Atlas Obscura Travel Guide 12+

Discover hidden wonders

Atlas Obscura, Inc

    • Free

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Find your adventurous spirit, get off the beaten path and discover unique places to experience near and far, all contributed by Atlas Obscura’s global community of explorers.


We’ve plotted the entire Atlas Obscura database in a single map, allowing you to easily find unique places nearby or to help plan your next trip.

Learn what makes each place so unique. Each entry has detailed information, photos, and tips from the community.

Create custom lists to organize your itinerary or bucket list. Also, use the “Been There” feature to track your progress exploring the wondrous world of Atlas Obscura.

Contribute new places to be published in Atlas Obscura, and share photos and tips from your travels with the community.

Explore Atlas Obscura by whatever fascinates you. From history and architecture to art and natural wonders, get lost in the never-ending collection of off-the-beaten-path places.

If you’re enjoying our app, please take a moment to rate us in the app store. For bug reports or suggestions, reach out at, or visit us on Twitter at @atlasobscura where we’ll report any major issues.

Stay curious,

Atlas Obscura

What’s New

Version 1.5.2

App enhancements and bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
1.4K Ratings

1.4K Ratings

be3388 ,

The app I’ve dreamed of from Atlas Obscura

I love Atlas Obscura and they’ve needed to move their Atlas to app format for years. This app makes it easier and more fun to explore and add places in your own community that are amazing but relatively unknown!

Highly recommend the app because it makes it easier to see what's interesting around you. Very good for travel, but also worth checking out the “ordinary” places you go because I've found some cool things I didn't know existed.

Bubba Bill B ,

Atlas Obscura is amazing; the app is a little clunky

I would love to give this app 5 stars - I consider Atlas Obscura an essential travel tool through which I’ve found some amazing places. I’m docking a star because the app has a few minor issues with the interface: the pins are hard to accurately tap on the map view(particularly in places with lots of pins close to each other), sometimes there’s a confusing lag when adding a place to your want to go or have been lists, the list view (as opposed to the map view) doesn’t always show consistent results, among others. None of these little issues are make or break items but added together they’re a little annoying.

Prometheus508 ,

I’ll be honest…

I’ve been pestering AO for years about developing an App, countless emails and DMs, and finally here we are… what a glistening, shimmering, hunk of gold buried in the mud and soil of the last year and a half! Now, here comes the honesty; this review is coming at you live after mere minutes of smashing that blue “get” button, and instantly I knew THIS is the app I’ve been asking for. This steps up AOs game to new levels. This is an instant five star review!

App Privacy

The developer, Atlas Obscura, Inc, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Search History
  • Identifiers
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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