Collected by AFAR Traveler
Rhydlewis, Llandysul, UK
Under the Thatch specializes in quirky accommodations scattered throughout the country, including a painted gypsy caravan in the lake district of Mid Wales, an 18th-century former gamekeeper’s cottage in Snowdonia National Park, and a former...
Ffordd Capel Deunant, Aberdaron, Pwllheli LL53 8BP, UK
The new 870-mile Wales Coast Path knits coastal wilds with the northern highlands and the eastern hill country that borders England. Here are three standout sections: The 30-mile Llyn Peninsula in northwest Wales (above) drew streams of pilgrims...
1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348, USA
When Philadelphia's battered asphalt and noise begin to tire, head for an afternoon at Longwood Gardens, a verdant hamlet 35 miles West of the city in the Brandywine Valley. 1,077 acres of horticultural magnificence occupy one of Pierre S. du...
Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD, USA
Sitting on the crest of Federal Hill admiring Inner Harbor, the centerpiece of downtown Baltimore with its beautiful waterfront and surrounding skyline. Within blocks, you've got the Maryland Science Center, the National Aquarium, Ripley's Believe...
W Wharf, Willemstad, Curaçao
July 22nd, 2012 Off season and on a Sunday, Willemstad is an eerily quiet place. Looking past its vibrant colors, you can tell it has seen better days...but that those days were just yesterday or something. I would love to see the contrast against...
Hart-Miller Island, 15, MD, USA
Row boating on a Sunday morning from Edgemere to Hart-Miller Island, the area is beautiful. The island is only accessible by boat. It can go toward a quick twenty minute ride or an all-day crawl. However, row-boaters beware - the jet skiers may...
69 Rue de Lyon, 75012 Paris, France
Paris boasts an unusual elevated park, La Promenade Plantée, built atop an abandoned elevated railway viaduct in the 12th arrondissement. It starts a block east of the Place de la Bastille and stretches for 2.9 elevated miles. Landscape architect...
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