You are here: Home > Miscellaneous > World’s Most Quiet and Peaceful Tourist Destinations

World’s Most Quiet and Peaceful Tourist Destinations

The quietest place on Earth, according to the Guinness Book of Records, is a camber found at Orfield Laboratories Inc. in Minnesota. In addition to the place, let’s take a look at some of the world’s most quiet and peaceful tourist destinations.

Namib Desert, Namibia

Located in Namibia, the word’s oldest desertNamib covers an area equal to the size of Switzerland. The place features dramatic wind-carved red sand dunes and is home to numerous species such as geckos, kudu, rare mountain zebras and other desert-dwelling critters.

It takes you about an hour to drive from the entrance of Namib-Naukluft National Park to the tallest sand dunes in the world including Sossuvlei, some of them reaching 1,000 feet.

You can enjoy the silence while strolling among the dunes

You can enjoy the silence while strolling among the dunes

Loggerhead Key Lighthouse, Dry Tortugas, Florida, US

One of the most deserted spots in the Florida’s Dry Tortugas National Park, which attracts only 60,000 visitors every year, is Loggerhead Key Lighthouse, 70 miles from Key West in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico. You can spend four weeks working as lighthouse keepers without phones, Internet access and scheduled transportation.

You can also enjoy the quiet atmosphere as well as pick up garbage and see Cuban refugees landing on the islands

You can also enjoy the quiet atmosphere as well as pick up garbage and see Cuban refugees landing on the islands

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California, US

Anza Borrego State Park, the largest state park in California, is an ideal destination for those who look for some peace and quiet. Visiting here, you can walk on the miles of trails through desert washes and past palm oases as well as observe interesting species like roadrunners, mule deer, kit foxes, bighorn sheep and jackrabbits.

However, the Anza Borrego Desert State Park takes you two hours from San Diego with more than 500 miles of dirt roads to explore

However, the Anza Borrego Desert State Park takes you two hours from San Diego with more than 500 miles of dirt roads to explore

Buckfast Abbey, England

The Buckfast Abbey in the English countryside, which has provided spiritual respite for a Catholic community of Benedictine monks since the 11th century, attracts visitors who expect to join the monks for a week of prayer, reflection, reading and walking in the gardens. You can experience the peaceful and quiet atmosphere of the abbey and its gardens.

Men can accommodate in the main building of the abbey while women and couples are in a history building adjacent

Men can accommodate in the main building of the abbey while women and couples are in a history building adjacent

Overnight in Haleakala Crater, Maui, Hawaii

You can be among the lucky people to spend a night in one of three wilderness cabins within the volcanic crater if visiting Haleakala Crater in Maui, Hawaii, the farthest is about 9 miles and the nearest one is a 3.7-mile hike. Particularly, the view of the stars is unparalleled on clear nights.

You can discover interesting things about the destination

You can discover interesting things about the destination

Haleakala Crater: One of the World’s Most Quiet and Peaceful Tourist Destinations


Tags: , , , ,

  • Digg
  • Del.icio.us
  • StumbleUpon
  • Reddit
  • Twitter
  • RSS

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.