When you decide to travel somewhere there are always unknown or little known destinations that can make your trip much more unique. The best way to be able to find the perfect unique travel destination is by doing a lot of research prior to traveling.
If you have unlimited resources then a great way to choose your vacation destination is to spin a globe, close your eyes or put on a blindfold, and point at a spot. When you open your eyes you will reveal your travel destination. This means that you have picked somewhere completely at random.
Next you can start looking at lists that have been compiled about places that must be seen before you pass. There are a lot of websites, books and other mediums completely dedicated to teaching people where must see sights are at.
Another way to find a truly unique travel destination is to do some research on odd festivals. You can find a festival that celebrates nearly everything. Once you find an odd or unique festival that is going on during your desired travel dates you can begin to find the perfect travel destination for you. Just think you can plan your family vacation to include something as unique as the Redneck Games in Dublin, Georgia; The Baby Jumping Festival in Spain, The Naked Festival in Japan, or The Festival of Colors in India.
If you are having a hard time finding the perfect interesting and different vacation then you can always enlist the help of a travel professional. Many travel agents could be able to assist you in your needs. Just be honest with them when you talk to them. Explain that you do not want to have to worry about your safety but that you would like to go on a trip that is all your own and different from where anyone else goes. Tell them things that you enjoy and like and ask that your personality be considered while they are planning.
The final tip is to be able to choose a travel destination that will allow you to really help others. There are many great trips available to those who want to volunteer and help people with different activities. In some cases these trips are even free or at least a lot less expensive than typical traveling.