consider renting one to explore the virgin waters of the Lake.
5. Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park
The largest hot spring in Yellowstone National Park lives up to its name. The colors of the spring make it look like an outlandish place. Your visit to this spring which is located in the Midway Geyser Basin, will astound you with the stunning display of colors. A place like this on the earth is worth visiting for the curiosity-driven explorers.
Tip: Give yourself a day to explore the beautiful spring and the areas around it.
6. Mysterious Hallway, Oregon
Oregon’s mysterious hallway hasn’t been constructed out of brick and mortar. This is a natural beauty created by a thick grove of Poplar trees. It is difficult to see the end of the ‘hallway’ through the trees but if you try hard you may be able to see light on the other side. It is a stunningly beautiful work of nature.
Tip: The forest ends a mile away. Try to look for the end of the forest, it is known to be a rare thing to see.
7. Moraine Lake, Banff National Park, Canada
The glacier-fed Moraine Lake is situated in the beautiful Valley of The Ten Peaks which is in Banff National Park. The lake usually thaws by June and the turquoise glacier water transforms the entire valley into scenic beauty. It is certainly one of the best places in the world to visit where you enjoy nature at its best.
8. Bonsai Rock, Lake Tahoe, California
Located on the east side of Lake Tahoe, Bonsai Rock is a scenic place for those looking for beauty in nature. Tiny trees growing out of a boulder is the most popular attraction of the place. The tree’s growth seems to have been limited because of the rocky surface. The place takes its name from the bonsai-like trees that grow on the rock.
Tip: If you want to capture the beauty of the place in a photograph then Bonsai Rock looks best during sunset.
9. Lower Antelope Canyon, Arizona
You may have already seen this in wallpapers, but if you think that it was just a work of some graphic artist then you are not right as this is not a man-made artistry but a natural beauty. If you look at it, there is no doubt that it is an absolute piece of art, albeit a natural one. The place is protected by the Navajo nation and access to the canyon is limited to groups led by tour guides only.
Tip: Do not forget your camera because the place is absolutely ‘photogenic’.
10. Mendenhall Ice Caves, Juneau, Alaska
Explore the stellar havens created by the Mendenhall Ice Caves in Juneau. The glacier that creates the cave is melting away which means that this amazing work of nature is unfortunately temporary. So pack your bags and head to Juneau to explore this beautiful cave before it melts away. Global warming has augmented the pace at which this beautiful place is being reduced to nothingness. It is undoubtedly one of the best places to visit in the world.
These stunning places in North America have the most enticing landscapes and an ethereal beauty which renders them awe-inspiring. Visit these places to delve deep into the artistic works of Mother Nature and lose yourself to these charming locations. While every single place is worthy of innumerable visits, you must visit them at least once in your lifetime to create absolutely beautiful memories.