7. Fairmont Algonquin, St. Andrews, N.B.
How does this small Bay of Fundy town — population 1,798 — support the non-stop December festivities hosted by the Fairmont Algonquin? The luxurious Tudor-style hotel known as the "Castle by the Sea" is probably the most festive spot east of Quebec City, and all of the Maritimes seem to know it. There's a glittering Festival of Trees, a gingerbread house competition, carolling, skating, and celebratory meals galore. And outside of the holiday high season, winter guests can book three nights for the price of two (starting at $119 a night).
North Carolina’s barrier islands, known as the Outer Banks, are eroding as the sea level rises. This means some land—and homes—will be swallowed by oce... More North Carolina’s barrier islands, known as the Outer Banks, are eroding as the sea level rises. This means some land—and homes—will be swallowed by ocean, and the people who live there must cope with the immediate impacts of climate change. Money has been spent to keep the sand in place, but Mother Nature keeps pushing back. Read more about the changes happening in the Outer Banks: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/special-features/2014/07/140725-outer-banks-north-carolina-sea-level-rise-climate/
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