Seven Mini Paradises Worth A Visit



Travel is filled with delightfulness and contentment and lets you to visit some of the most exciting places like ancient informative museums, some beautiful locations but it often ends up leading you exhausted and tired with break neck trips and routes. So it is a smart choice to choose small and marvellous locations which do not extract much of you, but at the same time gives you the pleasure and also lets you to explore never seen before locations. It should be an idyllic and enthralling location away from the routine life, far away from the normal hustle and bustle. So below are some of the best secret hideaways worth checking out around the world.

Howth, Ireland

Howth, Ireland

Located in the arms of eastern Ireland, this soothing sleepy location is just a perfect destination to give rest to your soul, a perfect place to evade from the noise of Dublin City. It is nearly 30 minutes away from Dublin by DART. This is a rich and prosperous suburban peninsula which affords a splendid view of the rest of Ireland just by undergoing a day’s trip or an overnight stay.

This town has preserved some ancient archaeological remnants of 14th century St. Mary’s Abbey which is a chilling place to leisurely walk in. It has some awe inspiring worth noticing places which can be reached just by having a three hour cliff walk which rings the peninsula connected by calm paths around hills of health and stunning cliffs. Also some of the must watch are the lighthouse which enshrines the literary giant Salmon Rushdie or one can spend time in the tranquil location down the water banks admiring the Irish sea.

Oregon Coast

Oregon Coast

This is an outstanding site that offers variations like beaches, parks, hills and forests with uneven coves and craggy cliffs. It tenders amazingly beautiful coastline best viewed from the string of state parks. It is best seen via roadways i.e. either by using a car or bicycle. The main route of Highway 101 passes through various angles of the seaboard offering adventurous routes as well providing postcard size water views which just leaves one’s jaw dropping, its so real and an eye opener. Also peaceful roads in this quiet country give way to cyclists and allow them for pedalling and watching it live.

The Oregon coast is basically bifurcated into two parts: the North Coast, from Astoria through Lincoln City, and the South Coast, passing from Lincoln City through Brookings. The south part is kind of noticeably less developed and rockier than the northern sections which apparently gives it isolated and lonely look because of which it experiences fewer visitors. The backdrop of rocky beachside is a chilling and fun place to spend time with your loved ones. The vicinity formed by small working class gives the site a palpable authenticity. This is surely a place away from the stressed life and imbibes peace and tranquillity that no one will ever forget such a beautiful experience.

La Paz, Costa Rica

La Paz, Costa Rica

This destination bestows natural aroma with enchanting waterfalls, rainforests and gardens. The main attractions here are La Paz Waterfall and Butterfly Gardens and besides this, this place has much to offer to its visitors like the captivating rainforests. Arriving to these locations gives a feeling like some one is not in earth but is residing in paradise. An hour away is a peace lodge outside the busy capital, San Jose; this place gives a feel out of the world.  This lodge offers the views of much renowned rainforest and also the striking views of the La Paz River Valley.

This place bequeaths stupendous natural view and the route takes you past five waterfalls which will not stop you admiring the beauty. And not only these, adding more spice to the food is the Butterfly Observatory and Hummingbird Gardens which gives a close look at the nature. The plush green rainforest, beautiful creatures and cascading waterfalls are the best hideaways all available at a place altogether. So aren’t many reasons attached here that can tempt you to visit this destination?

North Rim, Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon is one of the major breakthroughs in the world and has large tourist fan following which means that it’s crowded throughout the entire year. So you can recognise how amazing this place is. So if you are looking to experience the grandeur of the park without throngs of masses, then there is a better option to choose the quieter North Rim famous for its cooler temperatures, thick wildflower meadows and lush forest with ponderosa pines. Here there are scintillating landscape views with loads of adventure waiting like plenty of hiking opportunities are there for adventure seekers. And the ride of classic “Grand Canyon Mule Ride” takes one either around or below the Rim.

The north rim is located in Northern Arizona near Southern Utah, with a 1,000 feet higher altitude comparatively to the more popular South Rim. Over here any kind of amenities are closed between mid-October to mid-may. Although one can drive into the park and camp until the first snow closes the roads.

There is an interesting Grand Canyon Lodge which is fascinating because of its structure; it is a wood and stone hotel that is placed on the canyon rim affording amazing canyon views. Also there is a chance to spent time in campgrounds and small motels which would remain unforgettable experience of anyone’s lifetime.

Lake Champlain, Vermont

Lake Champlain, Vermont

This place lies in the vicinity of major cities like Boston, Providence, Hartford and New York. This place offers way to open islands that are located alongside the skinny Lake Champlain which gives one a unique experience and fills with bliss. The Pristine islands are small but rather charming and peaceful. There are loads of adventure opportunities like swimming, camping and hiking which will keep the adventure lovers busy.

But when it comes to amenities available, let me inform you that there are few amenities available, but still it is none the less enjoyable with picnic tables and grillers spread over the island and everyone spicing their food. There is a sense of austere beauty in the 30 mile long road which connects the low open island parks that ends up to the Canadian border.

North Hero State Park is famous for the facilities and services it provides and it is looked as the “crown jewel” of the Lake Champlain Island Parks, sprawling over an area of 399 acres. It offers an amazing service of 99 spacious, wooded and private campsites. So if you have desire of fulfilling workout there is an exciting opportunity because some islands rent kayaks or canoes. This facility is perfectly soothing for someone having an adventurous spirit.

Gryon, Switzerland

Gryon, Switzerland

The small town of Gryon is a natural location presenting marvellous display of wavy mountains and is distinct if trailing to Europe. However this location is muddled between the long undulating mountains and an amazing hostel. These features make it a calm location to rest in tranquillity and peace. This is an unparalleled and not yet explored destination because of its natural atmosphere and these are the main charm of the place.

There is an antique Swiss Alp Retreat tucked in the Chalet Marin which is 200 year old and is well known for its assortment in services. This bohemian backpacker establishment provides comfortable and clean services like beds, lavatory and this is not the end, it also rents skis, has daily sign-ups for cheese farm tours, paragliding, thermal baths, and wine or chocolate. All this provide a native flavour and lets us to peep into their culture and lifestyle. The Chalet Martin Range bequeaths spectacular views, hiking and walking trails from the front door, and close proximity to the ski town of Villars so this place is the perfect choice to become a sanctuary.

Ouray, Colorado

Ouray, Colorado

US 5OO, is a spot which is rumoured that its road bed possesses rich minerals that has earned it a valuable title called “Million Dollar Hwy” and it gains “million-dollar” suggestions from around every nook and corner. This place falls in between Silverton and Ouray.  This trail passes through the past mining, which is an old mining town of the old Wild West. It is enriched with natural beauty and provides extravagant alpine scenery, and fantastic rocky mountain peaks that are lying so nearby that they leave a long lasting impression on your mind.

This destination has exotic beauty that leaves one spellbind. Ouray Ice Park is a fun and frolic place to chill in. Undulating mountains and gushing waterfalls give a healing touch and one easily gets engrossed in its beauty. This is the perfect place to meander and enjoy with loved ones and is equally affordable for all budget types.

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  1. Northern Areas of Pakistan is surely a nature’s master piece. Must visit once in a life time

  2. Dubai says:

    To tell the truth, by the title “paradises” I thought I would see some magnificent beaches, yet your picks are cool
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