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10 Stunning Hotels in Unexpected Places

(0) Comments | Posted July 29, 2014 | 3:51 PM

While cities such as Shanghai, Dubai, and Toronto have long been known for their futuristic-looking hotels, they've hardly cornered the market on cutting-edge properties. These days, some of the world's most innovatively designed accommodations are popping up in less cosmopolitan places, from a national park in Iceland to the misty...

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10 Charming Midwestern Towns to Visit This Summer

(0) Comments | Posted July 29, 2014 | 2:30 PM

While New England hamlets are perhaps the epitome of small towns, the Midwest has its fair share of quaint communities with a unique charm all their own. During the summer season, these towns can nearly double in size on any given weekend, with the promise of relaxed sailing and throwback...

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How to Use Twitter to Rebook a Canceled Flight

(0) Comments | Posted July 28, 2014 | 1:30 PM

If you've traveled from, through, or to the Northeast or Midwest in the dead of winter, chances are you've run into a delay or cancelation. But while a few feet of snow or hurricanes can shut down major international gateways for days at a time, less significant weather can throw...

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Last-Minute Beach Getaways for Summer

(2) Comments | Posted July 28, 2014 | 12:38 PM

You're dreaming of sun-kissed days on the sand and the sounds of the ocean, but you haven't made your summer vacation plans yet. No need to worry--there's still time to book a beach getaway. We've tracked down 10 spots enjoyable for all types of travelers, whether you're a foodie, a...

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Best Credit Cards for Travelers

(11) Comments | Posted July 28, 2014 | 12:24 PM

Travel credit cards that offer rewards are everywhere. You can't escape the fliers, emails, and commercials touting "exclusive perks," and with so many options, finding a credit card that is right for you can be overwhelming. Here are four questions you should ask yourself that will help you choose the...

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9 Restaurants Worth a Day Trip in Europe

(0) Comments | Posted July 28, 2014 | 12:19 PM

Everyone knows that European capitals like Paris, London, and Rome are brimming with world-class gastronomy, but some of the world's best restaurants lie outside the city limits. Located in mountain hamlets, industrial suburbs, historic villages, and underappreciated provincial capitals, these 9 spots (all found on The World's 50...

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How to Renew Your Passport

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 12:27 PM

If you're like most Fodor's readers, your passport is one of your most-prized possessions, your ticket to exploring the world. With that in mind, you'll want to make sure your passport is up-to-date, so we've compiled this handy guide to helping you renew it.

Renew Your Passport by Mail


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20 Best Day Trips in the U.S.

(0) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 3:12 PM

Whether you're a local or a visitor, one of the best things to do in a city is escape for a while. And sometimes all you need is a day to recharge, which is why we've selected 20 outstanding trips that only take an hour or two from the country's...

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America's Best Boardwalks

(14) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 1:57 PM

Fresh seafood, kitschy shops, and deep-fried Oreos are just a few of the things you'll find along the boardwalks that hug America's shorelines, but they're not all carbon copies. Some boardwalks are quirky, some family-friendly, while others are geared toward thrill-seekers. No matter what, the best boardwalks offer unforgettable experiences...

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10 Best Ski Resorts for Summer Fun

(1) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 12:45 PM

The snow has melted and ski season has long been over, but that doesn't mean resorts close their doors until the next frost settles. On the contrary, the best resorts in the country ramp up their offerings and really come alive in the summer months. Biking, alpine slides, golf, and...

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10 Best Surfing Spots in the U.S.

(0) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 11:12 AM

As surfing has become more and more popular over the decades, the number of spots known for great waves has grown as well. With summer's arrival, now's the time for novices and pros alike to seek out the best surf they can find. We've selected a diverse mix of charming,...

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15 Of New England's Most Picturesque Towns

(73) Comments | Posted July 14, 2014 | 8:19 AM

As summer approaches, sleepy towns across New England begin to wake up from winter hibernation. With flowers in bloom and leafy trees covering the mountains, summer is the best season to visit New England (and the only time to enjoy its pristine beaches). The region has plenty to offer outside...

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World's 15 Best Waterfront Cities

(100) Comments | Posted June 30, 2014 | 3:26 PM

In most large cities around the world, waterways are the norm, not the exception--but some places capitalize on their location more than others. These 15 cities all have unique personalities centered around their waterfronts, where visitors can stroll along bustling harbors, sample the catch of the day, and climb to...

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10 Best Hotel Porches in the U.S.

(0) Comments | Posted June 30, 2014 | 2:26 PM

Porches have a way of adding that homey touch to hotels, and they're an ideal spot to sit and soak up the view, preferably while leaning back in an Adirondack chair with a drink in hand. These 10 American hotels all have great porches, but what makes them unique is...

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America's Best Small Towns

(0) Comments | Posted June 17, 2014 | 4:10 PM

Nothing embodies classic Americana quite like small towns. For the second year in a row, we've compiled a list that highlights some of the best places in the country you don't hear about every day. This year, we've focused on destinations with populations under 30,000 that have a vibrancy of...

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10 NYC Art Installations Hidden In Plain Sight

(0) Comments | Posted June 17, 2014 | 2:54 PM

New York City is renowned for its many museums and galleries, but there's an abundance of art all over the city that you can walk right past without noticing. You can find some of the city's best art in the depths of the subway, in unmarked SoHo lofts, and on...

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10 Best Views in Paris

(4) Comments | Posted June 16, 2014 | 2:02 PM

Ascending the Eiffel Tower for its breathtaking views is one of Paris's undisputed thrills--just ask the 7 million visitors who do it each year. Though a sweeping view of Paris from one of the city's emblematic sites--the Arc de Triomphe, Sacré Coeur, the towers of Notre Dame--is a must for...

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America's 10 Best Roof-to-Table Restaurants

(0) Comments | Posted June 11, 2014 | 3:09 PM

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What To Do If You Hate Your Cruise

(29) Comments | Posted June 7, 2014 | 8:44 AM

No one wants to admit it, but sometimes a vacation doesn't get off to a good start. But when you're on a cruise, you're stuck for its duration, so it's up to you to turn your trip around. Here are some tips for making the best of a variety of...

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The Best Under-The-Radar Beaches In The U.S.

(11) Comments | Posted June 2, 2014 | 7:01 AM

Trips to the beach are standard fare for most summer travelers, but crowded stretches of sand can make vacations more of a pain than a pleasure. Some beaches offer a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle, and allow visitors to escape the crowds at more popular destinations. From an...

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