There may only be seven official natural wonders of the world, but there are plenty more breathtaking natural sights all over the globe worth exploring. From the rushing waters of Niagara Falls in New York and Canada to the snowy peak of the Matterhorn in Switzerland, it's hard to narrow down the list of bucket list destinations.
Salar de Uyuni is the world's largest salt flat, located in southwestern Bolivia. All it takes is a thin layer of water on the flat's surface to create a mirror-like appearance on the ground that extends into the horizon.
Due to its exceptionally high salt content, there are no animals or life forms besides bacteria in Israel's Dead Sea. You can also easily float in the salt-filled waters, and the mud in the area is said to have healing qualities.
Zhangjiajie, China, is not for those who fear heights. The incredible forest is said to have inspired the stunning scenery depicted in "Avatar."
It's no mystery why these travertine stone steps and tiered pools are called Pamukkale, which translates to "cotton castle" in Turkish.
Pulpit Rock looms almost 2,000 feet over the Lysefjord in Norway. Geologists speculate that the giant mountain plateau was shaped by ice expansion about 10,000 years ago.
Northern California's famous redwood trees can be found in Sequoia National Park. The park is home to about 8,000 Sequoias, which are the largest and longest-living trees on Earth.
View South Africa from over 2,600 feet in the air from a hike in the Blyde River Canyon. The area is known for its colorful rock formations and lush greenery.
These caves, formed by thousands of years of erosion, are also called the "Marble Cathedral."
The Matterhorn is more than just a classic ride at Disneyland. The actual mountain, located in Switzerland, is known for its "chiseled rock pyramid" look, after which the Disney roller coaster was modeled.
Source: Business Insider
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