50 Great Places to Visit Before You Die

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by PrivateJet Staff on June 21, 2010

Many people enjoy taking vacations with their friends and family throughout the year. In fact, there are some people who love traveling so much that they make a career out of it. While many people would love to travel professionally, it just isn’t feasible for everyone. However, for those who love traveling and exploring what the world has to offer, below is a list of 50 great places to visit before you die. Life is short and unpredictable, so make the most of it and plan to visit a few of the destinations on the list below!

  1. Oahu, Hawaii: One of the not-so-well-known islands of Hawaii. This is a unique island that everyone should visit at least once!
  2. Barcelona: There is so much to see and do in Barcelona. This articles shares with readers what they can do in this great Spanish city.
  3. SeaWorld: This blog post shares Jack Hanna’s views about SeaWorld and why everyone should visit.
  4. Myrtle Beach: Myrtle Beach should be enjoyed at least once by everyone. This blog shares some budget-friendly things to enjoy during a visit to Myrtle Beach.
  5. Scotland: Scotland has many things to offer people. There is at least something for everyone here and this blog post shares why Scotland is worth visiting.
  6. Alaska: An informative blog post about touring Alaska by driving along “the Richardson.”
  7. Great Barrier Reef: This blog post is designed to inform readers about the Great Barrier Reef and all it has to offer.
  8. The Grand Canyon: Justin Watt shares his thoughts and pictures of his hiking trip of The Grand Canyon.
  9. Ireland: Readers will discover the top historical sites in Ireland that have made the Unesco World Heritage list.
  10. Chantilly, France: Chantilly is one of France’s premier equestrian towns with a lot of history. This blog post explains why Chantilly is worth visiting.
  11. Branson, Missouri: Branson offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy top-of-the-line entertainment. This blog post shares a few things the entire family will enjoy.
  12. Umbria: Umbria is a small region just south of Tuscany that many people don’t know about. It is full of hidden gems which are revealed in this blog post.
  13. Pisa: Pisa is a lovely place to visit, especially in June. This post tells readers why June is the best month to visit Pisa.
  14. South Africa: There are many things to see and do in South Africa. This blog post shares nine places to visit while in South Africa.
  15. The Greek Islands: The Greek Islands are beautiful and full of history. Each island is unique and the author of this blog, Matt, shares his experience while visiting these four islands: Ios, Santorini, Paros and Mykonos.
  16. Brussels, Belgium: Nancy Brown provides readers with a great list of must-do things while in Brussels. Her list comprises of great food venues to awesome attractions.
  17. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is a great place to visit. This blog post shares six secrets about the area that future visitors will want to know.
  18. Croatia: Croatia may be one of Europe’s best-kept secrets. This blog post explains why everyone needs to visit Croatia at least once.
  19. Iguazu Falls: Iguazu Falls is located in Argentina and is a site worth seeing once. This blog post both shows and explains to readers why.
  20. Rome: This blog post takes readers on a journey up the “8th Hill of Rome” where some of the world’s most famous buildings stand. Rome is truly a place everyone should experience once.
  21. Venice: Venice is known for its famous Gondola tours as it’s a city built upon water. This blog post has two enlightening videos capturing the beauty of a serenaded Gondola ride.
  22. Tunisian Sahara: Anna Busby shares her experience visiting the Tunisian Sahara, which is part of the Sahara Desert.
  23. London: Heather shares some of the best places to visit in London while reviewing Luxe guides in this blog post.
  24. Las Vegas: Readers will find several ways to enjoy the sights of Las Vegas while saving money.
  25. Jamaica: Readers will discover a little bit about Jamaica’s history in this blog post, as well as, the great food!
  26. Costa del Sol, Spain: Helpful tips are shared to help people enjoy this beautiful area of Spain.
  27. Nova Scotia: This blog article discusses Nova Scotia’s music and Celtic culture.
  28. Sri Lanka: There are many things to take in when visiting Sri Lanka. This blog post shares with readers 10 things they must-do during their visit.
  29. Provence: The region of Provence is calm, relaxing and beautiful. This blog article gives readers a list of 5 reasons they must come and experience it for themselves.
  30. Medellin, Columbia: Medellin, Columbia is a beautiful region of Columbia found in the mountains. In this blog post, the author shares with readers his decision to move back to Medellin.
  31. Coney Island, New York: Coney Island is a historically fun place to visit in New York. This article discusses the opening of Luna Park and its future plans.
  32. Bukidnon Highlands: Readers will learn about this unique region found in the Philippines in this informative and interesting blog post.
  33. Kauai, Hawaii: This blogger is sharing the beginning of his dream to visit this beautiful Hawaiian island.
  34. Bruny Island, Tasmania: Tony Wheeler shares some of Bruny Island’s history, as well as, his experience on this interesting island.
  35. Akumal, Mexico: The author of this blog post shares his experience with the sea turtles of Akumal.
  36. Madrid: Madrid is full of exciting things to see and do. This blog post provides readers with a helpful list of budget-friendly ways to experience Madrid.
  37. Putrajaya, Malaysia: This beautiful Malaysian city is known for its architecture around the world. This blog post shares some of these marvels with readers.
  38. Singapore: Carrie Kellenberger shares pictures and her experience of visiting Singapore for the first time.
  39. Torres del Paine, Chili: When you visit Torres del Paine, you will get the opportunity to visit a rugged land and catch view of ice-cold glaciers and icebergs, as well as, other stunning sights. This blog post is a description of one man’s experience at Torres del Paine.
  40. Tiger Leaping Gorge: Sherry Ott shares a beautiful picture she took during her visit to the Tiger Leaping Gorge. Sherry also talks about her discovery about the entire Yunnan Province in China.
  41. Montenegro: This blogger shares the decision she and a friend made on-a-whim to go on an unplanned tour of Montenegro.
  42. Biarritz, France: Biarritz is a small, resort town in France. Readers can get a feel of the town and what it has to offer by reading this blog post.
  43. South Dakota Black Hills: There is a lot of gorgeous scenery found in the Black Hills of South Dakota. This blog post encourages readers to take a biking tour of the area.
  44. Vancouver: This blog post gives great ideas of things to do and places to visit while in Vancouver. It also advises visitors to take their time and enjoy their stay.
  45. Tuscany: Kim details her recent visit to the Chianti region of Tuscany for readers to enjoy.
  46. Koh Lanta Yai: Kathryn, from Two Go Round The World shares her memories of her “unforgettable” visit to the small island of Koh Lanta Yai.
  47. LeConte Bay, Alaska: For those who can see the beauty of icebergs, LeConte Bay is a great place to experience them first-hand. This blog post shares the author’s unique experience here.
  48. North York Moors National Park: This beautiful park found in Europe is described beautifully in this blog post. After reading this, readers will understand why they must come experience it for themselves.
  49. Iceland: This blog post provides future visitors with stunning pictures of Iceland, showing readers exactly why they need to visit this beautiful country!
  50. Jijona: Jijona is famous to the residents of Spain. However, it is not so well-known to Spanish tourists. This informative blog article explains to readers what is so special about Jijona and why they need to visit.

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Gloria - Casina di Rosa June 21, 2010 at 10:45 pm

Thank you for including my post on Pisa in this list! Gloria


Heather on her travels June 22, 2010 at 9:22 pm

Thanks so much for including me in your round-up – only 50 more great places to see? So many places, not enough time…


jessiev July 7, 2010 at 2:15 pm

thanks for including us on this fun list!


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