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The forces that made those scenic mountains also caused gold to run in veins, and thermal baths to bubble, and volcanoes to erupt. The animals you see on safari have a long history of ecology and evolution. Science museums and activities explain the world. Whether it’s an active gold panning tour or a quiet afternoon in a museum or a tour of a volcanic park, science- and geology-themed activities make what you see make sense.
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- Keep science museums on hand as fantastic rainy day options, especially if you’re traveling with kids.
- Caving can be another good rainy day activity, but bring a change of clothes!
- Take advantage of guides who can explain the phenomena behind the scenery, especially if you have kids along.
- For more science-related activities, also see our page on trips with animals..