Choosing the destination for your next trip is exciting, but with so many incredible destinations across the world, it can also be hard to pick from the long list of must-sees. If you are ready to plan your next trip, here are 5 amazing places across the world to choose from that you must visit.
1. ABC Islands
First up on the list is the ABC Islands. Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao are the three islands in the Southern Caribbean that make up the ABC Islands. While all three islands have friendly locals, each has its own unique activities and sights to offer. Aruba is known for having many beautiful beaches. Eagle Beach is a top-rated beach with soft white sand. In addition to the beaches, the island also has lots of dining, locally made rum and other sights including an Aloe plantation. Bonaire is perfect for divers and anyone looking to relax. It is a great location for diving and snorkeling because marine life is protected by the National Marine Park. The island is full of sites that showcase its beauty, such as wild flamingos, salt pans and Pink Beach with its pink sand.
Curacao is known for Pietermaai and Punda, its bright and colorful downtown areas. Here you can find street art, shopping and dining. A perfect way to see these amazing Caribbean islands is to take a Panama Canal cruise that makes a stop at each of the islands and allows you to see all three.
2. New Zealand’s South Island
New Zealand’s South Island is known for its breathtaking landscapes, mountains, lakes, glaciers and fjords. Fiordland National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you can hike the trails or take a boat on Milford Sounds to take in the views of the majestic mountains. Abel Tasman National Park is great for kayaking.
Queenstown is an extremely popular destination for adrenaline seekers because it is famous for bungee jumping.
University of Canterbury’s Mount John Observatory allows you to look up at the sky and see the stars. In addition to all of these beautiful sights, the Marlborough region has amazing food and wine to try. All of this makes New Zealand’s South Island an unforgettable destination.
3. Amalfi Coast
Next up on the list is the Amalfi Coast, a stretch of coastline in Southern Italy. This mesmerizing destination in the Campania region of Italy is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for the miles of breathtaking views of cliffs, beaches and the colorful villages. The coast is also known for vineyards and lemon groves and for production of limoncello liqueur. The world famous scenic drive along the coast connects the seaside towns where you will find old fishing villages, lavish resorts, fine Italian dining and extraordinary ocean views.
4. Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu, also known as the “Lost City of the Incas”, is an Incan citadel that was built in the 15th century and is located in the Andes Mountains in Peru. Visiting is not simple, as the hiking trails to get there are difficult and take days, but the trek is worth it to arrive at this ancient city where you will be up in the clouds. The hike provides you with amazing views because along the way you will be surrounded by the Andes Mountains. You can also stop to eat traditional meals and learn about the art of Andean tapestry making from locals.
5. Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and is the world’s largest coral reef system. Located on the east coast of Queensland, Australia, the reef extends more than 1,800 miles, going from Cape York to Bundaberg. It has more than 3,000 individual coral reefs, 900 islands and more than 1,500 species of fish. If you visit, you can enjoy snorkeling, scuba diving, glass-bottom boat tours, sailing and more. This natural wonder will captivate you with its marine life and beauty.
These are just five of the many incredible destinations across the world that are must visit places to choose from for your next trip. Ready to plan the trip? Seka Moving is here to help you move or store your belongings while you travel.