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America's Best Small Towns

Posted 10.14.2013 | Travel

We love our small towns, from the art and culture, the sense of community to the food. There are so many great small towns; each with a special qualit...

7 Instant Ideas for Weekend Adventure

Suchi Rudra | Posted 12.11.2013 | Travel
Suchi Rudra

I'm a big believer that it takes a lot less money than you might imagine to slip and slide around the world, but what it definitely does take is time. So when you don't have a lot of time, you need a good dose of weekend adventure. Here's some fuel for your weekend fire.

Leaf Peeping in the Northeast

Travelzoo | Posted 12.11.2013 | Travel
Travelzoo

Pronounced "Kank-ah-MAW-gus," this stretch of N.H. Route 112 is dotted with some of the most breathtaking scenery in the Northeast, including towering mountains, cascading waterfalls and wooded hikes.

Fall Road Trips [INFOGRAPHIC]

Home Away | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Home Away

Even in the digital age, road trips remain a classic American pastime. Why are they so popular? Hitting the open road takes us out of our comfort zone, literally and figuratively. Here's a guide to the best routes in the Southeast U.S., as well as some great tips for your next road trip.

A Breathtaking Timelapse

Roadtrippers | Posted 12.11.2013 | Travel
Roadtrippers

With the U.S. National Parks currently closed, enjoy a visit to one of the most mindblowingly beautiful national parks in all of North America...Pacific Rim National Park. It's Canada's best-kept secret.

Go Home, Street Sign. You're Drunk.

Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel

Road trips have their ups and downs, and long stretches of highways between destinations can be mind-numbing. Sometimes, however, while driving yo...

8 Reasons Why Florida Is Still The Perfect Retirement Spot

Moira McGarvey | Posted 12.04.2013 | Fifty
Moira McGarvey

As Baby Boomers begin to turn the corner on one career and move into the next phase of life, research and planning in advance are essential. Many Boomers will start a business, go back to school and volunteer or a combination of all those things. As many as 40 percent of us will move, some to a smaller home in the same area and some to far flung places. Scouting out new locations by going on what I call a Discovery Trip is a great way to learn about the possibilities.

Government Shutdown Ruin Your Vacation? Try These Parks Instead!

Roadtrippers | Posted 12.03.2013 | Travel
Roadtrippers

Don't let the government shutdown get you down. Just do what a real adventurer would do: adapt! There's countless waterfalls, beaches, forests and more just waiting to be discovered in the country's state and county parks.

How To Create The Ultimate Playlist For Your Next Road Trip

Posted 10.03.2013 | Travel

We've given you plenty of options for a fall getaway. You've got your leaf-peeping destinations and your college towns. There's the last minute getawa...

5 Family Travel Destinations That Teach Kids U.S. History

Amy Whitley | Posted 11.13.2013 | Parents
Amy Whitley

The kids are back to school and summer vacation is over. Keep the kids at their studies during fall getaways and weekend trips by visiting a historical landmark, museum or battlefield. Pick from one of these five top U.S. family travel destinations that teach U.S. history:

This Highway Pretty Much Has It All

Posted 09.07.2013 | Travel

California State Route 1, also known as Highway 1, is a veritable treasure trove of sights -- it spans hundreds of coastal miles, from Orange County i...

New England's Ultimate Road Trip: Rolling Along Route 7

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.03.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Rout 7 is U.S. highway, but it doesn't read like it was ever a road for moving goods or getting where you need to go.

Stay Here, I'm Getting You Out, or Away With Dusty

Timothy Braun | Posted 10.30.2013 | Style
Timothy Braun

Five years ago I looked into a shelter cage and said, "Stay here, I'm getting you out," to my dog, Dusty-Danger. I had no intention of getting a dog, but was enamored by his one blue, one brown eye and his charm.

5 Easy-To-Plan Summer Getaway Ideas For Couples

Posted 08.21.2013 | Weddings

This article originally appeared on DateNight.Is While summer isn't quite over, it's hot enough now that we wish it would be. The heat is draining ...

Q'ing & A'ing With Alie and Georgia!

Christian Josi | Posted 10.14.2013 | TV
Christian Josi

My latest obsession is a hilariously charming new show on the Cooking Channel called Tripping Out With Alie & Georgia

Best Nerd Road Trips

The Huffington Post | Emi Boscamp | Posted 08.05.2013 | Travel

Need to get in touch with your inner science nerd? In this month's issue of Popular Science Magazine, writers Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley have...

10 Road Trips You Can Still Take This Summer

Posted 07.27.2013 | Travel

Everyone loves a road trip, especially in summer. Sure, there are the obvious trips, such as Rte 1 in California bringing you up and down the coas...

10 DIY Road Trip Snacks

Food52 | Posted 07.15.2013 | Taste
Food52

Skip the fast food and convenience-store duds, and try one of these 10 easy, portable recipes.

Iconic American Drives Worth the Gas Money

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.09.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

With the price of gas trending downward, there's no better time to jump in the car, put the top down, and head out for a drive. Here, we have 10 itineraries for some of the country's most classic road trips.

The 5 Best 'Girls Trips' Of All Time

Posted 07.08.2013 | Women

Let's face it -- sometimes when you're planning a vacation, it's best to do it with your closest girl friends. A poll conducted by the Hilton hote...

An All-American Dad... Almost

Dan Bucatinsky | Posted 09.03.2013 | Gay Voices
Dan Bucatinsky

The kids want to fish. Damn. I'm going to have to dig for worms. I hate worms. They're icky. But the dad I'm aspiring to be doesn't say words like "icky." Why can't I be more like those other kinds of dads? Wait. Is this just internalized homophobia? Probably. So what am I saying?

7 Romantic 4th Of July Getaways For Couples

Posted 07.01.2013 | Weddings

By Carrie Murphy for YourTango.com The Fourth of July is just a few days away. Family cookouts and fireworks with friends are fun, but maybe you a...

Roadtripping in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Monique Stringfellow | Posted 08.19.2013 | Travel
Monique Stringfellow

For a perfect short road trip, the area starting around D.C. and heading southwest into Virginia is among the best. From Northern Virginia's horse country to the Blue Ridge Parkway and Shenandoah Valley, you'll find a mix of nature, history and charm.

A 20-Something's Reactions: Why I'm Mongolia-Bound

Diana Lee | Posted 08.19.2013 | Travel
Diana Lee

I am excited for this summer because it will truly be nothing like I have ever encountered before. Our ambitious and overeager itinerary trawls across Germany, Poland, the Baltic countries, Russia, Central Asia, and finally, Mongolia.

8 Great Ways To Surprise Your Grandkids

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpgSPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com | Bethany Kandel | Posted 06.19.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Guess Who! Every child loves a surprise, especially one that's filled with their grandparents' love. When they le...