North America is made up of natural wonders including unusual geological formations, towering mountains and icy glaciers.
Drive 500 miles of stunning scenic roads and forget relying on GPS -- this road trip is for explorers only!
Most of the planet’s most majestic wonders have either sprung from the earth or so evidently made by human hand that their architects and designers are world-renowned.
This amazing cave also houses an impressive eco-system.
There's just something really thrilling about a place with a dark and mysterious past. Take La Isla de las Muñecas, for example. An island covered with decaying old dolls strung up in trees is pretty creepy on its own — even before you get to the dark origin story.
Israel is a country packed full of history and culture. Head out on an adventure to discover ancient ruins, crumbling monasteries, and lush oases.
A trail in Shale Creek Preserve in western New York is home to one of the most unique, mysterious "eternal flames" in the world.
Commissioned in 1632, The Taj Mahal is one of the newest Seven Wonders of the World, and surprisingly no one knows who actually designed it.
This underwater brine pool in the Gulf of Mexico is no vacation spot.
Discovering shepherds' huts and Spanish vineyards in the Basque Country.
The mists of The Great Smoky Mountains seem to shroud the very secrets of the region's historical tragedies and biological triumphs.
In honor of Women's History Month, celebrate the achievements of women around the globe and throughout history with us. From the pages of The Explorers Journal, we're spotlighting four women who broke boundaries in exploration, research, and science. This week, meet the world-renowned photographer, Carol Beckwith.
Check out some of the female explorers of the world who have broken records and made history!
When you think about the most beautiful places in the world, you probably think of mountains or forests. Wait, your list didn't include any salt flats? Preposterous!
Join Discovery as we explore five of America's most extreme destinations: Denali, Alaska (highest peak); Death Valley, California (hottest, driest, and lowest); Prospect Creek, Alaska (coldest); Mt. Waialeale, Hawaii (wettest); and Paradise Visitors Center on Mount Rainier (snowiest).