If you’re looking for Baltimore beyond the TV shows “Homicide” and “The Wire,” and the Inner Harbor isn’t your destination, here are some recommendations that reveal the city’s history and quirky local culture.
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“Taking you to places where your mother would rather you stayed away from.” That’s how one Western travel agency advertises its tours to North Korea.
Depending on what part of the country you’re in, a trip to one of Canada’s provinces can be a change of pace without having to travel overseas. Some of the country’s hottest tourist attractions suit nature and city lovers alike, making it an ideal destination for groups and families.
For the painters, musicians, sculptors and writers who have inspired this art-loving country for centuries, their works are the truest memorials, whether concertos of Antonio Vivaldi still regularly performed in the Venice church where he served as violin master or Michelangelo’s masterpieces that pack crowds daily into the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel.
Ghost towns are scattered all across Nevada. A few of them are still sparsely inhabited, but most are completely abandoned.
One of the famous landmarks in Grants Pass is a large sign hovering over the city’s downtown proclaiming, in big white letters: “It’s the Climate.”
Detroit certainly has its financial woes as the largest U.S. city to undergo bankruptcy. But that doesn’t mean visitors have to break their own banks to experience some impressive attractions. Here are five things tourists and natives alike can take in for free.
Atlantic City is planning a series of events to attract gay tourists, who are becoming an increasingly important part of the resort’s growth strategy.
From the roadway, traveling at 75 miles per hour, the area surrounding the town of Terry, Mont. looks flat and unremarkable, but those who venture off the interstate will be amazed by the terrain hiding in the Terry Badlands.
he Jersey shore’s main attraction is undoubtedly its 127 miles of beautiful beaches. And even with its reputation as one of only a tiny handful of spots in the country that make you pay for the privilege of dipping your toes in the surf, there are still a few beaches in New Jersey that you can use for free.
Death by giant snakes, malarial mosquitoes or drug-addled, knife-wielding thieves: If the barrage of blood-soaked headlines in the British tabloids is to be believed, that’s what awaits soccer fans travelling to the most exotic of Brazil’s World Cup host cities, the Amazonian metropolis of Manaus.
The popularity of the Disney movie “Frozen” has not only led to box-office profits, sold-out merchandise and long lines to meet “Frozen” characters in Disney parks. It’s also motivating fans to visit Norway to see the landscape that inspired the animated movie setting.
Crimson poppies still dance in the breeze as if nothing horrific happened in Flanders Fields. But a century after the start of World War I, the flowers endure as a symbol of war dead, in part because of a celebrated poem.
Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley in Orlando, the world’s longest and fastest inverted roller coaster in Ohio and water parks in every corner of the United States are among the many new attractions at theme parks this season. And families with young kids won’t be disappointed, either: Many parks are unveiling rides appropriate for children, yet exciting enough to thrill adults.
In many parts of the country, abandoned train tracks have been repurposed into multi-use exercise trails. The best of them — a little more than two dozen routes in all — are in the Rail-to-Trails Conservancy Hall of Fame, and several of those are located in the Northwest region of the United States, in Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.
It’s one of the country’s most beautiful natural sculptures, but no matter your age or hiking expertise, there’s no reason to just stand around gawking. Here are 8 things to do at the Grand Canyon.
For people living on either coast, the Midwest brings to mind dairy farms, tornadoes and endless fields of corn. While attending a corn festival isn’t a bad idea, the Midwest has a lot more to offer visitors and locals by way of traditional American culture in the heart of the country. Whether just passing through or planning a specific trip, check out these 8 cities on the way: