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10 Best National Park Adventures in the Fall

Quiet Camping at Yosemite National Park, CA<p>Finally, you can make it into Yosemite Valley without sitting in an hour of traffic. Each year more than 4 …

National Parks

This River Cruise Company Is Going Adults Only

Sorry, kids. Viking River Cruises are for adults only from now on.<p>The cruise line has updated its travel policy, raising the minimum age of travelers …

How To Fix Stagnant Wages: Dump The World's Dumbest Idea

We’re all drunks looking under the lamppost.”<br>—Aviv Nevo, professor of economics, University of Pennsylvania, speaking at the European Central Bank’s annual gathering of leading economists in Sintra, Portugal.<p>Today’s <i>New York Times</i> tells us that wages should be rising, since we live in a world in …

Investing

Park your RV at vineyards, farms and breweries across the US with this app

There’s nothing quite like the freedom that comes with taking to the open road for an epic adventure. But for RV and campervan enthusiasts, one of the trickier aspects of a trip can be finding a spot to settle down for the night. With that in mind, US-based company Harvest Hosts has assembled a …

RVs

America’s 25 Favorite Beach Towns

It isn’t summer without a trip to the beach.<p>The sand is golden, the pace is slow, and at least five ice cream shops are within easy reach. That’s the …

25 National Park Adventures You Need to Have

1. Get a Classic Summit to Yourself<p>These iconic NPS peaks are no secret—but that doesn’t mean you have to share your alpine glory. Beat the crowds …

National Parks

10 Great Day Trips From Austin

Thanks to its central location, Austin is just a short drive from a number of unique Texas Hill Country towns and attractions. The small towns within …

Palaces, Gelato, and David Himself: The 4-day Weekend in Florence

Beautiful Maps Of Great American Road Trips To Get Your Motor Running

Ah, the road trip – a classic rite of passage. No matter if it’s a haphazard first adventure with college buddies or a post-retirement planned escape onto the open road, there are few better and more liberating sensations than pointing your hood towards the horizon, putting your foot down and …

National Parks

The 6 Most Romantic Places in the Southwest

The American Southwest is one of the most beautiful regions in the United States. Within it, travelers can access mountains, deserts, national parks …

Grand Canyon

16 Adventures in Texas’ Hidden Hill Country

Roads usually serve a utilitarian purpose: to get people from point A to point B. But in the Hill Country, you might suspect that a road was paved …

Mobile Passport Will Get You Through Customs and Immigration in Under 60 Seconds

Think Global Entry is quick? The Mobile Passport app is even faster.<p>Around the <i>Condé Nast Traveler</i> offices, not having Global Entry is a badge of shame. What kind of travel editor wouldn’t want to make re-entering the U.S. as easy and seamless as possible? Well, this kind. Six years after the …

Life-changing Trips for Couples

One of the best parts of being in a relationship is having a built-in travel buddy, and one of the best parts of traveling with that built-in buddy …

The U.S. Flooded One of Houston’s Richest Neighborhoods to Save Everyone Else

“Next contestant, come on down.” On Oct. 6, in a bright courtroom in downtown Houston, Susan Braden, chief justice of the U.S. Court of Federal …

11 Trips You Need to Take As Soon As You Retire

You've got all the time in the world and all the world to see. Start planning.<p><i>Originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>No more waiting for your annual …

Southwest Road Trip of a Lifetime

Sedona<p>Although Sedona is best known (and frequently lampooned) for its spiritual vibe, it’s not as if the town, with its galleries, upscale …

National Parks

The Top 10 Road Trips in America

Looking to fulfill that dream of the Great American Road Trip? These are 10 routes you absolutely cannot miss.<p>Of all the wonderful traditions that …

Best Yellowstone Hotels, Cabins, Camping, and Restaurants

There are 12 campgrounds in Yellowstone. All campgrounds welcome RVs. You can also camp in the backcountry with a permit. Also see camping on the way.<p>…

The Shortest Route to the Most Beautiful Place in Every State

There's a song they play during the seventh-inning stretch at baseball games, and it isn't called "America the Mediocre." The wonders of this country …

50 Adventures in 50 States

Adventure<p>From hiking volcanic cliffs to racing down snow-capped mountains, take a look at the greatest adventures across the country.<p>Adventure enthusiasts from all over the world travel to the United States to explore stunning national parks, trek iconic trails, and immerse themselves in America’s …

National Parks

I bought a Costco vacation — here's why the retailer has completely changed how I book travel

"You can buy a vacation through Costco?" I was asked at least a dozen times in recent months.<p>My answer: Yes, and it's incredible.<p>I only became aware of Costco's travel deals in May, when a friend suggested checking out the warehouse store's website while planning an upcoming vacation.<p>I was amazed …

Florence – 18 things to do in a weekend – video

Florence is so packed with delicious art and architecture that it would take a lifetime to see it all. Of course there are some unmissable …

Salvatore Ferragamo

See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

How to Watch Every Major 2016-17 College Football Bowl Game Online

ESPN's got a stranglehold on the action.<p>Big college football bowl games like the Rose Bowl are traditionally held on New Year’s Day—but not this …

How to Travel to Cinque Terre

The dramatic scenery and laid-back lifestyle of Italy’s Cinque Terre has made this small area a must-see, on par with Florence, Rome, and Venice. Our …

Italy

50 Best Places to Travel in 2017

The 50 destinations that made our list this year include one of France’s lesser-known wine regions, America’s next big dining spot, and a buzzy Greek …

Travel

Browse & Download 1,198 Free High Resolution Maps of U.S. National Parks

I cannot, and do not wish to, imagine the U.S. without its National Park system. The sale and/or despoliation of this more than 80 million acres of …

Road-tripping through Hill Country: Texas’ up-and-coming vineyards

One of America’s great unsung wine regions lies right in the heart of Texas. Hill Country may be better known for barbecue, but its rich soil has proved ideal for producing top-quality vineyards. There are currently over 70 wineries scattered across the hilly, Mediterranean-like landscape, which …

6 Great National Parks for Fall Hiking

There's no better time of year to get outside.<p>Autumn is the perfect time to visit any of America's national parks, as crowds tend to be at a minimum, the weather is fantastic, and the change of season brings a wash of color to many of these iconic settings. If you're looking to explore a park this …

RV Destination: National Mall and Memorial Parks

The United States has called Washington DC its national capital since 1800. To this day, the District of Columbia and the National Mall remain a …