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ShermansTravel Media, founded by James Sherman in 2002, is a leading publisher of top travel deals and vacation destination advice. Our editors screen hundreds of travel deals each week and publish the best ones in our flagship product, the popular travel deals e-newsletter, Shermans Top 25, which reaches more than 3 million subscribers every Wednesday. We also offer comprehensive destination travel guides and advice (Top 10 lists, Spotlight articles, and more) with relevant editor-screened travel deals to help you book your next trip. No matter what stage you are at in your travel planning, our combined travel offerings aim to save you time and money.

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Eastern Europe: Better Views, Cheaper Prices, and Fewer Crowds

(0) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 6:27 PM

By Tommy Burson

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Paris, Rome, and London are all classic first-time Eurotrip destinations. But for savvy or returning travelers, Eastern European cities -- think: Prague, Budapest, and Tallinn, among offers -- offer just as...

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Are Norwegian Air Shuttle's New Low-Cost Flights Really a Good Deal?

(0) Comments | Posted July 15, 2014 | 5:52 PM

By Karen Dion

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Last week, Norwegian Air Shuttle launched non-stop service between New York and London, as the first budget airline to fly the route since Laker Airways in 1977. And it's not a huge surprise...

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Our Favorite Off-Beat Beaches For Escaping The (Major) Crowds

(10) Comments | Posted June 30, 2014 | 11:14 AM

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No summer is complete without a trip to the beach. But instead of the typical best-of roundup, we decided to do something a little different: We had the ShermansTravel staff...

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4 Casino Perks That Even Non-gamblers Will Love

(0) Comments | Posted May 13, 2014 | 7:36 PM

By Alex Schechter

RouletteWhile Pennsylvania awaits a verdict on the state's proposed second casino, a recently-added feature at the ever-popular Valley Forge Casino (about 30 minutes northwest of Philadelphia) is making poker...

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5 Overhyped Tourist Destinations, and Where to Go Instead

(17) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 5:27 PM

By Alex Schechter

Koh LantaWhether it's a packed cruise ship unloading throngs of boisterous passengers, or a mob of thirty college students tearing through town, an excess of tourists can make a destination go from in-demand...

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Why You Should Visit America's National Parks in 2014

(0) Comments | Posted April 2, 2014 | 12:45 PM

By Tommy Burson

yosemite - colors 1The United States maintains more than 6,000 federally-protected sites, spanning over 1 million square miles and totaling roughly 27 percent of the U.S.'s entire land area. Attracting millions of visitors worldwide,...

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Beat the Price Hike: 6 Ways to Save on D.C. Hotels in Cherry Blossom Season

(0) Comments | Posted March 4, 2014 | 6:35 PM

by Christine Wei

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While the nation's capital is a popular destination all year long, there's really nothing else like the city's Cherry Blossom Festival. From...

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5 Off-The-Beaten-Path Tours Anyone Can Book

(0) Comments | Posted January 2, 2014 | 5:27 PM

by Tom Burson

Metropolitan Museum HackWhen traveling, it's not always the typical tourist traps that offer the most memorable experiences. Eiffel Tower? Been there, done that. Trevi Fountain? Meh. Far more interesting are the...

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New Apps and Websites That Will Change the Way You Travel in 2014

(0) Comments | Posted December 18, 2013 | 6:09 PM

By Karen Dion

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There are so many new apps and websites to help us micromanage every aspect of our travel. In compiling a best-of list, we wondered where to even begin! We tried to keep it...

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Premium Economy Class: Is It Worth It?

(14) Comments | Posted November 1, 2013 | 8:24 PM

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When Hawaiian Airlines announced their new Extra Comfort seating option a few days ago, they were just the latest in a line of airlines adding options for travelers flying economy. For those of us who are...

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Resort Fees Explained: How to Spot (and Avoid) Them on Your Next Trip

(0) Comments | Posted October 17, 2013 | 8:00 AM

Ah, those pesky resort fees. We've all encountered them in our travels, lurking on our hotel bills.


They've been around since the 1990s when they were generally utilized to pay for...

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5 Fall Weekend Getaways for Under $500

(2) Comments | Posted September 30, 2013 | 7:00 AM

Finding time to take a longer vacation during the fall is tough. There are few national holidays that warrant time off and chances are you already took a few days during the summer for some R&R. But just because fall is setting in and there's little time to relax doesn't...

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What Does a Government Travel Warning Mean for Your Trip?

(1) Comments | Posted September 16, 2013 | 7:10 AM

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From a traveler's perspective, the idea of a trip to Damascus right now (and pretty much anywhere else in Syria) is clearly out of the question. With constant headlines about possible U.S. air strikes and uncertainty surrounding additional chemical weapons attacks on civilians, you'd...
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The Best Places To Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day (And The Irish Generally)

(28) Comments | Posted March 15, 2013 | 7:00 AM

Green beer, nearly legal drinking in the streets, and raucous, overcrowded parades; they all come to mind when we think of St. Patty's Day. But the holiday isn't just an excuse for the Irish (and the "Irish For A Day" types) to get a bit boisterous.

These five cities...

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5 Winter Destinations For Non-Skiing Adventures

(4) Comments | Posted November 6, 2012 | 7:45 AM

When those big, fat flakes start falling, it's time to pull all the warm clothes out of storage and get ready for some winter activities. But if you're not a skier, there's no need to feel left out. Bundle up and head out into the snow with five winter adventure...

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Haunted Prison Tours Put Boredom Behind Bars

(0) Comments | Posted October 18, 2012 | 7:00 AM

October is the month for all things that go bump in the night. Stories of vampires and werewolves may have lost some of their bite with the popularity of the Twilight series. The most hair-raising tales are those bearing a kernel of truth: knife-wielding maniacs lurking in the shadows, whose...

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5 Adventures Perfect For Fall (PHOTOS)

(1) Comments | Posted October 5, 2012 | 7:00 AM

Looking to turn over a new leaf on your annual fall foliage excursion? Trade in subdued "oohs" and "ahs" from the passenger seat for "wows!" and "holy cows!" by signing-up for an action-packed leaf-peeping adventure.

Each of these fall travel adventures selected by the ShermansTravel team is bound...

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5 Fall Foliage & Festival Destinations (PHOTOS)

(5) Comments | Posted September 25, 2012 | 7:00 AM

Whether you call it leaf peeping, foliage following or just "spending a day outside," enjoying fall's colors is one of the simplest joys of this wonderful time of year. Whether you're practically a professional leaf-peeper or just a casual enthusiast, you'll need to know where to take in the season's...

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5 National Convention Host Cities Worth Visiting (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted September 5, 2012 | 7:00 AM

The 2012 Republican National Convention already wrapped up in Tampa, and the Democrats are rallying in Charlotte this week. Both cities are first-time hosts of the major political parties' biggest quadrennial affairs.

The conventions have a long history, dating back to the 19th century, and have convened their delegates in...

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Why Hotel Business Centers Are Like Public Toilets

(14) Comments | Posted August 22, 2012 | 7:00 AM

A few weeks ago, during a hotel elevator ride, I began to panic. Not from the elevator hurtling up to my room at an ear-popping speed, but because I was suddenly afraid that the email program I had just been using in the business center might remember my username and...

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