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Battle of the Falls: Is the N.Y. Side of Niagara Better Than Canada?

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.17.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Big-time fun. Small-city charm. Whichever you choose, reserve early. And keep an eye out for falling fish.

10 Tourist Traps You Absolutely Cannot Miss

Trippy | Posted 07.16.2015 | Travel
Trippy

Just because a tourist attraction is popular doesn't mean it isn't absolutely fantastic. To find out which tourist traps should go on his shortlist, television host and advisor to travel website Trippy.com Andrew Zimmern asked the site's members which ones are worth the trip.

'Running Hot and Cold'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.10.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As a guy who is usually in hot water, which I am using as an excuse for all my wrinkles, I recently found myself in the unusual situation of being in hot water because there was no hot water.

The 5 Most Popular International Destinations Among American Travelers in 2015

Oyster | Posted 05.21.2015 | Travel
Oyster

Due to hectic work schedules and tight budgets, Americans are traveling less this year than they have in the past forty. But they're certainly still traveling, and this summer, many are jetting off to international locales.

A Picture Postcard From Iguazo Falls, Brazil

Alison Teal | Posted 05.15.2015 | Travel
Alison Teal

Brazil -- where we are back to bottled water and no ice, but lots and lots of water falls. I've seen Niagara and Victoria Falls but nothing prepared me for Iguazo.

Before We Say Goodbye to Winter: Frozen Niagara Falls

Kevin Richberg | Posted 05.29.2015 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

Before we say goodbye to winter let's remember the good times, the wonders that only weeks upon weeks of freezing temperatures can bring us. Let's pay tribute to one of the most visited natural spectacles in North America, and the beauty of its frozen sculptural white.

A Monthlong Celebration of Our Yearlong Devotion

Nancy Brown | Posted 04.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Throughout February, in communities across the country, millions of supporters have been coming together, wearing red, and reinforcing the critical message that we can overcome heart disease and stroke.

'Worst Winter Ever': Get Out There and Enjoy It!

Kevin Richberg | Posted 04.28.2015 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

The amount of energy extracted in freezing portions of one of the world's three greatest waterfalls boggles the mind. But there it is, segments of the American Falls (and columns of the Horseshoe Falls) frozen in time, literally.

The Top 10 Places To Propose In The Northeast U.S.

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 03.22.2015 | Weddings
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Not everyone wants to propose marriage on a beach at sunset, at a restaurant over dessert or via a made-for-Youtube extravaganza. Here are ideas from Virginia to Maine for lovers of all sorts.

Film Review: Inherent Vice. Not Groovy, Man. A Total Bummer.

Brandon Judell | Posted 12.06.2014 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

There are films that make you want to run to the bookstore or, in reality, Amazon.com. Any Jane Austen or Dickens adaptation. Atonement. Requiem for a Dream perhaps. Then there is Paul Thomas Anderson's adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's Inherent Vice.

Two People Rescued From Disabled Boat Near Brink Of Niagara Falls

AP | Posted 10.27.2014 | Crime

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say two boaters were about two miles from the brink of Niagara Falls when they were rescued from their disabl...

20 Surprising Reasons Buffalo Rocks

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 09.08.2014 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Once the wealthiest city in the country with the most innovative architecture, whole neighborhoods and waterfronts have been revitalized, and there's a growing cultural and culinary scene that goes far beyond chicken wings.

Mom Of Missing Girl Fears She Fled N.Y. With Man She Met On Facebook

David Lohr | Posted 04.28.2014 | Crime

Authorities in New York are seeking information about a 15-year-old girl who has been missing since last year. Dalene Mcilwain left her mother's Ni...

The Niagara Falls Bills?

AP | JOHN WAWROW | Posted 04.10.2014 | Sports

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Don't rule out Niagara Falls as a potential future home of the Buffalo Bills. Several officials told The Associated Press that...

These 9 Famous Landmarks Look Absolutely Stunning... Until You Zoom Out

Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.17.2014 | Travel

Let's play a game! We've all seen the stock photo versions of these world-famous landmarks. Some of us have even been there. But what they don't norma...

'Talking Trash' Report Slams NYC's Expensive and Environmentally Outdated Garbage Plan

Matthew Chapman | Posted 04.21.2014 | New York
Matthew Chapman

For the first time in a decade-long fight against a garbage site slated to be built in surreal proximity to public housing, a report has been published that exposes not just the absurdity of this one site, but the absurdities and weaknesses of the entire plan it is a part of.

Frozen Niagara Falls? Well, Not Exactly

Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

As temperatures around the U.S. dipped into the "it's ridiculously cold" zone, stunning wintery photographs began popping up around the Internet. A fe...

2014 Resolutions That Are Doomed to Fail

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 03.08.2014 | Fifty
Rob Hiaasen

6. Drink more or less or the same amount of red wine. 7. Keep options open re: wine.

Top 10 Places to Toast the New Year

Cheapflights | Posted 02.22.2014 | Travel
Cheapflights

Whether you're looking for a fresh way to ring in the New Year or you're a fan of more traditional celebrations, check out Cheapflights.com's top plac...

5 Incredible Ferris Wheels Around the World

Budget Travel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Most people traveling to a new place will find themselves seeking out the highest point in the city at some point during their trip. But there are other, fun, family-friendly ways to get great views around town: Ferris wheels.

In Niagara Falls, Family Travel Writers Agree: Passport Is a Must to Teach Kids the World

Eileen Ogintz | Posted 11.26.2013 | Travel
Eileen Ogintz

It's imperative that we teach our kids to find common ground with those from different cultures and countries and there is no better way to do that than through travel. It isn't always necessary, however, to take the kids to far flung destinations to show them a different world.

World's Coolest Hotel Water Slides

trivago | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
trivago

Hotel water parks have grown in popularity in recent years, allowing guests to enjoy all the thrills and entertainment of a water park without leaving the comfort of their hotel. Here are 10 of the most fantastic water slides onsite.

America's Favorite Labor Day Weekend Destinations

trivago | Posted 10.26.2013 | Travel
trivago

Americans are packing up and heading out of town over the long weekend that traditionally marks the end of summer. The top 10 most searched Labor Day destinations are...

8 Awe-inspiring Waterfalls

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.06.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Nothing but water tumbling from a vertical drop, waterfalls have a transcendent beauty that's almost difficult to explain -- there's the rush of the flowing water, the crash falling over the rocks and the residual spray of the cascade.

LOOK: You've Never Seen Niagara Falls Quite Like This

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 08.05.2013 | Green

Chris Hadfield may no longer be in space, but he's still flying high. On Monday, the former Canadian astronaut tweeted a spectacular photo taken while...