The Bixby Bridge was built in 1932, located south of Carmel on Route 1. Wildflowers always seem to be blooming, California Condors are flying overhead throughout Big Sur, and California sea otters are rafting in the kelp beds. These are just a few of the natural wonders that make Big Sur a great place to visit. Come on out and watch the natural magic unfold before your eyes, and create your own.
A quiet inlet where you can sit and listen to the cicadas and watch the fireflies on a summer evening. Enjoy a boat ride or drop a pole in the water and try your luck. Bring a camera, a friend or someone special and enjoy this serene, picturesque little cove and keep an eye out for the turtles.
Slightly unusual and sprinkled with oddities, Journey Gardens offers your soul moments of peace and tranquility among the wildflowers, tall pines, and gentle summer breezes. Stop in the wise Woman's caravan home for a reading, or snuggle with your someone in the coffeehouse. Refresh your spirit with nature at Journey Gardens, brought to you by the highly anticipated Journey Magazine.
Named after the real Kuhfluchtwasserfälle in Bavaria, Germany, these grand waterfalls cross the whole Alpine Meadow region in multiple steps till they meet the sea, 120 metres below! The cobbled roads wind around the stream, spanned by several bridges, making for great strolls or rides with impressive views of the alpine forests, countryside, and the ocean. Alpine Meadow is one of the regions of the CDS-Confederation of Democratic Simulators, a democratic community established in SL since 2004.
Put a spring in your step and step into spring at the gorgeous Butterfly Conservatory. Visitors are transported to a tropical paradise full of lush vegetation, trickling waterfalls, and vibrantly colored butterflies. Nature is waiting for you at the Butterfly Conservatory!
Blue Finch is a beautiful getaway from the hectic rush of life. Come relax in one of the many cuddle spots, or explore the caves and underwater area. Plan a date night with your loved one with dinner and a movie. Lay on the beach and soak in the sun. Stop by the cafe for some specialty drinks and sweet treats and watch the waves.
When you visit Alurel Wandermere you will find yourself in a wonderful Medieval/Fantasy-themed land of beautiful surroundings that will put you in the mood to wander! Everywhere you travel you will come across lovely surprises like leaf boats, mushroom rings, fluttering fairies, places to rest and cuddle, and a selection of dances. One of the parcels might be perfect for your SL home. Visit soon!
Welcome Traveler! To A land of twilight where fairy magic beckons you to enter and explore its depths. The Faewylds is a land frozen in the mists of time by a magic long forgotten or yet to be discovered. Come alone if you dare, or bring a love with you to share in the beauty of the faelight. The wilds call to photographers and daydreamers alike!
El Cenote is a small land incorporated into the historic SoloDonna club, established in 2007. You will find peace and tranquillity and total immersion in nature and its sounds and colors. "Cenote" is a natural pit, or sinkhole, resulting from the collapse of limestone bedrock that exposes groundwater.
Welcome to The Nature Collective - a place that is all about connecting people with the wonder and joy of nature in the virtual world and beyond. Come explore a new home-base location at Windy Peak Park, learn more about TNC events, and grab the latest copy of their Explorer HUD for more beautiful nature spaces to explore. Don't forget to add your images to their Flickr group: flickr.com/groups/thenaturecollective
Exploring Moosehead Lake is an adventure you won't soon forget! Situated in the scenic Paisley Pines, this tranquil lake offers great fishing and recreational activities. Be sure to make a stop at the charming Blue Moose Cafe, perfect for grabbing a cup of coffee before continuing on your journey!
What the Buzz has undergone a Summer refresh! Come wander through the wildflowers and stop along the way to learn what you can do to help save the bees and other pollinators. Visit the lavender field, shop the market barn, and explore the secret garden. Pollinator info and beekeeping seminars will be available soon at the new Learning Center! Share your photos of What the Buzz: flickr.com/groups/whatthebuzz
The Land of Eight Places is a group of islands with interesting places to stay and hang out. Lovingly designed places with romantic corners, playful areas, magical moments, dream dances, and much more. Here you can relax and unwind. Also perfect for couples to be alone. Photographers are sure to find the perfect spot for beautiful photos. Don't forget to add your images to their Flickr group: flickr.com/groups/the_land_of_eight_places
Steeliehook Public Forest was landscaped by Jennifer Steele of Wilder Management Group. Explore and you will find 7S Fishing, a picnic, free camping, a waterfall, meditation, a drum circle, trails, and a beautiful zen spot to just relax. Come find your peace. Very low lag, and very beautiful atmosphere.
At the Grand Garden in Salerio you will find twelve intimate waterfront locations surrounded by gardens, three grand gardens to admire and walk in peaceful nature alone or with friends, one playground, and a rezzer station for boats. It is an enchanting place near the Blake Sea. Take a walk in the gardens, relax, and have fun.
