The island has a World Heritage site with a longer history than Blarney Castle, seabirds and a ‘Star Wars’ connection.
The building looks out of place, but the observation deck and roof terrace of the Tower Montparnasse offer unparalleled vistas.
Both destinations offer winter and summer activities.
The university city has its own canals, cycling culture, charm and art.
The terrain is similar, but the smaller resort has a homey atmosphere and untouched snow.
This area an hour from London has gardens, history, even an amusement park — and beaches.
The Spanish island, known for its calm, offers plenty to do and see.
Spend the day popping in and out of the 19 pools and baths, or schedule some spa services.
Qatar’s capital offers a bit more authenticity and lots of new infrastructure.
Enormously popular Clearwater is much more built up.
The two hotels offer different styles, different price points and different views of the national park.
Treat yourself to a fascinating look at the capital of the British Empire and its maritime history.
One of the oldest neighborhoods in the city retains its charm.
Instead of crowded Lake Bled, try the serene plateau that houses Europe’s largest shepherds’ settlement.
The remote destination offers similarly spectacular vistas and hikes, and a location near Scenic Byway 12.
The road around the bay is dotted with medieval villages and family-friendly beaches.
In the area around the Mexican state’s capital, you’ll find stark beauty, art and adventures.
The university town is less crowded and more laid-back than the bustling capital.
The western part of Mount Desert Island is less commercial and just as scenic.
Canyon de Chelly has scenic views and ancient dwellings as well.