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Most Romantic Summer Getaways

Travel + Leisure | Posted 09.01.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Sometimes it's not just the usual hot spots that hit the spot. In compiling our favorite romantic summer getaway, we looked further afield than staples like Rome, Bora-Bora, the Greek Islands, and Paris.

America's Best Towns for July 4th (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

The Tillery family has vacationed in Boulder, Colorado, every summer since 1998. Pat Tillery, a native of Poulsbo, WA, says all three generations love to "see the mountains, walk the trails, and stroll along Boulder Creek. It's idyllic."

America's Coolest Rooftop Bars

Travel + Leisure | Posted 08.27.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

When the golden hour hits on summer evenings, a ritual unfolds in cities across America: cubicle dwellers rush for the exits; lines form waiting for elevators to open; and social media is flooded with images of backlit skyscrapers and bright cocktails. It's rooftop time.

3 Reasons This American Will Never Leave Italy

Lisa Condie | Posted 03.31.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Condie

The title is probably an exaggeration. I most likely will live in the United States again. Statistically, very few expats live out their lives in a foreign country. Most, eventually, find their way back to the land of their birth. So let me just say that these are the top three reasons that I can't imagine leaving Italy... today.

A New Magazine for Slow Travel

J. Michael Welton | Posted 04.08.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

After seven years online (and three million views) the first issue of Wayfare magazine is now in print. It's been created by two partners -- a writ...

Best Travel Gifts Under $50

Travel + Leisure | Posted 02.03.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Charity, like travel, is a gift that keeps on giving.

America's Most And Least Attractive Locals

Travel + Leisure | Posted 02.01.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Las Vegas really let itself go.

Miami Is America's Most Attractive City

Posted 11.28.2012 | Miami

Miami is America's most attractive city, according to a recent survey conducted by Travel + Leisure magazine. "These party-loving Floridians have ...

Vibrancy in an Unknown Place

Susan R. Hatten | Posted 01.19.2013 | Travel
Susan R. Hatten

Of those surveyed initially who did find an attraction to our Greater Des Moines community, the words vibe and artful energy, kept appearing.

PHOTOS: The World's Ugliest Buildings

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.13.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

To compile our list of the world's ugliest structures, we consulted with architects and design experts as well as the general public. Pretty much everybody had something to say.

PHOTOS: World's Eeriest Abandoned Places

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Whether you're visiting sanctioned abandoned places or exploring more off-the-beaten-path terrain, here are some of the world's most creepy destinations.

PHOTOS: World's Funniest Signs

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.04.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Some of these signs aren't just funny, but absurd -- like one next to the water in Mystic, CT, saying that throwing rocks will cost you 50 cents each.

PHOTOS: World's Coolest Rental Homes

Travel + Leisure | Posted 12.19.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Renting a house has become increasingly easy -- and popular -- in the past few years. And there are some very cool rental homes out there. It's enough to make a five-star hotel jealous.

PHOTOS: The World's Coolest Buildings

Travel + Leisure | Posted 12.17.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Looming like a mysterious obelisk from 2001: A Space Odyssey, the boxy tower hovers above ho-hum brick walkups.

PHOTOS: The World's Most Beautiful Buildings

Travel + Leisure | Posted 12.14.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

A hundred years ago, naming the world's most beautiful buildings was easy: the Parthenon. Sure. The Taj Mahal. Absolutely. Hagia Sophia. No argument.

PHOTOS: America's Coolest Hipster Hotels

Travel + Leisure | Posted 12.11.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Retro, of course, reigns.

WATCH: World's Scariest Runways

Travel + Leisure | Posted 12.02.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

While an airport in Bhutan is the most extreme example -- only eight pilots in the world are qualified to fly into Paro -- a number of the world's airports, from St. Maarten in the Caribbean to Madeira Airport in Funchal, can present challenges for pilots. No wonder they've been known to say "Any landing you can walk away from is a good landing."

PHOTOS: Visiting The World's Biggest Buildings

Travel + Leisure | Posted 11.23.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

As architects strive to outdo each other and new cities and structures command recognition, the new motto becomes clear: More is more.

PHOTOS: America's Dirtiest Cities

Travel + Leisure | Posted 11.18.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Atlanta moved up a full four spots in the ranking of dirtiest cities from the previous year's survey. Hopefully the smoking ban will help reverse the trend.

WATCH: Where To Eat In Los Angeles

Travel + Leisure | Posted 11.14.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure editors Nilou Motamed and Sarah Spagnolo spotlight four of the best places to eat in L.A.

WATCH: Favorite Foodie Getaways

Travel + Leisure | Posted 11.13.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Get a taste of Travel + Leisure editors' favorite foodie getaways in America and Europe.

PHOTOS: Finding The Best Italian Restaurants In America

Travel + Leisure | Posted 10.24.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

"There are two kinds of people in the world," chef Mario Batali said recently at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, CO, "those who are Italian, and those who wish they were Italian."

PHOTOS: The World's Most Popular Theme Parks

Travel + Leisure | Posted 10.13.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Mickey Mouse has competition: The rising star of the theme-park industry is an English boy with round spectacles and a scar on his forehead.

PHOTOS: Olympic Stadiums Worth Visiting

Travel + Leisure | Posted 10.04.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

London's building boom is typical for host cities eager to make a big impression on the world stage. But the coolest stadiums make an enduring impression, not only through architectural flair and historic importance, but also by hosting events.

PHOTOS: America's Best Cities For Singles

Travel + Leisure | Posted 09.15.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

In some cities, a night out means martinis, high heels and velvet ropes. In others, even your good jeans might be too formal for the singles bar scene.