Calling Adrenaline Junkies: Most Dangerous Vacations

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SmarterTravel, a travel advice resource for travelers on a budget, announced its top picks for the world's most dangerous vacation spots.

The most hold-on-to-your-hat vacations include (in no particular order):

1. Tornado Chasing - Storm chasing tour companies exist along the Tornado Belt of the Midwest. Check out Tradd Storm Chasing Tours' six-day/seven-night excursion for $1,999.

2. Storm Waching - Head to Tofino, a town on the west shore of Vancouver Island. Witness 30-foot waves, rain and cold wind. (Hey, some people like it!) Deals are available at Mackenzie Beach Resort from $96 per night.

3. Lighting-up the Sky - Witness lightning up close and personal at The Lightning Field in New Mexico. A one-night stay in May in a cabin next to the field goes for $150 per night.

4. Ready for the worst weather? Mt. Washington holds that title, with wind speeds reaching a record 231 miles per hour in 1931. Travelers can sign up for day or overnight EduTrips that include lodging, meals, transport and classes at $459. Day trip entrance fees are $23.

5. Volcanoes - Head to the Caribbean island of Montserrat's Soufriere Hills, which offers volcano viewing tours from Antigua starting at $230, which include flight from Antigua, tour and lunch.

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