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Shark Attacks, Nude Beaches, and More Secrets of the East Coast

Thrillist | Posted 11.19.2015 | Travel

By: Joseph Neighbor Credit: Flickr/Robert Dalrymple The East Coast of the US is insanely long: more than 2,000 miles of weaving sprawl hiding all k...

8 Things the East Coast Doesn't Understand About the West Coast

Thrillist | Posted 11.10.2015 | Travel

By: Daisy Barringer Credit: Flickr/Adam Baker (edited) Whether they've been here or not, East Coasters tend to have pretty strong opinions about wh...

The Best Resorts In America

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 11.02.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Spa resorts, ski resorts, mountain lodges -- these are the top resorts in the United States, as chosen by Condé Nast Traveler readers.

4 U.S. Cities That Just Feel Like Europe

Thrillist | Posted 10.20.2015 | Travel

We all dream of jet-setting off to Europe for an unforgettable getaway. A very, very expensive getaway. But that doesn't mean you can't get the full European experience right here in the ol' US of A. Seriously.

The Least-Visited States In America, And Why You Should Go To Each

Thrillist | Posted 09.28.2015 | Travel

Even the most travelled Americans have a few gaps in the "where I've been" map, especially when we're talking about missing states. It's a big country out there and clocking all 50 is a bucket list accomplishment. But which ones get passed over the most?

The Best Small Cities In America

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.15.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

All have populations of under 100,000, and often as much to offer as cities ten times their size.

The Best Tourist Attraction in Every State

Thrillist | Posted 06.02.2015 | Travel

One of the best things about this great nation of ours is that we don't like to be bored. Like, ever. But mostly, on road trips. Which is why we have all these bizarre roadside attractions.

These Are the Friendliest Cities in America (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.29.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

The friendliest cities have certain intangible qualities, too. Charleston's high-ranking may come in part from its slower-paced lifestyle, says Isabelle Furth, a p.r. exec who lives in Washington D.C. (a city that, ahem, did not make the top 15 this year).

7 Small Towns Who Have A LOT To Be Proud Of

Thrillist | Posted 06.13.2015 | Travel

People are really proud of their small towns.

The Weirdest Roadside Attraction in Every State

Thrillist | Posted 05.26.2015 | Travel

There's nothing better than a great American cross-country road trip: soaking in the nation's majestic beauty, eating in tiny roadside diners, driving 150 miles out of the way to take a selfie in front of... a giant ball of string!

7 Secrets of Seattle

Kerri Allen | Posted 10.26.2014 | Travel
Kerri Allen

Seattle is renowned as the home of Kurt Cobain, the venti Frappuccino and depression-inducing drizzle (see: Cobain). But it's also home to the chillest cops in the nation, Eddie Bauer's iconic down jacket and a weird rivalry with Tacoma. Here are a couple of other Seattle secrets you may have never known.

Let Loose

Cheapflights | Posted 10.07.2013 | Travel

"Why not?! I'm on vacation!" We've all uttered those golden words, right? Doing a little overindulging is a cornerstone of many-a-getaway. But how much do Americans actually shirk their responsibilities and fall away from the straight and narrow while traveling?

America's Most Beautiful Covered Bridges

Travel + Leisure | Posted 09.19.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Embodying a simpler time in American life, wooden covered bridges began springing up across the country in the early 1800s. They're often referred to as "kissing bridges" since their enclosed domes provide lovers with just the right amount of privacy. It's worth taking the scenic route to find them.

America's Running Of The Bulls Kicks Off This Month

AP | JEFF MARTIN and MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 10.05.2013 | Travel

ATLANTA -- Organizers of a new event planned for several U.S. cities plan to unleash bulls to sprint through fenced-in courses as daredevils try to av...

Awesomeness From Alaska To Wyoming

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.01.2015 | Travel

With 50 states, 59 national parks, countless museums, monuments and attractions, there is a never-ending list of things to see and do in America. ...

America's Best Beaches

AP | By FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 07.24.2013 | Travel

EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — This may be hard to believe in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, but an annual list of the best beaches in the country ha...

Best U.S. Cities For Affordable Getaways

Travel + Leisure | Posted 07.14.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

When David Bakke visits Savannah, he loves dining at the upscale Olde Pink House. But Bakke, a writer for personal finance site MoneyCrashers, has fig...

Splatter Alice Loves Madison

Love Letters | Posted 08.13.2012 | Travel
Love Letters

I love listening to Venus and Furs at the Wisco, the official birthplace of Madison roller derby, while chowing down on one of the best burgers in town.

best roads to drive in america

Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel

As spring and summer are just around the corner -- yes, believe it! -- it's time to plan for the most quintessentially American of all travel vacation...

'20th Century Travel': Faster, Better, Democratized (PHOTOS, POLL)

Allison Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Allison Silver

Americans transformed the notion of travel in the 20th century. They re-invented the form, just as they had re-invented themselves throughout their history.