20 Places You Have To Visit Before Kicking The Bucket

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1. Paris, France
Paris, France is one of the loveliest cities in Europe for tourists to visit. It should be at the top of your bucket list itinerary. There are numerous attractions to see in Paris, but the Eiffel Tower is definitely one of the places that you must see before you die. You will positively fall in love with the city. It is the capital of France and is its most populated city.

2. Venice, Italy
The City of Venice is actually a group of 117 islands that are connected by bridges and canals. Explore the city’s canals while cruising in a gondola during sunset and you will see a breathtaking view that is unlike any other on earth. The Palazzo Ducale and Basilica di San Marco are two of the fantastic landmarks that you must see in person before you die.

3. Iceland and the Blue Lagoon
The Blue Lagoon is one of the loveliest spots in Iceland. You can see geysers and other lovely landscapes in Iceland. Strokkur is Iceland’s version of Old Faithful; the eruptions are frequent and on schedule. Geysir erupts daily, but it does not erupt on a regular interval. Take a tour of the Golden Circle and enjoy the Gullfoss, the spectacular golden falls.

4. Namibia
Go on a safari in Namibia; it is an amazing location that most people will skip on their list of places to go before they die. It won’t be crowded and you’ll see amazing places and animals. There are game parks where you don’t have to worry about being out in the wild, but you will still have the experience with big game animals. From an elephant hunt to swimming with dolphins, you can experience it all in Namibia.

5. Amalfi, Italy
Amalfi Coast is one of the most beautiful locations on earth, and you should spend time there before you die. The Amalfi Coast is home of the Grotta dello Smeraldo. The gorgeous grotto features stalactites and stalagmites. Another must see destination is Chiostro del Paradiso. During the Christmas season, divers should go see the ceramic nativity scene that sits under the water.

6. Bristol Bay, Alaska
Bristol Bay is a fabulous treasure hidden in Alaska. It is home of seals, sea otters, whales, and other native wildlife. This is the perfect spot for a once in a lifetime fishing trip. There are lodges and camping facilities available for visitors. The pristine Alaskan scenery is absolutely breathtaking!

7. Window Rock, Arizona
Window Rock is located in the territory of the Navajo Nation in Arizona. Window Rock is one of the popular locations for movie settings. Window Rock is a natural opening in a sandstone rock. The opening features a glimpse of the other side of the rock, and it looks like you have a view through a window with a gorgeous view. You should definitely add this location to your itinerary of places to see before you die.

8. Hanauma Bay, Hawaii
You haven’t visited Hawaii’s finest destination if you haven’t visited Hanauma Bay. If you enjoy snorkeling, Hanauma Bay is the place to go on Oahu. This beautiful spot is a nature preserve and is home of flamboyant fish, coral, and other marine life. Snorkeling tours are offered as a service for tourists. The coral reef is one view you will want to see before you die.

9. Durango, Colorado
Durango, Colorado is one of Colorado’s jewels that should unquestionably be seen and experienced firsthand before you die. Durango is perfect for the extreme adventurer. Rock climbing, rafting, kayaking, and hunting are just a few of the outdoor activities that should be tried at least once in a lifetime. There is beautiful territory to be seen in the San Juan National Forest and the San Juan mountains.

10. Banff, Canada
Banff is one of the most majestic cities in Canada. The picturesque location is a part of a National Park. Cycling and skiing are two of the sports you can indulge in while you are vacationing in Banff. It is a romantic destination and the city’s historic architecture takes you back in time. There is no doubt that Banff must be visited before you die.

11. Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver, Canada
The Capilano Suspension Bridge is one of the most amazing locations in the world. You must walk across this bridge before you die. Hiking on a guided tour is one of the best ways to enjoy the park. There are award winning gardens for relaxation. Don’t skip the fudge shop; your sweet tooth will thank you for tasting.

12. Middle Island, Australia
Middle Island is one of the most astounding locations on earth. There is a naturally pink pond that you must see before you die! Even scientists can’t explain exactly why it is pink. Most scientists speculate that it is caused by a unique bacteria. The island is accessible from a flight out of Perth.

13. Wave Rock, Australia
You really must go see Wave Rock in Australia before you die! The natural wall looks like a rock replica of a wave. It is characterized by its multicolored granite surface. The wall is located in Hyden Wildlife Park. The rock wall is 46 feet high and 360 feet long and is worth your time to visit.

14. The Boomslang, South Africa
The Boomslang is a 427 foot long walkway that takes you on a journey above the treetops. The scenic bridge is one of the best hiking locations in the world. It is located in the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. The bridge starts at ground level and rises 49 feet above the ground. This fairytale location should be on your list of places to see before you die.

15. Lake Natron, Tanzania
Lake Natron is one of the saltiest lakes in the world. Its pH level is a perfect 10, making it dangerous when the temperature reaches a scorching 140 degrees Fahrenheit. Lake Natron is one of the unique destinations in the world that you must see before you die because the lake is colorful; it changes from shades of orange or red to pink. The red algae and other tiny microorganisms are responsible for the color changes.

16. Drakensberg Mountains, South Africa
The Drakensberg Mountains, or the Dragon Mountains, are unique mountains that must be seen in person before you die. The mountains hold secrets; there are rock paintings hidden away here. The paintings were left by the San people who lived in the area more than 14,000 years ago. The adventurer will enjoy mountain climbing, white water rafting, or taking a helicopter tour. This vacation destination should be enjoyed at least once in a lifetime!

17. Ushuaia, Argentina
Ushuaia is situated as the southernmost city in the world. It is the location where the Andes Mountains and the sea come together. The scenery is magnificent! If you are looking for a trip to see penguins and go skiing, this is your destination. Also, you can go kayaking and scuba diving. There is something for everyone in Ushuaia.

18. Cano Cristales, Columbia
One of the most spectacular destinations in the world is located in Columbia. Cano Cristales is a river of five enthralling colors. The color palette covers the colors of the rainbow: yellow, green, blue, red, and black. This river is located in the Serrania de la Macarena mountain range. A plant known as the Macarenia Clavigera is responsible for the river’s unique color phenomenon. Waterfalls and pools make this one of the outstanding natural features on earth.

19. Perito Moreno Glacier, Patagonia, Argentina
Perito Moreno Glacier should be seen by everyone at least once in their lifetime. The glaciers and icebergs are fabulous! Los Glaciares National Park is home of the amazing glaciers that you can go hiking across. This is one of the most picturesque places on earth.

20. Bora Bora, Tahiti
Bora Bora, Tahiti is one of the most breathtaking tropical locations on earth. If you are in search of sand and sun, you can’t go wrong by choosing a trip to Bora Bora. Everyone should relax on a sugary sandy beach located on a tropical island while watching the ocean waves roll in at least once in a lifetime. Bora Bora is a place for fantasy to become reality.