Kaleidoscope, a Monarch Education Project, brought to you by MORPH Productions and SPARK Project, is an experience for the mind, heart, and soul. Follow the nature hike to learn about the importance of this beautiful butterfly and experience the breathtaking views of the monarch wintering grounds. Immerse in the butterfly experience while cuddling your beloved.
Eternal Retreat is an entire full region experience and provides a nature retreat feel with the influence of the following John Muir quote. "This grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never all dried at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor is ever rising. Eternal sunrise, eternal sunset, eternal dawn, and gloaming." - John Muir
Seagull Rock is a romantic village at the seaside, with a little harbor, shops, and restaurants in the city. A small beach is also nearby with a lighthouse where you can have the best view. Have a walk in the city, get a coffee in the coffee bar or visit the old Pub where you can have a cold beer or play darts. Use the elevator to get to the top of the lighthouse where you have the best view of Seagull Rock. You can relax at the beach, or visit the restaurant outside Seagull Rock and enjoy the sunset.
Welcome to Gooseberry Forest, a region located within the beautiful Gooseberry Estates community. Take a relaxing stroll through the forest and explore all that it has to offer. Follow the forest stairs down to the romantic fire pit and enjoy the amazing ocean views it offers. Perhaps lounging beside the peaceful, babbling brook is just what you need to unwind.
Wander through a lush forest using the horse rezzer or bicycle rezzer. Go for a romantic walk with your significant other using Vista couple hud rezzer, or find a sweet spot to fish or just relax and unwind by the lake. Part of Aussie Shores Estate, there is plenty to explore. Bloggers and Vloggers welcome.
Welcome to Virtual Norway. The place to find inner peace, go for a picnic, find your countryside forever home in nature surrounded by animals and fjords. Take a horse or a bicycle to explore, and have a coffee and a bite at the cafe. You can get a stamp for your passport from a forever tourist. You will find a Fishing place and camping spot. Enjoy your hangout here at Moon Lair, a Taste of Norway.
Welcome back to nature, but this time bring an umbrella. Enjoy the walks through nature, the splashing in puddles, the intimacy of the pouring rain, the warmth and comfort of the warm lodge, and the wonderful conversations by the fireside. Come visit the Cha Redwoods and let the stress of the world just wash away with the rain.
Dragonfly Grove is a peaceful, nature space. Stroll around or take a hot air balloon ride to discover spots to dance, cuddle, or relax by yourself. Enjoy a fireworks show by the water or dance in the clouds. Soak in the sun on a small beach or search for the cave and under hill house. Get lost in the maze, check out the tree house, and enjoy some games with friends. Stop by and unwind!
Norrland's rugged landscape is a real treat for all adult travelers. Scattered along the picturesque riding trail are beautifully furnished free cottages, suitable for short and long stays. Come takes pictures, walk, ride, jump, camp under the Northern sky and relax! They provide horses, however, you are welcome to bring your own equine friend or vehicle and rez it.
Welcome to "Le Jardin des Tuileriess" a realistic French garden located on the "Made in Paris" region. It is inspired by an authentic French garden you can find in Paris. Enjoy the lush greenery and the romantic atmosphere with a beautiful view of the Eiffel Tower. Don't forget to capture your memories with snapshots and add them to the Made in paris Flickr group: flickr.com/groups/made-in-paris
Enchanted Stardust is a nature-based Pagan destination in a park-like setting. There are many places for quiet reflection or chat with grounds that change with the seasons. You will find seasonal rituals, handfasting, sharing spiritual paths, a horse rezzer, and an underwater area with ruins to explore. It is a magical space designed by landscape artist nhoema.
At Angelinne Falls, enjoy exploring all the places of peace and relaxation. Be sure to visit the spot that showcases memories of all past Peaceful Moments builds. You never know what you might find. Breathe. Pray. Play. Remember. Just be. Peace and love to all.
Ipperwash Cliffs National Sea Shore is a public park dedicated to the enjoyment and beautification of mainland SL. There are miles of roads and trails ideal for hiking and horseback riding. Beautiful vistas for photography. Nearly two full regions of shores, cliffs, forests, and meadows to explore.
Nestled in a secluded area of Riverbook, scattered with lush shrubbery and green foliage, the Wild Branch Brewing Co. is a first of its kind craft beer brewery experience in Second Life. Immerse yourself in rustic tranquility with luxury amenities for the perfect nature getaway. It's your time to be adventurous, be secluded, be daring, be free - this retreat lets you do all of that and more.
Whimsy has been enchanting visitors since 2008. One of Second Life's most interactive regions, guests are able to trigger the volcano Pele, drive the train, hang glide, canoe, skydive, swim, dance, play games, or just relax in a lush tropical setting while listening to modern Hawaiian music. Fun, beautiful, exciting, and wickedly funny, Whimsy is for everyone!
