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15 Boozy Cocktails For Anyone Who Loves Canada Dry Ginger Ale

Ginger ale isn't just for sick days.

Make It: Maple Bourbon Smash | Valet.

As the weather dips, you need a cocktail that packs a warm punch but is still refreshing. This is a riff on a classic Old Fashioned, that comes …

The 10 best national parks in the US

The US is home to 58 national parks, all filled with breathtaking landscapes and rampant wildlife...so narrowing this list down to 10 was difficult.<p>After considering location, accessibility, and scenery, we picked the 10 parks that must make your must-visit list — whether it be for a week-long …

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Tiny Travel Gadgets You Didn't Know You Needed

Having the latest technology at your fingertips doesn't have to mean weighing down your suitcase. We've found eight can't-travel-without gadgets you never knew existed (until now), and best of all, they're all pocket-sized.<p><b>VoltReady Dual Output Portable Battery</b><p>Charge your iPhone 6 and your Kindle …

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Small-Town Escapes: Winter Park, FL

Not even Disney could manufacture this urban village’s brand of magic<p><b>Population:</b> 29,203 <b><br>Drive Time:</b> Fifteen minutes northeast of downtown Orlando; ninety minutes northeast of Tampa<p>Long before greater Orlando was invaded by gloved mice and boy wizards—before Jurassic Park and Seuss Landing and all …

A Park Ranger's Guide to Grand Canyon

The road to the Grand Canyon from the south crosses a gently rising plateau that gives no hint at what is about to unfold. You wonder if you have made a wrong turn. All at once an immense gorge a mile deep and up to 18 miles wide opens up.<p><b>Jill Staurowsky</b> has worked as an interpretive ranger in the …

National Parks Road Trip: Utah

Discover the Road to Mighty: Zion > Bryce Canyon > Capitol Reef > Arches > Canyonlands<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> McCarran International, Las Vegas<p>This multiday adventure on remote byways is a journey through the slickrock heart of the American West, linking Utah’s "Mighty Five" national parks—Zion, Bryce …

Family-Friendly America: 8 Places to Add to Your List

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Each spring, thousands of bloggers and entrepreneurs flock to the Mom 2.0 Summit for a weekend of workshops and networking. This year, I joined in on the fun to see what this travel-savvy group had to recommend when it came to outstanding kid-friendly destinations in the …

National Parks Road Trip: Northern Rockies

Grand Teton > Yellowstone > Glacier<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> Jackson, Wyoming<p>Explore the three crown jewels of the Northern Rockies on this tour spanning some of the continent’s most stunning alpine scenery and explosive geologic wonders. This trip takes you into the beating heart of wild America, from the …

These 18 Hidden Gems In Florida Will Blow You Away

This majestic 200-acre garden features a 205-foot singing tower facing a reflecting pool, a bird sanctuary, and acres of oaks, pines, ferns, …

The Best Kind of Road Trip: A Luxury RV Without The Camping

Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer, also kicks off summer driving season, with about 33 million motorists expected to hit the roads this weekend, according to AAA. About 15 million of them will be traveling in recreational vehicles: some 5 million travel trailers, campers and motorhomes …

Everglades National Park Photos

Travel<p>Everglades National Park photos and pictures of culture, history, and travel from National Geographic.

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Zion National Park’s Awesome Hidden Hike

The Subway slot canyon takes some time and effort, but for a spectacle with plenty of thrills and chills (bring your wetsuit), it’s worth it<p>IF ZION NATIONAL PARK had a marquee, it would be crowded with the names of world-famous hikes—Angels Landing, Observation Point and the Narrows, among them. …

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The top 10 beach camping spots in Florida

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>This story originally appeared online in 2009. We've updated it slightly, but took out references to rates as they can fluctuate. Most</i> …

Florida by Land: Walk on the Wild Side

Travel<p>At parks and preserves across Florida, there are plenty of walks that are short on distance.<p>Seeing animals in their natural habitats doesn’t have to involve hours of trekking through the wilderness. At parks and preserves across Florida, there are plenty of walks that are short on distance …

10 Best: Hotels Near National Parks

GRAND CANYON RAILWAY HOTEL, WILLIAMS, AZ<p>After a hard day of exploring the Grand Canyon, you'll want a comfortable bed, and the kids will want a break …

Bucket List Places You Need To See In The Next Decade

"Where do you see yourself in the next 10 years?" What if instead of a dreaded job interview question, this was asked as a travel challenge? Suddenly the whole world opens up.<p>You had better start thinking, because the world will look very different in the next decade than it does today. For …

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A Park Ranger's Guide to Olympic

TravelInsider's Guide<p>Encompassing 1,441 square miles of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, <b>Olympic National Park</b> invites visitors to explore three distinct ecosystems: subalpine forest and wildflower meadow; temperate forest; and the rugged Pacific shore. Because of the park’s relatively unspoiled …

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The Best Places to Stargaze in America

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>For 25 years, NASA’s orbiting Hubble telescope has beamed mesmerizing images of our universe. But Earth dwellers can get stellar celestial views, too.<p>Here are three trip-worthy dark-sky havens in the United States:<p>> Lake Powell (Utah)<p>The combination of a thin atmosphere and …

Summer Vacation 2015: The Best Places to Stay at America's Most Visited National Parks

Prolific writer and historian Wallace Stegner’s assertion that America’s national parks are “the best idea we ever had” continues to resonate with travelers: According to the National Park Service, visits to these U.S. treasures rose to a record 294 million in 2014, an increase of 20 million over …

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Emerald Pools via Kayenta Trail Beginner

A relatively easy just over 2 mile trail to Zion’s Emerald Pools – miniature oases nestled in the impressive cliffs of Zion. Depending on the season, …

America's worst national parks

It’s always fun to come up with rankings for the “best of” travel – and within the majesty of America’s national park system, there is always a spirited competition between the likes of Yellowstone, Yosemite, Glacier, and the Tetons, all of which I’ve enjoyed visiting multiple times.<p>But enough of …

Florida by Land: Take a Naturalist-Guided Beach Walk

Learn about Florida’s unique marine ecosystem on one of the guided nature walks offered at many coastal preserves and parks.<p>Seeing the shoreline through the eyes of a naturalist or park ranger reveals the complex science at the beach. Learn about Florida’s unique marine ecosystem on one of the …

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Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 units, …

Florida by Land: Go Beach Camping

Start the day with a sunrise walk on the beach and let the rolling surf lull you to sleep at night by camping on or near the sand.<p>Start the day with a sunrise walk on the beach and let the rolling surf lull you to sleep at night by camping on or near the sand. Options range from primitive tent …