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This Is How to Survive Insanely Popular Tourist Sites and Landmarks

TripAdvisor | Posted 07.08.2016 | Travel
TripAdvisor

By Wendy Perrin, TripAdvisor travel advocate With famous sights growing more crowded (if that's even possible!), and with peak season now upon us, it...

World Landmarks Light Up In Glowing Tribute To Orlando Victims

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.13.2016 | World

There were more rainbows in the sky than usual Sunday night. Dozens of world landmarks lit up in dazzling color to express solidarity and honor victi...

New York's Classic Skyscrapers: An Insider's Grand Tour

Peter Mandel | Posted 04.26.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The idea of the city skyscraper, of building up instead of out, was first dreamt up back in Chicago's frontier days. But to those, like me, who spend...

Secret Tourist-Free Spots to View the World's Most Famous Attractions

Thrillist | Posted 04.12.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Barbara Woolsey Credit: David Evison/Shutterstock In the TV show An Idiot Abroad, Ricky Gervais sends his buddy Karl to the Petra Monastery in ...

The Smallest State's Tallest Peak: Is R.I.'s Jerimoth Hill America's Most Challenging?

Peter Mandel | Posted 03.01.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

I've got big news for all you serious outdoor types: Maine's Katahdin isn't the climbing adventure you thought it was. Mt. Mansfield? Mt. Washington? These nubs are a walk in the park.

Winter Activities in Park City, Utah

Kiley Smith | Posted 02.29.2016 | Travel
Kiley Smith

Perhaps the most famous of Park City's winter attractions, the Sundance Film Festival is truly an event for the ages.

Save Boston's Citgo sign!

Louisa Kasdon | Posted 02.09.2016 | Entertainment
Louisa Kasdon

Hey BU! We're not done with the Citgo Sign! When I was a little kid lying on my bed on Bay State Road in Kenmore Square, I could blot out the Citgo ...

This Artist Is Challenging Selfie Culture With Body Paint and Famous Landmarks

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 12.09.2015 | Travel

Well this takes blending in with your surroundings to a whole new level. New York-based artist and photographer Trina Merry's travel photos are unlik...

September 3 Deadline: Historical Landmark or Demolition

Arlene Schindler | Posted 09.02.2015 | Los Angeles
Arlene Schindler

This tear-down plague is crippling apartment residents in Los Angeles, where property owners evicted tenants from more than 725 units in 2014, more than doubling the 308 units in 2013.

Obama Considers Other Name Changes

David Macaray | Posted 08.31.2015 | Comedy
David Macaray

Given that we already have a New York, a New Jersey, and a New Mexico, Nevada will be changed to "New Wealth," reflecting the contribution Las Vegas has made to the state's otherwise pitiful tax base.

Landmark Replicas That Are as Good as the Real Deal

CheapTickets | Posted 08.27.2015 | Travel
CheapTickets

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then some landmarks should be downright charmed. If you don't have the time or money to see the real thing, then opt for one of these faux versions of tourists attractions that are often imitated and nearly duplicated.

Keep Illinois Weird: The State's 10 Most Unusual Landmarks

Madison Bondi | Posted 08.21.2015 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

Illinois natives often try to describe what it's like to be from the Land of Lincoln, but at times it all comes down to, "It's not normal, it's an Illinois thing." With our weird town names and bizarre high school mascots, we Illinoisans are just plain strange. Where's the evidence? It's all around us.

U.S. Open Fans: Check Out America's Only Four National Historic Landmark Golf Courses

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 06.18.2016 | Sports
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Of the many historic venues that have hosted the U.S. Open over the years, only four have transcended the game of golf and established themselves as icons of American history as National Historic Landmarks. Find out which courses have made the cut.

The Best Tourist Attraction in Every State

Thrillist | Posted 06.07.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

One of the best things about this great nation of ours is that we don't like to be bored. Like, ever. But mostly, on road trips. Which is why we have all these bizarre roadside attractions.

Stunning Views From the World's Tallest Landmarks (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 05.20.2016 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Whether from the roof of a centuries-old cathedral, the summit of a mountain or the observation deck of a skyscraper, these views can offer travelers a breathtaking new perspective on even the most popular tourist spots.

A Père-Lachaise Story With Sexual Innuendo

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 06.20.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Jim Morrison. "Here, here, it's here! I found it, watch me waving my arms!" as I finally walked upon the most visited stone head in the world, after ...

Drive-By Treasure Hunting in Los Angeles

Paul Haddad | Posted 05.11.2015 | Los Angeles
Paul Haddad

Here today, gone tomorrow. No phrase better describes the Los Angeles landscape

NYC's Landmark '21' Club Attracting A New Generation of Loyalists

John Mariani | Posted 03.22.2015 | Taste
John Mariani

I have been going, off and on, to '21' since the 1970s and have seen it dip and bounce back, now flourishing grandly.

Your Guide to the Best Views of New York's Famous Landmarks

Erik Seide | Posted 02.21.2015 | New York
Erik Seide

While the freedom tower can be viewed pretty much anywhere in the New York City since it is the tallest building in the United States you will find that many of the those views are obstructed by the other massive downtown skyscrapers.

The Top 7 Overlooked Historical Landmarks in New York City

Erik Seide | Posted 10.29.2014 | New York
Erik Seide

To most visitors and native New Yorkers, the city's past is told primarily through its modern icons like the Empire State Building or through its famous museums that focus more on world history than telling the tales of New York's past.

America's 7 Deadliest Landmarks

Thrillist | Posted 10.27.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

To find out how deadly each landmark is, we went all small data, crunching the numbers with a calculator to determine the total (and average) number of deaths at each site.

Amazing Facts About America's Most Famous Landmarks

The Active Times | Posted 09.02.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

As travelers, as adventurers, as Americans, when we have the chance to explore, we revel at the spectacular national monuments and landmarks that are ...

12 Tourist Attractions in Illinois

Madison Bondi | Posted 07.04.2014 | Chicago
Madison Bondi

Spring break may be over, but there's always time for a road trip with the kids. Why don't you add some fun to your family weekend and do some sightseeing without leaving the state!

The Biggest Travel Bummer Might Just Be...

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.19.2014 | Travel

If you've ever traveled far and long to see a famous monument, you know it's an exciting experience. But what happens when you arrive at that renowned...

Five Landmarks That May Not Stand The Test Of Time

Posted 02.10.2014 | Green

From Jenna Abate, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer: Ancient civilizations have long written about the power and force that weather once brought upon th...