Alicia Saake

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The Best National Park in Every State

America is a beautiful country and our National Park system is an amazing way to explore the best wilderness and historical destiations in all of the …

National Parks

Take a New Year's Eve train to see northern lights in Alaska

Get into training this winter on the Alaska Railroad with a Winter Escape Getaway, offered now through mid-May. The snowy train trips are a result of expanded service at Christmas and New Year's, as well as in February and March.<p>For those looking for a New Year's Eve tour, the Aurora Winter Train …

Best State Parks in the United States for a Thousand

<i>This is a guest post from my dad, Grandpa Points. He and my mom are in their 60’s, are (mostly) retired,and are ticking off “bucket list”</i> …

National Parks

10 of the best small towns in the US: readers’ travel tips

To get a real feel for the diversity and quirkiness of America, visit its small towns – where fascinating history, regional cuisine and great scenery are just some of the attractions<p><b>Winning tip: Helper, Utah</b><p>Helper is an old mining town 100 miles or so from Salt Lake City. It had been in decline for …

Travel

Top 10 most photogenic locations in Canada

For both professionals and point-and-shoot amateurs, there are fewer places on the planet with landscapes more snap-worthy than Canada. We check out …

Hiking

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

You're not young and free forever.<p>Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having …

9 Breathtaking Road Trips You Must Take & Be Mesmerized

One of my most favourite ways to explore is by car. When we visited the USA we went to the Grand Canyon by car and to Las Vegas and California. Even …

European Travel

3 Day Trips From Seattle Perfect for Fall

The Emerald City sits in between salt water and fresh water, as well as two mountain ranges, the Cascades and the Olympics. Heading just a few miles …

Puget Sound

7 Bartenders Share Recipes For Their Ideal Fall Cocktails

Autumn’s up!<p>Summer doesn't officially end for another few weeks, but we all know it's pretty much over. Labor Day marks the unofficial demise of beach season, so it's time to start thinking about adapting to the shifting weather. One of the best ways to do that is through seasonal drinking, where …

20 Surreal Places to Travel In America Even The Locals May Not Have Explored

The world’s 10 best train journeys – by the woman who’s done them all

<i>After covering three continents and 45,000 miles by train for our Around the World in 80 Trains series, Monisha Rajesh shares her unmissable rail journeys</i><p>1. Xining to Lhasa<p>Climbing more than 17,000ft, the Qinghai-Tibet railway travels along the top of the world past ice-blue lakes and snow-capped …

Sean Talks Credit: When Traveling Abroad, Follow These 3 Credit Card Rules of Thumb

<i>By Sean McQuay</i><p>W<p>hen I was in college, I traveled through Western Europe while studying abroad. I hiked the Alps in Switzerland, visited the British Museum in London and ate Belgian waffles in Belgium -- which, by the way, are way better than the Belgian waffles in the U.S. I took a chartered bus …

Personal Finance

The 25 best waterfront cities to visit in your lifetime

Chicago Line Cruises recently compiled a list of the top 25 waterfront cities in the world, using Mercer's Quality of Living survey and Euromonitor's measures of international tourist arrivals. They also used Numbeo's "Basket of Goods and Services" tool, which allows you to compare total prices …

Bistros

28 incredible roads to drive in your lifetime

From a mountain pass in Abu Dhabi to routes that wind through the Swiss Alps, these roads make for a drive you won't soon forget.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

Hiking

8 Epic European Summer Road Trips

With summer quickly approaching, there is no better time to think about your next vacation! And instead of just settling on one spot, why not jump in …