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Urban Height-Seeing

It's a bird! It's a plane! No -- it's an aerial tramway, a type of incline lift in which an enclosed cabin is suspended from one cable and pulled by another.

Quirkiest American Festivals

Heed our advice and check out one (or all) of the nation's finest -- and weirdest -- jamborees.

Extreme Towns

Explore some of the world's most unique towns.

America's Wild West

The Great American West is a one-of-a-kind destination. Here are a few ways to get a handle on its expansive grandeur.

Spots to Follow MLK's Life

We present a list of Southern cities that were the sites of civil rights skirmishes, but today stand as gems of the new South.

Crime Museums

Does the punishment always fit the crime? Delve into notions of truth and justice at these crime museums worldwide.

Fantasy Vacation Cruises

Explore the different Norwegian Cruise Line vacations.

Historic New York

New York is a city of immigrants with inspiring architecture, a thriving arts scene and a starring role in the economy of the US and the rest of the world.

Washington DC Monuments

Today, visitors to our nation's capital can keep infinitely busy with artsy, scientific, political and historic happenings.

Battle of Little Bighorn

The Battle of the Little Bighorn, occurred June 25-26, 1876, near the Little Bighorn River in the eastern Montana Territory, and is commonly known as "Custer's Last Stand."

Battle of Yorktown

Yorktown marked the last major battle of the Revolutionary War, ultimately securing independence for the United States.

Historic Chicago

Immerse yourself in Chicago's history.

Battle of the Alamo

Though no one recalls who first issued the rallying cry "Remember the Alamo," one thing is for sure: The Battle of the Alamo symbolizes courage and sacrifice for the cause of liberty.

Ghosts of Gettysburg

For over 100 years, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, has been flooded by reports of paranormal activity.

Historic Philadelphia

A trip to Philadelphia can transform quickly into a tour of our nation's Colonial history.

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