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Summer Travel

Sardinia In Summer Is The Ultimate Place To Be

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.27.2014 | Travel

With vibrant towns, sandy beaches, gorgeous scenery, Sardinia is the place you must go in summer. If you've yet to visit Italy's dreamiest island,...

What Does Your S'mores Style Say About Your Travel Style?

Stash Hotel Rewards | Posted 06.26.2014 | Travel
Stash Hotel Rewards

Mosquito bites, sunburn, Ray Bans, fireworks... nothing says summer more than making s'mores under a starry sky. But if s'mores say summer, what does your s'mores style say about you?

This Is What It's Like to Stay Inside Spain's La Alhambra

Oyster | Posted 06.24.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Plenty of people visit UNESCO World Heritage sites on vacation. Not too many get the experience of actually sleeping in one.

College Students Provide Update to Their "50 States in 50 Days" Travel Adventure

Diane Propsner | Posted 06.23.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

In mid-May I introduced, Madeline Carl and Meredith Jacob, the traveling filmmakers from Stephens College. On schedule (more or less) and already ha...

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

Jennifer Segal | Posted 07.08.2014 | Taste
Jennifer Segal

With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves.

The Coolest Things To Do In Parks Around The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.19.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Now that it's finally -- finally! -- warm enough to be outdoors, we want to spend all of our time hanging out in public parks. And at these green spaces, there's more to do than simply lay on the grass or go for a bike ride; we're talking hot-air balloon rides, dancing en masse, and sipping a beer in the sunshine.

5 Free Activities At The Jersey Shore

AP | By WAYNE PARRY | Posted 06.23.2014 | Travel

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Jersey shore's main attraction is undoubtedly its 127 miles of beautiful beaches. And even with its reputation as one...

What To Do If You Only Have One Day In Florence

Lisa Condie | Posted 06.17.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Condie

Of course savvy tourists want more than a day in Florence, Italy! But cruise ships and jam-packed itineraries leave groups here with a mere 12 hours to explore. It's a city that can be overwhelming if you don't have a plan of action. So, if you are to be in Florence, Italy for just a day, I offer my advice.

The 20 Cheapest Cities To Visit This Summer, According To TripAdvisor

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.17.2014 | Travel

The chilliest winter in recent history is solidly behind us and it's time to make some serious summer plans. But where can you go without breaking the...

4 Must-Visit Neighborhoods in America's Finest City

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 06.16.2014 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

San Diego often does not receive the attention it deserves as a tourist destination. Yet with beautiful beaches, perfect weather, friendly people, fresh food and a lively downtown, it's easy to see why San Diego has been named "America's Finest City."

6 Budget European Hotels

Oyster | Posted 06.13.2014 | Travel
Oyster

The Euro and the pound are a tough pill to swallow for American and Canadian vacationers, but Europe isn't all sky-high prices. We promise there are actually excellent deals to be found across the pond, especially when you plan your escape to miss peak season.

Hotel Tipping Etiquette

Diane Gottsman | Posted 06.10.2014 | Travel
Diane Gottsman

It's the start of summer travel season and for many, staying at a hotel presents multiple opportunities for tipping confusion. Even veteran travelers are sometimes unsure.

5 Affordable Places to Hide From Summer Crowds

U.S. News Travel | Posted 06.10.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

While it's true that the price of a vacation and volume of domestic travelers have increased since 2013 (according to a recent survey conducted by Orbitz.com), a summer getaway isn't out of the question for budget-minded travelers.

8 Reasons to Take Your Teens On a Volunteer Vacation

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 06.09.2014 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

Volunteer vacationing, or voluntourism, is a relatively new phenomenon that includes a service component built into a short-term vacation. Don't confu...

Inspiring Summer Drives To Add To Your Bucket List

SmarterTravel | Posted 06.09.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Summers were made for cranking up the tunes and hitting the open road, ready for anything to happen. Get behind the wheel and let one of these 10 feel...

7 U.S. National Parks You Didn't Know You Needed To See

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.05.2014 | Travel

You know Yellowstone and Yosemite... but how much do you know about the America's 56 other National Parks? These lesser-known National Parks are l...

Here's What To Do In The World Cup Host Cities Besides Watch Soccer

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.07.2014 | Travel

The 2014 FIFA World Cup begins June 12, and host cities across Brazil are gearing up to welcome hundreds of thousands of travelers. Soccer fans tr...

Cape Blanco Is THE Beach You Need To Visit This Summer

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.14.2014 | Travel

It may not have white sand and palm trees, but Cape Blanco beach needs to be on your summer destination bucket list. The beach is located in Cape ...

Tips to Ensure a Smooth Summer Vacation

Dave Austin | Posted 06.05.2014 | 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.

Travel The World One Frozen Treat At A Time

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.05.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Cooling goodies don't have to stop at ice cream and popsicles -- see what types of sweet, icy treats people consume around the world, from locales as far-flung as the Philippines, New Orleans, and Germany.

6 Small Towns to Visit This Summer

Claire Gallam | Posted 06.04.2014 | Travel
Claire Gallam

Simply put, I'm looking for a location, a moment and a feeling that hasn't already been experienced by thousands of other people.

The 10 Best American Beach Resorts

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Where will you spend your summer weekends this year?

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Maine

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.01.2014 | Travel

If you don't love Maine, you might not have a soul. For this week's Travel Zen, we're wandering up north to the Pine Tree State. With its stunning...

Grand Cayman: Perfect Summer Vacation

Andrea Poe | Posted 05.30.2014 | Travel
Andrea Poe

When travelers think of summer vacation, they don't often conjure images of the Caribbean, but in the case of Grand Cayman, they should.

I Went to the Beach and All You Get Are These Lousy Haiku

Peyton Price | Posted 05.30.2014 | Parents
Peyton Price

Get up too early/ and you have to make coffee/Too late -- it's all gone/ We struggled for blocks /to schlep this gear to the beach/ NOW you have to poop?