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The Most Beautiful Hotels in Florida

View from Diplomat Suite at The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood, Curio Collection by Hilton Florida’s warm weather, beaches, and beauty have long lured travelers from around the world. In the 1920s, Florida was one of the hottest destinations, giving various areas around the state a boom in construction. As time moved forward, Florida never lost…

The 14 Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Luxury Hotels in Florida

For a sunny beach destination that’s within easy reach of many U.S. cities, Florida is arguably the top option. From trendy, party-focused Miami to the laid-back Keys, there are numerous vacation-worthy spots to choose from. No matter which place you pick, you’ll find some stellar luxury hotels, though not all are created equal. We found…

The Cutest Beach Towns in Florida

Miami and Orlando may be Florida favorites, but that doesn’t mean they’re the most scenic destinations in the Sunshine State. In fact, Florida is home to numerous charming beach towns where you won’t find waves of tourists. Most of these coastal getaways and island respites have unspoiled beaches, wildlife refuges, and fresh food to savor.…

7 Adventurous Vacations the Whole Family Will Love

Planning a family vacation is a form of art. It requires finding the right balance between ease and activities that will interest multiple generations. No wonder crowd-pleasers like cruises and kid-pleasers like theme parks frequently end up on the itinerary. And that’s okay — we love a good cruise, a fun day spent with Mickey,…

18 Best Budget Beachfront Hotels in Florida

Florida’s 1,350 miles of coastline contain some of the country’s best beaches, with velvety sand, clear blue water, and ideal conditions for water sports and wildlife-spotting. However, with picture-perfect beaches comes high tourist demand, and hotel rates often reflect this — especially those at ocean-facing properties with direct beach access and water views. The good…

5 Luxury Hotels in Jamaica and Their Cheaper (But Similar) Alternatives

Beach at Hermosa Cove – Jamaica’s Villa Hotel Without a doubt one of the most amazing destinations in the Caribbean, Jamaica is packed with natural beauty. On top of the gorgeous beaches, lush tropical forests, dramatic clifftop hangouts, and stunning waterfalls, the country’s huge array of hotels is an equally appealing attraction. With so many…

14 Florida Hotels With Lazy Rivers

Splashing around at the beach or the pool is fun, but so is floating along a lazy river! Check out these 14 Florida hotels that offer lazy rivers for both kids and adults alike.

Our 6 Favorite Eco-Chic Hotels in Jamaica

With additional reporting by Anne Olivia Bauso. Most hotels’ green initiatives relate to things they do, like using non-toxic cleaning products and installing energy-efficient lighting. But occasionally, we come across a hotel that is green not necessarily because of what it does, but because of what it is — a hotel specifically designed to minimize…

10 Awesome Trips to Take With Your Friends

Did the summer slip away before you had a chance to get away with your pals? You don’t need to wait another year to make it happen. If deciding where to go and what to do has been the sticking point, we’ve got that problem solved. The best way to make memories and strengthen your…

A Guide to Florida’s Gulf Coast Beaches

Florida’s Gulf Coast has long been a destination for the spring break set, but even if you’re not interesting in being part of an MTV special, the state’s left coast still has plenty to offer. The Gulf Coast is perfect for families, thanks to the calm, flat beaches, but it’s also home to some top…