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.
Lawnstarter, an outdoor services provider, recently conducted a study on the best cities for living without a car for 2021. The company analyzed data of 20 key indicators, including walking routes, share of residents using public transportation and average sunshine across the 150 biggest cities in the United States.
Travelers go on trips for various reasons: Some love to enjoy unique culinary experiences, while others want to explore new cultures and have authentic local experiences. Whatever the reason, vacations should have one thing in common — rest. In fact, healing and healthy ways to boost the immune system are trending topics now and Korean-style wellness is just what you need on future trips. At the 48 recommended wellness travel destinations in Korea, visitors can relax and recharge by enjoying different types of Korean therapy and participating in programs that seek healing in nature. Stay at home and visit Korea for a wellness vacation when it's safe to travel again.
If the winter months have you craving a snowy retreat surrounded by off-season island fun and warm fireplaces, The Bungalow at Greydon House should be on your list. An iconic stay in Nantucket, Massachusetts, The Bungalow offers a two-bedroom, three-bathroom retreat in the heart of historic downtown.
Imagine traveling the world and finding the love of your life at the same time. Does The Bachelor franchise come to mind? Due to the global pandemic, the show’s filming was put on hold and production had to get creative, filming at only one resort, instead of traveling the world, as in previous seasons. If you need your Bachelor nation fix, check out some resorts they’ve filmed in before, and book a stay for yourself.
Step right up to the greatest show on Earth as FXExpress Publications, Global Traveler, trazeetravel.com and whereverfamily.com celebrate their 2020 award winners! Join the big top on Dec. 14 as we virtually award the winners of the 17th annual GT Tested Reader Survey awards, including the Airline and Hotel of the Year; the 17th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Survey; the eighth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards; the sixth annual The Trazees; and the third annual Wherever Awards.
Outforia, an online resource for all things outdoors, recently conducted a study to determine the best states for adrenaline seekers. Outforia ranked each state on the number of available activities in 10 categories to put together the 2021 Adventure Index.