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The most touching, heartbreaking, and totally fake memorials in New York City
2 months ago

The most touching, heartbreaking, and totally fake memorials in New York City

By  •  Travel, Offbeat

Remember the Brooklyn Bridge Elephant Stampede, which was the “greatest single animal-driven disaster of the modern era” and conveniently happened on the day of the Stock Market Crash of 1929? …
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Tucked away off I-95 is an entire seaside town of storybook homes
2 months ago

Tucked away off I-95 is an entire seaside town of storybook homes

By  •  Travel

When I think of New Jersey, I basically picture a Bruce Springsteen song come to life. To be fair, I’ve only spent a comparatively small amount of time there, but …
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The strange story of why this Texas town is covered in cryptic road signs
2 months ago

The strange story of why this Texas town is covered in cryptic road signs

By  •  Travel, Offbeat

Amarillo is a town that’s got more going on than any town its size has any right to. You don’t need to get too deep into Amarillo to know that …
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Here’s your chance to spend the night in Cinderella’s castle at Disney!
2 months ago

Here’s your chance to spend the night in Cinderella’s castle at Disney!

Disney World is, without question, the most magical place on Earth… but if you’re looking for the most magical place within the most magical place on Earth, I’d have to …
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Do you have what it takes to solve the 10 miles of path at the world’s largest corn maze?
2 months ago

Do you have what it takes to solve the 10 miles of path at the world’s largest corn maze?

By  •  Travel, Offbeat, News

Is there anything better than a fall afternoon spent lost deep within the bowels of an epic corn maze? I think not. While there are plenty of corn mazes (with …
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Holbrook, AZ: The town whose dinosaurs saved it from extinction
2 months ago

Holbrook, AZ: The town whose dinosaurs saved it from extinction

By  •  Travel, Offbeat

Holbrook, Arizona is a town that’s managed to defy extinction, in more ways than one. For starters, it’s one of the rare Route 66 towns that’s managed to scrape by, …
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I want to believe: The strange UFO sightings of Great Sand Dunes National Park
2 months ago

I want to believe: The strange UFO sightings of Great Sand Dunes National Park

By  •  Travel, Offbeat

America’s National Parks are without a doubt the country’s most awe-inspiring and famous landscapes, but these parks aren’t without their secrets and mysteries. Take Great Sand Dunes National Park. It’s …
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This stomach-churning new coaster will have a beyond vertical drop with disappearing track
2 months ago

This stomach-churning new coaster will have a beyond vertical drop with disappearing track

By  •  Travel, News

Thrill-seekers have no shortage of theme parks with insane rollercoasters to tackle in LA, but if you hadn’t been considering Knott’s Berry Farm as a place to get your adrenaline …
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What was once America’s most exclusive club is now its most haunted hotel
2 months ago

What was once America’s most exclusive club is now its most haunted hotel

Jekyll Island, Georgia is a place where time stands still. As you wander the grounds of the Historic District, you can immediately sense what it was like back in its …
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These Red River Gorge treehouses are ridiculously whimsical
2 months ago

These Red River Gorge treehouses are ridiculously whimsical

Hundreds of natural sandstone arches, dramatic cliffs, dense forest, rugged rivers, and babbling waterfalls; it goes without saying that the Red River Gorge in Kentucky is a pretty special, and …
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BREAKING: Fall foliage has officially arrived!
2 months ago

BREAKING: Fall foliage has officially arrived!

By  •  Travel, Nature, News

Break out your scarves, bust out your Halloween decorations, and pop a bottle of cider, because fall foliage season is finally here! Well, in Vermont, at least. If you’re still …
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Curses, cons, and Cold War bunkers: Secrets of the Brooklyn Bridge
2 months ago

Curses, cons, and Cold War bunkers: Secrets of the Brooklyn Bridge

By  •  Travel, Offbeat

Consider the Brooklyn Bridge. It’s one of America’s oldest (and most beautiful) bridges, and thousands of people cross it every day with no thought at all. 125,000 cars, 4,000 pedestrians, …
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Ida Grove is a strange Midwestern town home to a bunch of Medieval castles
2 months ago

Ida Grove is a strange Midwestern town home to a bunch of Medieval castles

By  •  Travel, Offbeat

The town of Ida Grove in Iowa is pretty much your average Midwestern town. Lots of cornfields, a few historic buildings, a great local farmer’s market, the works. But, as you …
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Spend the night in the 19th century at Silver City Ghost Town
2 months ago

Spend the night in the 19th century at Silver City Ghost Town

It’s true, ghost towns are pretty amazing vacation destinations. And Silver City Ghost Town is no exception. Located just 70 miles southwest of Boise, Idaho, this abandoned settlement was once …
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The story of Helen, Georgia, a fairytale alpine town hidden in the Appalachians
2 months ago

The story of Helen, Georgia, a fairytale alpine town hidden in the Appalachians

By  •  Travel, Offbeat

Not so long ago, Helen was a struggling logging town, one of many dotted throughout the wooded hills of the Appalachian Mountains. But, rather than let their fate wash over …
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