Cheryl Lyon

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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 …

On the road in America: travelling in the US without a car

Travelling in the US without your own wheels doesn’t have to be a form of purgatory. Beat writer, Jack Kerouac, unwitting inventor of the modern American road trip, never owned a car or a driver’s license. Aside from the odd brief (and presumably illegal) turn behind the wheel of someone else’s …

Fodor’s Travel Tastemaker: Art-World Jetsetter Rebecca Taylor

Rebecca Taylor knows art. She <i>knows</i> it. She literally travels the world for art, whether it’s a work trip, a festival, or a personal art pilgrimage. …

Museums

Perfect Summer Road Trip: Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Perched at the tip of Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Island is the jewel of Canada’s Atlantic coast. Its array of natural assets, the main draw. Massive …

National Parks

Marriott Launches Brand to Target Younger Travelers

If you haven’t heard of Marriott’s newest hotel brand—AC Hotels— you’re not alone. Since it launched in 2011 it’s only been featured in Europe: in 79 …

Summer 2013 Guide to New York City

<i>We have updated this list for 2014. Read Summer 2014 Guide to New York City</i><p>New York City’s sidewalks, parks, and rooftops are once again lively …

New York City

4 Great Places to Stay Near Yellowstone National Park

The coveted in-park lodging at Yellowstone National Park may be entirely booked for summer (as happens <i>months</i> before Memorial Day), but last-minute …

National Parks

Long Weekend in Utah’s National Parks

The astounding desert landscapes of Southwestern Utah are almost overwhelming, not only for their beauty, but for the sheer sense of scale involved. …

National Parks

5 Awesome, But Forgotten, US Landmarks

Across the United States, and often just a stone’s throw from popular tourist destinations, are places that, despite being nationally significant, …

Ultimate Europe Road Trip: France, Italy, Switzerland

The sun-splashed coasts of the French Riviera attract tourists like flies to honey. The Cote d’Azur’s picturesque seaside and azure waters draw …

European Travel

Follow Favorite: Places to Go Before You Die

More than 1,400 pinners around the world contribute to this insanely inspirational board. The classic idea of a travel bucket list is at work, …

Travel

6 Reasons to Go to Switzerland this Summer

Switzerland’s frosty summits, glittering glaciers, and photogenic ski resorts have launched 1,000 postcards, solidifying the country’s image as a …

Travel

Undiscovered Italy: Lake Garda

You’ve heard of Lake Como, home to over-the-top palazzos, super-sleek yachts, and George Clooney’s exploits. But did you know that about halfway …

Italy

High Line Hotel Opens in New York City

New York City is loaded with hotels of all sorts, but the latest introduction is a delightful hybrid. The High Line Hotel, in Chelsea across from the …

New York City

Securitizing Solar Assets Gets Serious

The electric power industry is not competitive. Even in “deregulated” energy markets, electric utilities maintain monopolies over the delivery of electric power (at least to the extent it crosses public rights of way). The key advantage electric utilities get from their monopoly status is cheap …

After uproar, emerging markets still in state of shock

When Ben Bernanke set out last Wednesday to clarify the Federal Reserve's strategy for eventually getting out of the easy money racket, he couldn't possibly have known that his carefully chosen comments about a gradual withdrawal of stimulus would cause such an uproar in bond and currency markets, …

The Housing Finance Mechanism In The US Is Not Fixed

A few of us were sitting around after a day of fishing on pristine waters, with marvelous weather and wonderful conversation here in Maine. We discussed the results of Fed (Federal Reserve) policy and its impact on the housing market.<p>I was fortunate enough to gather with Ed Pinto, Josh Rosner, and …

Interest Rates

China Stocks Down Early, Currency Weakens

<i>China investors will have to pick their spots wisely. It’s becoming a tough market to hold short-term.</i><p>China’s stock market opened lower on Monday, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index opening at 2,068.86 points, down 0.2% and the Shenzhen Component Index down 0.25% to 8,115.84.<p>The Chinese …

Facebook working on Flipboard-style mobile news reader: WSJ

Companies like Flipboard and Pulse have built a business on turning the articles that get shared online into a more digestible, magazine-like format. Well, according to <i>the Wall Street Journal</i><i>,</i> they're getting some new competition: Facebook. The <i>WSJ</i> reports that the project has been in development …