For those who are interested in travelling to spiritually fulfilling destinations, there are a variety of places to visit that are well within budget. You don’t have to break the bank to get a taste of a destination with spiritual significance.
Here is a list of 20 spiritual and metaphysical travel destinations you need to check out. First, let’s take a look at some locations within the United States:
1) Sedona, AZ
Sedona is known for it’s strong spiritual energy, and is the home of many psychics, reiki healers, and shamans. It’s also a great destination for those who enjoy hiking and convening with nature, and is a perfect place to enjoy star gazing due to the absence of light pollution.
2) St. Augustine, FL
As the oldest city in the entire United States, St. Augustine has seen a lot of life and death. Due to the long history it has, it is considered one of the most haunted cities in the US. If you are looking to go on a ghost tour, this is the perfect city to do it in.
3) Savannah, GA
Another old city in the United States, Savannah is a lively destination with lots of fun and good food. However, it is also home to many ghost tours and psychic phenomenon. Similar to St. Augustine, it’s a good place to go to get a taste of the other side.
4) Roswell, NM
Roswell is the best place to be for extraterrestrial enthusiasts. It’s known for being the home of the most famous UFO government cover-up in the United States history. You can visit Roswell for tours and museums about aliens and UFOs, or to attend their yearly UFO festival.
5) Lilly Dale, NY
Lily Dale is a spiritual community known for it’s certified psychics. Lily Dale offers many seminars and meetings throughout the year that focus on educating people on psychic phenomenon, mediumship, and metaphysical subjects.
6) Cassadaga, FL
Cassadaga is a small community of psychics and mediums in central Florida. It’s a great place to visit for anyone who is interested in learning more about the religion of Spiritualism or Wicca. It’s also a great place to attempt to contact loved ones who had crossed over.
7) New Orleans, LA
New Orleans is primarily known for Mardi Gras, but it is also another great destination for ghost tours and psychic phenomenon. New Orleans is also one of the best places to learn more about Voodoo.
8) Mt. Shasta
Mt. Shasta in Northern California is considered all around the world to be a portal for spiritual discovery. It is said to be associated with the 1st charka of the Earth (root). There have been many strange, unexplained occurrences that happen in Mt. Shasta, which is why so many spiritual travelers flock there each year.
Here is a list of other locations that are thought to be “Earth chakras”:
9) Lake Titicaca
The 2nd (Sacral) Earth Chakra, on the border of Bolivia and Peru.
10) Uluru-Katatjuta, Australia
The 3rd (Solar Plexus) Earth Chakra.
11) Glastonbury and Shaftsbury, England
The 4th (Heart) Earth Chakra.
12) The Great Pyramid and Mt. Sinai, Egypt
The 5th (Throat) Earth Chakra.
13) Kuh-e Malek Siah, Middle East
The 6th (Third Eye) Earth Chakra.
14) Mt. Kailash, Tibet
7th (Crown) Earth Chakra.
Here is a list of other places around the world that are of high spiritual significance:
“The Land of Smiles” is often claimed to be one of the most inexpensive spiritual destinations, where you can visit beautiful Buddhist temples and archaeological sites.
Bali can be one of the most spiritually renewing travel destinations. Visit healers, practice yoga and enjoy the healthy organic eating that Bali is known for.
17) Stonehenge, UK
Considered one of the great mysteries of the world, this megalithic stone structure is one of the most energetically charged places on Earth.
Visit the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu to get a glimpse into the history of the Incas and their legendary connection to star travelers.
Home of many temples, shrines and zen gardens, Japan is a beautiful destination for spiritual travelers.
A hub of major religions like Hinduism, Buddhism and Sikhism, India is a spectacular destination for the spiritually-minded. One place to visit in India is the city of Rishikesh, which sits aside the Himalayas, where many spiritual leaders have been attracted to to establish ashrams and yoga schools.
Are there any that are missing from this list? Let us know in the comments!