These Breathtaking National Parks Will Give You Wanderlust

The world is a beautiful place to explore

Nature’s beauty comes in many forms found across the globe. We recently stumbled upon a list of 25 of the most incredible national parks on Earth that gave us a serious case of wanderlust. Take them all in below:

Göreme National Park, Turkey

Those “fairy chimneys” are what attract all the visitors.

Cinque Terre, Italy

This park has the best of all worlds: villages, hiking trails and beaches.

Los Roques Archipelago, Venezuela

This group of 300 islands offers some of the best snorkelling in the world.

Fiordland National Park, New Zealand

New Zealand
A tramper’s dream.

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Crystal blue lakes surrounded by series of waterfalls. Case closed.

Canaima National Park, Venezuela

Canaima Venezuela
This park offers the highest waterfall in the world – Angel Falls. Rumour has it, it’s so high that water evaporates before it hits the ground.

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Arguably the most famous park in Africa, Serengeti is famous for its annual wildebeest migrations.

Jostedalsbreen National Park, Norway

Visit the largest glacier in continental Europe.

Grand Canyon National Park, USA

Grand Canyon
Does this even really need an explanation?

Jasper National Park, Canada

Our Canadian Rockies are quite a sight.

Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

The park and the peaks share a name, and to see them both through the Patagonian fog is breathtaking.

Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia

The sand dunes and sun set make for some unreal colours.

Guilin and Lijang River National Park, China

The river is surrounded by a village which is surrounded by mountains.

The Everglades, USA

Dodge the alligators to watch a killer sunset.

The Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Great Barrier Reef
This is the only structure that can be seen from space that’s made up solely of living things. True story.

Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania

The highest mountain in Africa sets the backdrop for incredible wildlife viewing.

Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina

Glacier here, glacier there, glacier everywhere.

Yellowstone National Park, USA

The law says Yellowstone is the world’s first national park. Science says it’s North America’s largest volcanic area.

Pantanal Matogrossense, Brazil

This park is both the second largest ecosystem (after the Amazon) and the world’s largest wetland.

Banff National Park, Canada

The crown jewel of the Canadian Rockies.

Iguazu National Park, Argentina/Brazil

The walkways that surround this border-spanning park scream tourist-friendly.

Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica

Costa Rica
There’s lava, there’s jungles, and there’s secret lakes. Get ready to explore.

Tulum National Park, Mexico

This beach shows off the world-famous Mayan ruins.

Rapa Nui National Park, Chile

Rapa Nui
Easter Island has stone statues shaped like people and a beautiful rolling landscape.

Yosemite National Park, USA

This mountainous landscape offers up snow capped peaks, sparkling lakes and healthy green plant life.

(Main image by M0sT_WaNteD via Flickr Creative Commons)