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Europe isn't the only place to see impressive old buildings. These remarkable ruins near Ottawa will make you feel like you travelled back in time.

One of the best spots to go is Gatineau Park, as here you can hike to both Carbide Willson Ruins and Mackenzie King Estate. But for secret gems where you can escape the crowds, you'll want to visit St. Raphael's Ruins just outside of the city.

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It is time to start your car and go on an adventure. After spending the winter months hibernating indoors, we have tons of Ottawa day trips that are even more magical in the spring.

For the perfect afternoon, you can see the magnificent gardens and ruins at Mackenzie King Estate, or you can discover the massive Chute De Plaisance waterfall, which is only 45 minutes outside the city.

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What are two of things Florida is most rich in? If you thought alligators and tourists, you wouldn’t be wrong. But nature and history are pretty abundant in The Sunshine State, too. One Florida island holds an enchanting palm tree forest on the beach where you wander a surreal scene of nature and ruins from the past.

On Egmont Key, you can hunt for shells, experience Florida’s nature wildlife, and even wander a magical palm tree forest right on the shore.

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When first thinking of Florida, images of theme parks and stunning beaches probably come to mind. But if you dig a little deeper, you’ll find that Florida’s history is just as much fun as it’s present attractions. History buffs and urban explorers alike will have a blast at these Florida forts to explore that will take you back in time.

It’s easy to imagine how life in The Sunshine State was hundreds of years ago when wandering the dusty remains of ancient forts.

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If you're looking to channel your inner Indiana Jones, these ruins are a perfect place to do it. 

Besh-Ba-Gowah Archaeological Park in Arizona is 800-year old ruins from the ancient Salado people who lived there.

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