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10 Unique Train Trips

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Love train travel? These railways offer a unique window on the world, cutting a swath through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth:<p><b>1. Cass Scenic Railroad (West Virginia)</b><p>The steam trains climb the 11 miles (18 km) from Cass to the 4,842-ft-high (1,476 m) summit …

Fly Geyser, Nevada’s Coolest (And Least Known) Attraction

Forget Las Vegas or Area 51, Fly Geyser in Nevada offers much brighter and otherworldly sights at a much cheaper cost.<p>Source: ZME Science<p>Nestled on a …

Sleep Like a Monkey: Nine Highflying Tree House Hotels (Photos)

Don't Look Down!<p>Sleep Like a Monkey: Nine Highflying Tree House Hotels (Photos)<p>Check into one of these hotels to fulfill your childhood fantasies but …

Amazing Photos of Places You Need To Visit

You've thought of Paris, the Great Wall of China and the Amazon rainforest. We've thought of the not-so-typical yet completely remarkable places to …

France

The Colors of Death Valley

Monument Valley, Northern Arizona

Chugach National Forest, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska

Global music festivals to catch this summer

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The clearest lake in the world – in pictures

The visibility of distilled water is about 80 metres. Blue Lake, in New Zealand's South Island, clocks in at 76 metres. Here are the first-ever …

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

Five Brilliantly Colored Beaches

Sandy Escape<p>Five Brilliantly Colored Beaches<p>We all love warm, sandy beaches. But wouldn’t they be more fun if they came in purple, orange, and …

Incredible Photos of the National Pyrotechnic Festival in Tultepec, Mexico

The jaw-dropping photo series “Tultepec” by Thomas Prior documents the fireworks-fueled chaos of the 2013 National Pyrotechnic Festival in Tultepec, …

Best Trips 2013

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

National Parks

World's Coolest Hotel Bathtubs (PHOTOS)

At the Mio Buenos Aires hotel, the bathtubs are works of art: Argentine Mario Dasso personally selects only the most beautiful pieces of calden wood (naturally felled by fire) and carves them into luxurious, oversize soaking tubs.<p>The coolest bathtubs give guests a sense of their own private in-room …

National Parks

The Best New Architecture

Design’s Big Night<p>The Best New Architecture<p>From ‘snow architecture’ in Austria to a Chinese theater that resembles a butterfly, see recipients of the …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …