Vacation Ideas

Labor Day Long-Weekend Getaways

Labor Day Long-Weekend Getaways
Itching to get out of town for one last summer trip, but you’re not sure where to go? Take advantage of the extra time off by checking out one of these top four long-weekend destinations. Whether you’ve accidentally let summer slip away without taking a single trip, or you want to add one more...

The Top 5 Destinations for Family Vacation Fun

The Top 5 Destinations for Family Vacation Fun
“Are we there yet?” “I’m tired!” “I’m bored!” Kids! They can certainly be hard to please on vacation. That’s why you have to check out these five family-friendly resorts, which have adventurous and relaxing activities that appeal to grown-ups and kids alike. If you’re looking for a place with a...

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...

Urban Adventures in Chicago

Urban Adventures in Chicago
Ready to do even more than sipping, shopping and strolling your way through the Windy City? We challenge you to take on some of Chi-town’s little known—ridiculously heart-pounding—outdoor adventures. The Windy City is renowned for many things—deep-dish pizza, the Miracle Mile and some of the...

World’s Best Coastal Walks and Beach Trails

World’s Best Coastal Walks and Beach Trails
Can’t decide between an invigorating multi-day hike and a relaxing trip to the beach? You don’t have to! With these five coastal treks, you can combine your passions—and experience some of the world’s most spectacular waterfront scenery. Shaded forests and mountain trails are cool places for summer...

America’s Top Beach Boardwalks

America’s Top Beach Boardwalks
Looking for surf, sun and sand—with a side of Americana nostalgia? Plan your next beach getaway to one of America’s best boardwalk destinations. There’s something distinctly nostalgic about ambling down a sun-warmed beach boardwalk at height of summer. Because they haven’t changed all that much in...

The Top 6 Fireworks Shows on July 4th

The Top 6 Fireworks Shows on July 4th
This Independence day, skip your regular routine and visit one of these destinations for a fireworks show that is sure to blow you away. Cities all over the U.S. have their own way of commemorating our country’s independence, from big concerts to backyard barbecues. But no matter where you are, the...

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...

Your Ultimate New Zealand Adventure!

Your Ultimate New Zealand Adventure!
Heading on an adventure trip to New Zealand? Here’s how to get your adrenaline rush! For a small country, New Zealand—which is jam-packed with rainforests, glaciers, fjords, and geysers—offers an incredible number of outdoor jaunts that take place on land, in the sky, in the sea, and even...

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...

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