9 reasons to travel to Antarctica

Never mind the bragging rights - here are nine reasons you should hop on an Antarctic cruise and head toward the South Pole.


What do you look forward to about vacation? Is it the sights you'll see at your destination, or the fun and exciting things you'll do? Do you long for a chance to explore a new place, or just to get away from all the noise of your day-to-day life? If this all describes your ideal vacation, there's no place better than Antarctica. Here are nine reasons you should hop on an Antarctic cruise and head toward the South Pole:

1. The cold You probably weren't expecting this to be first on this list - most people who have never been to Antarctica think of the polar cold as being a "con." However, there's something about being in a truly cold environment that wakes up your brain. As long as you're dressed for the weather, you won't be freezing, but the cold air will definitely catch your attention. You'll be amazed how quickly you adjust to the temperatures, and you're likely to ultimately think of the antarctic chill as one of the best parts of your trip.

2. Adventure Adventure is the very nature of an Antarctic vacation. After all, you certainly don't go to the South Pole to lay out in the sun. Traveling to Antarctica means Kayaking, hiking and generally exploring one of the most untouched places on the planet. When you go to this continent, you're bound to have an experience you'll never forget.

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