Category: Off the beaten path

Stand Out Stations

Missed the bus? Don't worry: we're sure you won't mind waiting a few extra minutes at these extra special spots...

Off the beaten path

No Bread Here

Instead of being famous for a certain type of bread, this small town on the coast of Sussex has a history of smuggling...

Off the beaten path

Switching Gears

Dubbed “the last, best, and friendliest of old-time motels,” this pink-stuccoed lodging is a relic of America’s roadtripping golden years.

Off the beaten path

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Skiing the Backwoods

Learn about the art of skiing backcountry (& explore the oldest spot in the lower 48 United States for helicopter drop-offs).

Off the beaten path

Never Trust A Shortcut

This is a tale of big dreams, false promises, and a last hope of the Lost 49ers.

Off the beaten path

A Museum for the Mundane

Offering the unique experience of diving into the history of the industrialized northern counties of England, this museum is anything but standard.

Off the beaten path

Cryptic Coastal Communication

The KPH Maritime Radio Receiving Station still stands, saved by its historic legacy, a few highly dedicated volunteers… and a whole lotta luck.

History Lesson

The Birth Of The Burger

Who invented the Hamburger? A simple question that is actually a bit of a pickle to answer.

Off the beaten path

The Southernmost Library

Thanks to atmospheric scientist Dr. Russell Schnell, the world can now claim to have Little Free Libraries on all seven continents.

Off the beaten path

A Pocket-Sized Post Office

The post office, located along the U.S. Route 41, is in fact, the smallest full-service post office in the United States.

On the Road

The Petite Parish

The self-proclaimed Guinness World Record holder for "Smallest Chapel in the World" is contested only by the Guinness World Record Organization itself.

Architectural Wonders

From Siberia With Love

Antarctica is home to seven houses of worship - one made a long journey to serve parishioners at the at the bottom of the world.

Off the beaten path

Celebrating A Chic Shetland Shelter

Cold and unforgiving Shetland weather inspired a young schoolboy to write the local paper to build a new bus shelter for him and his classmates, but it ended up becoming more than a bus stop.

Quality Quirks

An Inn For Alien Aficionados

Located in the closest town to Area 51, this roadside inn invites travelers to enjoy food, lodging, and all things UFO.

Not your typical b&b

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