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HowStuffWorks heads to Historic Banning Mills, the world's largest zip line canopy park, to learn the science behind how zip line courses speed through the trees.
You might think it's impossible to fit a week's worth of clothes into a carry-on, but with our packing tips, it's a piece of cake.
Not every national park is a traffic jam like Yellowstone. Some barely get any visitors. Which parks are these and why do they get so little love?
It may not get you to Hogwarts, but it's still fun to take your picture there.
India's Supreme Court ordered the government to either tear down the Taj Mahal or spend the money to restore it properly. Why is repairing famous landmarks such an uphill battle?
The World Heritage Committee added 19 new sites: 13 cultural, three natural and three mixed sites to its list, bringing the total number to more than 1,000 in 167 countries.
When you hit the beach this summer, don't forget to bring good beach etiquette.
Find out who has the oldest, the fastest, and most dangerous roller coasters with our quiz.
HowStuffWorks headed to the Parthenon in Nashville, Tennessee for some exploring and discovery in a new 2018 Chevy Traverse, fully equipped with amazing navigational features including Apple CarPlay and OnStar, great for our adventures courtesy of our partners at Chevrolet.
You don't have to travel to Greece to see the Parthenon; there's a full-scale replica in Nashville, Tennessee.
National parks are for everyone, and though nudity isn't technically prohibited, please don't scare the bears.
Treasure hunting may be dangerous, but it sure is super exciting. Here are five treasures people are hunting down right now.
On Jan. 1, 2018 it became legal for adults to partake in recreational marijuana in California. But there are still some restrictions.
Solo travel is on the rise ... and it's mostly women on the go.
It may be touted as the 'happiest place on Earth,' but the true story behind Florida's Disney World isn't so sweet.
You may be tempted to buy a few thousand miles because you're oh-so-close to the threshold for a free ticket. But experts say you generally shouldn't do that.
New Zealand's public accident insurance fund has made the country a magnet for extreme sports and adventure seekers.
While most people visit America's national parks in the summer, they could miss out by not heading there in the winter. In fact, some parks are even better in the wintertime. Here are 10 you shouldn't miss when the weather turns cold.
Don't believe the hype: Not all millennials are entitled. A report on vacationing shows their age group is the most vacation-deprived of any.
The eruption of Mount Vesuvius and destruction of Pompeii in 79 C.E. was a horrible disaster. So why are people so enthralled with the ashy remains of the ancient city?
The rise of Hindu nationalist political parties and the iconic tomb's Islamic identity underscore religious friction in the world's largest democracy.
Nude beaches aren't the hotbed of hooking up that many people suppose. In fact there are a whole lot of etiquette rules to observe when going au naturel.
Many articles have been written about the positive effects of travel. But can it also be too much of a good thing?
Trees that survived horrific or important events provide strong emotional connections for visitors to the historic sites.
Play the bump game at your own peril.
The Racial History of the Term 'Grandfathered In'
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