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A Hip New Breed of Inns

Travel + Leisure | Posted 04.20.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Some innkeepers are drawing on their cultural credentials and connections to create spaces that blur the line between B&B and neighborhood clubhouse.

World's Most Romantic Hotels (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 04.05.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

No. 1 on the list: Big Sur's Post Ranch Inn, where rooms appear to float above the forest floor and alfresco hot pools seem to flow into the wild Pacific. Other hotels that seduced readers provide over-the-top pampering. At Tuscany's Castello di Casole, for instance, couples get massages in a former wine cellar and cozy up for classic films beneath the stars at an on-site amphitheater.

The Best Family Beach Hotels

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.25.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

No need to worry about riptide, sunburns, childcare -- no need to worry at all. From sheltered saltwater lagoons to shaded chaises, these top-ranking beach resorts have families covered.

The Hottest Apres-Ski Bars

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.25.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Twerk in your ski boots at a Vegas-style club in Lake Tahoe; don furs at a bar fashioned from 20 tons of ice in Queenstown, New Zealand; clink glasses of champagne paired with caviar at Aspen's roving pop-up Oasis Bar; or hug complete strangers while shooting schnapps at Trofana Alm in Austria. From refined to rowdy, we've rounded up 17 bars where you can celebrate post-slopes.

LOOK: Europe's Best Winter Getaways

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.14.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Woodsy retreats with crackling fireplaces, steamy thermal baths with pine-scented steam rooms, and wood-paneled inns where bubbling pots of fondue and shots of schnapps have long warmed locals and propelled many travelers to cross an ocean for a taste.

The Coolest Airline Amenity Kits

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.15.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Among the small yet profound joys of flying in a premium-class seat is opening the amenity kit to see what's inside.

5 Places That Keep Austin Weird

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.15.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

The best, weirdest places around Austin aren't really trying to be weird. They're more focused on following their own spirit. They don't care about trends; they do care about creating and sharing something that they love.

When to Cruise Where (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.09.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Our cruise expert shares the latest ships and sailings.

Destination Spas To Help Jump Start Your Year

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

The dawn of a new year inspires commitments to deal with such health and wellness issues, be they chronic symptoms, fitness goals, stress relief, or general bad habits. And if you don't know where to start, a destination spa program can help.

The World's Coolest New Tourist Attractions

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

The year 2015 is all about reimagining old icons in new ways: from Paris to Singapore, architects are transforming existing spaces to the surprise and...

Best Places to Travel in 2015

Travel + Leisure | Posted 02.15.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

The world is getting smaller, but the chances of having an extraordinary new experience are only increasing. We've identified 50 standout destinations, based on industry news and trends, with input from contributing writers, A-List travel agents, and our new local experts.

Best Stocking Stuffers for Travelers

Travel + Leisure | Posted 02.04.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

When it comes to travel, bigger isn't always better. The most ingenious gifts often come in the lightest packages, making it easier to meet TSA liquid restrictions and new carry-on-bag limits while also freeing travelers to be spontaneous.

20 Ways to Travel Better

Travel + Leisure | Posted 02.03.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

There are two types of travelers in this world: those who put up with the difficulties and occasional indignities of travel and those who are determined to triumph over them. If you're in the former camp, take note.

America's Best Towns for the Holidays

Travel + Leisure | Posted 02.03.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

To determine the best towns for the holidays, we combined the scores in a few festive categories: department-store shopping, notable restaurants, and Christmas lights.

How To Do Disney At Christmas Time

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.19.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

At Florida's Walt Disney World, the holidays aren't just a celebration. They're an epic production that calls for some 8.5 million lights and 15 miles...

The Best Resorts & Hotels In The Caribbean

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.19.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

For your next Caribbean vacation, mix a luxurious resort with Instagram-worthy ocean views, and a destination that offers not only tropical bliss--pal...

Where You'll Find America's Most Attractive People

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.19.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Lauri Flaquer gets almost starstruck by people in Minnesota's Twin Cities. "They're tall with long, graceful limbs, which work well for climbing ov...

America's Best College Towns

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.18.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

"Depending on how you look at it, Santa Cruz is either the best or the worst place to spend your college years," says Keijiro Ikebe, a Silicon Valley ...

These Are America's Best Family Hotels

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.11.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

This year's crop of top-ranking family hotels is further proof that luxury and multiacre water parks can seamlessly coexist. Book a room or suite at one of these 25 properties, and you just might make it a new family tradition.

World's Most-Visited Tourist Attractions (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.11.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

For nearly 500 years, the emperors living within Beijing's opulent Forbidden City dictated who could enter and leave. Well, the gates have opened, and tourists are pouring in to see it all for themselves. Attendance is up by 2.5 million since 2010.

The World's Strangest Streets

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.04.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Whether you're hailing a toboggan or putting on your walking shoes, take a trip down the world's strangest streets.

LOOK: The Best Meatballs In America

Travel + Leisure | Posted 10.29.2014 | Taste
Travel + Leisure

Whatever you call it, the meatball turns up in nearly every culture.

America's Best and Worst Airports for Flight Delays

Travel + Leisure | Posted 12.29.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

We analyzed data from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics for 29 major U.S. airports to highlight which have experienced the least and most delayed departures over a 12-month period.

America's Most Haunted Bars

Travel + Leisure | Posted 12.21.2014 | Taste
Travel + Leisure

Here's one way to ensure a bar will be haunted: open it in a former morgue. That's the case with Captain Tony's Saloon in Key West, FL, also a former speakeasy, where you may find yourself sipping gin and tonic next to a grave -- or a ghost.

LOOK: Best Budget Airlines

Travel + Leisure | Posted 10.21.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Many budget carriers enforce strict carry-on luggage restrictions, so even light packers must ensure bags are the correct size and weight to avoid hefty penalty fees.