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The 4 Yuckiest Tourist ‘Attractions’ in America

People might flock to the Grand Canyon or Notre Dame to experience great beauty—but, as any elementary-schooler can attest, total grossness can also draw a crowd. Fox News lists the most disgusting to…

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Quick Guide to Green & Healthy Travel

Travel Green: Pack your eco-friendly responsibilities (and healthy habits)! Some airline carriers have carbon offset programs, while certain hotels have been built with sustainability in mind, but …

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7 Ways to Become a Local in a Tourist Town

By s.e. smith, Networx Visitors to towns that rely heavily on tourism often express a desire to move there, imagining a lifestyle where they get to be on vacation all the time, instead of just fo…

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8 Incredible Beaches (Slideshow)

  Who doesn't love a day at the beach? Click through to discover just a handful of the planet's most impressive beaches, and tell us about some of your favorites in the comments section! Se…

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5 Strange Amusement Parks (Slideshow)

  When you think of an amusement park, you usually picture ferris wheels, thrill rides and $7 hot dogs. But, as the following examples will show, not all amusement parks follow that model. Che…

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6 of America’s Weirdest Roadside Attractions

  Ah, America -- land of the free and home of the.... world's largest ball of twine?! Indeed, America is home to some supremely silly, kitschy and just plain weird roadside attractions. Take a…

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Electric Reefs Help Save Bali’s Marine Life

A Disneyland of manmade reefs off a Bali beach is helping save the tropical island's marine life. The reef system has been created by using electricity to "grow" coral on steel structures. Scien…

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Geotourism: The Future of Travel (video)

Tourist travel increases throughout the world every year, often threatening to destroy the things tourists come to see. Geotourism is a new word for sustainable tourism, which helps to protect sites,…

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