Traveling as a family can be an amazing experience. Active travel makes this experience even more incredible by creating new ways to bond and learn about each other while truly discovering the destinations you visit.
We give travel advice all the time -- and we hope you follow some of it. But there are plenty of recommendations that we hear all the time but often choose to ignore. Here are 10 tips we disregard when we're on the road.
The rugged, challenging terrain of Italy's Dolomite Mountains, combined with the incredible, breathtaking views and fantastic mountain atmosphere, make it the perfect location for cycling enthusiasts to hit the trails and enjoy some of the most exhilarating riding on earth.
Cadejo is a new brewery in El Salvador ... but it's about more than selling beer. It's about creating pride in something local.
This is a series of images depicting alternate versions of the proposed Lincoln Memorial. These were all designed in 1912.
If you don't know where the English Lakes are, pull out your trusty map of England and look as far north and west as you can. (Go too far, and you'll end up in Scotland.) To give you an idea of just how beautiful the Lakes are, read this section of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.
As summer travel beckons for some of you, and with the hope of making your trip smoother, here are ten simple tips. And they come with a warning -- some of them drive my wife crazy when we all go on a family trip!
Today's technology provides more options for travelers to stay in touch with loved ones. Traveling can be easier on the whole family if you make time to let them know that you're thinking of them while you're away. A souvenir for the kids never hurts either!
Each Father's Day, my dad gave his children gifts. He always enclosed a note of appreciation, telling how proud he was of each of us and our accomplishments -- how happy he was to be our dad. But my father's most lasting gift, which I didn't understand until after he died, was the joy of travel.
Find out how the right lodge will improve your next national park visit.
In honor of this Father's Day, I picked out my ten favorite "forgotten places" and the extraordinary individuals to whom they're somehow connected.
The Italian island of Pantelleria sits in the Mediterranean Sea closer to Africa than Sicily. A magnificent place of haunting natural beauty, stunning architecture, and delicious food and wine.
Keeping a plane at the gate may be the ultimate way to say, "We care." It requires that an employee ignore years of training and be willing to face real consequences on an upcoming performance review. The message is unmistakable: You're important to us.
The cooking at Brasserie Chavot is elegant, imaginative and sometimes new, while remaining familiar and well grounded in the brasserie-bistrot tradition of great flavor. My quibbles about service apart, this is a restaurant that could easily become a regular stop on visits to London.
Are you ready to let the kids lead the way on vacation? First Lady Michelle Obama suggests that's one way to get everyone more active on vacation this summer.
North Dakota is an outdoor lover's paradise. You can kayak on Lake Sakakawea, cycle the Maah Daah Hey Trail in the Badlands and do a horseback ride or two.
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.
The Great Gatsby showed me how the cars and outfits have changed, but commuting into and out of the city has not been updated much since the 1920s. Yes, bridges and roads have been improved, but it is still faster to get to certain places via car than train.
For those on the fence about flea-ing while on vacation, I always say if you want to understand a place and the people who live there, go to the local flea market. It's really a sociological and historical representation of just about anywhere you can point to on a map.