15 Insane Trips You Can Actually Afford Where to stay? Berggasthaus Seealpsee ($66 for a double room/$44 for the dorm). Located on the alp, this chalet-style guesthouse has multiple sleeping options and is also a full-service restaurant serving regional dishes made with incredibly local ingredients. (Most everything that appears on your plate also appears out the window.)
First lit in 1873, Sand Island Lighthouse was an active aid to navigation for 60 years. Once the central attraction on a 400-acre island off the coast of Alabama, this conical tower made of local brick now stands alone, its foundation completely surrounded by water. This stamp was issued in 2009.
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If you find yourself in San Francisco’s Mission District, Dog Eared Books is a must-see. Carrying everything from McSweeney’s new releases to New York Times best-sellers to one-of-a-kind out-of-prints, this S.F. spot is full of character.