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The first Ferris wheels were built for fun, but now they're being built for the spectacular views they provide. Here are 10 spectacular rides you may want to check out.
From dining in the gondola of a hot air balloon to eating under the sea, here are five unique dining experiences you may not believe, but may want to try.
Jacob's Ladder on St. Helena Island is 699 steps of straight-up climbing, so difficult that you get a certificate if you make it to the top.
The multi-colored bands of The Wave are considered one of the most photogenic — and photographed — natural wonders in North America, but you need a permit to visit. Oh, and water!
Flying this summer has been, well, turbulent. So many flights have been canceled, passengers are lucky to get to their destinations. Is there anything you can do about it?
Chronic overcrowding is turning the once-idyllic floating city of Venice into a nightmare of clogged canals and impassable bridges. The city is taking action, so be prepared to pay if you go.
For many people, their knowledge of America's National Scenic Trails begins with the Appalachian and ends with the Pacific Crest. But there are nine other fabulous trails that deserve attention, too.
Boiling Lake in Dominica is the second-largest boiling lake in the world. The trek to get there is arduous and long, but it's well worth the effort.
'Star Wars' super fans can now be part of their own epic voyage with Rey and Kylo Ren. How? Just board the Halcyon Starcruiser into the Star Wars galaxy.
In a tale so crazy it's true, Pitcairn Island is home to just 50 people, descendants of the HMS Bounty mutineers, who hid there more than 200 years ago. And the island is now looking for more residents.
Though they are far too hot to bathe in, with temps over 200 degrees Fahrenheit, the seven hells of Beppu are renowned for their colors — and for the crocs that inhabit one of them.
By Katie Carman
Remember Crystal Pepsi, Google Glass? They're part of the Museum of Failure, a shrine to innovations that bombed with the public.
By Dave Roos
Come explore the fabulous French capital on a guided tour of the arrondissements with Rick Steves associate Steve Smith.
Whether to deepen faith or just to have some time for personal reflection, thousands of people walk, ride or bike el Camino de Santiago, an ancient pilgrim's route, every year. Want to join them?
Saudi Arabia is launching a massive theme park located on an offshore oil rig. You read that right. The country that dominates the petroleum industry is now building a theme park around it.
Made of glass, the harrowing Coiling Dragon Cliff Skywalk will test the mettle of anyone brave enough to challenge its heights.
By Carrie Tatro
All roads on the Pan American Highway end in the Darién Gap, a dense jungle that separates Panama and Colombia. What makes trekking this area so dangerous?
The Republic of Nirivia, an imaginary micronation comprising a group of islands in Lake Superior, was founded in the mid-1970s mostly in jest, by a small group of Canadians who wanted to see a pristine natural area preserved.
Some call it an artists colony, others a squatters' paradise. Either way, it attracts lots of visitors, billing itself as the last free place in America. So, what's it really like?
By Dave Roos
If you've always wanted to drive a high-end sports car for a day, there is no shortage of options and experiences open to you. But how do you pick the right one?