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7 Offbeat American Hotels

Roadtrippers | Posted 08.31.2013 | Travel
Roadtrippers

Summer is way more than just cookouts, beaches and bonfires. It's also that special time of year when millions of travelers hit the road and embark on cross-country adventures. From mid-century kitsch to caveman chic, these offbeat hotels will leave your head spinning and won't kill your wallet.

America's Snobbiest City Is...

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.28.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

To determine which city has the biggest nose in the air, we factored in some traditional staples of snobbery: a reputation for aloof and smarty-pants residents, along with high-end shopping and highbrow cultural offerings like classical music and theater.

The Flight Departs When?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.27.2013 | Travel

Southwest Airlines has a great sense of humor. And with airlines struggling to stick to departure and arrival times, it's probably smart to keep i...

A DC Tour Must-See: The George Washington Masonic Memorial

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

A visit to the George Washington Masonic Memorial is an unexpected glimpse into both the private life and the deep spiritual leanings of the father of our country.

The World's Top Landmarks...Or Are They?

The Huffington Post | Emi Boscamp | Posted 06.25.2013 | Travel

TripAdvisor has been doing its "Travelers' Choice" lists for quite some time now--including the best tippers, most popular destinations, the most and ...

Hiking the Appalachian Trail

Chuck Kellen | Posted 08.24.2013 | Travel
Chuck Kellen

I'm not sure I could ever fully describe what takes place when I take time to immerse myself in nature, but something does. Something primal, something eternal and I am very grateful that we maintain these places and all places like it. I can't wait to hit the trail again!

North West: Where To Go

The Huffington Post | Emi Boscamp | Posted 06.21.2013 | Travel

So word is that Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have decided upon the name "North West" for their newborn child. The name has, obviously, left us wit...

Announcing the 2013 List of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 08.21.2013 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

With a country as large and diverse as the United States selecting a list of just 11 endangered historic places annually is a daunting task -- which is why this year, as our endangered list enters its second quarter-century, we opened up the process to the general public for the first time.

Going To Gettysburg?

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.21.2013 | Travel

-- Two re-enactments will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War's Battle of Gettysburg in Gettysburg, Pa. Each re-enactment group expect...

Five Free Activities In Helena

AP | MATT VOLZ | Posted 06.20.2013 | Travel

HELENA, Mont. -- Montana's capital is perfectly positioned as a halfway point between Glacier and Yellowstone national parks, but visitors often decid...

You Could Drive One Of These On Your Next Trip

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.20.2013 | Travel

Do you dream of driving around in a sleek sports car, but can't exactly afford to shell out hundreds of thousands of dollars for one? When you travel,...

Camping In The Big City... Who Knew?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel

When urbanites need a getaway they pack up their gear and board buses, trains and airplanes to escape the city. But an escape is closer than most real...

Lawmakers Push For Bike-Friendly Amtrak Trains

AP | Posted 06.17.2013 | Travel

RENSSELAER, N.Y. -- New York lawmakers want Amtrak to add baggage cars to its passenger trains that would be capable of carrying bicycles. U.S. Sen. ...

The San Diego Airport Has What?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.17.2013 | Travel

San Diego International Airport doesn't discriminate against any of its travelers -- including the small, furry kind. In addition to the typical m...

10 Family-Friendly Museums

usatoday.com | Ben Mutzabaugh, USA TODAY | Posted 06.14.2013 | Travel

It's easy to add a bit of education to your family vacation. Museums have upped the wow factor in recent years, creating galleries and programs that e...

Wyoming's Two National Parks

Susan Fogwell | Posted 06.13.2013 | Travel
Susan Fogwell

Wyoming is mountain country and land of adventures. Get ready to be wowed by the awe-inspiring sights in the state's two national parks.

Only in Charleston: The Top 5 Things You Can't Find Anywhere Else

Pam Grout | Posted 08.12.2013 | Travel
Pam Grout

In Charleston, South Carolina, unlike many American cities where it's sometimes hard to find anything original, it's hard to find anything that's not completely one-of-a-kind.

Fun AND Educational

U.S. News Travel | Posted 06.12.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Yes, summer vacation is for kicking back and relaxing, but learning doesn't have to be a chore.

Tunes For Your New Orleans Trip

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.12.2013 | Travel

With its carefree charm and revelrous reputation, New Orleans has become an American travel destination. As the birthplace of Jazz, New Orleans na...

5 Tips for a Stress-Free Family Trip to Disney World

Cooper Smith Koch | Posted 08.12.2013 | Travel
Cooper Smith Koch

To keep the "Most Magical Place on Earth" from becoming the most stressful, here are a few real-life tips from our travels that might help your family, too.

Getting Outdoors In The East

Oyster | Posted 06.11.2013 | Travel
Oyster

From the tip of Maine to the Florida Keys, America's Eastern region is a diverse area filled with just about every type of terrain an active traveler could want: mountains, marshes, lakes, cliffs, forests and so much more.

Tourists Regain Access To Grand Canyon Skywalk

AP | By FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 08.11.2013 | Travel

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Tourists who had been denied access on the main road to the Grand Canyon Skywalk now have a way to get to the glass bridge, ...

A New Thrill Coming To Busch Gardens

AP | Posted 08.11.2013 | Travel

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Busch Gardens in Tampa is getting a 335-foot drop-tower ride. Park officials said Tuesday that Falcon's Fury is sc...

Mancations for Every Dad

Oyster | Posted 06.11.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Of course your dad is a family man, but this Father's Day why don't you give him a little break from the tots and chaos by sending him on a mancation?

Top Summer Vacation Spots For Two-Timers

The Huffington Post | Emi Boscamp | Posted 06.11.2013 | Travel

The majority of Americans will take a summer vacation, and according to a recent survey by extra-marital dating site AshleyMadison.com, that canoodlin...