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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…

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…

The Scariest Haunted Houses in the U.S.

Susan Sermoneta/Flickr Scaring people during Halloween is a huge business in the U.S. America is home to more than 4,000 haunted attractions that rake in over $300 million per year. And while some of these spooky spots are kitschy, others incorporate Hollywood-level techniques to create seriously scary decomposed zombies, disembodied heads, and mutilated body parts.…

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…

5 Unexpected Ways to Experience French Culture — Without Going to France

In France and much of Western Europe, peak tourism season begins in June and stretches through August, meaning a summer sojourn to the City of Lights, the South of France, or French wine country will be both costly — flights from New York to Paris start at $700 (at the time of writing) — and…

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…

10 Stops You Can’t Miss on Your I-95 Road Trip

If you want to drive along America’s East Coast, chances are you’ll motor on I-95 for a good portion of it. Beginning in Maine and ending in Florida, the highway passes through more states than any other in the U.S. — 15 in all. Interstate 95 is also the country’s longest North-South road, but not…

The Best Cheap Getaways, According to Oyster.com Editors

They say money can’t buy you happiness. True, but we’d like to add to that and declare that a thick wallet doesn’t necessarily get you a memorable vacation either. There’s no doubt a boatload of cash could score you a gourmet meal at a five-star restaurant and swanky digs to rest your head, but there…

The 15 Best Free Museums Around The World

Here’s a little secret: Most museums in the world’s major cities offer at least one day or night where they let visitors in for free. “So what’s the trade off?” you might be wondering. Well, you can expect long lines, huge crowds, and a lack of flexibility in your travel schedule that can make operating…

8 Places Around the World That Are Beautiful But Surprisingly Dangerous

There are the type of destinations that take your breath away for their beauty and then there are those that have you holding your breath because they’re terrifying. For those who like a combination of both, turn your attention to our list of some of the most beautiful — but unexpectedly dangerous — places in…