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18 places in New Hampshire you have to see before you die

1. Kancamagus Highway, Lincoln to Conway<p>The Kancamagus, or “Kanc”, as it’s also known, is a 34.5-mile stretch of highway along NH’s scenic Route 112. …

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10 Incredible Tree-House Hotels in the U.S.

If you've ever wanted to take your love of the great outdoors to new heights, get ready to climb up to the canopy and sleep in one of these amazing treetop hotels. Feats of contemporary engineering, these contemporary tree houses are certain to astound, with amenities ranging from Jacuzzis and …

10 Essential Hiking Tips Every Beginner Hiker Should Know

Hiking is an excellent low-impact workout. Studies show it offers multiple physical and mental benefits. From reducing anxiety to preventing osteoporosis, hiking is an outdoor activity delivering benefits beyond scenic and fun.<p>Unlike walking on a treadmill or paved path, hiking involves more, …

Five Day Trips from Portland, Oregon, Worth the Detour

Portland is a popular spot in summer—recently hosting Project Pabst, Pedalpalooza and the Rose Festival—but even locals and visitors want to take a …

The 9 Best Money-Saving Travel Tips

1-<b>Pick Destinations Based On Currency Exchange Rates</b><p>My destinations are selected based on where the dollar is strongest. Flexibility in choosing my vacation allows me to be opportunistic.<p>Reviewing online currency valuation articles helps determine where the exchange rates are best. A strong dollar …

5 Packing Tips for a Cold Weather Getaway

With the holidays fast approaching, many of us will be packing suitcases and driving or flying to visit family. But let's face it: packing for cold winter weather is no easy task. Here are five packing tips to maximize space when headed for cooler temps.<p>1. Invest in quality clothing<p>Functional …

London's Hidden History: Ten Great Sites You Shouldn't Miss

Millions of tourists flock to London every year to take in the culture, sample the cuisine and, most important of all, to see the sites. But as well as the more prominent places to visit in London, the UK's capital is full of hidden wonder and secret gems that can add an extra dimension to any trip.<p>…

The Best Under-the-Radar Destinations of 2015

It's definitely reassuring when your best friend, mom and neighbor collectively endorse your vacation. (They hear Istanbul is "absolutely fabulous" this time of year.) But we at PureWow think it's way more fun to explore a place that's yet to be affected by mass tourism.<p>From the Italian beach …

The Coolest Hotel in Every State

<i>This post comes from our editorial partners at Thrillist.</i><p>Unless your name happens to be Arthur Fonzarelli (in which case, that's crazy!), it’s hard …

6 Of America's Favorite Little Towns You Need To Visit This Fall

As with certain seasons and songs, sometimes you just want to take a back road or enjoy all that a quiet, peaceful town has to offer. Fall is a cozy season, and with that comes a longing for tiny towns with quaint B&Bs and little carriage tours.<p>Just in time for colder weather, here are a few towns, …

Local Secrets Only a Seattleite Would Know

Global Yodel recently caught up with Instagram star Dan Cole to ask him about his home city of Seattle. He offered some great insight, local tips and beautiful photos.<p>"I chose these photos because they represent the variety of places I like to visit and capture some of the diverse things I've seen, …

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The 10 Best Destinations For People Who Want To Move Abroad

If you want to leave your home country behind, move to Ecuador.<p>That's according to the largest survey of expatriates in the world. Nine out of 10 respondents from the South American country reported being satisfied with their lives there, making it the No. 1 destination.<p>The data comes from the 2014 …

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6 Reasons Why Harbor View Hotel on Martha's Vineyard Needs to Be Your Next Vacation Destination

If you're heading to Martha's Vineyard, the classic American getaway, consider staying at the historic Harbor View Hotel & Resort. Not only a vacation destination, but also a tradition for many, here are six reasons why you should book a room here on your next trip to the island.<p><i>By Kimberly</i> …

Free Things to Do in Prague

Not long ago, Prague was hailed—in hushed tones—as one of the greatest European cities vacationers had yet to discover. Those days are gone, and the city is now well known as a major destination for art, history, and culture. Naturally, its prices have grown along with its reputation. With these …

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Road Trip Bliss: Portugal’s Southern Coast

<b>Portugal is made for wanderers.</b> From the top of the Moorish remnants of Castelo de São Jorge, <b>Lisbon</b> cascades downhill in all directions, new paths beckoning at every turn. To the south, the 25 de Abril bridge spans the Tagus River, a ringer for San Francisco’s Golden Gate. Across the harbor, the …

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Free Things to Do in Seattle

At once grungy and gourmet, lush and mod, the Emerald City has revitalized its best attractions while offering plenty for penny-pinchers. Pound the pavement through historic Pioneer Square, lively Pike Place Market, Seattle's compact downtown, and to its scenic waterfront—reveling in free gems …

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Tiny Off-the-Grid Homes We Love

Photo: Graypants, Inc./Hide and Seek<p>The latest in coffee-table inspiration comes from the newly released <i>Hide and Seek</i>. The book is a compilation of unique, well-designed, escape-from-reality cabins we lust over. These structures aren't lavish: instead, they're dedicated to simplicity and the …

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The 5 Best Places to See the Leaves Change Color This Fall

It's our favorite time of year again. The air is cooling (finally!), the kids are back in school, our favorite sweaters are coming out of storage, and all the trees are starting to change color. We love it -- with one, crucial caveat. We're city dwellers, and access to the vividly color-changing …

Best Countries for Solo Travelers (PHOTOS)

There are many travelers who claim that traveling alone is the best way to see the world. You deliberately travel solo, they say, because you want to experience the world without the influence of a friend or partner's tastes, prejudices, or preferences. When you're with a companion, it's easy to …

Road Trip: Hudson Valley, New York

Follow the trails of Indians, adventurers, George Washington, and Gilded Age millionaires.<p>If you look north as you cross the Tappan Zee Bridge (I-287) over the Hudson River, you take in what Dutch explorers saw almost 400 years ago. The river here runs nearly three miles wide, carving between …

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Ireland's Castles

Castles dot the countryside of the Irish Isles. Some remain private homes, some are open to the public, and some are mere ruins of what they once were.

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5 Amazing Brunch Burgers in Philly

Top 14 Things We’re Looking Forward To This Fall In Philadelphia

Exciting things are afoot in Philadelphia this fall.<p>And while we still have a few more weeks of summer – <i>long live summer</i> – fall is looking pretty …

Affordable Greece

Think Greece and conjure up images of white-washed villages cascading down hillsides, azure seas sparkling in bright sunshine and powder-soft white sand beaches. A visit to this special country is a lifelong dream for many, as it delivers an astounding array of breathtaking landscapes, ancient …

Back to school in Vancouver: the University of British Columbia’s best attractions

You’ve walked through Stanley Park and around Granville Island, and you’ve swayed across the North Shore’s Capilano Suspension Bridge. What’s next? It’s easy to find Vancouver’s biggest visitor attractions, so here’s somewhere else you can go with a little spare time and a hankering to head off the …