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Bob Hope, Cary Grant and the Trapp Family Singers all passed through the gates of Ellis Island, the immigration inspection station in Upper New York Bay that welcomed millions of immigrants to the United States from 1892 to 1954. More »

 

Watch out, Jay Gatsby. Otto Kahn, the financier who built the Oheka Castle as his Long Island summer retreat during the Roaring Twenties, hosted parties so lavish, even Daisy would blush.  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 »

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It used to be that the best view of the Grand Canyon was from a helicopter. But if you’re curious enough — and brave enough — get a bird’s-eye gander of the famous natural attraction from the Grand Canyon Skywalk. More »

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Up, up and away. Take flight above the otherworldly terrain of Cappadocia, a region in central Turkey known for its “fairy chimneys,” minaret-like rock formations shaped millions of years ago by volcanic activity and erosion. More »

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Louis the XIV so loved his orange trees that the l‘orangerie greenhouse was built even before his grand Palace of Versailles. More »

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Without it there would be no Las Vegas. As if to pay homage, most visitors take a day off from the casinos or the Strip to check out this man-made behemoth 35 miles from the glitz of Vegas. More »

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Who could forget the Alamo? Certainly not anyone who knows the mighty tale of Davy Crockett and the other Texas rebels who held off the Mexican Army until this mission-turned-fortress finally fell to Mexico. More »

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It’s the heartbeat of Jackson Square and the Vieux Carre’s most recognizable landmark. As the centerpiece of the original settlement, the cathedral evokes the rich fabric of history that is New Orleans. More »

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