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Photography by Carol Barrington – DestinationPh

Photography by Getty Images

What happens when a meandering creek suddenly finds no land beneath it and plunges a total of 2,425 feet off the rim of the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the gorges below? More »

Photography by Ruth Tomlinson / Robert Harding Picture Library / Aurora Photos

For many hikers, the Bright Angel Trail, which cuts through ribbed-red cliffs along narrow and often-steep pathways, is the entry point to the Grand Canyon. More »

Photography by Dan Ballard / Aurora Photos

The Toroweap overlook sits atop a near-vertical drop of 3,000 feet to the Colorado River, where the rafters look like ants and can be heard screaming as they go over Lava Falls, visible downstream. More »

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Anyone seeking iconic landscapes of the American West should hightail it to Monument Valley, part of the Colorado Plateau and located along the Utah and Arizona border. More »

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The Grand Canyon isn’t just a large cavernous hole in the earth. For 800 years, the area has also been home to an American Indian people known as the Havasupai. More »

Photography by Kevin Michael Connolly

“Anywhere I go, Tuck likes to follow. This usually means hiking around Canyon Ferry Lake, playing fetch around Helena, MT – or in this case – cliff jumping near the Dearborn River. More »

Courtesy of Hotel & Igloo Village Kakslauttanen

Didn’t get enough snow this winter? Head to the Hotel & Igloo Village Kakslauttanen in Finland, where you can sleep in a bona fide igloo or a glass-ceilinged one for clear northern lights viewing. More »

Photography by Ian Shive / Aurora Photos

Avatar’s lush Pandora? Or … Eastern Europe. Yes on both counts. This light-filled fantasyland of terraced waterfalls is Skradinski Buk, the most enticing corner of Croatia’s Krka National Park. More »

Photography by Wolfgana Staudt, flickr

The towering facade of Rocher de la Baume, which translates as “Rock of the Balm,” hovers over the little French village of Sisteron as it has for the past 4,000 year.  More »

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