The Hand of the Desert summons adventurous roadtrippers

"We are not alone." - Fox Mulder, The X Files. That's always been a favorite quote of mine, for many reasons. Mostly because aliens are cool and I'd like to imagine they exist somewhere...

This is what Flintstone’s Bedrock City looked like in its heyday

Ever since a pair of 2014 Vice articles exposed the haunting decay of the Flintstone's Bedrock City park in Arizona, the once-charming roadside attraction has captivated the internet. They even referred to it as...

The Madonna Inn, just off RT-101, is possibly America’s trippiest hotel

Retro roadside kitsch is pretty much an endangered species at this point. Some spots were unwilling or unable to keep up with the times, while others were too eager to abandon the old-school charm...

Palm Beach’s only marked graves are in a restaurant courtyard and belong to animals…...

There was no better place in America to experience the Jazz Age than Palm Beach. Celebrities and socialites flocked to the oceanside escape. A land boom ensued, a rash of clubs and resorts sprang up,...

The heartbreaking tale of how a National Monument was literally robbed of its status

We here at Roadtrippers have a healthy respect for the National Parks that have lost their National Park status, but an article over at Atlas Obscura outlines the tragic tale of a National Monument...

Natural gorge to be illuminated as world’s largest natural projection screen

Switzerland is well-known for its luxurious spas and hotels, but the Grand Resort in the resort town of Bad Ragaz stands out from among the rest, thanks to the absolutely awesome natural gorge that's...

This farm’s crazy lavender labyrinth is said to be a metaphysical experience

Corn mazes are so 2015. The newest, funnest farm activity to do? Lavender labyrinths. Look at how gorgeous this one is! Much prettier than a field of dead cornstalks. Besides just being a colorful, beautifully...

The tiny American town that’s at the heart of 2017’s epic solar eclipse

A solar eclipse is as good a reason to take a vacation as any. Actually, that's a super serious statement. The August 21, 2017 eclipse that's going to occur is providing a huge tourism...

Stay the night in Pablo Escobar’s swanky mansion hideout

We don't yet know when Netflix is going to release season 3 of its show Narcos, which tells the tale of cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar, but if you're looking to get a hit of...

Thousands of banned books make up the world’s most rebellious monument

There's no question that the Nazis were some of history's most infamous bad guys. Their methods of control were notorious, from deceiving propaganda to (as anyone who has seen Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, aka...

Massacres, deceit, and treasure still haunt this notorious Route 66 ghost town

Route 66 wasn't all family road trips and kitschy neon... surprisingly, the famed Mother Road has a darker side as well. No better place embodies the seedy side of Route 66 quite like the...

The world’s most expensive taco sounds like it would taste… interesting

In America, $5 for a taco is a lot of money, and in Mexico, you can find a decent one from a street vendor for the equivalent of 50 cents... but if you like...

This Instagram account is calling BS on ridiculous travel bloggers

There's nothing in the world that we all have a more dramatic love-hate relationship with than social media. It's great for sharing your beautiful pictures, and for finding inspiration... but on the other hand,...
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Discover secret mail tunnels hidden beneath London at the Postal Museum

Ready to go on an adventure? Visit the British Postal Museum in London and you may discover secret mail tunnels hidden beneath the city... What do the postal service, World War I, the British Postal...

The Rochester Central Library has a hidden room filled with dolls

We all know that reading books can spark your imagination and get it running wild. If you happen to be reading at the Rochester Central Library, you could uncover a few things that might...