Extreme Adventures for Women

Though Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, disappeared in 1937, her legacy lives on today as strong as ever. In honor of the “Queen of the Air,” we salute all women who have accomplished the extraordinary -- and recommend five comparable adventures you might have on your own.

Text by Robin Dalmas | Photo editing by Connie Ricca

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What’s your social approach when visiting a new city?

What’s your social approach when visiting a new city?

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    25 %
    Talk to everyone I can and get recommendations for where the locals like to go.
    5,123 votes
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    16 %
    Guidebooks can tell me everything I need to know about a new place.
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    59 %
    Just wing it — I’ll ask questions or look something up as needed.
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