20 Incredible Places that Actually Exist. I Can’t Believe These Are Real!


Sure you saw some cool things on your honeymoon to Cancun, your missions trip to Guatemala, or your family vacation to Disney World. But have you seen anything like these places? You could spend years just traveling the globe and still not have visited all of the incredible sights this planet has to offer.

Let this be an encouragement to start exploring the world (at least online if not in person) and discover similarly unbelievable places yourself!

Red Beach, Panjin, China

Red Beach

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Zhangye Danxia Landform, China



The Cave of Crystals, Naica Mine, Mexico

Cave of Crystals

Lapland, Finland


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The Stone Forest, Madagascar

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Check out the lemurs!

Tulip Flower Fields, Netherlands

Tulip Fields

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Canola Flower Fields, Luopong, China

Flower Fields

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Lake Hillier, Australia

Lake Hillier

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The solid pink bubble gun color is believed to be the result of algae in the lake.

Lake Retba, Senegal

Lake Retba

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Yep, same crazy algae.

Hitachi Seaside Park, Japan

Seaside Park

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Deadvlei, Namibia

Camel Thorn Trees

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Looks fake but there is actually a sunlit towering dune behind the trees.
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Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

Salar de Uyuni

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Mount Roraima, Venezuela

Mount Roraima

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Hang Son Doong Cave, Vietnam

Hang Son Doong

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The Wave, Arizona

The Wave

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Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park

Grand Prismatic Spring

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Rådhuset Metro Station, Stockholm, Sweden

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And here it is with some sweet dramatic lighting.

Crystal Caves, Vatnajökull National Park, Iceland

Crystal Cave

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Thor’s Well, Cape Perpetua, Oregon

Thor's Well

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Yep, that’s a hole in the ocean.

Green Fly Geyser, Nevada

Green Fly Geyser

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