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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…

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…

6 Fun and Affordable Girls’ Trips in the U.S.

Taking a trip with just the girls (or however you prefer to call them: ladies, women, gals, sisters, besties) is one of the best ways to blow off steam, but it doesn’t have to blow your whole budget. It’s entirely possible to enjoy a getaway that’s heavy on fun and light on the wallet, right…

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 Best Fall Weekend Getaways in the U.S.

If you thought summer was fun, there’s a ton of stuff on the books for fall. Noncommittal temperatures may be throwing a wrench in your ability to plan for this year’s fall foliage, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still plan a fantastic weekend getaway this autumn. While we love leaf-peeping as much as everyone…

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…

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…

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…

8 Great Lakes Hotels to Visit This Summer

Grounds at the Larsmont Cottages on Lake Superior Spring is officially here, which means it’s time to get serious about planning a summer vacation. If the idea of an idyllic summer break drums up visions of walking on the beach, taking a canoe for a spin, or letting the kids run wild in a water…

The 12 Most Underrated National Parks in the U.S.

The Great Smoky Mountains is America’s most popular national park, welcoming more than nine million visitors every year, followed by the Grand Canyon, which draws over five million travelers annually. In the U.S., there are 58 national parks to explore, including other usual contenders like Yellowstone and the Yosemite National Park. But there are also…