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Weekend Trips

Gilded Glamour Galore: A Whimsical Weekend In Newport, Rhode Island

Erica Swallow | Posted 08.17.2014 | Travel
Erica Swallow

Newport feels halfway like a field trip to the past and halfway like being a part of a museum of what once existed. Its mansions stay intact, though mostly open for public tourism, giving the town a stately appearance.

Tips to Ensure a Smooth Summer Vacation

Dave Austin | Posted 08.05.2014 | Fifty
Dave Austin

On average, Americans 50 and over spend 31 percent more on travel related items than younger travelers. With that kind of spending, travel needs to be as perfect as possible. There are a few things travelers can do to ensure a smooth trip is enjoyed by everyone in the travel party.

How To Get Away Without Getting On An Airplane

Lisa_Miller | Posted 09.30.2013 | Travel

The trip was an easy escape from urban everyday life, but had none of the stress that comes with getting on an airplane.

Summer Road Trips

Oyster | Posted 07.01.2013 | Travel

Summertime is fast-approaching and we can't wait till the days of top-down convertibles, cover-ups and flip-flops dress codes, and mini weekend getawa...

Even More Labor Day Travel Ideas

Tracy Christoph | Posted 10.29.2012 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

Autumn is my favorite time for short weekend or day escapes. So many towns have seasonal celebrations from craft and farmer's markets to state fairs and sprawling corn mazes. These day- or weekend-long festivals are such a lovely way to take in the sights, sounds and tastes of fall.

In Slow We Trust

Wallace J Nichols | Posted 09.16.2012 | San Francisco
Wallace J Nichols

Things can get pretty hot, fast and crowded around the Bay Area in summertime. Not here. This will be your new favorite place on earth.

Last-Minute, No-Labor Day Ideas

Fathom | Posted 10.25.2011 | Travel

Labor Day weekend is only a few days away and you haven't made any plans yet. Funny how summer slips through your fingers like sand in that castle you never got around to building.

Jam, Eat, Shop: The Jazz Fest Weekend Experience

Stephanie Keller | Posted 07.10.2011 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

In true New Orleans fashion, the food was exceptional, especially by festival standards, offering local staples and fair ground oddities like soft shell crab po' boys, boiled crawfish and muffulettas.