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6 Ways to Get Naked on Vacation

Want to join a growing community of truly care-free travelers? Try going completely nude—a travel trend that’s slowly shedding its taboo reputation.

Of course, I don’t mean doing anything illegal, like streaking at Machu Picchu or stripping down at Angkor Wat. Clothing-optional, adults-only tourism is well established in many places, from American beaches to cruises across the globe to hotels that aren’t afraid of a little nudity. The American Association of Nudist Recreation says it’s affiliated with 200 institutions in North America alone.

Here are six ways to join the bare movement, if you dare.

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Associate Editor Shannon McMahon writes about all things travel. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter for more insight and adventure.

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