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Got a Little Free Time This Spring? Maybe Go Check Out Pittsburgh (Yes, Really.)

David Landsel | Posted 04.02.2014 | Travel
David Landsel

Today's Pittsburgh is slightly less mighty. Still, of all the faded rust belt cities, none come even close to wearing diminished status quite so well. Pittsburgh is the master of keeping up appearances.

The 5 Coolest Distilleries in the World

Vayable | Posted 03.13.2014 | Travel
Vayable

The art of alcohol distillation dates back to some of the earliest civilizations. Today, the practice continues and we highlight some of the coolest places in the world to sip on spirits while gaining an insider view on how they're made.

U.S. Destinations That Won't Break The Bank

trivago | Posted 04.12.2014 | Travel
trivago

For a domestic vacation that won't break the bank this year, check out these 50 affordable hidden gems.

8 Things About America Other Cultures Find Odd

Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

Visiting America can be a mind-blowing experience. There are so many beautiful places to see, cities to wander, and regions to explore. There's also a...

4 Dos and Don'ts for Safe Cycling in Death Valley

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 03.01.2014 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

To really experience Death Valley, you need to get off the highway and typical tourist tracks and explore the park by bike, and it's a physical challenge that shouldn't be taken lightly.

Explore The Bonneville Salt Flats Of Utah

Posted 12.27.2013 | Travel

There are so many natural wonders to visit in America -- but the Bonneville Salt Flats are perhaps one of the most eye-catching, unique spots in the U...

Across America In Legos

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 11.28.2013 | Travel

If you think Legos are just a kid's toy, think again. In his project, "50 States of Lego," Jeff Friesen -- a photographer and toy enthusiast -- re...

20 U.S. Cities You Need To Visit In Your 20s

Posted 04.01.2014 | Travel

When you think of American tourism, certain locations come to mind: the bright lights of New York City, the palm trees of Southern California, the nos...

Selling Your Soul in Salem

Greig Lamont | Posted 12.31.2013 | Travel
Greig Lamont

Despite this glorious genealogy, this historical pedigree, its cultural lineage, its tradition, and its heritage, today Salem has been reduced to prostituting itself to oddballs in costumes who gawk at gravestones and hanker for "museums" filled with broomsticks and bric-a-brac.

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.

The Top 10 Cities in the U.S.

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.16.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Earlier this year we all went mad for the "Friendliest and Unfriendliest U.S. Cities" list, and now we bring you the all around best. Napa's beautiful; Savannah, GA has "got it all"; New York is "electric." Agree? Disagree?

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Washington, D.C.

Posted 10.06.2013 | Travel

Washington, D.C. has had a rough week, so we thought we'd show our nation's capital some love. This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes from HuffPos...

Louisiana Craft Brewery Trail Spotlights Best Local Beers

AP | By MELINDA DESLATTE | Posted 11.24.2013 | Travel

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Hoist a mug in celebration of Louisiana's brews. That's the latest tourist attraction that Lt. Gov. Jay Darde...

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Sedona, Arizona

Posted 09.22.2013 | Travel

This week's Moment of Travel Zen comes to us from HuffPost Healthy Living's features editor, Carolyn Gregoire. Of her photo of Sedona, Ariz., she ...

Everybody's Going To Utah

AP | Posted 11.18.2013 | Travel

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah state officials say visitors spent more money in 2012 than the year before. The Governor's Office of Econo...

30 Reasons To Love The Northeast

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel

With the first day of fall arriving later this week, we can't help but think about how lovely the Northeast is in autumn. There are many reasons t...

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...

The Hottest, Craziest State Is...

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.20.2013 | Travel

Which state should you travel to if you'd like to increase your odds of meeting someone physically attractive? What about if you want to do something ...

INFOGRAPHIC - U.S. Cities That Europeans Love

trivago | Posted 10.20.2013 | Travel
trivago

The Brits Love Disney World, the French are heading to beaches, Italians to big cities, and the Germans? They're everywhere (in big numbers). Here are the top U.S. destinations that are most popular with Europeans this summer.

America's Best Coffee Cities

Travel + Leisure | Posted 10.13.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Before you order an espresso at a Seattle coffee bar, you can often read where the coffee beans came from, how those beans were roasted--and even a short résumé of the barista who's making your cup. Such passion made Seattle a shoo-in to win the title of best coffee city.

America's Running Of The Bulls Kicks Off This Month

AP | JEFF MARTIN and MICHAEL FELBERBAUM | Posted 10.05.2013 | Travel

ATLANTA -- Organizers of a new event planned for several U.S. cities plan to unleash bulls to sprint through fenced-in courses as daredevils try to av...

Following Dr. King's Footsteps in Alabama, An Emotional Journey

The GypsyNesters | Posted 08.02.2013 | Travel
The GypsyNesters

As the capital of Alabama, and former capital of The Confederate States of America, Montgomery is steeped in history, but for people of our generation its recent history is more transformational. This is the city where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. began his civil rights work.

What Zen Looks Like Across America (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.01.2013 | Healthy Living

You don't need to jet across the world to an ancient religious site to find some zen. Here's proof that peace exists in our nation's backyard: America...

7 of America's Best Summits for Beginners

Roadtrippers | Posted 07.18.2013 | Travel
Roadtrippers

Anyone who's spent even a little time in the mountains has pictured it: You're a couple hours into your hike; panoramas of sweeping valleys and jagged cliff lines consume your gaze. You wipe a bead of sweat off your brow as you climb. Then a final boost of adrenaline takes you to the top.

America's Best Cities for Ice Cream

Travel + Leisure | Posted 07.16.2013 | Taste
Travel + Leisure

You'll find everything from goat-cheese-and-cashew-caramel in Chicago to chocolate smoked sea salt or jalapeño in San Francisco.