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14 Stunning Fall Foliage Train Tours in the U.S.

Aaaah, fall. The time of year that’s all about enjoying the cool, crisp air, watching the world transform into a canvas of brilliant colors, and of course, indulging in pumpkin spiced lattes. There’s no better place to see the pageantry of the great outdoors than aboard a scenic excursion train, which often goes where cars…

Most Romantic Bed-and-Breakfasts in the U.S.

While many bed-and-breakfasts have a certain charm to them, thanks to a limited number of rooms and personalized service, not all exude a romantic vibe ideal for couples. That’s why we’ve scoured hundreds of B&Bs in the United States to find those that are the most romantic of the lot, making them perfect contenders for…

9 Under-the-Radar Destinations in New England

Encompassing the states of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Maine, New England is a suitable getaway year-round. Its towns ooze charm from every direction, from the lush green spaces perfect for fall foliage and rocky stretches of coastline, to the historic buildings dotting quaint streets and snow-capped mountains luring skiers. And while…

7 Budget-Friendly Weekend Trips From NYC

According to TripAdvisor’s Summer Vacation Value Report, New York City is one of the most popular destinations among tourists this summer. And if there’s one thing New Yorkers have some trouble dealing with (aside from waiting on line, bars that are too loud, bars that are too quiet, drivers who don’t know where they’re going,…

Our 17 Favorite Spa Resorts Around the World

Modern life involves traveling often and for all sorts of reasons. This year alone, you might have a big family get-together in another state, an annual ski trip with college buddies, and a cousin’s wedding halfway across the country. Here at Oyster, we embrace just about any excuse to hit the road, but what really…

Rural Retreats: 8 Picturesque Inns and Resorts in the U.S.

When the thermometer begins to hit boiling degrees — and days start with sweaty commutes and nights end with incessantly flipping your pillow to the cool side — it’s natural to want to book it to the beach. Though the ocean breeze and refreshing waters will help you keep your chill when mercury’s at an…

10 Stops You Can’t Miss on Your I-95 Road Trip

If you want to drive along America’s East Coast, chances are you’ll motor on I-95 for a good portion of it. Beginning in Maine and ending in Florida, the highway passes through more states than any other in the U.S. — 15 in all. Interstate 95 is also the country’s longest North-South road, but not…

Top Casinos in the U.S. 

When you want a domestic vacation that includes a lot of gambling, deciding where to go isn’t an easy feat. After all, the U.S. is home to over 1,500 casinos, more than any other country in the world. To narrow things down, we’ve come up with a list of eight amazing casinos in the country.…

12 Spooky Spots to Visit This Halloween Season

It’s October and you know what that means — Halloween is approaching. With the holiday on the horizon, we are reminded of scary American legends, gruesome histories, thrilling horror films, ghost stories, and hair-raising events like haunted houses and hayrides. For the avid traveler and Halloween lover, we’ve put together a list of some of…

12 Morbid Museums Around the World

Sure, you could spend Halloween touring some run-of-the mill haunted house, but why bother when you can visit a horrifyingly entertaining museum instead? From monstrous medical anomalies in Thailand to antique coffins in Texas, the sky’s the limit when it comes to the outrageous artifacts displayed for your amusement. Just proceed with caution: You might…