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7 Bioluminescent Beaches and Bays That Glow at Night

You might have seen it in the Academy Award–winning film “Life of Pi”—a blue glow that grows as main character Pi swirls the water. While this might be the work of CGI in the movie, it’s actually a real phenomenon. In bodies of water around the world, bioluminescent creatures, typically plankton, light up like a…

The 13 Most Haunted Hotels in the World

From disembodied voices to ghostly apparitions, we’ve heardmany spooky details from hotel guests who have visited notoriously hauntedhotels. While we haven’t had any paranormal run-ins at these spots ourselves,staff and guests have allegedly had eerie encounters that would certainly haveus sleeping with one eye open. So if trick-or-treating or costume parties are alittle too tame…

11 of the Best Nude Beaches in the U.S.

Whether it’s the dream of a uniform, all-over tan or the opportunity to free yourself in the company of like-minded naturalists, taking it to the nudist beach is the best way to fulfill your disrobed destiny. Europe may be the first spot to come to mind when considering the idea, but from relaxed “clothing optional”…

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…

8 Retro Motels for a Dose of Nostalgia

America’s love for automobiles paved the way for the iconic U.S. road trip. Motels, a name that blends the words “motor” and “hotel,” really took off in the ‘30s and ‘40s, when tourists needed a safe and inexpensive place to sleep while exploring the far reaches of the country. These properties provided some of the…

11 Most Budget-Friendly Beach Destinations in the U.S.

We did a ton of research to create this list of the 11 most budget-friendly beach destinations in the U.S. Staying stateside saves you money on travel, and these locales go a step further with several value-packed hotels, inexpensive activities, and cheap dining options. Some are primed and ready for your summer vacation, while others…

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…

5 Cheesy Seaside Towns We Love

Many of us have fond memories of summer vacations spent in tourist trap beach towns, and sometimes visiting those towns as adults can be a bit of a guilty pleasure. A few of these towns, however, actually have a lot more to offer — either through history or recent revitalization — than just bad fried…

Destination Face-Off: Atlantic City vs. Las Vegas

Casino at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas/Oyster Las Vegas and Atlantic City are two major tourist destinations known for gambling and nightlife, yet they’re 2,500 miles apart. The latter has a famed boardwalk, while the former is home to the legendary Strip. The reason you might choose to travel to Las Vegas over Atlantic City,…

Our Favorite Family Vacation Destinations in the U.S.

Disney — have you heard of it? Of course you have. When it comes to planning a family vacation in the U.S., your mind will most likely wander to the Florida favorite. And why shouldn’t it? After all, it has all the ingredients — amusement parks, water parks, character-themed resorts, and loads of other kid-friendly…