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America’s Prettiest Towns in the Winter

It’s October, and that means — in the Northern Hemisphere, anyway — winter is coming. This is the season when even the most popular summer destinations look drab and make you want to duck under the covers. But many charming towns across the U.S. know how to do winter right. From cozy ski villages in…

The 13 Most Beautiful Lakeside Hotels in the World

When hot weather hits, travelers tend to have beaches on their brain. And while taking a refreshing dip in the ocean is a blissful way to beat the heat, there’s something special about the often-forgotten lake vacation. With opportunities for kayaking, canoeing, and lounging, lakes also make for great playgrounds in the summertime. So before…

8 Underrated Ski Destinations Out West

As the cold weather approaches, so do winter getaways. For many of us, that means a trip out west, where 18 of the 21 most-visited ski resorts await. But while Vail, Aspen and Jackson Hole get most of the attention, there are plenty of under-the-radar spots with all the powder you can shred. So for…

The Best Small Mountain Towns in the U.S.

Who doesn’t love mountain towns? They’re often well-regarded for their winter activities — skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, and indulging in après-ski cocktails, to name a few. But they’re actually wonderful year-round. In the summer, there are beautiful trails to hike, rivers to raft down, and lakes to kayak. Plus, some have thriving villages that offer…

The Best Small Towns in America

While big cities may get mentioned more often in travel guides and on Instagram feeds, small towns offer distinctive opportunities to interact with history, navigate lesser-known pathways, and even post pictures to social media that everyone hasn’t already seen. Here are 12 small towns (most with a population under 10,000) that are worth turning off…

8 Unexpected Places to See the Northern Lights

The spectacular Northern Lights are a popular bucket list item — and rightfully so. But there is one downside to scouting them out: seeing the natural light show often means journeying to distant, often isolated, locales. The further north you go, the higher your chances of witnessing the Aurora Borealis get, but there are plenty…

The Best Hot Springs in the U.S.

Spending a few hours (or a few days) at a hot spring is a great way to relax and rejuvenate. Plus, unlike a spa vacation, it usually doesn’t cost an arm and a leg to do so. While the Blue Lagoon in Iceland and Pamukkale in Turkey are pretty cool, the U.S. is also home…

Top 6 Destinations Out West to Visit This Fall

Fall typically conjures images of New England getaways, packed with apple picking, snuggly sweaters, pumpkin-flavored treats, cozying up by the fire, and strolling among the changing leaves. But the East Coast isn’t the only area that gets to have all the fun. In fact, there are plenty of destinations out West that are perfect for…

7 Amazing American Rivers for Whitewater Rafting

From seasoned pros who seek turbulent rapids and intimidating waterfalls to first-time families with young kids, whitewater rafting is a thrilling sport that has attracted thousands to rivers around the world. Fortunately, there are a number of amazing river systems in the U.S. that provide a variety of experiences. Some are fast, while others are…

10 Destinations You Must Visit in Summer 2016

You worked hard all spring, fall, and winter — now it’s time to relax. Whether you’re on break from school, lucky enough to get summer Fridays, or simply ready to indulge in your wanderlust, summer is a prime time to pack your bags and hit the road. And with the Olympics, U.S. presidential election, National…