The Ice Castles in Silverthorne Colorado, USA is definitely someplace to visit. Especially as the winter progresses, the Castles and sculptures change daily. The owner Ryan, expects the towers to be 40 ft high by February.
When you want to feel more like an explorer than a tourist, consider traveling to one of these 13 remote places around the world—lost cities, distant islands, even the "Middle of Nowhere" China. Some are endangered destinations, so tread carefully.