Published June 20, 2013
A hot air balloon ride is an exhilarating experience. As you float thousands of feet above the Earth’s surface, you can see entire landscapes. Although it’s hard to go wrong with a hot-air balloon ride (just about anywhere looks spectacular from the sky), there are a few places that rank above the others. Read on for eight destinations that provide epic views from a hot air balloon.
Published June 18, 2013
Lovers of science, listen up: If you’re tired with the same hum-drum science museums filled with dusty models of the planets and boring films of volcanos on a continuous loop, there are a host of amazing places were you can see –up close --wondrous natural and scientific discoveries sure to spark the Einstein in you.
Quench your thirst for all things scientific with a trip to one (or all) of these fascinating and noteworthy destinations.
Published June 11, 2013
This Father’s Day, show your appreciation for dad by treating him to a stress-free getaway. From baseball outings to relaxing spa treatments, these eight hotel packages are sure to bring a smile to dad’s face.
Published June 05, 2013
As amusement parks open for the season, many of them are debuting highly anticipated roller coasters. This summer, whether you’re a roller coaster fanatic or a novice along for the ride, expect thrills and chills as you spin, twist and dive on some of the wildest new coasters of 2013.
Published May 02, 2013
Hop into your best pair of jeans and cowboy boots and head to where country music is king. From Virginia to Missouri, here are eight destinations that celebrate all that is country music.
Published April 29, 2013
Preparing to pop the question? An important component to consider is the location of the proposal. The spot doesn’t need to be especially glamorous, but a tacky, trashy place will certainly kill the mood, if not the chances your partner will say yes. While the places all don't require fairly dust and flying unicorns, a marriage proposal at the ballpark during the 7th inning stretch could kill it for you. Take some time to look over seven of the worst places to propose; your partner will be grateful and if it keeps you out of the doghouse, you’ll be grateful, too.
Published April 22, 2013
If you’ve ever had a diet fail because it wasn’t practical long-term, you may want to try a weight loss resort. From no-nonsense health clinics to luxurious spa-like experiences, these resorts are a far cry from the fat camps image that has been around for decades. Most weight loss resorts encourage healthy living and eschew unrealistic and impractical diets. So whether you’re looking to lose weight or gain knowledge about nutrition and health, here are 10 award-winning resorts that can help.
Published April 12, 2013
Want a dead give-away that you're not from these, there parts? Just try pronouncing the names of these towns. Luckily, the locals are used to hearing tourists hack the names of these cities, so hopefully they won’t run you out of town for it.
Published April 04, 2013
Tunnels provide travelers with a quick and easy way to access hard-to-reach destinations, so it’s no surprise that every year cities map out new tunnel designs. But high-tech building materials and advances in design are allowing for engineering feats never seen before. At higher altitudes, over longer distances, here are seven record-breaking tunnels that are stand alone tourist destinations.
Published March 25, 2013
Volcanoes are fierce, natural beauties that are even more striking up close. Should you wish to walk across an ash desert, watch a live lava river, or even climb into a magma chamber, here are eight volcanoes open for public exploration.