12 Natural Wonders You Can Visit Via Public Transportation

MAY 06, 2020 AT 06:02 AM


Some of the world’s most incredible natural wonders are located in remote deserts and jungles a long way from the closest bus stop or subway station. But these gems aren’t always easy to find. Mother Nature guards her secrets well with difficult conditions designed to deter all but the most determined traveler.

But to the adventurous, the rewards are well worth it. Don’t worry if you don’t have a car. Take a bus or train and explore these twelve amazing natural wonders accessible by public transportation.

1. Mendenhall Glacier



To reach this amazing glacier near Juneau, Alaska, catch bus route 3 from the Juneau Public Library. It will take you to the base of the West Glacier Trail, where a four-mile out-and-back trail leads past the glacier and Mendenhall Lake.

2. Yuncheng Salt Lake


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This technicolor vision is located at Yuncheng, China. Several bus lines (21, 66, 88) run from downtown Yuncheng to an amazing salt lake transformed by algae in the summer into a palette of brilliant colors.