VACATION IDEAS

25 Perfect Spots for Getting Away From It All

Where is the perfect place to find seclusion? From Florida to Malaysia, here are your picks for the world's most inspiring destinations.

By Kaeli Conforti, Friday, Dec 21, 2012, 9:38 AM

Source Article: 25 Perfect Spots for Getting Away From It All

Kuching, Malaysia

"Kuching, East Malaysia. A beautiful spot that is amazing and very remote." —Melodee Drake

(Courtesy HooLengSiong/Flickr)

Dordogne River in France

"I'd stay in a bungalow in Kep in Cambodia, Bali, Mekong Delta in Vietnam or the French countryside."  —@Ellyce_S

(Courtesy kennethdiluigi/myBudgetTravel)

Skontorp Cave in Antarctica

"Antarctica. I'm headed there in just 3 short weeks." —@jennymciver

(Courtesy antarcticboy/myBudgetTravel)

Islands of Fiji

"I am certain that Fiji would be secluded enough to truly get away from it all. Beautiful, too." —@DeFinestRn

(Courtesy cmiller29/myBudgetTravel)

St. George Island, Florida

"St. George Island, Florida." —@FVRofSGI

(Courtesy arturodonate/Flickr)

Old Mans Cave Waterfall in Hocking Hills, Ohio

"Hocking Hills in Ohio. Close enough to home that we can get there in a few hours. You really get off the grid and it's fabulous. Beautiful forests, caves, waterfalls, and amazing hiking that will surprise some people that it's Ohio." —Charlotte Horseman

(Courtesy Elessar/Flickr)

Machu Picchu in Peru

"I'm headed to Machu Picchu to get away after the holidays to recharge and start the New Year." —@iugoent

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Palm trees on the beach in Riviera Maya, Mexico

"Riviera Maya, on the beach." —@wisconsinwillie

(Courtesy biglannie/myBudgetTravel)

Costa Ricas Arenal Volcano

"Costa Rica." —@randy256

(Courtesy sandayle13/myBudgetTravel)

Mongolian yurt

"Mongolia. Outside of the capital, you can't really get cell service or WiFi anywhere. Plus, you can camp anywhere you want." —@TheTripologist

(Courtesy amsher/myBudgetTravel)

Forests of Madagascar, Africa

"Madagascar and the small islands on Africa's East Coast. As far away as I can get-other-worldy ecosystems, remote and anonymous." —@romabit

(Courtesy jfenson/myBudgetTravel)

Maui beaches

"Maui. It's so peaceful, it always makes me feel that I'm away from everything." —Guadalupe Ratcliff

(Courtesy frogsaver/myBudgetTravel)

Salzburg, Austria

"Salzburg, Austria." —@OscarTollast

(Courtesy LauraK/myBudgetTravel)

Peaceful Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania

"The peaceful Pocono Mountains in Pennsylvania. Just a 90-minute ride from the hustle and bustle of New York City and home to great hiking trails in the summer, snow-tubing in the winter, and beautiful waterfalls." —@willwrite4food2

(Courtesy Kaeli Conforti)

Palm trees on the beach in Nevis

"The quiet island of Nevis." —@AdamwBroseph

(Courtesy LaurenCDR/myBudgetTravel)

Maasai jumpers in Kenya

"Maasai Land, Kenya, with the Maasai people." —@t4bitus

(Courtesy dawsoncm/myBudgetTravel)

Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, Canada

"To get away from it all and recharge your batteries, go to the west coast of Cape Breton Island [Nova Scotia, Canada]." —@CelticRose4

(Courtesy msprague/Flickr)

Bora Bora beaches

"Bora Bora." —@spiritedtravel

(Courtesy frogsaver/myBudgetTravel)

English Cotswolds

"The English countryside, maybe the Cotswalds, Bath country, or up near Scotland. A cottage, a fireplace, and a good book." —@AntKristi

(Courtesy jlwelch23/myBudgetTravel)

Fallen Leaf Lake

"Fallen Leaf Lake just south of Lake Tahoe. It seems to be a hidden gem and it's amazingly beautiful." —HomeAway_Jane

(Courtesy lil'bear/Flickr)

Cliffs in Molokai, Hawaii

"Molokai, Hawaii." —Serendipity Traveler

(Courtesy EdwardBell/myBudgetTravel)

An elephant in the South African bush

"The South African bush is where I'd go to get away from it all. No TV, internet, crowds or touristy things." —@MargieTravels

(Courtesy HBarrison/Flickr)

9 Beaches, Bermuda

"9 Beaches, Bermuda. It's a beautiful location where you can stay and not do anything. No temptations to go into the city and no reason for an agenda or plan." —@Anita Ziegner

(Courtesy lisatozzi/Flickr)

Batanes in the Philippines

"Batanes, the unspoiled gem of the Philippines. The people are super nice, too." —Vida Soriano

(Courtesy roger_alcantara/Flickr)

Charleston, South Carolina

"Charleston, South Carolina." —@jetsetchristina

(Courtesy GL Salava/myBudgetTravel)

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