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Amazing Florida Vacations for Theme Park Haters

Pool at Casa Morada, Florida Keys Craving the warmth of the Sunshine State, but can’t stomach the idea of spending your vacation at a theme park? Florida is well-known for its amusement parks, but it is not — and should not be — defined by them. Even outside of the ever-popular Miami and the state’s…

Where to Stay in Florida’s Most Popular Destinations for Every Budget

Is it the Gulf Coast’s soft sandy beaches, the Space Mountain roller coaster at Disney World, or the club scene of Miami drawing you to Florida? The list of Florida’s pros includes much more than the virtually year-round sunny and warm weather, making it a frequent vacation pick for all types of travelers. To help…

Where to Go in Florida: A Cheat Sheet to the Top Destinations

Offering some of the warmest year-round weather and prettiest beaches in the United States, it’s no surprise visitors flock to Florida throughout the year. Choosing where to go in the Sunshine State can be difficult, though, as most cities have slightly different vibes and appealing factors — from the array of amusement parks in central…

6 Galentine’s Day Getaways to Take With Your Girlfriends

Amy Poehler had no idea what she unleashed when Galentine’s Day exploded into popular culture via a 2010 episode of “Parks and Recreation.” In the episode, Poehler’s beloved-yet-quirky character, Leslie Knope, gave a name and date to a new holiday in which women leave their husbands and boyfriends at home to show their girl gang…

8 U.S. Destinations to Avoid This Summer If You’re Worried About Zika

While U.S. territories Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands have both reported locally acquired Zika cases, the mosquito is yet to have reached the United States. Unfortunately, Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, now reports that — thanks to warming temperatures — the disease-carrying mosquito will make its…

6 Weird Themed Cruises You Would Never Think Existed in Real Life (But They Do)

Photo by Rob via Flickr Ahhh, cruising. It’s what white linen pants were made for. Often billed as massive, all-inclusive, floating hotels, cruises are an easy set-it-and-forget-it-type of vacation. You buy your tickets, show up, and everything — heaping buffets, various forms of entertainment and social activities, thumping clubs, saltwater pools with slides, kids’ clubs,…

The 10 Most Popular Destinations for Spring Break

Winter holidays come up on you fast; there’s Thanksgiving break and then Christmas break, and you start the new year refreshed, with a spring in your step. But here’s the issue: the actual spring season is a ways away when it’s only January (or February), and winter can feel like it will stretch on forever.…

The 12 Best Cooking Classes at Hotels Around the World

Free demonstration cooking class in Thailand If social media has proved anything over the last few years, it’s that we are all a bunch of not-so-closeted foodies — especially when we travel. Those who have eaten their way through foreign lands not only know that a great meal can be one of the most memorable…

The Best Road Trips From: Tampa, FL

The Best Road Trips is a weekly summer series highlighting our favorite getaways from major cities all over the United States. With a thriving arts scene, diverse shopping districts, the NFL’s Buccaneers, and a rich local history, the Floridian city of Tampa has a lot to offer itself. The beaches along Tampa Bay are lovely…