Unusual adventures and hidden discoveries. Explore our 2018 trips now »
Leaderboard Highlights
Ysabet's activity rankings
1st
Places visited in Page, Arizona
1st
Places added to Mono County, California
1st
Places edited in Mono County, California
2nd
Places visited in Holbrook, Arizona
2nd
Places edited in Kent, England
2nd
Places visited in Bingen, Germany
3rd
Places edited in Holbrook, Arizona
5th
Places edited in Tucson, Arizona
5th
Places edited in Nara, Japan
Loading map...
In full bloom after Mardi Gras.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Mardi Gras Bead Tree

After the parade, people throw their beads onto this tree for good luck.
29.9361, -90.1223
Petroglyphs at Rock Art Ranch.
Holbrook, Arizona

Rock Art Ranch

A working cattle ranch with remarkably well-preserved prehistoric petroglyphs and ancient ruins.
34.9560, -110.3313
The Alton Barnes White Horse.
Alton Barnes, England

Alton Barnes White Horse

This massive chalk hill carving is one of England's most beloved giant horse geoglyphs.
51.3726, -1.8480
Tucson Mineral and Gem World.
Tucson, Arizona

Tucson Mineral and Gem World

A natural history wunderkammer in the middle of the desert.
32.1904, -111.0995
Point Reyes Boat
Inverness, California

Point Reyes Boat

This abandoned boat was left in place thanks to its rotting beauty.
38.0979, -122.8508
The shame masks.
Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

Medieval Crime Museum

Horrifically creative torture devices and shame punishments line the walls of this chilling museum.
49.3756, 10.1792
Nearly every inch is lined with speleothems.
Sonora, Texas

Caverns of Sonora

A Texas cave network is home to some of the world's most spectacular-looking and bizarrely named mineral formations.
30.5551, -100.8123
The Walnut Canyon pueblos.
Flagstaff, Arizona

Walnut Canyon

Ancient pueblos built into the base of a natural canyon wall.
35.2078, -111.5172
Parents of deceased children place colorful "bibs" on Jizo statues to show their gratitude for his protection in the afterlife.
Kyoto, Japan

Kiyomizu-Dera Temple

A shrine contains nearly 200 statues of the Buddhist deity Jizo, dressed in bibs by parents who have lost a child.
34.9949, 135.7850
Poised to go sledding at White Sands National Monument.
Tularosa, New Mexico

White Sands National Monument

Explore the largest pure gypsum deposit in the world, and go dune sledding while you're at it.
32.7872, -106.3270
Inside
New Orleans, Louisiana

Marie Laveau's House of Voodoo

A museum and shop on Bourbon Street located in the former home of the second Voodoo Queen of New Orleans.
29.9595, -90.0650
Upper canyon. (Wikimedia Commons)
Page, Arizona

Antelope Canyon

Most-visited and most-photographed slot canyon in the American Southwest.
36.8618, -111.3743
Benson, Arizona

Kartchner Caverns

Limestone caves with spectacular showcase chambers.
31.8367, -110.3488
Shiratani Unsuikyo.
Yakushima, Japan

Shiratani Unsuikyo Ravine

The magical, mossy forest that inspired Princess Mononoke.
30.3804, 130.5747
Make your own escape through the historic lobby
Tucson, Arizona

Hotel Congress

Sleep where gangsters fell amidst smoke and flame, with nary a bullethole to show for the legendary struggle.
32.2223, -110.9666
(Flickr/Courtarro)
Page, Arizona

Horseshoe Bend

Dramatic river bend surrounds a natural red-rocked pedestal.
36.8781, -111.5116
Jerome's Sliding Jail
Jerome, Arizona

Jerome's Sliding Jail

A Wild West jailhouse that slid down the mountainside.
34.7508, -112.1147
Wigwam Village #6 is one of seven original Wigwam Village Motels.
Holbrook, Arizona

The Wigwam Village #6

A motel dedicated to Southwestern nostalgia.
34.9027, -110.1688
Small House "Spitzhäuschen" in Bernkastel-Kues
Bernkastel-Kues, Germany

Spitzhäuschen

This 600-year-old home seems to defy physics.
49.9152, 7.0758
Pioneer Saloon
Goodsprings, Nevada

Pioneer Saloon

The wild west is still alive and well at this authentic mining town watering hole.
35.8324, -115.4319
Tombstone, Arizona

The Bird Cage Theater

An old saloon in the West filled with history, and according to some, a few dozen ghosts.
31.7120, -110.0652
Stairs, tilework
Bisbee, Arizona

Bisbee Stairs

Stairs often replace streets on the steep slopes of this old mining town.
31.4428, -109.9207
Canterbury Cathedral
Canterbury, England

The Great Cloister and Chapter House of Canterbury Cathedral

One of England's most famous churches hides a pair of little known architectural treasures.
51.2798, 1.0828
River Country
Lake Buena Vista, Florida

River Country

Disney World's very first waterpark is now an abandoned ruin being reclaimed by the swamp.
28.4125, -81.5627