Have you been looking for a new vacation location that will wow you for years to come, you should check out some of these great ideas. Some are adventurous, others are a bit more tourist-friendly, while some are just fascinating places that are found off the beaten path.
Each rock that was used in the construction of this monument weighs several tons, making it a mystery as to how these stones were dragged into place.
2. Machu Pichu
Known for being the ruins of a lost Incan city, you can always learn new, exciting, and interesting facts about Machu Pichu. There is still an ongoing artifact retrieval effort, so it’s quite possible you might end up discovering a long lost piece of the historical puzzle.
3. Guoliang Tunnel
Located in China, this road is carved out of the side of a mountain, complete with openings for ventilation and views out of the mountain’s side. Guoliang is considered to be one of the most dangerous roads in the world, but being able to say that you literally drove in a tunnel like Guoliang is an awesome bragging right.
4. Mount Everest
Known as the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest is a breathtaking tourist attraction for a multitude of reasons. Its spectacular view, the crisp mountain air, and the terrifying challenge of climbing up to the top make it irresistible to nature lovers, adventure junkies and sports enthusiasts alike!
5. Notre Dame
The famed French cathedral is considered to be one of the most amazing architectural wonders in Europe, as well as a major history magnet. It’s also a favorite for those who love the classic story of the Hunchback of Notre Dame.
6. The White Desert
Found in Egypt, this unique desert was once underwater. As a result, chalk from what was once the ocean floor has created amazing unique rock formations that jut out of the ground. They are located near the Black Desert and the Crystal Mountain.
7. Hell’s Door
This Turkmenistan fire pit is amazing. As one of the largest openings to one of the largest underground fires in the world, Hell’s Door is known for being a sight that is both terrifying and awe-striking. This worldly wonder is still very new compared to most of the others on this list. It was created in 1971 after a manmade fire became fueled with underground gasses.
This Chinese national park is known for granite outcroppings that are constantly surrounded by mists. You can check out the nearby waterfalls and springs, or you can climb the massive granite rocks. The surreal appearance of this park has made it a national – and global – treasure that inspired artwork for centuries.