Nā Pali Coast: Kauai, Hawaii Kauai boasts one of the world's most insanely beautiful coastlines, which makes you work a bit to soak up its wonders—Nā Pali can only be seen from a helicopter, catamaran, or rather grueling hike.
Pinpointing all of the most beautiful places in the world could take a lifetime, but we think that these 50 otherworldly landscapes and awe-inspiring natural wonders need to move to the very top of your travel bucket list.
Kuril Islands: Russia and Japan - Stretching northeast of Japan to the tip of Kamchatka, this chain is home to hot springs, dozens of active volcanoes, and habitats as diverse as alpine tundras to lush grasslands.
orres del Paine National Park: Patagonia, Chile Torres del Paine is like a microcosm of all the things that make Patagonia such a spectacular place: sky-high mountains, blue icebergs, and mythical lakes.
Salar de Uyuni: Daniel Campos, Bolivia: The reflective surface of the world's largest salt mine is like something from the imagination of Salvador Dali—although we're happy it actually exists in real life