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Top 10 US Destinations for Spectacular Spring Blooms

Home Away | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Home Away

Although every season is magnificent in Yellowstone, in late spring the wildflowers begin to bloom in bright hues, from pink and purple to green. America's first national park is home to more than 1,350 species of vascular plants.

5 Tips for Great Spring Skiing

Liftopia | Posted 06.08.2014 | Travel

Spring is here! With the sun shining and the snow deep, here are a handful of tips to help you make the most of your spring skiing. Oh, and don't forget your sunscreen!

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Paris

Posted 04.06.2014 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from Kelly Chiello. Of her photo she says: "Paris is hands down one of my favorite cities. In Pa...

Death Valley In Spring Is Totally Perfect

AP | JOHN MARSHALL | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel

FURNACE CREEK, Calif. (AP) — The perception of Death Valley is that it's hot and desolate. The hot part is right, at least in the sum...

7 Summits to Hike This Spring

Gina Ciliberto | Posted 05.28.2014 | Travel
Gina Ciliberto

With spring just around the corner, we're lusting for time outdoors. Lots of it. That's why we've rounded up the best hikes across the U.S. and shared them with you.

Japan's Cherry Blossoms Are In Bloom And They Are Gorgeous

Posted 03.26.2014 | Travel

It may still be snowing in the U.S., but spring is in bloom in Japan and it's a stunning sight. Cherry blossoms -- also known as sakura -- are Jap...

Great Spring Weekend Getaways (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 05.24.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

We've planned easy weekend getaways from major U.S. cities to help you take advantage of the rising temperatures. Each itinerary includes suggestions for where to stay, eat, and play.

Warm Up: 5 Spring Events for the LGBT Crowd

Jim Werner | Posted 05.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Jim Werner

Forget the below-zero days, defrost the bathing suit, polish the leather harness and add these spring happenings to your calendar.

Where To See Flowers In Bloom This Spring

Posted 03.09.2014 | Travel

Winter's long, cold, snowy run will soon come to an end. What better way to ring in spring than to see lots of flowers in bloom? Leaf-peeping is a ...

Paris Is Perfect In Spring

Posted 03.06.2014 | Travel

It may be kind of cliché, but Paris in springtime is really beautiful. With perfect weather to stroll through neighborhoods, sit outside quaint c...

Top 10 March Travel Hot Spots For Americans

Cheapflights | Posted 05.04.2014 | Travel

March is an exciting month. Winter starts to fade, St. Patrick's Day and Mardi Gras inject some fun and thoughts turn to travel, especially for those getting a break from school.

The Best Spring Vacation Deals

U.S. News Travel | Posted 04.27.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

These eight destinations may not be the typical spring break hot spots (no Florida beaches or Caribbean retreats), but they'll pull you out of your winter hibernation with their diverse attractions, mild temperatures and budget-friendly itineraries.

When to Visit Amsterdam: 5 Springtime Activities You Can't Miss This Year (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 06.17.2013 | Travel

Just strolling along the cobblestone streets of Amsterdam is a wonderful way to spend a day, but we've got five activities you can't miss during your springtime trip this year. And of course, where to stay nearby.

The 10 Best Farmers' Markets In The U.S.

Oyster | Posted 06.17.2013 | Travel

We've picked out our 10 favorite farmers' markets across the states, so no matter where your spring and summer vacations take you, you'll have plenty of tasty treats to bring home.

10 Amazing River Trips for Spring

The Active Times | Posted 06.03.2013 | Travel
The Active Times

You're not the only thing thawing out this spring. Here are 10 rivers you don't want to miss. From West Virginia's famous whitewater to the Everglades' river of grass, you'll find yourself up a creek ---- hopefully with a paddle -- and soaking up some sights

5 Spectacular April Getaways

MiniTime | Posted 06.02.2013 | Travel

April is shoulder season for many North American destinations, so this can also be a wonderfully affordable time for a carpe diem-inspired break. Here are five great family destinations that beckon in April.

Time To Leaf Peep Again?

Posted 03.14.2013 | Travel

For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, winter is on its way out. But, as we look forward to the spring flowers, bunnies, puppies and all that, ou...

PHOTOS: Cabin Fever

Home Away | Posted 05.13.2013 | Travel
Home Away

Icy sidewalks, cold winds and not enough daylight have kept many of us indoors for too long, resulting in a wicked case of cabin fever. It's time to get away for a few days for a change of scenery, and, ironically, the cure for cabin fever just may be a cabin.

PHOTOS: Kaleidoscope Of Color As Netherlands Tulips Bloom

AP | Associated Press | Posted 06.23.2012 | Travel

LISSE, Netherlands (AP) — Bulb fields along the Dutch west coast have erupted into a kaleidoscope of color as tulips and other flowers burst into bl...

PHOTOS: Seven Sweet Spots For Spring Savings

Travelzoo | Posted 05.27.2012 | Travel

While some folks take their spring break in March or over Easter, we're here to tell you that the best deals in spring can actually be found in late April and early May, the weeks between Easter and Memorial Day.

PHOTOS: The Best Cities To Visit This Spring

Oyster | Posted 05.27.2012 | Travel

Most people associate springtime travel with crazy parties like spring break, but these five cities are perfect for visiting this season -- and will leave you without the boozy side effects.

PHOTOS: 10 Colorful Spring Festivals Worth The Trip

George Hobica | Posted 05.26.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

It's time for festivals that celebrate both flowers and the season in general.

Top 5 Night Skiing Spots

Liftopia | Posted 05.22.2012 | Travel

Why stop shredding the slopes when the sun goes down? At many resorts around the globe you can ski for more than 12 hours a day and well into evening ...

PHOTOS: The Country's 10 Best Value Destinations

Posted 03.09.2012 | Travel

Travelers won't be getting any relief from higher airfares in coming years, but there are still plenty of places around the country that offer great v...

America's Best Roadside Attractions

Christina Ricchiuti | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Christina Ricchiuti

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at11.12.37AM.jpgOften zany, sometimes corny, these monuments offer relief from the monotony of the open road.