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Overlooked U.S. Routes That Make for Incredible Road Trips

The great American road trip has been a vacation idea for ages. Of course, Route 66 is an iconic choice; the Pacific Coast Highway and Blue Ridge Parkway are up there too. Yet there are many highways, routes, and byways across the United States that can also make this journey equally memorable. …

National Parks

The Best Places to Visit in California for Major West Coast Wanderlust

Start ticking these Golden State stars off your list.<p>California has a mind-numbing amount of places to visit and incredible attractions to see. From …

California

The 50 books we're dying to see get adapted

What can Hollywood do with these?

Books

The Best NYC Hotels Under $200 a Night

"New York" and "budget" are two words that just don't belong together in a sentence. Almost every activity in the city comes at a price. Between the …

Manhattan

The 8 Best Antelope Canyon Tours to Book in 2018

<i>We are committed to researching and recommending the best tours. We may receive commissions from purchases made after visiting links within our</i> …

National Parks

The 5 best stopover cities in the world

A stopover offers travelers the best of both worlds. You get to check another city off your bucket list while simultaneously breaking up a long, …

World Records

10 Best Beach Hotels in Florida

1 of 11<p>Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Manalapan<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>Henderson Park Inn, Destin<p>3 of 11<p>The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne, Miami<p>Advertisement<p>4 …

This Wyoming Resort Is All Your Luxury Wild West Fantasies Come True

The once-private Snake River Sporting Club has been revamped as a luxe resort destination and gateway to the Grand Tetons.<p>I wasn’t expecting to be …

Hot Springs

16 Tequila Cocktails To Celebrate National Tequila Day, Because Why Not

National Tequila Day is here! And it happens to fall on a Taco Tuesday — what more could you ask for?! Here at some yummy cocktails to</b> …

Recipes

6 Reasons Why I Love Turks and Caicos

With over 7,000 individual islands in the Caribbean, it may be hard to decide where exactly you should go. But, as I’ve discovered recently, you …

Turks and Caicos

10 Must-Visit Places in Florida That You've Probably Never Heard Of

1 of 10<p>Walkers Landing in Amelia Island<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>No Name Pub in Big Pine Key<p>3 of 10<p>Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge in Vero …

Florida

I've Been to 100 Caribbean Islands—This Is the One I Always Recommend

The Caribbean is synonymous with idyllic white-sand beaches and azure water, but for traveler and journalist Ashlan Cousteau, that's just one of the …

Caribbean

Bar Harbor, Maine: Family Travel Guide

See the only national park in the northeast from this charming home base<p>What to do in Bar Harbor<p>This touristy yet charming town, which gets especially busy during July and August, is an excellent home base for Acadia, the only national park in the northeast. Acadia is known for its beguiling mix of …

New England

The 10 Best Places in Florida To Visit During the Off Season (That’s Right Now!)

Everyone knows the lure of Florida in the winter: mild weather, cool ocean breezes, a uniform of shorts and flip flops (even in January). But …

Florida

An Alaska National Park as Big as Connecticut. Annual Visitors? 23,000.

Flying through Lake Clark Pass in a four-seater Cessna 206 (the fifth seat had been removed to make room for baggage), I felt like I had cheated some long-established rule: Visit a National Park on Memorial Day weekend and you’re required to sit in traffic hell for hours. But there are no roads …

National Parks

Every Tourist in New Orleans Makes These 11 Mistakes

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: New Orleans is unlike anywhere else on this planet. The city essentially forces you — in the best way …

The Best NYC Staycation Hotels for Those Who Don’t Have a House in the Hamptons

Spend a weekend rediscovering the Big Apple. 🍎<p>There's no place like New York City in the world, and even if you call the Big Apple home, there's …

The 10 Best Island Getaways in National Parks

Travel<p>When you need to cross the water to get away from it all, head off to these beautiful retreats across America.<p>Solitude, romance, adventure, excitement—all these words and more come to mind when travelers think of island getaways. The National Park System encompasses hundreds of islands, some …

National Parks

Short but sweet: 10 of the world's most spectacular day walks

1: Fimmvorduhals hike, Iceland<p>All the island’s oddness in microcosm<p><b>Length:</b> 25km<p><b>Difficulty:</b> Tough<p>Iceland is wonderfully weird. And a whole lot of that …

These Maple Dijon Grilled Brussels Sprouts Are the Perfect Side — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Food

The Best Small Beach Towns for People Who Want to Escape the Crowds

1 of 13<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Cape May, New Jersey<p>3 of 13<p>Ogunquit, Maine<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Chatham, Massachusetts<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 13<p>Cannon Beach, …

New Jersey

This Chicken Piccata Will Be a Family Favorite — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

11th suspect arrested in death of teen killed in gang attack

NEW YORK (AP) — An eleventh suspect has been arrested in the death of a 15-year-old New York City boy who was slashed in the neck with a machete outside a Bronx bodega.<p>Police say 21-year-old Danilo Payamps Pacheco was arrested Friday and charged with murder, manslaughter and gang assault in the …

I went on a magical trip through Iceland — here's what you should know before you go

Katie Lockhart<p><b>Renting a car is the best way to see the country</b>• <b><br>Watch out for hidden speed cameras, they can lead to big fines</b>• <b><br>Visit the lesser-known</b> …

European Travel

500 Greatest Albums of All Time

50<p>Little Richard, ‘Here’s Little Richard’<p><i>Specialty, 1957</i><p>"I came from a family where my people didn't like rhythm & blues," Little Richard told <i>Rolling</i> …

10 Best Beach Hotels in Maine

1 of 10<p>The Tides Beach Club, Kennebunkport<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Chebeague Island Inn, Chebeague Island<p>3 of 10<p>Inn by the Sea, Cape Elizabeth<p>Advertisement<p>…

Waterfront

Top 9 American Southwest Vacation Ideas

If you are planning a vacation in America's southwest, you will want to include these top vacation destinations. Here's all you need to know to plan …

Best hats for men 2018: ace all-season style with these trendy titfers

By Carys Lowry-Carter<p>Hats on men can be… tricky. But think back, past the awkward phase of Redditors in fedoras, to the glory days of Sinatra, Grant …

The 15 Most Beautiful Places To Visit In California

California dreamin' hard.<p>The Golden State stretches 840 miles long, boasting a truly diverse range of geography. Whether you want to hit the beach, the desert, the mountains, or even an urban city, you can find it all among these most-gorgeous-of-all destinations. Who's down for a road trip?!

Top Things to Do Around Bayfield and the Apostle Islands

At the edge of the largest of the Great Lakes, the small harbor town of Bayfield, Wisconsin, forms a gateway to music, art and the Northern …