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8 Amazing Last-Minute Summer Road Trips in the United States

Embarking on a road trip across the United States has been instilled as an American pastime, thanks to iconic works like “Thelma and Louise” and Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road.” In less romanticized terms, road trips can fill an itinerary with bucolic countryside scenery, natural wonders, and off-the-beaten-path adventures. Summer is the season of choice…

The Best New England Beach Towns

Steeped in history, culture, and natural beauty, the New England coastline stretches for hundreds of miles from Connecticut to the Canadian border. Outside major cities like Boston and Providence, much of New England’s shores are dotted with quaint villages, complete with vibrant art communities, kitschy clam shacks, and an impressive selection of unspoiled beaches. Given…

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 World’s Best Destinations for Rock Climbing

Whether you’re new to bouldering or an experienced traditional climber, adding a bit of rock climbing to your vacation is a good way to get out in nature and have a solid and thrilling workout. While there are thousands of great slabs worth climbing, here are eight of the world’s top destinations for rock climbing.

Where to Travel in October, According to Experts

Tucked between the home stretch of summer and the hoopla of holiday season, October is arguably the best time to travel. By now, summer surge pricing has likely eased up, crowds have thinned, the air is cool and crisp, and fall festivals, like Dia de Muertos and Oktoberfest, fill the calendar. Given this, autumn is…

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…

10 of the Best Small Towns in Maine

It’s unavoidable, really. Anyone who visits Maine becomes crazy about the state. Famous for whale-watching, lighthouses, and blueberry whoopie pies, the state draws tourists and seasonal residents in droves during the summer and early fall. The appropriately nicknamed “Vacationland” offers ample opportunities to hike, bike, boat, swim, leaf-peep, and, of course, eat lobster rolls. Cities…

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…

The Best Family Hikes in the U.S.

Finding a hike that’s easy enough for youngsters and still enticing for adults can be difficult, but there are several worthwhile hiking trails throughout the U.S. for a family outing. Taking into account scenery, walkability, and accessibility from major cities, we’ve rounded up the nine best family-friendly hikes in America.