Because we already told you about the country's best beaches, and its best small towns, the next logical step seemed obvious: America's best small beach towns (as in, small towns with beaches; not small beaches with towns). Here are 14 of the country's finest.
From an underground town in Australia to an "Austrian" town in China, these little localities give new meaning to the term "Weirdoville." Or at least they would, if that was an actual term people used.
For decades it's been Americans' forbidden fruit, a place where only devil-may-care travelers would slip past international borders, taking care not to have their passport stamped. But times are changing, as I'm sure everyone has heard by now.
We mapped out eight under-the-radar alternatives to popular European destinations, based on the kind of activity you're looking for. Adventure sports, wine tastings, the beach?! These secondary spots are equally as awesome, just a whole lot cheaper.
Some countries in the world are difficult to visit because they're waaaaay off the beaten path, while others are tough because they just don't like you. Or at least, don't want you there. And these eight strongholds -- well, they're a combination of both.
Say "Europe," and informed Americans will think of "The Final Countdown." Because informed Americans love '80s arena rock. Everyone else will likely envision London, Paris or Rome. But there's a lot more to the continent than its mega-cities.
Much like party lakes are all about bringing the fun to the water, on a party island, the entire landmass is your playground. But not all islands are created equal -- you'll know a party island when you see one.
Since you pretty much never go anywhere anymore without headphones blasting music into your ear holes, a city's music scene ranks pretty close to its restaurants and bars in terms of cultural goings-on. Did your hometown make the cut?
To that end, we've combed our great nation from coast to coast and ranked 10 'hoods whose curbside appeal is undeniable. From East Coast historic districts to West Coast sea cliffs, these are the most beautiful neighborhoods in America.
Traveling on a budget leads to making plenty of interesting choices. While "free" doesn't necessarily mean great, sometimes, it absolutely does. This free stuff? Totally worth your time. These are the best things you can do around the world that don't cost a dime.
Did you know that there's a country with Star Wars characters on its official currency? Or another that didn't celebrate the millennium until 2007? The world is indeed a crazy place, but even we didn't realize just how strange things could get.
We drew up this list of some of the most remote vacation spots on the planet. A few are difficult to get to, many are the only inhabited spot for miles, and all of them are sure to get you far away from your usual haunts.
We've started off with five must-see destinations that should be on everyone's bucket list. From majestic red rock canyons to ancient cities carved out of stone, these one-of-a-kind attractions are sure to excite, inspire and whet your appetite for even more adventure.
There's nothing better than a great American cross-country road trip: soaking in the nation's majestic beauty, eating in tiny roadside diners, driving 150 miles out of the way to take a selfie in front of... a giant ball of string!
If you can't bear the thought of tiny portions, drinks without ice, and soccer -- or you're just a weirdo who hates Europe -- but you secretly dig the general Euro vibe, here's a list of the world's most European-feeling places... that aren't in Europe.
Every state in the Union lays claim to something special. Those bragging rights extend to their more curious contributions, too. We rounded up funny, fascinating, and architecturally odd structures in every state to prove there's plenty of weird to be found.
Looking for gambling and a good time? Vegas it is. A tropical paradise? Off to Hawaii. While we love 'em for obvious reasons, our favorite vacation spots can come with crowds - and you might be hard pressed to find that "hidden gem" feel while you're there.