12 nuclear tourism destinations
Mon, Jan 09, 2012 at 9:24 AM
If you’re looking for a unique vacation experience, skip the beach and check out some of the world’s most notorious locations from the Atomic Age. Nuclear tourism is a relatively new type of tourism where people travel to significant sites in atomic history. These destinations include nuclear testing sites, “secret cities” involved in the Manhattan Project and the locations of nuclear disasters. While such sites are scattered throughout the world, several are located in the U.S., the birthplace of the nuclear bomb, and many are still cloaked in secrecy, allowing tours just a few times each year. Keep reading to learn more about this explosive tourism trend.