Destinations

Travel destinations are the stuff of daydreams and memories. Discover the many options available such as adventure travel, city guides and family vacations.

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The island of Ilha da Queimada Grande off the coast of Brazil is home to an estimated 2,000 to 4,000 venomous snakes, which translates to about one snake every 3 feet. Watch where you step.

By Jesslyn Shields

HowStuffWorks sails with Royal Caribbean to see how North America's tallest waterslide, Daredevil's Peak, works!

Thousands of people died trying to cross it over the decades. Even today, it's not a trip for the faint-hearted.

By Nathan Chandler

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The $50 million facility was designated as the country's official cultural institution for comedy by the U.S. Congress. So what's inside?

By Michelle Konstantinovsky

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.

By Dave Roos

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?

By Nathan Chandler

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It may not get you to Hogwarts, but it's still fun to take your picture there.

By Kristen Hall-Geisler

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?

By Dave Roos

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.

By Michelle Konstantinovsky

When you hit the beach this summer, don't forget to bring good beach etiquette.

By Michelle Konstantinovsky

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Find out who has the oldest, the fastest, and most dangerous roller coasters with our quiz.

By Nathan Chandler

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.

By Kathryn Whitbourne

National parks are for everyone, and though nudity isn't technically prohibited, please don't scare the bears.

By Jesslyn Shields

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Treasure hunting may be dangerous, but it sure is super exciting. Here are five treasures people are hunting down right now.

By Mark Mancini

On Jan. 1, 2018 it became legal for adults to partake in recreational marijuana in California. But there are still some restrictions.

By Jamie Allen

Solo travel is on the rise ... and it's mostly women on the go.

By Cherise Threewitt

It may be touted as the 'happiest place on Earth,' but the true story behind Florida's Disney World isn't so sweet.

By Diana Brown

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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.

By Cherise Threewitt

New Zealand's public accident insurance fund has made the country a magnet for extreme sports and adventure seekers.

By Melanie Radzicki McManus

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.

By Nathan Chandler

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.

By Michelle Konstantinovsky

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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?

By Ed Grabianowski

The rise of Hindu nationalist political parties and the iconic tomb's Islamic identity underscore religious friction in the world's largest democracy.

By Patrick J. Kiger