It's no secret that the Caribbean is one of the world's premier regions for breathtaking nature.
However, some places stand out as can't-miss destinations for travelers seeking to make a closer connection with Mother Nature.
Waitukubuli National Trail, DominicaThe longest hiking trail in the Caribbean at a lengthy 115 miles, Dominica's Waitukubuli National Trail showcases all there is to love about the Nature Isle as visitors pass by rivers, waterfalls, dramatic cliffs, rainforests and so much more.
Trunk Bay Underwater Snorkel Trail, US Virgin IslandsAmericans can escape to the U.S. Virgin Islands without a passport and one of the territory's gems is the Trunk Bay Underwater Snorkel Trail. The 650-foot underwater trail is self-guided and brings visitors up close with vibrant coral and marine life, including colorful Angel Fish, Parrott Fish, Sergeant Majors, Yellow Tail Snapper and Puffer Fish, among others.
Dunn's River Falls, JamaicaA must-visit for travelers to Ocho Rios, Jamaica's Dunn's River Falls is an iconic tourist attraction and natural wonder. Visitors can climb the terraced waterfalls and relax in the many lagoons they produce. A popular backdrop in film and television, the falls is one of the world's few travertine waterfalls emptying directly into the sea.
El Yunque National Forest, Puerto RicoAnother nature lover's paradise that Americans can access without a passport is Puerto Rico's El Yunque National Forest. It's the only tropical rainforest in the national forest system and is among the most biologically diverse.
Annandale Waterfalls, GrenadaGrenada's gorgeous Annandale Waterfalls are like something out of a dream. The waterfall spans 30 feet and empties into an idyllic pool surrounded by lush forest.
This picturesque destination even features the Wild Orchid Restaurant and Bar where visitors can pair their extraordinary views with mouthwatering local food and drinks.