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Atlanta is home to the busiest airport in the United States, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, so it should be no surprise that millions of people visit Atlanta every year. However, many of them miss out on some of the coolest and quirkiest things that the city has to offer. Don't be one of them! The next time you are in Atlanta, make sure to check out these quirky and offbeat sights and activities: Catch An Indie Film One of my favorite theatres in all of the USA and arguably the best independent theatre in Georgia, Landmark Midtown Art Cinema is known…
When traveling I get a kick out of stopping in any random museums that I may come across. Some are educational, others are laughable, but most all are enjoyable for their own reasons. In fact the next time you pass by a museum, I encourage you to stop in and have a look around. Included are some of the museums I have visited over the last six or so months (however long since I returned from Mexico). Have you been to any unique or amazing museums? Feel free to brag below ;) Paul A. Johnson Pencil Sharpener Museum Logan, Ohio…
Colorado is one of the best states in the USA to visit. Not only is it beautiful and historic, but it is also full of some of the nicest people in America. Although I still call Asia home, If I ever move back to America it would be somewhere in Colorado. Never been? Colorado is amazing, you have to visit! Here are seven unique and offbeat travel destinations to help get your Colorado vacation started: Check out the entire Offbeat Travel Guide collection! Old Hundred Gold Mine Tour Silverton $10-20/person depending kid/senior/adult Official Web Site With history dating back to…
Reno's big sister Las Vegas may get all the attention, however that doesn't mean visitors to Nevada should skip Reno. The city and surrounding area has plenty to offer -- besides just gambling -- without the overwhelming crowds of Vegas. Consider these offbeat sights and activities when planning your Reno vacation: Be A Kingpin at The National Bowling Stadium This 78-lane bowling megaplex is a testament to how much the citizens of Reno love the sport. The National Bowling Stadium is the largest bowling alley in the world and as such plays host to all the big bowling tournaments. It…
Nashville is known as Music City and the city definitely lives up to its reputation. However, there is much more to Nashville besides just country music. From artwork to history to haunted locations, Nashville is a city that will keep you on your toes - if you know where to look and what to do. Check out these awesome off the beaten path ideas: Clothe the Naked Dancers My first visit to Nashville was in 2010 on a road trip and I still remember the surprise at what we found on Music Row. Right there in the center of the…
Like most of California's cities, Anaheim can be a fun, cool, quirky and offbeat destination -- even more so if you know the right places. For example, did you know that, according to the folks at Guinness World Records, the nation's skinniest house is located just a few minutes from Anaheim? Or that the area is home to the production company that built the official "Saw" haunted house, and it does tours?! The next time you visit Anaheim, make your trip more memorable by checking out these incredible off the beaten path sights and activities. Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park…
Millions visit Hawaii every year for the beaches and volcanoes, however there is much more to the islands than that! Even in and around Honolulu tons of offbeat activities abound -- if you know where to look. So the next time you find yourself on a crowded Waikiki Beach and want to break free of the masses and do something uniquely Hawaiian, here's where to start: Hike To A Waterfall Places like Manoa Falls and the Maunawili Trail are beautiful, however they are also overcrowded. To find somewhere less touristy but still beautiful, head on out to Likeke Falls just…
Good coffee. Stylish street art. Grunge music. The Space Needle. Seattle street-fashion. These are all things you find in Seattle that might not surprise you. But the city is also friendly, eclectic, and sometimes even a bit eccentric — which means that it is a veritable hotbed of offbeat sights and activities. The next time you find yourself in Seattle, rather than sticking to the boring and predictable tourist route, head on over and check out these unique and offbeat destinations: The Official Bad Art Museum of Art Also known as OBAMA, I was lured in the by promise of…
San Diego is one of California's most entertaining cities. It can be exciting or relaxing, fun or mischievous, but always an enjoyable and delicious time. While many people come here for the weather and beaches, there is much more to San Diego than shoreline. Check out these offbeat sights and activities to make your next trip to "the Plymouth of the West." Experience "The Most Haunted House In America" Never heard of the Whaley House? Neither had I. Turns out this place has a history to it, and was in fact named "the most haunted house in America" in 2005…
Atlanta is home to Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, the busiest airport in the United States, so it should be no surprise that millions of people visit Atlanta every year. As such, there is no shortage of hotels in Atlanta. However, staying at the same lackluster cookie-cutter hotels can sometimes get a bit boring. The next time you are in Atlanta, be sure to throw some freshness in your life by checking out these unique and offbeat hotels: The Highland Inn Located in the historic district of Atlanta, The Highland Inn is unique in every sense of the word. Built in 1927,…
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