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Founded nearly 80 years ago, U.S. News & World Report has a long tradition of helping people make smart decisions across categories ranging from Education to Cars. In 2010, U.S. News launched a Travel channel to help people make the best choices about how and where to spend their vacation time. We do this by seeking consensus among travelers and experts and providing tools and recommendations our readers can trust. We aim to take the guesswork out of trip-planning and help our readers focus on having fun.

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Entries by U.S. News Travel

5 Hacks for Saving on Your Disney Vacation

(0) Comments | Posted April 21, 2015 | 4:54 PM

Atiq Nazri / Flickr

Many families will trek to Orlando, Florida, this spring and summer for some Mickey magic and undoubtedly pay a hefty fee to do so. After a recent trip to the land of the mouse...

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Cruising Solo: What to Know Before You Go

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2015 | 4:54 PM

Samantha Beddoes / Flickr

We already know cruising is popular with couples and families, but what about solo travelers? Cruising is an easy way for solo vacationers to explore the world, meet new people and leave...

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4 Golf Getaways to Take This Spring

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2015 | 4:48 PM

2015-04-16-1429215362-593338-HPmain.jpg Jeff Shewan / Flickr

The weather has finally started to warm up and golfers, even wannabe golfers, are eager to get out for a round on their neighborhood courses. Many are also busy planning golf-focused getaways (or "golfcations") to world-class golf...

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Why Travelers Should Be All About the All-Inclusive Vacation

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2015 | 2:24 PM

Britt Reints / Flickr

When you close your eyes and envision an all-inclusive resort, what do you see?

For some, images of sparkly beaches and flowing drinks probably come to mind. The waves crashing in the background, the kids making...

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5 Places to Get Your European Fairy-Tale Fix

(2) Comments | Posted April 10, 2015 | 5:00 PM

When travelers are asked to come up with a collection of words that define Europe, "historical," "romantic" and "fairytale-like" are often among the first descriptors that crop up. The last one is certainly no coincidence, as Europe was the setting for fairytales from famous storytellers like the Brothers...

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How to Attain One of the Best Reward Perks in Travel

(1) Comments | Posted April 10, 2015 | 4:07 PM

2015-04-10-1428695857-2112589-MAIN_new.jpg Stuart Seeger / Flickr

Did you know there's a way to fly around the U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean and bring someone with you for no additional cost? It's called the Southwest Companion Pass, and it's a status level you earn...

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6 Secrets For Scoring Summer Travel Deals

(0) Comments | Posted April 7, 2015 | 4:18 PM

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For most of us, summer means escaping to embrace a few days of beachside relaxation, exhilarating adventures or off-the-grid exploration. But with millions of Americans planning to travel this summer and airfare rates steadily climbing, organizing a...

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9 Summer Cruise Deals to Snag Before They're Gone

(0) Comments | Posted April 2, 2015 | 10:38 AM

Sid Mosdell / Flickr

Is your ideal summer vacation a trip on the open seas, where lodging, food and most onboard activities are covered in one fee? Then it's likely you've considered a cruise. The thing is, so...

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How to Get a First-Class Seat On One of the Most Coveted Flights

(1) Comments | Posted March 27, 2015 | 3:43 PM

Richard Moross / Flickr

Singapore Airlines' Suites Class product, available on the Airbus A380, made headlines in 2014 after a blogger published his review of the lavish, first-class experience. Travelers have oohed and ahhed over the in-flight amenities and luxurious...

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Why River Cruising Is All the Rage

(0) Comments | Posted March 26, 2015 | 1:44 PM

David Blaikie / Flickr

Looking to steer away from a conventional ocean cruise? Whether you're yearning for cultural immersion or slow-paced exploration in hard-to-reach ports of call, river cruising offers an intimate and leisurely alternative to a traditional...

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Ask These 6 Questions to Save Money on Your Next Vacation

(0) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 4:26 PM

Joan Campderrós-i-Canas / Flickr

After you've found a cheap flight online and used social media to scoop up some perks, your next method for scoring the best travel deals is to get off the computer and...

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Travel Tips for When Sickness Hits

(0) Comments | Posted March 24, 2015 | 1:04 PM

Emily Jablon has suffered health issues time and time again during her travels around the world. The Austin, Texas, resident who co-founded the Million Mile Secrets travel blog with her husband, has experienced an allergic reaction to fish, come down with a fever and even passed out on...

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4 Girlfriends Getaways to Book Now

(0) Comments | Posted March 19, 2015 | 9:11 AM

Wicker Paradise / Flickr

Stop counting snow days and start counting down to long weekend, or even a week or more, with just the girls. Whether you're looking for massages and manicures or culture and culinary experiences, there's a perfect...

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Luxe for Less: How to Visit 5 Big Cities On a Budget

(0) Comments | Posted March 18, 2015 | 12:14 PM

Alan Light / Flickr

The biggest cities in the United States can often be the most alluring for travelers. These sprawling metropolises offer art, culture, renowned sports teams, trendy restaurants and swanky nightlife venues. Still, even as these...

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A Quieter Take on Travel: Introvert Reimagines Group Tours

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2015 | 3:07 PM

2015-03-16-1426533441-3443235-HuffPoMain.jpg Steve Slater / Flickr

Does walking onto a packed tour bus send your pulse racing? Do you love nothing more than quiet time at the destinations you visit? Do you hate small talk with your fellow air travelers? If you answered...

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4 Things You Need to Know Before Renting a Condo in Europe

(1) Comments | Posted March 16, 2015 | 2:27 PM

Many frequent travelers have become wise to the idea of renting a vacation condo instead of a standard hotel room. And for those who take advantage often, the benefits can be huge.

For starters, condos usually come with a full kitchen. For those trying to save some money...

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20 Ways to Keep Your Money Safe While Traveling

(7) Comments | Posted March 12, 2015 | 7:28 PM

Robert Couse-Baker / Flickr

More than "middle seat," "lost reservation" or "canceled flight," the two words that have the power to rattle even the most intrepid traveler are, "Stop, thief!"

Tamara Tennant, a globetrotter and owner of an interior design...

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All Aboard: 5 Ways to Satisfy Your Love of Train Travel

(0) Comments | Posted March 10, 2015 | 11:32 AM

Andrew E. Russell / Flickr

The era of train travel may have come and gone but for many a journey by train continues to stir nostalgia and a desire to connect with the past. It may be faster to get...

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6 Tips for Cruising With Kids

(0) Comments | Posted March 10, 2015 | 10:25 AM

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So you've decided you want to take the whole family on a cruise. Pros? Cruise vacations can be affordable, you'll get to visit multiple destinations on a single trip and family-friendly ships have a wealth...

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5 Reasons to Visit Myanmar in 2015

(0) Comments | Posted March 6, 2015 | 10:44 AM

Myanmar (formerly Burma) is authentic, affordable and remarkable, and it should be added to your travel bucket list.

Called "The Golden Land" thanks to the thousands of gilded pagodas scattered around the country, Myanmar today is similar to what Thailand was like 25 years ago -- before shopping chains took...

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