8 Places On Earth That Look More Like Heaven Above Than The Planet Below

Milford Sound - New Zealand

Tucked in Fiordland National Park, this 16km fiord boasts lush rainforests, towering waterfalls, and majestic peaks, best accessed by a 2.5-hour drive from Te Anau.

Black Forest - Germany

Inspired Grimm Brothers' fairytales, this dense forest region offers hiking through picturesque villages and lush landscapes, accessible via direct ICE trains from Frankfurt Airport to Offenburg.

White Sands National Park - New Mexico

A vast expanse of white gypsum sand dunes shining like diamonds under the sun, best reached by renting a car from El Paso, 85 miles away.

Victoria Falls - Zimbabwe and Zambia

The world's largest waterfall, spanning two kilometers in width, with its spray visible from miles away, located near airports in Victoria Falls Town (Zimbabwe) and Livingstone Town (Zambia).

Glencoe - Scotland

A village in the Scottish Highlands featuring deep valleys and grand mountains, recognizable from Outlander's opening credits, just a two-hour bus ride from Glasgow.

Great Ocean Road - Australia

A 151-mile coastal drive with stunning sea views, famous for the Twelve Apostles rock formations, stretching from Torquay to Allansford, starting an hour's drive from Melbourne.

Torres del Paine National Park - Chile

Patagonia's gem with ice-blue glaciers, towering mountains, and turquoise waters, ideal for trekking, accessible via buses from Punta Arenas Airport, five hours away.

Wulingyuan Scenic Area - China

Home to around 3,000 towering sandstone pillars, waterfalls, and caves, located 30 minutes from Zhangjiajie by road, often shrouded in mist for a dreamlike landscape.

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