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Offbeat San Diego, California Sights and Activities

Night skyline of San Diego, California

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 simple shoreline. Check out these offbeat San Diego sights and activities to … Read More

Offbeat Reno Activities: The Biggest Little Quirky City in the World

Off-Roading near Reno, Nevada

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. Plus for being a “little city” it certainly has a quirky side that is anything … Read More

Unique & Offbeat Arlington, Texas Activities

Offbeat Arlington street art -- because everything is bigger in Texas

Situated in between Fort Worth and Dallas is Arlington, home to plenty of sights and things to do. Best known as the home of the Dallas Cowboys football team and a couple of major amusement parks, Arlington is a fun, tourist-friendly city. Such a shame so many visitors overlook the odd attractions and offbeat Arlington … Read More

Offbeat Orlando, Florida: Unique Sights and Activities

Relaxing lakeside in Orlando, Florida

Orlando is the Theme Park Capital Of The World, however there is much more to do in the heart of Florida than merely wandering around a sprawling, crowded amusement park on a hot day. There is art, food, nightlife, culture and everything else that comes with the modern metropolis. And then there are all those … Read More

Offbeat Nashville: Quirky Sights, Activities & Things To Do

Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville is known as Music City and the city definitely lives up to its reputation. However, there is much more to the city besides just country music. From street art to history to haunted locations, this is one city that will keep you on your toes – if you know where to look and what … Read More

Unique & Offbeat Colorado Springs Activities

Learning how to operate standing kayaks in Colorado

Colorado Springs is famous for its breathtaking natural beauty, stunning scenery and the countless outdoor activities and adventures that await. Every visitor already knows about Pike’s Peak and the Garden of the Gods, and they already have them on their to-do list. Unfortunately when one destination becomes so well-known for just a couple of its … Read More

Naadam Festival – A Celebration of Manliness & Sports in Mongolia

Eagle trained to hunt in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

I flew halfway around the world and was greeted by this… Right now the 3-day celebration that is the pinnacle of the Mongolian tourist season is in full swing. Naadam is a festival of merriment and machismo. A celebration of what it means to be a man. Athleticism and physical prowess is revered. And men … Read More

Offbeat London Sights & Activities

Shoreditch Street Art, London

People all over the world know two things that London has in abundance: amazing street art and crappy weather. While I cannot help you with the latter, I can show you where to find some magnificent street art — as well as a few other offbeat London sights and activities that should not be missed. … Read More

India Unexplored: 24 Incredible Offbeat Destinations

India off the beaten path -- 24 incredible unexplored destinations

Ever thought of traveling off the beaten path and glimpsing a side of India that few tourists see? From pristine beaches to quirky villages, hidden architectural marvels and more, there is no shortage of such unseen places in India. These pristine surroundings are waiting to be discovered. Check out these 24 offbeat India destinations that … Read More

Offbeat South Padre Island Sights And Destinations

Blue skies and beaches at South Padre Island, Texas on the Gulf of Mexico

South Padre Island may be small, but it packs abundant sights and activities to ensure visitors have a remarkable vacation. While the crowds flock to the well-known attractions, break free from the masses and experience the island’s best hidden gems. Get off the beaten path and experience the real spirit of South Padre Island! Unique … Read More