Archive | June, 2014

Top Photos of the Month: America the Beautiful

Catch a beautiful shot of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco

Viator receives hundreds of incredible photos from our travelers every day, and we want to share those amazing photos with you. Each month our team will pick a theme and show off the best user-submitted photos. You can enter the contest in two ways: by uploading your Viator tour photo to Viator.com or by posting […]

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June 30, 2014 by | Comments Off on Top Photos of the Month: America the Beautiful

Where to Go in July: 20 Great Summer Travel Spots

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With July fast upon us, the global tourist industry is laying out the red carpet, opening its doors, and is enticing visitors inside. In addition to the established historical sites and natural wonders, destinations are adding an ever growing schedule of events and festivals to the resume. It’s not just about where you go anymore, […]

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June 30, 2014 by | 3 Comments

7 Classic Boardwalks to Visit This Summer

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It could be the thrill that comes as the wooden roller coaster climbs to crazy heights, or the sugar high compliments of funnel cakes and salt water taffy. Whatever the reason, boardwalks have a magnetic effect, attracting visitors of all ages looking for a taste of seaside Americana.

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June 25, 2014 by | Comments Off on 7 Classic Boardwalks to Visit This Summer

Best Places to Go Diving

View of the Similan Islands

Sometimes it might feel like your list of must-see destinations around the world keeps getting bigger, even as you check countries and cities off. Divers have an even more daunting task, however, as they have lists that cover not only places on land but places underwater, too. Whether you’re an experienced diver, are looking to […]

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June 23, 2014 by | Comments Off on Best Places to Go Diving

Out of Office: Katie’s Bike and Beer Trip to Portland

Quintessential Portland

Viator’s team of travel insiders is obsessed with finding the best things to do everywhere we travel. In this new series, Out of Office, we’ll bring you their stories, highlighting the best things to do and see in destinations around the world, as experienced by a real Viator Insider. In this edition, Katie Moore goes […]

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June 18, 2014 by | Comments Off on Out of Office: Katie’s Bike and Beer Trip to Portland

11 Craziest Ice Cream Flavors in the World

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Want to cool down this summer with some scrumptious ice cream? You’d think this delicious-sounding list would be safe to read while eating … but maybe not. From foie gras to creamed cod to jellyfish-flavored ice cream, these crazy flavors require an iron stomach to enjoy.

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June 16, 2014 by | Comments Off on 11 Craziest Ice Cream Flavors in the World

10 Coolest Caves in the World

Take a chance and explore what lies beneath

The deep, dark world of caves is fascinating. From caves that light up with the glow of millions of glowworms, to underground caverns stuffed with crystals bigger than the average house – here’s our guide to ten of the coolest caves in the world!

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June 11, 2014 by | Comments Off on 10 Coolest Caves in the World

Meet a Guide: Veronique Flayol in Marseille

Meet Viator tour guide Veronique Flayol

Meet Viator tour guide Veronique Flayol.

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June 9, 2014 by | Comments Off on Meet a Guide: Veronique Flayol in Marseille

Best Summer Road Trips in the U.S.

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Summer in the United States often means one thing to avid travelers: road trips. The good news is that no matter where you begin in the country or how much time you have, there are great options for road trip destinations nearby.

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June 6, 2014 by | Comments Off on Best Summer Road Trips in the U.S.

12 Festivals Worth Traveling for in June

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June begins the summer travel season for the northern hemisphere, arguably the most popular time for most people to take their annual vacations. June is more than just another month in summer, however. It’s also when outdoor festival season kicks into high gear.

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June 4, 2014 by | Comments Off on 12 Festivals Worth Traveling for in June