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8 Cutest Small Towns in the Midwest

The Midwest is a big, beautiful place with an unfair reputation for being, well, boring. And when this region does get some much-deserved attention, travel guides and Instagram feeds focus mainly on state capitals and big cities. We have nothing against Madison and Chicago, but small Midwestern towns (with a population under around 15,000) might…

The Most Beautiful U.S. Islands

A beautiful island can make you feel like the entire world is one picture-perfect postcard. As you sit on the beach, pristine water laps your feet and lush green mountains tower in the distance. Beyond Hawaii, the United States may not be well known for gorgeous islands, but there are plenty of photogenic ones scattered…

What to Read in Summer 2017 (and Where to Read It)

A good book can shape a trip, and come to mind every time you see a photo of where you read it. But there’s something extra special about reading while traveling in the summertime, when the days are longer and the beach chairs are calling. With that in mind, we scoured the latest titles to…

The Oldest Hotels in America (That Are Actually Worth a Visit)

History enthusiast or not, there’s no denying the oldest hotels in the U.S. hold a certain romantic allure. After all, their rooms have been reserved by legends, they’ve witnessed the tales in history books first-hand, and their timelessness evokes an overall sense of nostalgia. So while much of the attention goes to the shiny and…

7 Beautiful Pedestrian-Friendly Destinations That Don’t Allow Cars

There’s nothing like gearing up for an incredible vacation full of promise — of pampering, of relaxation, of blissful days free from stress — only to have your dreams crushed by rental car snafus, traffic jams, stir-crazy kids, and (let’s be honest) aggressive drivers in unfamiliar destinations. It’s a nightmare we’ve all lived. And that’s…

8 Islands That Are Anything But Your Typical Island Getaway

Palm trees, sandy beaches, crystal-clear waters…all requisites for an island, right? Well, sure — many an island has all of these features. But an island doesn’t have to have that typical tropical vibe to be classified as an island. All it needs is a location smack-dab in the middle on a body of water. So…

No Passport Required: 7 Incredible Island Getaways in the U.S.

We love to dream about incredible vacations in far-flung locales. It’s all so alluring: tropical weather, international cuisine, and never-seen-before sights, offered in exotic destinations with even more exotic languages. Swoon. But that allure fizzles quickly, as soon as we start researching prices. Because often, before you’ve even gotten past the airfare, your credit card…

10 U.S. Hotels Hosting Awesome Halloween Events

Photo Courtesy of hanna horwarth via Flickr. Trick-or-treating may be reserved for kids, but that doesn’t mean adults can’t have some fun on Halloween, too. Haunted houses, elaborate costume contests, and masquerade balls are all fun ways to celebrate the spooky holiday. Many hotels are also fans of the ghoulish day (or at least know…

The 8 Most Adorable Beach Towns in the U.S.

Once temperatures start rising and the sun shining, vacationers head toward the water. While the beaches of Mexico and the Caribbean are popular picks, we really love some of the adorable beach towns in the U.S. If you’re looking for more of a quiet escape than a party-filled getaway, we’ve rounded up eight quaint beach…