15 Idyllic Places to Escape the Stress of Today’s Hectic World

MAY 06, 2020 AT 05:52 AM

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4. Big Lonely Doug

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Saved by a logger in 2012, this solitary Douglas fir can be found in Port Renfrew, British Columbia, and is one of the last great old-growth trees in Canada. Located in a valley on Vancouver Island’s western coast, this majestic tree stands like a lonely sentinel.

5. Robinson Crusoe Island

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Located in Juan Fernández, Chile, this exotic island renowned for its beauty and rare flora, was the inspiration for the DeFoe novel. Unfortunately, a tsunami struck the island in February 2010 after a major earthquake hit Chile, destroying much of the island.