10 Most Beautiful Adventure Travel Destinations

We all love to dream about our next amazing vacation, scouring the internet and social media for the coolest new destinations. Consider one of these world-class adventure destination when contemplating your next journey or writing up your bucket list:

Maldives

You’ve probably seen a countless number of those pictures of luxurious hotel-suite bungalows built over crystal blue waters – they were probably form the Maldives, known as a world-class honeymoon destination. The country is mad eup of 1,192 islands in the Indian Ocean. Aside from newlyweds, the country is also popular with adventure travelers who come to deep-sea dive and marvel at amazing underwater wildlife.

South African Safari

The greatest travel adventure for an animal lover is undoubtedly a safari in the bush of South Africa. The options are many: you can do a rough & tough safari or opt for a luxurious, private tent type excursions.

Northern Lights

The aurora borealis is an incredible celestial light show caused by collisions between electrically charged particles released from the sun that enter the earth’s atmosphere and collide with gases such as oxygen and nitrogen. The lights are seasonally visible in countries near the north pole: Sweden, Denmark, Iceland. Finland and more.

Iguazu Falls, South America

Ihe Iguazu Falls, which lie on the border between Brazil and Argentina, are a massive series of 275 discrete waterfalls, stretching for kilometers. The majesty of the falls and the tropical climate combine for a great journey.

Grand Canyon, USA

Rightly one of the seven wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon is a massive geological wonder, stretching 277 miles (446 km) long, up to 18 miles (29 km) wide and over a mile (6,000 feet or 1,800 meters) deep, Aside from the natural wonder of the place and its appeal to sport-minded travelers, it is also located in the heartland of Native American culture.

Mont Saint-Michel, France

Any hardcore romantic or lover of medieval culture would be wise to see the castle-like Norman Benedictine Abbey of St. Michel, an amazing example of medieval architecture that stands on an island which, at high tide, becomes an island, gorgeously perched in the middle of the waters of the English Channel.

Mount Stromboli, Italy

Seeing an active volcano up close & personal is a once-in-a-lifetime treat. Mount Stromboli in Sicily guarantees its visitors some volcanic action – it has been in a state of “continuous eruption” for the last 2,000 years. You can view the lava and smoke from up close, on a hike, or from the comfort of your cruise ship or hotel suite.

Antarctica

Various cruise companies offer excursions to Antarctica, where you can experience glaciers, whales and penguins in this totally unique landscape.

Yellowstone National Park, USA

Yellowstone, located in Wyoming, is the first national park in the US a symbol of American pride. The enormous park spans an area of 3,468 square miles (8,983 km2), contains tons of lakes, canyons, rivers, mountains and half of the world’s geothermal features (geysers, springs, etc.), thanks to underground volcanic activity. The park is also its own ecosystem, home to hundreds of species of mammals, birds reptiles and fish. Grizzly bears, wolves, and free-ranging herds of bison can be viewed by visitors.

Amazon Rainforest, South America

The giant Amazon Rainforest is called “the earth’s lungs” since it produces 20% of the earth’s oxygen. It’s 1.7 billion acres of land follow the path of the Amazon River and hold the largest, most diverse collection of flora and fauna in the world.