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America's Most Beautiful Barrier Islands

(4) Comments | Posted November 24, 2015 | 11:14 AM

Have you visited any of America's barrier islands? These skinny island chains run parallel to the mainland are most are well worth exploring year-round.

The island dunes are often beautifully rugged places that protect our mainland coastline from battering storms and everyday erosion. Since these islands get the brunt...

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The Everything Guide To Planning A Cruise

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2015 | 11:04 AM

Whether you like them or not, cruises touch on a tantalizing vacation trifecta: good value, hassle-free planning, and the promise of adventure. Pay an upfront rate and you've got a floating hotel, three meals a day, ample entertainment and activities, luxe services, and an expert itinerary in multiple destinations. Now...

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World's 10 Best Holiday Markets

(0) Comments | Posted November 10, 2015 | 10:19 AM

In the weeks leading up Christmas, holiday markets open across Europe and America as part of an annual tradition. Crowds gather to watch Christmas carolers, lantern processions, and tree lightings; otherwise, they're there to browse stands of handmade gifts, toys, and decorations. The markets are the perfect place to warm...

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20 Best National Parks For Families

(0) Comments | Posted November 6, 2015 | 5:47 PM

There’s never really a bad time to take the family on a trip to one (or more!) of the country’s stunning national parks, but now is an incredibly opportune time to start planning your next group getaway to the great outdoors.

First of all, the National Park Service will...

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10 Best Stargazing Sites in the U.S.

(0) Comments | Posted October 27, 2015 | 12:09 PM

Experiencing the full brilliance of a starry night sky is no longer a given when you step outside. Even on the clearest nights, artificial light from cities obscures the natural darkness, making nighttime skies look a lot less majestic than they should. Across the country, however, there are still vast...

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World's Best Destinations for Solo Travelers

(9) Comments | Posted October 27, 2015 | 11:51 AM

Traveling alone is no longer taboo. In fact, it's now trendy to go on trips alone, as more and more people are discovering the freedom of exploring a new place on their own terms. At the same time, community groups, meet-ups, and a vast wealth of online and digital resources...

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10 Most Haunted Bars In America

(1) Comments | Posted October 20, 2015 | 12:38 PM

There are bars with unique clienteles all across the U.S., but some play host to some more interesting patrons than you'll find anywhere else: ghosts, spirits, and shades. With Halloween approaching, what better way to experience a haunting night than by being surrounded with spirits of the alcoholic and ghostly varieties?...

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Food Lover's Guide to Basque Country

(0) Comments | Posted October 19, 2015 | 3:45 PM

Madrid and Barcelona may wow the masses with world-class museums and iconic landmarks, but to tap into Spain’s culinary nerve center, you must head north to the Basque Country, the green, hilly region that boasts the highest concentration of Michelin-starred restaurants in the world, not to mention some of Spain’s...

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15 Best U.S. Resorts For Fall Getaways

(0) Comments | Posted October 6, 2015 | 3:47 PM

As we head into the heart of the fall season, there's no better way to celebrate the changing of the seasons than to escape into nature. Fortunately, many of the country's best resorts cater to leaf peepers with special tours and programs that allow guests to enjoy awe-inspiring views and...

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Top 10 Places To See The Northern Lights

(3) Comments | Posted September 30, 2015 | 2:58 PM

Every traveler's bucket list should include viewing the northern lights, also known as aurora borealis, one of nature's most spectacular phenomena. And while scientists predicted that December 2013 would be the peak of the current solar cycle, and thus the best time to see the northern lights, recent celestial activity...

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Utah's Top 12 Experiences

(0) Comments | Posted September 14, 2015 | 6:26 PM

From scenic drives to national parks, Utah offers terrific experiences that should be on every traveler’s list. Here are Fodor’s top picks for a memorable trip.

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25 Things To Do In New York This Fall

(0) Comments | Posted September 10, 2015 | 11:33 AM

New York City is an exciting place any time of year, but the ideal time to visit is fall. Following the relatively slow summer months, the cultural calendar swiftly kicks into high gear with film festivals, Broadway openings, and more, all while the trees in Central Park turn beautiful...

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20 College Towns To Visit

(20) Comments | Posted September 10, 2015 | 11:26 AM

Berkeley and Cambridge readily come to mind when thinking about outstanding college towns, but the truth is there are countless student hubs worth visiting all over the country, from coast to coast. With vibrant art scenes, top-notch restaurants, charming eccentricities, historic sights, and gorgeous scenery, the best college towns in...

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10 Ideas for Last-Minute Labor Day Getaways

(2) Comments | Posted August 20, 2015 | 10:52 AM

As the long, lazy days of summer drift away, it's time to fit in one last vacation before hectic and demanding fall schedules take over, and the extended Labor Day weekend is the ideal time for that last hurrah. Thanks to's 2015 Travel Hacker Guide, which revealed this year's...

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16 Can't-Miss European Destinations

(3) Comments | Posted August 11, 2015 | 6:08 PM

Europe has so many fabulous places to visit that it can be hard to choose a spot for your next escape. Here are some of Fodor's favorite destinations.

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Ultimate Guide to Brooklyn's Neighborhoods

(0) Comments | Posted August 11, 2015 | 5:38 PM

Each of Brooklyn's neighborhoods has its own allure. To help you choose where to visit, here's a rundown of the areas we cover.

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The Top 25 Free Things To Do In San Francisco

(5) Comments | Posted August 4, 2015 | 4:43 PM

They say the best things in life are free, and in San Francisco, enjoying some of the most iconic sights won't cost you a dime. With its stunning natural beauty and a thriving arts and culture scene, the city has an abundance of things to do if you're on a...

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10 Things You Need to Do Before Any International Trip

(2) Comments | Posted July 30, 2015 | 11:35 AM

Memorize the following and make it your mantra: Good travel is the result of good planning. That applies to any trip you take, but it's especially true when you're heading to a foreign country. It can be tempting to book a ticket and start fantasizing about your getaway, but there's...

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The 12 Best Things To Do In Cuba

(10) Comments | Posted July 28, 2015 | 11:58 AM

Cuba offers terrific experiences that should be on every traveler's list. Here are Fodor's top picks for a memorable trip.

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10 Incredible Tree-House Hotels in the U.S.

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2015 | 11:34 AM

If you've ever wanted to take your love of the great outdoors to new heights, get ready to climb up to the canopy and sleep in one of these amazing treetop hotels. Feats of contemporary engineering, these contemporary tree houses are certain to astound, with amenities ranging from Jacuzzis and...

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