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10 Of America's Most Beautiful Lake Resorts

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.09.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Book a blowout at the resort salon before heading to an on-site cooking class or wine tasting, or just spend the evening watching the wildlife from your private porch.

The Unfriendliest Cities In The U.S.

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.05.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Originally posted on CNTraveler.com Our annual Readers' Choice Survey always yields fascinating insights into your travel experiences--including th...

The Friendliest Cities In The U.S.

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.05.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Originally posted on CNTraveler.com Our annual Readers' Choice Survey always yields fascinating insights into your travel experiences--including th...

Kid-Friendly Summer Vacations: Our Top Tropical Picks

Oyster | Posted 08.02.2014 | Travel
Oyster

What's the secret to a great family vacation? Finding a location that allows everyone to explore and have fun -- at their own pace. A spot where the kids (most likely bursting with energy) can have a blast while you enjoy a relaxing massage and a margarita... or several margaritas.

The Sexiest Adults-Only Pools in Florida's Kid-Friendly Hotels

Oyster | Posted 07.23.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Summertime is often when families choose to get away as a group for some family togetherness and sibling bonding. But that doesn't mean Mom and Dad (or any other couples along for the family reunion) shouldn't be allowed some alone time of their own, as well.

So Over the Beach? 10 Amazing Non-Beach Alternatives for a Summer Getaway

Oyster | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Oyster

Don't get us wrong -- the beach will always hold a special place in our hearts. But when sandy toes and sunburn get to be too much, here are ten great alternatives to the typical beach getaway.

The 10 Best Small Cities In America

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.28.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

By David Jefferys, CNTraveler.com Instead of planning a trip to New York City or Los Angeles, explore some of America's quainter cities. These spots,...

10 National Parks to See Before You Die

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.16.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Our national parks are overwhelming in every way -- in number, in size, in their capacity to inspire wonder. And the question remains: Which one will you see next?

5 Free Things To Do In Des Moines, Iowa

AP | BARBARA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 09.16.2014 | Travel

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Nestled in the middle of Iowa, surrounded by miles of rolling hills green with corn and soybeans, is the capital city of Des...

Watch A Bunch Of People Not Know Where Iowa Is, In Real Time

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.18.2014 | Travel

We wonder what Miss Teen South Carolina would say about this. Real estate website Movoto asked 400 participants from outside the United States to ...

10 Iconic Things You Can Only Do in America

SmarterTravel | Posted 09.07.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Rediscover your patriotic streak this summer with an iconic American experience.

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

Diane Propsner | Posted 08.21.2014 | 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...

USA Photographer Of The Year Winners Show Off America's Many Beautiful Angles

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.19.2014 | Travel

Travel and photography are basically inseparable -- a great travel photo shows off its subject, sheds new light on it and makes viewers wish they coul...

6 Worst Travel Nightmares! (And How to Make Them Go Away)

Budget Travel | Posted 08.17.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

For a few unlucky travelers, vacation can feel a little like that bad dream where you're walking the halls of your old high school with no clothes on. Missed connection? Lost reservation? Credit card crying "Uncle!" halfway through your trip? Wake up to these common-sense fixes.

The Envelope, Please! Announcing The First Annual 'Blurbie' Awards for Truly Ridiculous PR

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.05.2014 | Media
Peter Mandel

As a travel writer whose inbox is always jam-packed with profound and deeply moving press releases, it started me thinking. Wasn't it high time that the finest of these works earned the recognition they deserve?

The 10 Best American Beach Resorts

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 08.02.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Where will you spend your summer weekends this year?

These National Park Hotels Are as Pretty as the Parks They're In

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Check out 10 of the most amazing cabins and hotels within parks like Yellowstone, Yosemite, and the Grand Canyon.

Romantic Weekend Getaways: Top 7 Hotels in the U.S. for Romance

Oyster | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
Oyster

When you're in the mood for love but only have a few days to spare, a weekend getaway -- in a destination that won't take all weekend to get to -- is just what you need.

'Holland in Haymarket' Brings the Hues of the Netherlands to Northern Virginia

Erin Ruberry | Posted 07.06.2014 | Travel
Erin Ruberry

With flights from Washington, D.C. to Amsterdam averaging around $1500 this spring, my trip to the tulips may have to wait. But just 45 minutes outside the Nation's Capital is another garden with a propitious nickname: "Holland in Haymarket."

7 Places In America History Nerds Need To See

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.17.2014 | Travel

The U.S. is brimming with historic sites to visit, and -- if you're a history buff -- totally nerd out over. There's everything from touristy points o...

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

David Landsel | Posted 06.02.2014 | 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 05.13.2014 | 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.