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Best 6 Snowmobile Museums in North America

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!

Best Stories of 2017 on guide2travel

It’s time to tear that last page from the 2017 calendar. But before we do, let’s look back at some of the best stories of 2017 on guide2travel.

Where Can You Take the FlyOver Canada Simulation Ride?

FlyOver Canada is an eight-minute experience that takes you by helicopter over some of Canada’s most iconic places. From cowboys rounding up horses on the prairies, to the tops of the Rockies, the experience is nothing short of astounding.

25 Things You Didn’t Know About Hiking the Appalachian Trail — Infographic

How many thru-hikers have hiked the Appalachian Trail? This infographic gives this you this fact, plus 25 additional exciting facts you didn’t know about the 14-state-long hike through the Appalachian Mountains.

Fun Facts About Canada as we Celebrate our 150 Anniversary

Check out this infographic of 25 fun facts about Canada along with information about the Great White North and some common misconceptions.

What’s Your Favorite Travel Quote?

Getting ready to travel or just returning from a trip? Here are some travel quotes that span several centuries — what’s your favorite travel quote?

Check Out America’s Most Popular Beaches

What are America’s most popular beaches? Check out this infographic to learn more about beaches and the history of the bikini–our favorite beachwear.

35 Reasons to Hike the Appalachian Trail for its 80th Anniversary

Check out this infographic of 35 reasons to hike the Appalachian Trail — it celebrates 80 years in 2017. The 2190 miles have been hiked by 17000+ hikers.

Cajun Cabin in the Louisiana Bayou – #photooftheday

Of all the cultures in the North American melting pot, none are quite as fascinating as the Cajuns. Making their home in the bayou, or rural wetlands of Louisiana, the twang of the French Cajun accents and the “joie de vivre” (joy of living) of their lifestyle, can’t be missed.

What Time Does the Bar Close Where You’re Going on Holidays?

Living in small town Saskatchewan has one big advantage--it's easy to walk home from the bar! While the weather may sometimes be chilly, we can generally get home in less time than it takes to stand outside and flag a taxi in big cities. When I'm planning trips, I try...

23 of the World’s Most Famous Buildings–and How Long it Took to Build Them

When we think of amazing buildings, pyramids are often the first type to come to mind. I know I visited Mexico for the pyramids, not the sand and ocean! And you've no doubt seen some of the television shows about these ancient builders--the architects of the past. In...

Travelling With the Simpsons — America’s Favorite Family

There's nothing like jaunting around the world on a weekly basis through your favorite tv shows. The sights we see both inspire and entertain us. I've even added in fancation stops when planning trips to these destinations in the real world. And what's more...

Alabama’s Beautiful Little Stone Church Built Around a Rock

The Sallie Howard Memorial Chapel is a small stone church near Mentone, Alabama, with a huge boulder for its chapel. Built by adventurer, Milford Howard.

Dine at Kedhe’s BBQ in Sedalia, MO, in a 1920 Railroad Car

In the 1920s there were 10 million cars in America, but train travel still provided most of us with our only opportunity to travel beyond our immediate communities. In fact, it was the golden age of train travel, with 260,000 miles of train tracks by 1930. Amazingly,...

Bucket List Dream Vacations From Fictional Characters You May Know & Love

Everyone has a bucket list of experiences they'd like to have and places they'd like to see. Me, I've always said I just want to do everything at least once. (And the fun things a few times!) However, if I had to make a list of the #1 spots right now, I'd choose...

DSRV Avalon — Pioneer of Submarine Rescue — Morro Bay, CA

The USS Thresher atomic submarine was the first of a new class that could dive further beneath the ocean, and run quieter along the ocean floor, than any of the submarines that had come before it. Launched by the US on July 9, 1960, during the Cold War era, it...

50 Most Visited Tourist Attractions in the World

No matter how much you enjoy off-the-beaten-path travel, sooner or later you're likely to want to see some of the world's most visited tourist attractions. I know I've been to a few--the top seven in fact, which was actually somewhat of a surprise since I've always...

Sigtuna is Home to Sweden’s Smallest Library — Can You Guess What it Used to Be? #TriviaTuesday

Sigtuna, Sweden's oldest city, is a gem hidden in the shadow of its much newer and larger cousin, Stockholm--the fastest growing city in Europe. Less than 50 km from Stockholm, Erik the Victorious established the town back in 970 AD. It's in the municipality...

16 Fairytale Locations You Must Put on Your Travel Bucket List

The Ice Hotel in Quebec City looks like it could have been made of sticky white frosting that drooled over a long skinny loaf--perhaps even one made of gingerbread. At least it has seemed like a fairytale come to life destination on each of my visits. I've always...

Paul Bunyan, Snowmobiles, a Giant Chainsaw & More in Wisconsin #TriviaTuesday

There are lots of surprises hiding between the trees in the Wisconsin Northwoods. In fact, one of my favorite heroes of traditional tall tales, Paul Bunyan, and his blue ox, were the first things I saw through the pines while driving into Sayner, Wisconsin. [tabs...

150 Around the World Tourist Discoveries & Travel Tips

Looking for tourist discoveries and destinations off the beaten path? Love Home Swap surveyed their 57,000+ members for local tips and advice. What did they gather? Well, everything from the best restaurants and bars to the most interesting museums and galleries. So,...

What Do Saskatchewan’s Herschel Petroglyphs Depict? #ExploreSask

The native prairie habitat of the Great Plains of North America has been ripped up by the plow, and replaced by grain fields, through most of the continent, including Saskatchewan. However, Herschel, a small town nestled where the Coal Mine Ravine joins the Eagle...

Staggering Facts About Beer Drinking Around the World #InternationalBeerDay

Did you know that beer is cholesterol and fat free? Or that the highest alcohol beer is 67.5%? Learn more staggering facts from this beer infographic.

What Historic Building is Home to the Audubon Insectarium in New Orleans?

No matter where you go in the world you'll find zoos and aquariums--you won't, however, find many Insectariums. It may be that we're a little afraid of insects and their habits. From hornets and tsetse flies, to driver ants and mosquitos, the bugs we encounter are...

How Many Canals are there in Amsterdam?

Amsterdam is a city of canals--in fact, this city in the Netherlands is sometimes called the "Venice of the North." In 2010, three of these canals, which together form the Amsterdam canal belt, were added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. These three canals,...
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