Tiny Carcross Desert is outside Carcross, Yukon, and covers a mere 260 hectares, or 642 acres. Once the bottom of a large glacial lake, these rolling sand hills are home to vegetation such as lodgepole pines as well as plant species that arrived via Berengia thousands of years ago.
Pike Place Market was once called the Finest Public Market in the World. Today nearly a century later, this Historic District still draws over 10 million visitors. And while there are many reasons to spend a few hours at the market, the world-famous fishmongers who throw their fish at buyers are still the best known.
Spain is a popular destination for its many historic places. This round-up, of 8 destinations for history lovers, provides a guide to help you get started exploring historic buildings of Spain and the cultures that have thrived in the country over the past centuries.
Snowmobiles have been making transportation over the snow easier for decades — or, if you count adapted automobiles with tracks as a snowmachine, for more than a century. These six museums are home to many historic models!
Hiking the Oregon Trail to the top of Windlass Hill provides a panorama of the Nebraska Platte Valley along with wagon ruts made by settlers 175+ years ago.
The Frontier Auto Museum is absolutely amazing — step back to 1950s and ’60s cars, a stocked auto garage, toys, petroleum collectibles, and more.