Welcome to The Wylde. Be gentle, be kind, find peace. Come wander the forest trails, dance in the grassy meadow. Find comfy places to sit and relax, to cuddle, to chat with friends. Explore the watchtower and the observatory. Search for the magical cavern and the hidden grotto.
Discover fun and nature in the serene surroundings of The Redwood Grove. Take a rustic train ride across the lush landscape, bungee jump from the height of a redwood tree, enjoy a water slide that twists and turns along the trunks of the majestic Sequoias, or simply hike the trails and traverse across rope bridges. Excellent photographic opportunities as well!
The Hamptons is a beautiful, relaxing retreat for everyone to enjoy. Gorgeous photogenic scenes of nature can be experienced and explored, which were inspired by Northern East Coast and Western European landscapes. This lovely destination has plenty of hideaways to cuddle, relax, and get away from from the crowd and the noise.
Wander amongst the trees and be surprised at the delights of the Fairytale Forest (can you find the hidden treasure chest?) Discover the Ballroom of the Mermaids and walk with trepidation through the Dark Wood. Travel to distant Asia to the island of Enoshima or back in time to the classical world of Delfai (and have your prophecy read by the Oracle). And mostly come for peace and tranquility.
Spring has come to the Isle of Elar. Here you can go horseback riding, hiking, gliding, or even ride a hot air balloon. All is there for your enjoyment. You are invited to find a secluded spot for a cuddle or even something more intimate. Be ready to be swept away by the beauty of Elar. Share your photos in their Flickr group: flickr.com/groups/14782016@N22
Enchanting Scottish Isle inspired by the landscape of the Inner Hebrides islands basking off the Western coast of Scotland and the charming Isle of Skye. Take a peaceful stroll and atmospheric photos at this exquisite acclaimed region. Design by Minnie Atlass. Add your images to their Flickr group: flickr.com/groups/3985845@N25
Located on the northwest flanks of Mount Campion the highest mountain in SL, Roscommon Ridge is an annex of Mount Campion National Forest. Containing over 37,000 sq meters of gorgeous alpine garden of trails, canyons, forest, rivers, waterfalls and caves. Well suited for horseback riding and photography. Come and explore!
RoseGarden is the home of LadyRose, decorated to show all four seasons in one region. Each island focuses on the emotion of each season. Spring has whimsy, budding romance, gardens, and a treehouse. Summer is perfect for vacation, parties, lounges, bars, tiki house, and pool. Fall has an eerie cemetery, ghosts, magical/possessed items, and camping. Winter has comfort, family time, snuggles, and warm happy Christmas time!
Raven Hollow Equestrian is a beautiful, family-oriented horse boarding and event facility, offering one of the most realistic equestrian experiences in SL. They boast an active and friendly community of like-minded equestrians with weekly events and riding lessons, stall rentals with private and shared turnout options, a competitive show team, and a horse soccer team. It is Teegle pet and avatar friendly.
PAL Park is a lovely family-friendly venue with many amenities. Whether single, a couple, or part of a family there's something for everyone. Included is a sizable playground area, games, picnic area, cafe, and more. Avatars of all ages, Zooby and other brands of baby or pets are welcome.
The Nature Center at Mt. Campion National Forest is loaded with educational displays and park information. The park now has over two full regions of trails, mountains, forests, and caves. Mt. Campion is the highest mountain in mainland SL! There is lots to explore, perfect for photography and horseback riding.
Mount Campion Caves National Forest is over 150,000 sq meters of beautiful parkland, landscaped to look like a natural mountain park. It has the largest natural caves and caverns. Above ground are miles of scenic trails through natural canyons and forests. There is hiking, horseback riding, camping, and photography. and cabin rentals. Located on the slopes of Mount Campion, the highest mountain in SL on the beautiful Heterocera mainland continent. You can roam for weeks!
Mindful Cove exists to provide both an entry point into Second Life, and an ongoing community region for newcomers and long-time residents alike, based on the core principle that SL can be an excellent place to engage in activities that support emotional and mental well-being.
Alurel is a residential, fantasy-themed estate and everyone is welcome to wander the regions. Bring a friend and dance, look for surprises, find quiet places to meditate, take a boat out on the lake, and explore! The autumn glory of the forest is waiting! It is newcomer friendly and perfect for relaxing.
Spring has sprung with a flourish in the Garden of Whimsy. The fairies have come out from hibernation, flittering about in flower fields and among the trees. Come visit wee friends, and ride the Unicorn or Pegasus over the blue and red meadows. Relax in the spa, hang out in the butterfly conservatory or star gaze around the bonfire on the beach. Everyone is welcome.
Everything starts as somebody's daydream! Welcome to DayDream Believer, a place between consciousness and semi-consciousness where our minds wander. Currently in a winter setting, enjoy daydreaming at this destination and share your images in their Flickr group: flickr.com/groups/14757153@N25
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