For some people, hotels are just a place to crash while you’re on the adventure of a lifetime. For others, though, hotels are part of the experience —and if you fall in the latter group, good news: There are loads of spectacularly unusual hotels around the world just waiting for you to check in and enjoy your stay.
Cemeteries are a lot of things. They’re quiet; they’re calm, and they’re often lovely. But despite their tranquil air, cemeteries play host to tons of urban legends—weird tales, spooky stories, and legends so dark they’ll certainly make sure you never find yourself alone in one at night.
If you’re traveling by road and looking for some interesting sights to see, the options on this list may be worth a look if you don’t mind the strange and absurd. Every state has a plethora of weird tourist traps.
Unless you’ve been living underneath a 25-ton sarsen monolith, you’ve likely heard of Stonehenge. You might even have it nestled in your brain’s pleasure center, between things that maybe are magic and other things that never change. It’s the sweet spot for cultural nostalgia.
In the northeastern German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, there’s a city known as Bielefeld. Or at least, there’s supposed to be a city there called Bielefeld. According to the Bielefeld Conspiracy, Bielefeld isn’t what it appears to be.
While there may only be one of the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World standing today, it doesn’t mean that there aren’t plenty of other captivating places left to explore. The world is full of places that are downright mysterious, grabbing onto our imaginations and refusing to let go until we’ve seen them for ourselves.