Taking a faith-based destination, on the other hand is much more personal. Although, dreaming to go somewhere, I jot down certain places I would like to o to. It being a more spiritual journey because nothing gets you in the mood for living than a spiritual journey. In fact, it's not only one of the most positive things you can give yourself as a human being, but it's rejuvenating and inspiring to keep living in faith. Even more and depending on where you go, who you meet, or what've you've learned, you always come back refreshed and inspired. Faith-based destinations, fortunately, will give you a sense of appreciation for life, a purpose. It'll give you a sense of gratitude and something important to look forward. What I get out of it is a memorable experience, and when you plug-in what you believe in, whether its God or some other entity, your faith in it will build up becoming more stronger and keeping you alive, like a flame burning with life. It's a big part of traveling to these types of destinations, and if you have faith in your life, you should own it. Actually, without it, life isn't the same. Life can become a gloomy-looking grayish cloud over me if I didn't have hope, faith and love in life. It's a great guide to live by and the journey is always where the magic is encountered. This is why traveling is so important to me and my children. Visit historical places A weekend getaway may be all you need. It's an ideal way to go on a spiritual journey for a bit. Whether you go to the Vatican or a local missionary retreat, the time to begin planning is now for a faith-based getaway. Yet, you do need the right planning to make it a success. If you're the social type, you'll certainly enjoy the tour-type vacations. When you take tours with others on the same path as you, you'll notice how the effects are immediate. It'll be unexpected for some but you'll meet people and can make long-lasting relationships. On the other hand, the gracefulness of traveling alone, with your family or with your friends, will always keep you "refueled." The meaning behind these beautiful landscapes are what help these places become a more meaningful trip. They've become sanctuaries and the main reason why these are the two (of many) top faith-based destinations to visit someday. The Garden of Gethsemane (Jerusalem, the foot of the Mount of Olives) Visit the garden where Jesus walked! Jerusalem was a place where Jesus walked and millions upon millions of people endure taking the same path as they walk to the Garden of Gethsemane. This particular spiritual place is becoming even more popular today than ever before. With millions wanting to feel and have a first hand look at where Jesus was said to walk this is a place to visit. The trees in the garden where the final place he visited 'voluntarily' and before he was crucified is also an emotional place to visit. It's a place where people remember him, his death, and his resurrection which followed. The 900-year old trees have a majestic look to them when you walk into its surroundings. This is the place where Jesus prayed before he left the physical Earth which is so mystical and awe-inspiring. 1. It's located at the foot of the Mount of Olives, (Jerusalem), the Garden of Gethsemane. In general, it’s the most interesting and one of the most popular places to visit. The Garden is recognisable to most faith believers as it was the last place Jesus was before he was crucified onto a cross. In fact, he prayed here and it was also the day "...He was betrayed by Judas." 1. Experience Noah's Arc (Kentucky) Sitting on location nearby other tourist attractions in Williamstown, Northern Kentucky, a replica of Noah's Ark is beautifully structured and visited by 1M a year. Opened for tours on July 7, 2016, you can see it with others while taking a grand tour of it! Teams worked steadfast to get it constructed and while it did take two years to complete, it weighs 25K pounds! The official name, The Ark Encounter and owned by Answers in Genesis. Make sure you allow for more than 5 hours to visit since the three level Ark has quite a few things to see. There are current exhibits that are worth the visit. - Animals on Board - Noah's family - The Flood - Why the Bible is True With this in mind, planning to take a vacation soon will be a mind-opening journey. Nevertheless, it's a refreshing thing to do to alone or with others on the same path as you. It's optimistic and will help you regroup and get inspired for a new season. As a result, traveling to a faith-based destination like these two of a multitude of places to go to will not only keep you in a spiritual journey uniquely defined by its surroundings and history, but will help you appreciate what our world has to offer. To take a faith-based vacation is to retreat and feed our spiritual soul this Spring or Summer. Source: 1. Religious Travel Planning Guide. "Venture to the places where Jesus..." http://religioustravelplanningguide.com/venture-to-the-places-where-jesus-walked.