I moved to the U.S. from Toronto, Canada a bit over two years ago. As someone who bounces back and forth between entertainment journalism and TV writing, there were really only two options I could consider, residence-wise.
One of the most scenic areas in the United States sits smack dab in the middle of South Dakota. Set on 244,000 acres, Badlands National Park boasts a dynamic landscape that includes sharp cliffs, deep gorges and all the rugged beauty you can handle.
At first light, I have her all to myself, aside from one lone jogger and a trash collector. I start to feel the lure of Savannah, Georgia, that sweet sickness that the French call le mal doux. I need to sip her slowly, like a dry martini.
For the third year running, we've asked Condé Nast Traveler readers to rate a city's "friendliness" in the Readers' Choice Awards survey, especially with respect to where you felt welcome, or in some cases, not. Read on to see the top 5 cities that gave guests something of the cold shoulder.
Cities are great for so many reasons (the convenience, the culture, the 127 different kinds of Thai delivery). But there's also something to be said for small towns (quaint Main Streets, kooky annual festivals and charm out the wazoo).
Steamboat Springs, Colo. is celebrated for the high number of winter Olympic medalists it has produced over the years and thus, travelers from far and wide visit annually to enjoy the slopes and all the snowy fun it has to offer.
Nothing says "summer in America" like a road trip. But you don't want to blow your whole vacation budget on gas, so we've rounded up the best destinations that you can get to (and back!) on just one tank of gas from major cities around the country.
While motor lodges are almost always affordable, they're not always aesthetically pleasing. But with summer right around the corner, we were inspired to round up the five cutest motor lodges in the United States
The parks are blooming, the sun is out and everybody's smiling: Summer is coming (okay, sort of). For many an American, that means vacation is just around the corner, and it's high time to go searching for flights across the country.
Nothing gets us more excited for summer than the prospect of an epic road trip: wind whipping through open car windows, highways flanked by stunning landscapes. Luckily, this is an easy reality in the U.S., thanks to an abundance of amazing national parks.
We scoured the country for hotels that have on-site water parks that are fun for both little splashers and thrill-seeking teens. From Wisconsin to New York to Tennessee, there's a waterslide -- or surf simulator -- with your family's name on it.