The Grand Egyptian Museum is set to open in Giza, Egypt, next year, and will be the second-largest museum in the world. Glacier National Park in Montana was once home to 150 glaciers but now has fewer than 26. Soon, it may have none. Maine is celebrating its bicentennial in […]
Swarovski Crystal Worlds opened in 1995 in honour of the 100th anniversary of the brand of the same name. The dreamlike tourist attraction features crystal art installations, including an ice passage, a crystal tree codesigned by Alexander McQueen, and a “Crystal Cloud” made with 800,000 hand-mounted crystals. Earlier this year, […]
Plenty, if not most, tourist traps are not worth your time. They can be crowded, smaller than expected, or plain boring. But sometimes, tourist attractions are popular for a reason – they’re beautiful, fun, and interesting. These 20 so-called “tourist traps” around American cities are definitely worth your time, from […]
Disneyland’s new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge area features a brand new ride called Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run. Six park guests at a time take a seat in the iconic “Star Wars” spaceship and use buttons and levers to control the ship’s movements as a video screen makes it seem as […]
Cruise ships feature some surprising thrill-seeking attractions. Royal Caribbean‘s SeaPlex features bumper cars and a trapeze school. Norwegian Cruise Line has Go Kart race tracks. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. Cruise ships offer more than just swimming pools and musicals. Thrill-seeking passengers can also whiz around Go Kart tracks […]
The US is full of incredible attractions, but some aren’t all they’re cracked up to be. The Empire State Building is an architectural marvel with amazing views, but the inside is nothing to write home about, and you’ll spend a lot of time there thanks to massive lines. Las Vegas’ […]
Famous tourist attractions don’t always live up to expectations – but when they do, they’re truly spectacular. The Spud Drive-In Theatre in Idaho is gimmicky, but delightful. You won’t find a more whimsical stretch of road than the Enchanted Highway in North Dakota. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Nothing […]
Retro feels, pastel hues, and symmetrical buildings are just some of the recurring themes in the works of cult filmmaker Wes Anderson – and it turns out similar places exist in real life. Brooklyn-based die-hard Anderson fan Wally Koval originally created his Instagram account @AccidentallyWesAnderson after being inspired by a […]
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