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25 Secret European Villages

The charm of Ticino, the Italian-speaking canton of southern Switzerland, is the not-quite-here, not-quite-there, lost-in-time feel of the place. To …

European Travel

25 'tourist traps' around the world that are actually worth visiting

1/<p>The Blue Lagoon, Grindavík, Iceland<p>Tourism in Iceland has skyrocketed in recent years, solidifying the country's status as one of the world's …

European Travel

The 23 Best National Park Adventures

Longtime park patrons known that what makes parks significant isn’t the packaging, but what’s inside their borders. Still, the more popular parks get …

We Found the 5 Best Hot Springs in California, So Leave the Beach Behind

California has long been known for its beaches, and their appeal has always been clear. The warm sand, crashing waves, and blue ocean all seem to …

10 Most Breathtaking Day Hikes in the U.S.

The United States is home to some of the most diverse landscapes on the planet, ranging from barren deserts and vast canyons to lush forests and …

National Parks

24 of the Most Scenic Places to Camp in the United States

Take a road trip from coast to coast, and you’ll find beautiful sights in every state in the U.S.<p>One of the best things about traveling around the …

Hiking

5 'Forgotten' Tourist Destinations in the U.S. Everyone Should Visit

Sure, social media may make it seem like every corner of the world is now a tourism hot spot, but there are still a few forgotten destinations in our …

National Parks

The 11 Best Castles to Visit in Ireland

An unofficial count estimates that Ireland has more than 1,000 castles. Scattered throughout the country, most of the medieval castles were built as …

Natural Wonders Seen Through Glass

Nature is usually best observed unfiltered, with nothing between you and the trees, bees, and breeze. But sometimes—for comfort, safety, or practicality—it’s better to opt for the next best thing: seeing the natural world through a wall or bubble of glass that protects you from the elements. It’s a …

San Francisco

Why Highway 395 is California's Most Underrated Road Trip

Roads trips have become a staple of American culture! There is no better way to see this great nation and spend time with family and friends, then …

Allow Us to Add These 45 Hidden Wonders of the World to Your Bucket List

With the Summer months looming and travel undoubtedly on your mind, allow us to add 45 destinations to your travel bucket list. We all have travel wishlists that include famous hot spots like the Maldives, Santorini, Bora Bora, and Marrakech. But if you're a seasoned traveler, you may want to visit …

17 Gorgeous Indian Hill Stations You Miss Out On Every Summer Because You End Up Going To Shimla

1. Coonoor Where: Tamil Nadu Source: Taj Holidays Said to be the quieter of the three Nilgiri hill stations, Coonoor is one of the most beautiful …

12 Top-Rated Hiking Trails in California

California is a hiker’s paradise, with an incredible diversity of landscapes. The nature sites are so sublime that simple descriptions only hint at …

From Baselitz to Burning Man: 28 Can’t-Miss Museum Shows to See in the United States This Spring

Exhibitions<p>From New York to Los Angeles, these are the art exhibitions that everyone will be talking about this coming season.<p>& ,<p>To celebrate the …

The Top Viewpoints in San Francisco

With 49 hills and three sides surrounded by water, San Francisco is a city that offers views around each and every corner. From the downtown skyline …

Places You Should Visit in 2018 Before They Get Too Popular

For every primo travel destination, there’s a sweet spot to find it. Visit too soon -- say, before the airlines start offering half-decent service …

We're Ready to Move Into This 7-Star Hotel in Bali With the World's Best Swimming Pool

Warning: the following information will make you want to permanently move to Bali, Indonesia.<p>The name of the hotel alone, Hanging Gardens of Bali, makes it sound like a place we want to be right now, but the destination itself more than lives up to your imagination. The breathtaking boutique hotel …

Swimming Pools

12 "Game of Thrones" Style Castles To Rent This Summer

...just in time for the premiere of Season 7.<p>With <i>Game of Thrones</i> returning this Sunday, luxury rentals on the rise and our affinity for anything royal going strong, it only seems apropos that your summer vacation rental should be something more majestic. Whether you're traveling stateside or have …

6 awesome places in Michigan you’ve probably never heard of

IT’S EASY TO THINK of Michigan as just another “Midwestern” state, but dig a little deeper and it’s clearly anything but. For starters, it has the …

National Parks

Natural wonders that will blow your mind

For all our obsession with man-made wonders, technological advances and increasing urbanisation, nothing compares to the creations of Mother Nature.<p>Vast cave systems, wild desert landscapes and breathtaking waterfalls all remind us of our small place in earth’s story. And even with our …

The Must-Visit Caribbean Destination You’ve Never Heard Of

Just a short 30-minute flight on a puddle jumper from Belize City is Placencia, a burgeoning town that was once a sleepy fishing village. Sandwiched between a lagoon on the west and Caribbean Sea on the east, Placencia appears to be an unassuming destination. Modest storefronts line the only main …

Central America

44 of the best long hiking trails in the continental US all on one map

So many trails, so little time. That’s sure how it feels sometimes when you’re trying to pick a new adventure to go on. It can be difficult deciding …

Hiking

Drive through this redwood. While you still can.

Jan. 4, 2017, 6:00 a.m.<p>Family-friendly<br>• North Coast<p><b>Why:</b> Of the three remaining drive-through trees in California, this one is the most handsome.<p><b>What:</b> For about 80 years, giddy Californians have been steering their vehicles through the Chandelier Drive-Thru Tree in Underwood Park, the tourist …