Skip the art or natural history museum the next time you’re traveling. Instead, check out one of these museums dedicated to something a little more out of the ordinary.
This South Carolina museum celebrates all things teapots, with an extensive collection of more than 5,000. One of the most striking is a 20-foot teapot you can walk inside. If you’re lucky, you’ll be able to catch high tea service during your visit.
It’s pretty normal to feel a bit squeamish at the mention of a museum filled with rattlesnakes, but this museum’s purpose is to help you avoid that squeamish feeling. The American International Rattlesnake Museum in Albuquerque aims to rebut common misconceptions about snakes and their dangers, with its large collection of not only snake memorabilia, but also the largest collection of live rattlesnakes in the world.
Whether you believe or not, you won’t be able to deny the International Cryptozoology Museum is worth a visit. The Portland, Maine, museum focuses on all those creatures we’re not quite sure exist (depending on who you ask), from Big Foot to the Loch Ness Monster.
Explore the history and culture of shoes at Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto. Some of the museum’s artifacts include shoes worn by well-known figures throughout time, including Queen Victoria and John Lennon.
Lastly, explore all things miniature at this Indiana museum dedicated to tiny houses. From individual tiny items to fully furnished homes, the museum has it all on display. You can even take home a furnished house of your own, or a kit to build your own miniature.
As travelers look for ways to slow down, be present and be a little more mindful during their trips, some hotels and resorts tout a new accommodation concept: the deconstructed hotel. Just like a deconstructed dish separates all of the dish’s individual ingredients so one can experience each separately but still enjoy the overall effect of the whole, a deconstructed hotel breaks down a property into its separate components, requiring a traveler to move between each in a more mindful, present manner.
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United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
If the bride-to-be seeks a restorative getaway pre-wedding, rather than a raucous event, St. Lucia’s StolenTime all-inclusive resort offers pampering over partying with its new Bachelorette on the Beach package.