From livable cities to luxury locations, travel companies usually curate a list of the best places to visit. If you are a nature lover who just loves to get a glimpse of breathtaking views and exotic animals, here is a list of places that you should include on your bucket list:
In the province of Alberta, which is located in the west of Canada, you will see lots of breathtaking views and eye-catching beauty. One of the oldest national parks in the country, known as Banff, is located there. As a visitor, you can take pictures of the scenic glaciers or dip your toes in the green waters found in Alberta.
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If you love greenery, the backdrop of dense pine forests will also help you make your decision. Additionally, if you love looking at turquoise waters, you should also visit Lake Louise.
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The country is currently making headlines because its president was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize. If you are keen on exploring Colombia, you should start by visiting the Lost City. Located high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, you can trek to the Lost City starting from Santa Marta.
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The mountains in this location were once home to the Tayrona civilization, which lived in the now-ruined city of Teyuna long before the Spanish conquest. If you are planning a luxurious trip, you should consider going on a chauffeured car expedition.
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Perhaps you have heard of the Charleston boat tours or the Waterfront Park. If you have not, you need to visit this city. The South Carolina Aquarium is a major attraction, as it is home to underwater creatures, plants, land mammals, and reptiles.
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If you have children, they will undoubtedly love this destination. The Battery and White Point Garden is another interesting place that plays an important role in the history of Charleston. Moreover, historical churches are scattered all over Charleston, and each one has a story to tell.
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Norway is home to glorious mountain peaks and peaceful countryside. When you visit Sognefjord, the largest fjord in Norway, you will have a magnificent experience as you let your eyes feast on the transcendent beauty of nature. You can revel in the alluring landscape as well as the snow-capped mountains, narrow fjords, and steep cliffs.
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While in Norway, you should be prepared to dress for any occasion, which means that you need to pack not only sweaters but bikinis and shorts as well. Most importantly, you should not forget to bring your camera to capture the beauty of this destination.
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Are you a resident of the US? You might be surprised to learn that the best national parks are in your own backyard. However, one of the best of is the Yosemite National Park. Located in Sierra Nevada Mountains, this national park is renowned for its tunnel view and sequoia trees.
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In the village called Yosemite, you will find shops, lodgings, and restaurants to suit your tastes. If you love history, you should consider visiting the Yosemite Museum for a dose of California history.
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Although this location is a bit far away, a trip to Angel Falls is ideal if you are looking to get off the grid. Just be sure to combine this trip with one to the Amazon as well as any other South American destination to get the most bang for your buck.
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No matter which location you choose, as a nature lover, you will always want to see more of Mother Nature. Once you check a place off your bucket list, move on to the next.