You’re thinking, escape to Detroit?. If you’re a car fan or history buff it should be on your list. Ford’s Rouge Factory Tour gives visitors an up-close look at the operations of a real, working auto plant. Upon completion in 1928, the Rouge was the largest manufacturing facility in the world. It’s come down in size since then, but its importance to the history of modern manufacturing remains goliath. To enhance your Detroit experience, pair with the Woodward Dream Cruise – a bacchanalian event for gear heads – and a day at the Henry Ford Museum. The Motor City lives on!
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Any day of the week, you can grab a map of the stars and tour Beverly Hills, but for something a little edgier – try South Central. Unless you have dope street skills (and even then it’s not a good idea), I wouldn’t cruise through alone. Welcome, LA Gang Tour. Board a charter bus for a first hand look at the neighborhoods that spawned the most dangerous gang territory in America. Your tour guide has plenty of inner-city experience and will immerse you in this forbidden culture. Luckily, a cease fire agreement was made by the tour’s creator; however, you still must sign a waiver relinquishing responsibility should you get caught in cross-fire.
1990s grunge band, Alice In Chains, did not allow the untimely death of their legendary frontman, Layne Staley, to slow them down. Promoting the release of their latest, Black Gives Way To Blue, the band hits the road winter 2010 sounding just as tortured with their new vocalist, William DuVall.
Does jumping off a helicopter into a 3000-foot vertical of Alaskan snow sound like excitement? EpiQuest is a group of pro-athletes and skilled outdoorsmen helping you explore extreme travel. In addition to skiing, the trip includes fishing for King Salmon, riding rapids, and a stay at The Tordrillo Mountain Lodge, which is tucked between Mt. McKinley and two active volcanoes.