Iguazu Falls, Brazil
No wonder this was named one of the new natural seven wonders of the world—Igazu Falls is the world’s largest waterfallsystem, so there’s definitely no shortage of views here. With 275 different drops, it’s awe-inspiring from every vantage point.
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Imagine staring at these sweeping views with a limoncello in your hand. Now that’s amore.
Get your cameras ready—this lakeside town is known as the “most photographed place in Europe.” Spend your vacation wandering the 16th century alpine houses, visiting an ancient salt mine, or even visiting a glacier garden.
Want to know why it’s called the Rose City? Wait until you see it practically glowing at sunset.
French Country addicts, listen up: Not only can you marvel in all the stone-facade, wood-beamed, blue-and-white decor your heart could desire, but you can also visit lavender fields, antique markets, and sip rosé at sunset every evening (with a fresh baguette and cheese, bien sur).
The British bluebell forest is the stuff fairytales are made of. The scones with jam and cream are a close second, though.
Banff National Park, Canada
The best time to see the vibrant turquoise hue, created by sunlight reflecting off the rock floor, is July and August. But if you prefer a winter getaway, Banff is home to three world-class ski resorts.
If you love the eerie beauty of abandoned places, you need to visit this ancient Buddhist monastery. Ta Prohm temple became part of the jungle once the Khmer Empire fell in the 15th century.
Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
The fiords are stunning any time of year, but it’s particularly worth a visit in December. The conservation area transforms into a purple wonderland each December.
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
If an overwater bungalow isn’t on your bucket list yet, it needs to be. At the Four Seasons, you can even reserve one with its very own plunge pool.