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24 Craft Breweries Every Beer Lover Should Know

We found the 24 coolest American craft brewers making waves in the industry, from a Latin American-style <i>cervecería</i> in Chicago to a sustainable brewery in Maui that uses local Hawaiian ingredients to make its brews.<p>A brewery is considered a craft brewery if it produces fewer than 6 million barrels a …

15 things Coloradans always need to explain to out-of-towners

1. Please back away from the wildlife.<p>Sure, your #ElkSelfie in Rocky Mountain National Park might get you a few more likes on Instagram, but is it …

2014 Holiday Gift Guide for Your Favorite Drinker

Have you got somebody in your life that enjoys cocktail culture? We thought so.<p>Have you got somebody in your life -- in your office, your apartment or house -- that enjoys the cocktail culture? If so we've designed this gift guide with you (or rather, them) in mind. The following ideas are items …

Long Weekend in Edinburgh

It’s not hard to see why most visitors fall in love with Edinburgh: its medieval castle, cobblestoned streets, and stone buildings provide no …

10 College Towns We'd Actually Want To Visit As Adults

You don't need to be a student to pay a visit to these college towns -- there's theater, great restaurants, hiking and microbrews to keep even non-undergrads happy.<p><i>By Calder Quinn, CNTraveler.com</i><p>You don't need to be a student to pay a visit to these college towns -- there's theater, great …

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10 Smart Ways To Get A Free Upgrade On Any Trip

After a long day of travel woes, nothing calms and excites the soul like a free upgrade.<p>And whether on a flight or at your hotel, there <i>are</i> smart ways to secure a free upgrade beyond the typical "it's my anniversary" ploy. So we turned to air travel expert George Hobica of Airfarewatchdog and other …

Italy's top attractions: taking the 'trap' out of tourist trap

Across the globe, lucky souls are packing for Italy to explore the famed marvels of ancient Rome, find romance along Venice's teal-blue canals – and well-meaning friends are still trying to talk them out of it. 'You're going where? When? But it's a tourist trap!' they gasp.<p>This popular wisdom may …

Get to know stunning Scotland | CNN Travel

18 Structures That Prove Chicago Is America's Best Architectural City

Chicago is home to some of the best architecture known to man, and now it wants the world to know.<p>Using Italy's Venice Biennale of Architecture as a model, the city recently announced a major architectural exhibition of its own, set to kick off in October of 2015. If the three-month-long Chicago …

Why You Don’t Need to Create the Next Mobile Business Travel Tool

It’s no secret that we are increasingly reliant on digital devices – in fact, for the first time this past January, mobile apps and browsers …

5 New Travel Startups to Watch This Week

Each of this week’s startups use digital tools, from booking platforms to e-readers, to help solve real-life travel obstacles for travelers and …

Running in the City of Light

Paris is a city known for many things—its architecture, its <i>fromage</i>, its lovers—but exercise is decidedly not one of them. Exerting oneself publicly in sweaty, non-chic clothing is considered <i>tres vulgaire</i> and violates one of the underlying maxims of Parisian life: don’t, under any circumstance, look …

World's 15 Best Waterfront Cities

In most large cities around the world, waterways are the norm, not the exception--but some places capitalize on their location more than others. These 15 cities all have unique personalities centered around their waterfronts, where visitors can stroll along bustling harbors, sample the catch of the …

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The Ultimate Guide To Getting Out Of The French Quarter

Reader Recs: World’s Best Beach Towns

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Summer is officially underway in the Northern Hemisphere, and if you’re anything like me, that means one thing—beach season. Whether it be a long weekend at Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina or an extended stay in sandy Punta Cana, I’m always ready for an ocean breeze and …

50 Places In Europe You Need To Visit In Your Lifetime

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to tasting Chianti in Italy's Tuscany region, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.

Walking Through Britain: Following in the Footsteps of A Medieval Saint

Going for a long walk over several days is not a completely new concept for me. I have been backpacking in the mountains for most of my life, and there is nothing like a backcountry experience for getting completely off the grid.<p>Going for a long walk over several days is not a completely new …

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Island Hopping in Boston Harbor

TravelDigital Nomad<p>Eight miles from downtown Boston, I stop in my tracks before a water-stained, dilapidated wall cowering below the growth of a thick full forest. In a corner of the wall, I spot an eerie opening fixed open by a rusted-shut doorway. Alone, I look in and see tunnels splitting into …

Canada photos: 20 of the most beautiful places | CNN Travel

Top 10 Rules of Packing

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>When you’ve spent more than a decade on the road, you get asked some pretty interesting questions. The one query I get most, though, is about packing: what to take, what to leave, where to put it. I’ve taken scads of trips, but every time I get back, I know I could have gone …

5 Earth-Friendly Trips That Will Bring Out Your Inner Captain Planet

Earth Day was nearly three weeks ago, and if it taught us anything, it's that our planet is incredibly, overwhelmingly, absolutely breathtaking. Its natural wonders, as striking as they are, should be a living reminder of why we need to take care of this big blue marble of a world.<p>That's why we …

Spirit Air Executives Are Still Trying to Explain Their Fares to Consumers

On a Spirit Airlines flight, passengers should expect less legroom and narrow aisles. They shouldn’t expect WiFi or personal television screens. Any …

5 Things Every Smart Traveler Should Do This Month

2. Save 25 percent on Memorial Weekend flights. Fly on Saturday morning (instead of Friday) and return on Tuesday (rather than Monday). While holiday-weekend airfares are rising, they're still probably cheaper than the high domestic summer fares that will kick in around June 8.<p><i>By Wendy Perrin,</i> …

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20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …