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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.

Falling for Maine

Greig Lamont | Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel
Greig Lamont

When it comes to tourist-grabbing slogans, U.S. states are no different to their macroterritorial relatives. These regional units offer a veritable smorgasbord of catchphrases ranging through the good, the bad and the ugly, all the way to the downright crap.

5 Free Things To Do In The Cowboy State

AP | MEAD GRUVER | Posted 08.22.2013 | Travel

SARATOGA, Wyo. -- Wyoming is famous for Yellowstone and Grand Teton. But a wide valley of fragrant, gnarled sagebrush around the upper waters of the N...

It's Getting Better!

AP | HOLLY RAMER | Posted 07.02.2013 | Travel

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- The first global marketing effort to promote the U.S. as a travel destination is starting to pay off, an official with Brand USA t...

Great Smoky Mountain Tourism On The Rise

AP | Posted 07.13.2013 | Travel

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — The National Park Service expects visits to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park to rebound, now that U.S. 441 has been ...

We're Probably On Your Friends' Bucket Lists

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.07.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Washington saw an increase of about 1 million visitors last year, one of its largest in a decade, counting a record 18.9 million tourist...

Which U.S. Destination Is The Ultimate Summer Vacation Spot?

Posted 06.04.2012 | Travel

For the last month you've been sharing your favorite US tourism destinations and voting on our summer travel challenge. You applauded some of our ...

The Ultimate US Roadside Attraction

Posted 06.04.2012 | Travel

Summer travel planning doesn't start until someone rolls out a map and ticks off their favorite road trip route. Getting out on the open road is so in...

Wackiest US Roadside Attractions: Which Is Your Favorite?

Posted 05.30.2012 | Travel

Summer travel planning doesn't start until someone rolls out a map and ticks off their favorite road trip route. Getting out on the open road is so in...

What's The Ultimate Summer Road Trip Route?

Posted 05.28.2012 | Travel

This summer, Americans are poised to take a well-earned vacation or two. If they can't go abroad, they have a myriad of choices right here on U.S. soi...

What's The Prettiest US Road Trip Route?

Posted 05.24.2012 | Travel

This summer, Americans are poised to take a well-earned vacation or two. If they can't go abroad, they have a myriad of choices right here on US soil,...

What Are Your Must-Visit Spooky U.S. Cemeteries?

Posted 05.22.2012 | Travel

Over the weekend travel fans voted on the number one U.S. cemetery they would visit -- that one final resting spot with the right mix of creepy and h...

Which Is The Spookiest US Cemetery?

Posted 05.21.2012 | Travel

This week at HuffPost Travel, national tourism takes a spooky turn. We're taking a look at just a handful of the most visited cemeteries across the US...

Spookiest US Cemeteries: Vote For Your Favorite

Posted 05.21.2012 | Travel

This week at HuffPost Travel, national tourism takes a spooky turn. We're taking a look at just a handful of the most visited cemeteries across the US...

Spookiest US Cemeteries: What's Your Favorite?

Posted 05.21.2012 | Travel

We are two weeks into HuffPost Travel's Ultimate Destination Challenge and we've just crowned your most beloved overlooked attraction. North Dakota's ...

Vote: What's Your Favorite Overlooked U.S. Attraction?

Posted 05.09.2012 | Travel

Here at HuffPost Travel headquarters, the sun is starting to shine and the temperatures are rising, and summer vacations are on our minds. But we want...

U.S. Aims To Lure Tourists With New Campaign

AP | SAMANTHA BOMKAMP | Posted 05.02.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- How do you sell Times Square and the Grand Canyon? The Carolinas and California? Residents of Japan, Canada and the United Kingdom are ge...

Viewing U.S. Tourism as a Valuable Export

Frits van Paasschen | Posted 09.14.2011 | Travel
Frits van Paasschen

Beijing International Airport just surpassed O'Hare and Heathrow to become the world's second busiest airport. And that's what globalization means for us... billions of new travelers creating new travel patterns.