Kim Maise

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The Best And Worst Booze To Drink If You Want To Lose Weight

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(Main photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Alcohol can either give you a beer belly or help you uncover your abs. After all, while one Archives of Internal Medicine study shows that people who put back one or two drinks a day are less likely to gain weight, research in The American …

Journeys of a Lifetime: 10 Breathtaking US Roads to Drive With the Whole Family

<i>Big Sur, CA on State Route 1 (Flickr: Sarah Tzinieris)</i><p>You're a family that's done it all - you've sailed the sunny seas and skied the snowy peaks - and now you're looking for something different for your next family vacation. A road trip is another wonderful option that both you and the kids are …

Solstice: America's Best Sunrises and Sunsets

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>On Sunday, June 21 the summer solstice returns and we're welcoming it like the ray of sunshine that it is. What that means here in North America is that the sun will reach its northernmost point in the sky and we'll be treated to more daylight hours than …

17 Things Everyone Should Know About Metabolism

"Calories in, calories out" doesn't even begin to cover it.

9 basic photography mistakes (and how to fix them)

Every photographer makes mistakes when taking photos. Here are some tips to help identify and solve common issues that beginners may come across.<p>Wonky horizon<p>You're in position watching an amazing sunset and happily snapping away. But in the excitement you forgot to check that the horizon was …

The 10 most popular American cities to visit this summer

Hamilton Pool is a popular summer stop in Austin, thanks to its 50 foot waterfall.Flickr/KnowsphotosAmerican Express Travel recently released its list of the top 10 most popular cities to visit this summer in the United States.<p>To make this list, the travel company looked at the top destinations …

Yosemite National Park CampGround | Rental Cabins | RV Sites

There's Golden Opportunities for FUN and ADVENTURE in Yosemite National Park!<p>In the middle of California's Gold Country, near the scenic foothills of …

Hiking Grand Canyon National Park - North Rim

<b>When you visit the Grand Canyon, there are two choices: the South Rim or the North Rim.</b> Here are a few hikes for the North Rim. <br>The North Rim is much …

22 Best Small Town Family Vacation Destinations in the U.S.

From beautiful sandy beaches to scenic mountains, America's small towns offer families a diverse choice of things to see and do. Visit the beaches on …

Family Vacations

Southern USA's 10 Most Beautiful Parks

From beautifully rugged mountain terrain to amazing marine wonderlands, the parks of the USA’s southern states are a sight to behold. Discover some …

A Park Ranger's Guide to Glacier

Montana’s <b>Glacier National Park</b> is where everything bright and strong and never tamed comes together on high: gray wolves and great silver-tipped bears, storms that hit the Great Divide like tsunamis with golden eagles surfing the wind waves, twisted trees 200 years old but scarcely tall enough to …

National Parks

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 …

The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …

Happiness

Glacier National Park - Montana

2875 US-93 Whitefish MT 59937 U.S.<p>Rodeos, cattle drives and glamping tents are just a few of the enticements at this welcoming working ranch.<p>899 …

National Parks

Here Are 20 Gorgeous Waterfalls Hidden Right Here in Pennsylvania

Hiking

These 16 Out-Of-This-World Hiking Spots In Virginia Will Leave You In Awe

Made of 250 million-year-old limestone, Tinker Cliffs offer a steep trail guaranteed to make you feel the burn, but a view that makes it all worth …

These 15 Jaw Dropping Places In Virginia Will Blow You Away

Located in Hot Springs, Virginia, The Homestead is a taste of good ol' Southern elegance. Two natural hot springs and 45 acres of indoor and outdoor …

These 15 Epic Hiking Spots In North Carolina Are Out Of This World

Perhaps the most strenuous hike on this list, Grandfather's profile is well worth it. This 7-mile hike starts at a peaceful creek bed and leads you …

Hiking

These 14 Breathtaking Waterfalls Are Hiding Right Here In Tennessee

These 20 Breathtaking Waterfalls Are Hiding In North Carolina

Daredevils will take a jump off the cliffs into the water below. A small beach and easy entrance way into the falls makes this a great swimming …

Hiking

The Real Manhattan Subway Map

By: Thrillist<p>Unless you're trying to get somewhere, the Manhattan subway map is kind of garbage -- it doesn't tell you the best bar near every station, or where all the secret entrances are, or really anything you need to know about any of the stops. That's why we put together this actually useful …

5 Spectacular April Getaways

<i>Cherry blossoms in Washington DC (Flickr: robposse)</i><p>Itching to get away in April? The door has finally slammed shut on winter, and many of us are itching to get away and dust off the cold-weather cobwebs. April is shoulder season for many North American destinations, so this can also be a …

Where cherry trees are blooming right now (Portland) and in the future

Unusual winter weather -- super cold in the East, super warm in the Northwest -- has affected when cherry trees will bloom across the nation. Here are four places to put on your calendar to watch the spread of pink this spring.<p><b>Washington, D.C.</b>: All that winter snow will delay the cherry blossoms at …

10 Bargain Caribbean All-Inclusive Resorts

Nothing beats the Caribbean when it comes to blissful beach days, and nothing compares to an all-inclusive for convenience. But prices can be all over the map, with some resorts topping out at thousands per night. So we went on the hunt for top-quality resorts with awesome amenities that offer …

The 30 Best Trips of 2015

Warning: unless you’re an annoyingly carefree bon vivant with a hefty trust fund, reading our annual Best of Travel awards may trigger a deep sense of dissatisfaction with the pathetic state of your mundane life. There are so many cool places to go, you’ll think as you scroll through our 30 epic …

51 Hours in New York City

Making the most of New York City in just a few short days can be a daunting task. How do you fit in culture, nature, great food, and sightseeing on limited time?<p>One way is to explore this great city in parts and allow yourself to experience some of the best the city has to offer without rushing …

Florida's 7 Best Beaches

Which Florida beach is right for you? The Sunshine State boasts almost 1,000 miles of flip-flop-friendly beaches, each with its own distinct style. From snow-white sand perfect for relaxing to the best place to explore with your dog, find the perfect beach for your travel needs.<p><b>BEST FOR COUPLES:</b> …