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By Linda Aksomitis | Find road trips with a twist of history and adventure travel. Hiking, rafting, speed, lots of historic places, machinery of the past,  history of transportation museums and more.  

Hike the Unforgettable Giant Redwood Forest or Ride the Sky Trail

The giant redwood forests of the California coast are legendary — as is one of American folklore’s most loved legends — Paul Bunyan. And when you’re …

North America

Walk Through the Sign Post Forest on the Alaska Highway

The first sign in Watson Lake, Yukon’s sign forest, went up in 1942. Why then? Because U.S. soldier, Carl K. Lindley, had the task of erecting signs …

Road Trips

25 Things You Didn't Know About Hiking the Appalachian Trail - Infographic

Many serious hikers dream of becoming a thru-hiker on the Appalachian Trail. However, while many start the 2,190 mile hike in Amicalola Falls, …

Adventure Travel

Popular Things to Do in Kenosha, Wisconsin - Wherever I May Roam

My first encounter with the state of Wisconsin was in Kenosha, the Southwestern shores of beautiful Lake Michigan. As soon as I saw Kenosha’s classic …

North America

Top 12 Best Hikes in North America

So, you want to know what are the best hikes in North America?<p>North America offers some of the very best hiking in the world. Perhaps this is due to …

Adventure Travel

Do Ghosts Really Haunt the Frontier Prison in Rawlins, WY?

At first glance, the Wyoming Frontier Prison, in Rawlins, Wyoming, seems to be a sedate, sandstone building that might have been built as a library, …

Crime

The Top 10 Cold War locations in Berlin

I was 13 when the Berlin Wall came down. While I was counting the minutes to the next break, my history teacher went on about “big changes” and “huge …

Germany

Visit the USS Kidd in Baton Rouge for Navy Day

The USS Kidd Fletcher class destroyer, launched Feb. 28, 1943, floats on the Mississippi River at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, when the water is high. …

Military History

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List-Worthy

Thousand Islands Gananoque | Castles, Islands and Shipwrecks Canada

Heart Islands is also where the Thousand Islands dressing was concocted by Boldt’s steward, Oscar Tschirky. Tschirky later went on to become the …

Canada

Exploring the NASCAR World of Cabarrus County, North Carolina

North Carolina is the birthplace of NASCAR and home to 90 percent of race team shops. It is also home to the NASCAR Hall of Fame and ...The post …

Motorsport

Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel Stockholm - Review

Hotels are all about location — and the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel, Stockholm, couldn’t be any more convenient for vacationers or business …

Hotels

Where Did You Eat the Best Beer & Pizza This Year?

Enjoy beer and pizza at the Tin Mill Brewery, Hermann, Missouri.<p>Never heard of beer and pizza day? That could be because it’s a newbie on the block …

Missouri

An Itinerary for Food Lovers to Explore London

<i>Use this easy to follow multi-day itinerary for food lovers to explore London. The best food halls, markets and museums in a day-by-day London</i> …

London

2 Week Indonesia Itinerary under Rs. 70,000 (US$ 1,000) Small Budget Big Trips

Why Travel to Indonesia<p>Indonesia is a nation of 17,000 islands. The diversity of these islands is unparalleled and is reason enough to travel to …

Asia Travel

The 10 Best Ways to Experience Australia’s Ningaloo Reef

There’s few places in Australia as spectacular and awe-inspiring as the Ningaloo Reef.<p>Far less well-known internationally, and therefore much quieter …

Australia

Amtrak Travel Journal: exploring Glacier National Park in Fall

Toot toot! We’re having a fall trip to Montana via Amtrak to explore Glacier National Park! It’s pretty awesome and here’s how it’s rolling: check …

National Parks

DIY Trip Itinerary & Travel Guide: 3 Days or More in Taiwan (Taipei + Day Tours)

<b>Taiwan</b> is is a stunning island nation that is smacked right between the countries of Japan and the Philippines. In fact, as someone who has grown up …

Asia Travel

The North Island of New Zealand | Top 10 Kiwi Experience Highlights

<b>WELCOME TO NEW ZEALAND!!</b><p>Truly one of the most beautiful countries in the world, and a destination that has <i>something for everyone.</i> Whether you’re …

New Zealand

Best Off-The-Beaten-Track Spots in Patagonia

If Patagonia has never been on your travel bucket list, then it’s time for an update. This region is the ultimate destination for those looking for …

List-Worthy

A Drunken Mistake Took Us to Knoxville Instead of Nashville – But We Still Had a Great Time

Blame it on the blueberry soju.<p>It’s a wonderfully sweet and deceptively strong rice wine that Lee and I fell in love with during our two week visit …

North America

Cairns to Darwin // Your 14 Day Road Trip Itinerary

Throughout our whole 4wd road trip around Australia, it’s definitely the section from Cairns to Darwin that sticks out most in our minds.<p>Forming part …

Australia

Best Things To Do in Yangon

Yangon, formerly Rangoon <i>(meaning end of strife)</i> is the capital of the <i>Burma</i> region of Myanmar<i>.</i> It was also the capital of the whole country until 2006 …

Asia

DIY Travel Guide: Best Norway Road Trip Itinerary for 1st-Time Visitors (West & East Area)

Norway was a dream destination of mine. In fact, just the thought of cruising through its complex fjords and dramatic landscapes made me shudder with …

Asia Travel

Celebrate National Pierogi Day with the Best Pierogies

What better place to find the best pierogi than in the country where it was invented — Poland? Well, not all agree on the pierogi’s birthplace, but …

Europe

Get Inside NASCAR Racing at the NASCAR Hall of Fame

There’s no doubt that NASCAR is one of North America’s most popular spectator sports. In fact, fans can catch one of 1500 NASCAR races at 100+ …

Motorsport

New Icelandic Elves In Manitoba

Shares 191<p>Viking Park in Gimli, Manitoba contains homes for the “hidden people”<p>In Icelandic lore, Huldufólk or “hidden people” lived in caves in the …

Best Active & Adventure Travel Destinations in Europe

There are many different types of vacations to choose from in this amazing world we live in. But if active and adventure travel is what you’re …

3 Day Itinerary - Things to Do in Krakow

Krakow is one of those cities that tends to polarize travelers. Some love it and stay for several weeks, others quickly jump ship to nearby Wroclaw …