Travel Blog Author: Scott Shetler

Foodie Adventures: The Best Gelato Outside Italy

Foodie Adventures: The Best Gelato Outside Italy
Italy may be most famous for making this tasty treat, but you can find top-notch gelaterias in four other countries across the globe. Italy is the undisputed gelato capital, but it’s not the only place to get your fix of the creamy, luscious dessert. Finding the best gelato outside Italy is easier...

The Best National Parks You Need to Know About

The Best National Parks You Need to Know About
Places like Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon may get all the attention, but don’t overlook these less popular (but just as spectacular) national parks. While just about everyone would love to see Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon, you rarely see places like Congaree, Channel Islands, and Isle Royale...

Glacier Travel: The Five to See Before They Melt

Glacier Travel: The Five to See Before They Melt
Warming temperatures around the world are causing ancient glaciers to melt fast. See these five before they’re gone for good! Majestic and awe-inspiring, glaciers are (literally) the coolest natural attractions on the planet. But many of them are disappearing before our eyes, due to warming...

New Zealand Wine Tasting: The Best Vineyards

New Zealand Wine Tasting: The Best Vineyards
While traveling in New Zealand, you won’t want to miss the wineries. This country has some of the top wine spots in the world, and all are in scenic mountain settings. If sitting outdoors in the mountains and enjoying a glass of wine is your idea of a good time, New Zealand may be the perfect place...

Best National Parks You've Never Heard Of

Best National Parks You've Never Heard Of
The joys of national parks go well beyond hiking and camping. Find volcanoes, glaciers, stalagmites, and more in these amazing destinations. America’s national parks are as diverse as the country itself. The ones that will truly “wow” you have unique features such as glaciers, volcanoes, massive...

Best Beaches in America That You’ve Never Heard Of

Best Beaches in America That You’ve Never Heard Of
Looking for a great beach without the crowds? We’ve uncovered five under-the-radar places to enjoy the summer sun and sand in relative solitude. Miami Beach, Ocean City, Daytona Beach. These are some of the most famous summertime beaches in America, but they’re also among the most crowded. What if...

Cheap Travel: Save Money When Planning a Trip

Cheap Travel: Save Money When Planning a Trip
By traveling at the right time, knowing when to purchase plane tickets and keeping an eye out for hidden fees, you can save a bundle on your next vacation. When it comes to travel, being “cheap” can sometimes be a good thing. There’s nothing wrong with making reasonable efforts to stretch your...

The Great American Road Trip: 5 Top Driving Routes

The Great American Road Trip: 5 Top Driving Routes
Whether you’re into exploring ocean views on the Pacific Coast Highway or checking out small-town America along Route 66, catch a ride as we navigate America’s top road trip routes. Few things feel more patriotic than hot apple pie, rock and roll—and the Great American Road Trip. As the weather...

Summer Music Festivals 2013

Summer Music Festivals 2013
Want to travel the world and hear some great bands at the same time? These seven summer music festivals offer excellent music and nearby sightseeing opportunities. Summer is the height of the musical festival season—and that means you have the opportunity to check out some of the world’s most...

Best Android and iPhone 5 Apps: On a Road Trip

Best Android and iPhone 5 Apps: On a Road Trip
Thousands of smartphone apps are vying for your attention, but these are the ones you really need to have on your iPhone 5 or Android device if you’re hitting the road this summer. In the “olden days”—aka, the 1990s or before—taking a road trip meant collecting books of maps and planning out your...

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