Have you ever played a game and thought, “man, I really wish I could visit this world/town/planet?” If video game worlds could be vacationed in, here are some of the ones that would be the coolest places to head to.
The Citadel from Mass Effect
The Citadel is one of the largest space stations in the Mass Effect universe, home to all kinds of species from human to hanar, and a great place to experience life in the ‘verse. With casinos, night clubs, arcades and a shopping district, there’s always something to be done on the Citadel. Just make sure you don’t run into trouble with C-Sec and you’ll have a great vacation.
Columbia from Bioshock Infinite
A beautiful town, even if it has its flaws. But if you are just stopping by on vacation and not planning to stay there permanently, there’s nothing cooler than visiting a floating city in the sky that even has its own man made beach. Take in the sights of 1912!
Hyrule from Zelda
There is a lot to see in the land of Hyrule, from temples to the castle grounds, mysterious forests to beautiful horse ranches. Although there is some dangerous wildlife, if you stay on the main roads you should be just fine.
Aaah, the beautiful land of Skyrim. Home to five major cities and an abundance of small little towns, it is the adventurer’s vacation spot. As long as you keep a good eye on your gold and tip your tavern bartenders well, you will love everything Skyrim has to offer. Just keep a wary eye out for dragons.
Mana from the Secret of Mana
Mana is a gorgeous place, rich with beaches, forests, towns and magic. The fauna and flora, while somewhat violent, are also awe-inspiring. You’ll want to take plenty of pictures in this magical place.
Albion from Fable
Albion is the place to go for those who love quaint little towns and a simple life. When you need to get away from the hustle and bustle, consider a stay in Bastion, or in the calming lands of Oakfield.
Liberty City from Grand Theft Auto
Liberty City is the psuedo-New York. While it’s not a perfect replica, it’s your cheaper, much more interesting version of the city. There is always something wild going on in this big city and if you’re lucky, you might spot a cop chase or two.
Mushroom Kingdom from Super Mario
If you love activities, look no further than Mushroom Kingdom. There’s kart racing, tennis, giant board games, and often coins just lying about for the taking. The residents are all a little unique in their own way, but once you get used to them, you’ll love hanging out among plumbers and princesses.
Paradise City from Burnout: Paradise
If long scenic drives are your thing, check out Paradise City. It’s amazing how easy it is to just hop in a car on the side of the road and get driving. Cross the bridge and drive into the winding mountains or spend some time going through the city streets.
The Island from Far Cry
Want wild adventure? The unknown? Possible insanity? The check out The Island. The Island always has something different going on, but the expanse of jungle and beach will be a real treat.