1. Lavender Fields in Provence, France
Close your eyes and take a moment to breathe. Can you smell the sweet, relaxing lavender? Hurry up, science: We need the ability to instantly transport ASAP.
2. Whitehaven Beach in Australia
Whitehaven Beach is a seven-kilometer stretch along Whitsunday Island, and it’s known as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The lush greenery, the fine sand, the blue water… what else do you need?
3. Antelope Canyon in Arizona, United States
Located near Page, Arizona, the Antelope Canyon is one of the world’s most-visited slot canyons. As far as slot canyons go, this is a real superstar!
4. Skógafoss Waterfall in Iceland
Located in southern Iceland, this waterfall consistently produces single or double rainbows.*
*Pot of gold yet to be located.
5. Kelimutu Crater Lakes in Flores Island, Indonesia
The westernmost lake is called the Lake of Old People and is usually blue. The other two are called the Lake of Young Men and Maidens and Bewitched or Enchanted Lake. Overall, A+ lake naming.
6. Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia
This is the world’s largest salt flat. It also becomes a giant mirror of the sky during the rainy season. Salt flat, salt flat on the ground… who’s the fairest gal around?
7. Zhangye Danxia Landform in Gansu, China
We can thank the Himalayan range for creating these breathtaking formations located near Shaoguan, China. Great work, Himalayan range!
8. Waitomo Glowworm Caves in Waitomo, New Zealand
Glowworm Grotto is a place where glowworms create a starry effect on the ceilings. It’s just like those stick-on, glow-in-the-dark stars we had when we were kids. But not, ‘cause these are glowworms.
9. The Wisteria Flower Tunnel at Kawachi Fuji Garden in Japan
150 Wisteria flowering plants hang to form a tunnel, perfect for all your Wisteria plant needs!
10. Mount Roraima in South America
This table top mountain also serves as a triple border for Brazil, Guyana, and Venezuela. With tall cliffs rising 400 meters, this is one huge table.
11. Tulip Fields in the Netherlands
The first tulip was planted in 1593, and now Holland is covered in them. The blooms peak mid-April. So get your ticket now!
12. Mendenhall Glacier Ice Caves in Juneau, Alaska
This once-in-a-lifetime sight makes you work to experience it! To explore these breathtaking turquoise caves, you have to go inside a glacier. How does one do that, you ask? Well, it involves a kayak ride or long hike, an ice climb, and some good luck. Looking at the picture and daydreaming is so much easier.