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Suck it, Mars!

Need a reason to stop staring at your phone? Look up!

Need a reason to stop staring at your phone? Look up!

Chris Zielecki / CC BY-NC-SA / Via Flickr: zanthia

Redwood National and State Parks, California, United States

Everything the light touches is beautiful.

Everything the light touches is beautiful.

StormSignal / CC BY-SA / Via Flickr: stormsignal

South Africa, Africa

See the marvelous architecture and brooding clouds? It’s like something out of Lord of the Rings.

See the marvelous architecture and brooding clouds? It's like something out of Lord of the Rings.

Diana Robinson / CC BY-SA / Via Flickr: dianasch

Sant’Agata de’ Goti, Italy

And that canoe in the middle? It’s exactly where you’d want to be.

And that canoe in the middle? It's exactly where you'd want to be.

Shane Lin / CC BY-NC / Via Flickr: shanelin

Moraine Lake, Banff National Park, Canada

If you love the tropics, raise your hand.

If you love the tropics, raise your hand.

Trish Hartmann / CC BY / Via Flickr: 21078769@N00 Creative Commons

El Yunque, Puerto Rico

Or visit the mountains, if you prefer somewhere colder, but equally as epic.

Or visit the mountains, if you prefer somewhere colder, but equally as epic.

Dominik / CC BY-NC-ND / Via Flickr: sibilus_basilea Creative Commons

Bernese Alps, Switzerland

In the fall, this kind of foliage will warm your heart.

In the fall, this kind of foliage will warm your heart.

Tatiana Bulyonkova / CC BY-SA / Via Flickr: ressaure

Yugansky Nature Reserve, Russia

Or you can take a dip in the center of natural symmetry.

Or you can take a dip in the center of natural symmetry.

Hefin Owen / CC BY-SA / Via Flickr: 47515486@N05

Lake Padarn, Snowdonia, Gwynedd, Wales

This could be the most beautiful walk of your life.

This could be the most beautiful walk of your life.

Getty Images / iStockphoto yangphoto / Via thinkstockphotos.com

Great Wall, China

And just look at that sunset!

And just look at that sunset!

Mark Wassell / CC BY-NC-ND / Via Flickr: 61520356@N07 Creative Commons

Uluru, Australia

This monumental landscape actually touches the sky.

This monumental landscape actually touches the sky.

Paul Bica / CC BY / Via Flickr: dexxus

Kalalau Beach, Hawaii, United States

You don’t have to climb it, just admire it.

You don't have to climb it, just admire it.

Rubem Porto Jr / CC BY-NC-SA / Via Flickr: rubempjr / Creative Commons

Pedra de Gávea, Brazil

Even one of the busiest cities in the world can seem peaceful from a new angle.

Even one of the busiest cities in the world can seem peaceful from a new angle.

Josh Liba / CC BY-NC-ND / Via Flickr: jliba Creative Commons

New York City, United States

These bizarre and brilliant shapes form an alternative skyline.

These bizarre and brilliant shapes form an alternative skyline.

Christine und David Schmitt / CC BY-NC-ND / Via Flickr: cheesy42

Reed Flute Cave, China

And in beautiful storms like this, you won’t mind forgetting your umbrella.

And in beautiful storms like this, you won't mind forgetting your umbrella.

LJ Mears / CC BY-NC-SA / Via Flickr: lucasjames123

Queensland, Australia

Even deadly volcanoes have their charm.

Even deadly volcanoes have their charm.

Tom Bricker / CC BY-NC-ND / Via Flickr: tombricker

Halema’uma’u Crater, Hawaii, United States

And don’t get us started on the wonders of the ocean.

And don't get us started on the wonders of the ocean.

USFWS – Pacific Region / CC BY / Via Flickr: usfwspacific

Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, United States

Why travel to space, when there’s still so much to see on Earth?

Why travel to space, when there's still so much to see on Earth?

Tong Yong / CC BY-NC-ND / Via Flickr: tonyyong

Yunnan Province, China

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