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French Quarter, New Orleans From brass bands and Bourbon Street to beignets and Mardi Gras, it’s easy to see why New Orleans’ unofficial motto is laissez les bons temps rouler, or let the good times roll. To help ensure your trip lives up to that saying, here are 10 rookie mistakes to avoid when visiting…

Where to Go for Spring Break in the U.S.

As February comes to a close, we creep closer and closer to spring break, which usually falls between March and April in the U.S. Not sure where to go? We tapped travel sites Expedia and Hipmunk, who gave us the lowdown on the most popular spring break destinations in the U.S. this year. While some…

The 15 Best Free Things to Do in New Orleans

Jackson Square, New Orleans New Orleans never sleeps, even when Mardi Gras hasn’t taken over. In fact, there is much more to this jubilant city beyond the beads and bustling bars on Bourbon Street. The rich history of New Orleans — from the mythology of witches and voodoo to the reality of slavery, war, and…

9 of the Best Long Weekend Getaways in the U.S

Sure, you might want to take several weeks (or even months) for an amazing trip. We’re right there with you. But for those who are short on vacation time (and/or cash), there’s a lot you can do in 72 hours. Whether you want to wind through a wine region with your significant other, bond with…

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…

10 Historic Grand Hotels in the South

The different regions of the United States all have their own personalities, and in the South, there’s certainly a flair for the historic, the laid-back, and the grand. Naturally, that makes the area a great place for a relaxing retreat. If you’re looking for historic grandeur while you relax on vacation, look no further than…

10 U.S. Cities Every Millennial Should Visit in Their 20s

According to FutureCast’s latest report, millennials contribute more than $200 billion to the travel industry each year. They’re traveling more than their Gen X parents did, and they crave something slightly different. They seek new experiences above all else and take frequent weekend trips. In fact, weekend excursions accounted for nearly half of all millennial…

10 of the World’s Best Music Cities

papagaio-pirata/Flickr Music is an international language, spanning cultures across the world, and, in fact, across time. Looking at today’s musical landscape, certain cities truly stand out for their music scenes, whether for classical music, jazz, or even techno. In honor of International Music Day on October 1, we’re naming some of our favorite cities for…

5 Places Where You Can Be Legally Topless in the U.S.

Lyndi & Jason/Flickr Tan lines. Who needs them? Men have enjoyed the privilege of walking around topless since, well, the dawn of time. And a surprising number of hotels, cities, and beaches have passed laws and rules to allow women (almost) the same topless rights as men. If you feel like baring it all under…

How 10 Popular U.S. Cities Got Their Nicknames

You’ve been throwing around the phrases Windy City, Sin City, and Big Easy for years. You even have a souvenir t-shirt with the words Big Apple printed in big block letters. Many city monikers have become part of the national vocabulary, but how much do you really know about their origins? Read on to find…