So, you want to visit a new city and experience that exhilarating feeling of a large, bustling, unknown metropolitan area.; you are thinking about bars, brunches, clubs, parties, mingling with the locals, and Instagramming all of it, including the marvelous architecture. But at the same time, you want to find peace in the lap of nature. Now, that’s a dilemma that you seek an answer for. Don’t worry; we have got your back!
We bring you a list of cities that let you experience both the fun city life as well as the serene nature. After all, what could be better than a combination of nature and city? That makes for the ultimate vacation! So without much ado let’s jump on to the 8 city-nature combo spots that will blow your mind away!
The city is known for its beautiful beaches, spectacular mountain hikes, world-class wineries, vibey nightlife, breathtaking natural beauty, and laid-back lifestyle.
If you are a hiking pro, climb Table Mountain and take in the incredible views of Camps Bay, Clifton Beaches, and Robben Island followed by going on to the Cape of Good Hope and experiencing a safari. We assure you that all your Instagram pictures of your vacation here will make everybody jealous!
Singapore is an ideal city. Singapore is clean, modern, tech-driven, architecturally stunning, and rich in South East Asian culture.
The Gardens by the Bay, a magnificent man-made natural paradise of plants, trees, and light shows, can be found just a few steps from the marina. Along with Sentosa Island and a dozen other epic nature spots, this one just hits different.
Malta is often overlooked because people are always talking about Spain, Italy, and Greece when it comes to Mediterranean holidays. It’s high time we start giving it the importance it deserves.
With thousands of years of history and culture, cities like Valletta and Mdina are home to both hip cafes and ancient ruins, while nature spots like the Blue Lagoon and Dingli Cliffs boast unrivaled beauty.
We know what you are thinking. San Francisco? Really? Yes, you read it right! One of America’s cultural capitals, the birthplace of the Beat Generation, and home of world-famous sights such as Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. City vibe: Check!
You can now hop on a bus or get in a car to drive anywhere you want. There’s Big Sur and the Pacific Coast Highway in the South-West (watch out for hummingbirds, dolphins, whales, and elephant seals), Yosemite National Park in the East (spot bears and majestic waterfalls, Half Dome Village and the huge El Capitan rock), as well as jaw-dropping Redwood forest to the North.
Dublin is a city known for its friendly and warm people, vibrant music scene, and rich culture. It has got you covered on the entertainment part and the fun city culture!
You’ll soon discover why Ireland is called “The Emerald Isle,” with its stunning green fields, rugged coastlines, and incredible nature spots such as the Giant’s Causeway or Cliffs of Moher. You would get to witness nature at its best!
Vancouver Island is the best place to spot orca, grey, minke, and humpback whales. Join organized boat excursions to see the giant beauties, go kayaking, hike through British Columbia, then head into the city for dinner and a music event. The perfect combination of nature and city life indeed! What more could you ask for?
Sydney, Australia’s most well-known destination, is known for its vibrant energy. This city has everything from sushi joints to rooftop bars, artisanal coffee shops, and iconic buildings like the Opera House. That covers the “enjoying the city life” part!
Now on to the nature part. You can explore nature by taking trips to Bondi Beach, North Head National Park, and the Royal Botanic Garden. The Blue Mountains, named for the blue-tinted haze created by millions of eucalyptus tree branches, are also just a few minutes away.
Hawaii is a uniquely beautiful island, very rich in culture, and has a vibe of its own. It’s home to 1.5 million people who live in peace in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, just 2000 miles from the rest of the USA.
Honolulu, the state’s capital, is a great place to visit. Honolulu is a Hawaiian word that means “calm port,” and this makes sense as the people of Honolulu are known for their friendly, laid-back nature.
Imagine a safe and bustling city surrounded by lush tropical jungle, beautiful beaches, and active volcanoes. We know it sounds dreamy, but it feels even better than that; trust us!