Kirsty Clark

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The 10 Best Summer Vacation Destinations in America

From the Grand Canyon to Graceland, summer is the season to appreciate the beauty our country has to offer.<p>Cape Cod<p>Chicago<p>Graceland<p>Grand Canyon<p>Mount …

25 Stunning National Park Vistas

If these 25 astounding vistas tell us anything, it's that America's beauty is a fierce kind. There are the alien landscapes of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks and the trickling glacial promontories of Denali and Glacier National Park.<p>Legends, too, inform these lands, from Dead Horse Point's …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

U.S. Food Trails: Best Routes For Summer 2013

Road-trip dining has undergone a much-needed makeover, thanks to the rising popularity of food trails. Believe us, greasy fast food might be the easiest option on the road, but it's not the best. The solution? Make food the destination.<p>Food trails are pre-planned maps of the culinary scene that …

24 free things to do in San Francisco

Contrary to what you might expect from such a well known, tourist-heavy city, San Francisco quietly delivers a lot for the money. Many of its hotels offer comfort and location for a third of the cost of a comparable New York or London hotel; public transit is part of the fun (cheaper Market Street …

Insider Secrets of Hawaii

The historical sites of Oahu. The out-of-this-world volcanic landscape of the Big Island. And of course the beaches! Here are 20 tips for visiting …

Beaches

Top scenic drives around Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone’s famous landscape doesn’t suddenly end at the park fence. Enveloping the park kernel is a protective cushion of national forests and wilderness areas that offer almost as much scenic splendor as the park itself, but without the crowds and the entry fee. Heading to Yellowstone? See the …

The 19 Most Beautiful Places In The World Are Hidden In America

Europe is great and Asia is awesome, but the song says <i>America</i> the beautiful.<p>These hidden places prove you don't need to spend big bucks and make a transatlantic trek-- the world's most beautiful wonders have been here all along, right in your American backyard.<p><b>Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone</b> …

Ultimate Road Trip from LA to Las Vegas

The drive between Las Vegas and Los Angeles isn’t long, but at best it’s boring. And when there’s traffic, it’s grueling. Why not break up the trip …

Wineries

Top 10 experiences on Hawaii's Big Island

Island fever may happen elsewhere, but it's almost unheard of on Hawai'i. The aptly named Big Island is fantastically diverse, with miles of highways and - better yet - byways to explore. From age-old fishing villages to modern mega resorts, from snow-capped peaks to sandy beaches, you'll …

4 US Road Trips to Take Before You Die

There’s no better way to discover America than by criss-crossing the country via its most iconic highways. Whether you have fast wheels or an RV, …

Hiking

Plan a Breathtaking Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip

The Pacific Coast Highway winds along the dramatic Northern California coastline.<p>The craggy cliffs of Big Sur provide breathtaking photo …

Pacific Ocean

Amtrak's 5 best train journeys

Despite what you think you know about train travel -- it's slow, expensive, and prone to robbery by masked men on horseback -- Amtrak's got two key …

The new apps & services for Summer you can't travel without

Summer is that wonderful time of the year when the sun is out and you get to get away from the computer, go outside, and stare at a slightly <i>smaller</i> …

Apps

10 things the United States does better | CNN Travel

America's Most Beautiful Coastal Views

From towering Pacific Northwest sea stacks to mile upon mile of mirage-like tidal flats, these 10 littoral landscapes take ocean views to a new level.<p>…

The World's Most Beautiful Places In Photos

Lonely Planet has been guiding travelers to destinations across the globe for 40 years.<p>In celebration of those four decades, the company's travel experts handpicked images of the world's most beautiful places and compiled them into a book, <i>Lonely Planet's Beautiful World</i>.<p>Check out some of the …