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Summer Travel

Inspiring Summer Drives To Add To Your Bucket List

SmarterTravel | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel

Summers were made for cranking up the tunes and hitting the open road, ready for anything to happen. Get behind the wheel and let one of these 10 feel...

7 U.S. National Parks You Didn't Know You Needed To See

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.15.2015 | Travel

(Photo: Getty Images) You know Yellowstone and Yosemite... but how much do you know about the America's 56 other National Parks? These lesser-k...

Cape Blanco Is THE Beach You Need To Visit This Summer

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.14.2014 | Travel

It may not have white sand and palm trees, but Cape Blanco beach needs to be on your summer destination bucket list. The beach is located in Cape ...

Here's What To Do In The World Cup Host Cities Besides Watch Soccer

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.07.2014 | Travel

The 2014 FIFA World Cup begins June 12, and host cities across Brazil are gearing up to welcome hundreds of thousands of travelers. Soccer fans tr...

Tips to Ensure a Smooth Summer Vacation

Dave Austin | Posted 08.05.2014 | Fifty
Dave Austin

On average, Americans 50 and over spend 31 percent more on travel related items than younger travelers. With that kind of spending, travel needs to be as perfect as possible. There are a few things travelers can do to ensure a smooth trip is enjoyed by everyone in the travel party.

Travel The World One Frozen Treat At A Time

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.05.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Cooling goodies don't have to stop at ice cream and popsicles -- see what types of sweet, icy treats people consume around the world, from locales as far-flung as the Philippines, New Orleans, and Germany.

6 Small Towns to Visit This Summer

Claire Gallam | Posted 08.04.2014 | Travel
Claire Gallam

Simply put, I'm looking for a location, a moment and a feeling that hasn't already been experienced by thousands of other people.

The 10 Best American Beach Resorts

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.02.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Where will you spend your summer weekends this year?

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Maine

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.01.2014 | Travel

If you don't love Maine, you might not have a soul. For this week's Travel Zen, we're wandering up north to the Pine Tree State. With its stunning...

Grand Cayman: Perfect Summer Vacation

Andrea Poe | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Andrea Poe

When travelers think of summer vacation, they don't often conjure images of the Caribbean, but in the case of Grand Cayman, they should.

I Went to the Beach and All You Get Are These Lousy Haiku

Peyton Price | Posted 07.30.2014 | Parents
Peyton Price

Get up too early/ and you have to make coffee/Too late -- it's all gone/ We struggled for blocks /to schlep this gear to the beach/ NOW you have to poop?

30 Bucket-List Summer Adventures

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 07.27.2014 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

Let's face it: Summer is way too short. While technically summer lasts from June 21 to September 22, traditionally the vacation months for many travel...

LOOK: 8 Top Destinations For Science Nerds This Summer

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 05.27.2014 | Science

What's the best place on Earth for viewing the Milky Way? And when is the best time to see those cute turtle hatchlings on their first journey to the ...

18 Reasons Why Australia Is Travel Heaven

minube | Posted 07.27.2014 | Travel

With it's vast and varied landscapes, unique wildlife, and white-sand beaches, Australia is one of the most interesting continents around.

50 Photos That Prove America Is Totally Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.04.2014 | Travel

"From the mountains, to the prairies, to the oceans white with foam..." Recognize that song lyric? America's landscape is so vast and varied, somet...

Your Weekly Travel Zen: U.S. Beaches

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 05.25.2014 | Travel

This week we're going to our favorite U.S. beaches for a moment of Travel Zen. With Memorial Day upon us and a summer's worth of beach days ahead ...

Canada's Best Kept Secret

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.26.2014 | Travel

Oh, Canada. Who knew you were hiding this gem from us? Formerly known as the "The Queen Charlotte Islands," Haida Gwaii is an ancient Canadian arc...

12 Beach Vacations With No Passport Needed

Travelzoo | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel

Shaded cabanas, bright beach towels, shell-collecting, sunscreen and sand between your toes -- a little sun and beach time can do wonders.

13 Benefits and Rewards of Being a Road Warrior Family

Allie Smith | Posted 07.21.2014 | Parents
Allie Smith

Only 14 days until we embark on our fifth summer road trip, and my planning for it has fueled my wanderlust. In the last few days I've been asked repeatedly one or both of the following: "Are you going on another adventure this summer?" Or, "Where are you headed?"

5 Things That Will Probably Happen On Your Next Road Trip -- and How to Prepare for Them

Susan Gregg Koger | Posted 07.19.2014 | Style
Susan Gregg Koger

If you follow me on Instagram (if not, you totally should -- @susangkoger), you know that I spend A LOT of time on the road and in the air traveling f...

Summer Is Almost Here... Which Can Only Mean One (Terrible) Thing

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.20.2014 | Style

Ahhh, summertime. A season where sunscreen is plentiful, but somehow, so are terrible sunburns. No matter how much sunscreen you buy or how many times...

World's Coolest Tram Rides (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 07.16.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

By tram, we mean cable-suspended cabins that soar through the air (as opposed to the colloquial European term for light-rail and streetcars). Call it a cable car, call it a gondola, call it a ropeway, aerial tramway, or teleférico -- we just call it awesome.

America's Favorite Beach Towns (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 07.16.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Once you have found your ideal beach village, you want to keep coming back, like the tide itself.

Gimmelwald Is The Swiss Town You Need To Visit This Summer

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 05.10.2014 | Travel

You might think the Swiss Alps are delegated to ski bunnies and winter travel, but if you don't visit during the warmer months you're really missing o...

When To Buy Your Fourth Of July Airplane Tickets

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 05.12.2014 | Travel

It comes as no surprise to basically anyone that Hipmunk is calling July 4th is the biggest travel holiday of the summer. And with Independence Day fa...