The glacial cirque of New Hampshire's Tuckerman Ravine challenges hikers and skiers alike, accumulating up to 50 feet of snow per year.
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New Zealand's Tongariro National Park is now a Lord of the Rings megastar, but the mythic land of volcanoes is on the North Island and avoids most of the tourist mobs looking for a quick buzz on the South Island.
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With a climate perfect for sailing, Tobago hosts the weeklong southern Caribbean regatta every year.
Chile's Patagonia encompasses some of the Earth's most diverse and geologically odd landscapes: from fast-moving glaciers to desert-like steppe to craggy coastline.
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The Grand Canyon's South Rim hits its photogenic peak during sunrise and sunset.
Kangaroo Island has more than just bizarre sandstone structuresthe protected park sustains more feral Australian creatures than anywhere else on the continent.