Tom Milton

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Awesome America: 51 Facts And Attractions You Need To Check Out

With 50 states, 59 national parks, countless museums, monuments and attractions, there is a never-ending list of things to see and do in America.<p>Once you've checked the big ones off your list, do you find yourself wondering where to head next?<p>Because America is awesome and we are celebrating our …

Mouthwatering Montréal: a food-lover's neighbourhood guide

What is it that makes Montréal such a fascinating city for travellers? At first glance, it doesn’t have the iconic attractions that sum up a city in the traveller’s mind - to love this city, you need to explore its diverse neighbourhoods.<p>The Downtown area is filled with upmarket shopping malls and …

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

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The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

10 Places Every American Should See

California's Pacific Highway 1 runs 135 miles between San Luis Obispo and Monterey.<p><i>Photo Courtesy Wangkun Jia / Dreamstime.com. Article by Sean O'Neill, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Think you know America's essential sights? Compare your past trips with our picks for domestic destinations every …

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How Drive Across the U.S. for Free

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

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American Legend: Coast to Coast by Train

You don’t really know a train until you’ve slept on one.<p>And I don’t mean a half-hour doze between Philly and Baltimore but the real deal: a bunk in a berth, a sliding door with a latch lock, and those WWII-style knobs to turn off your reading light.<p>And when you’ve really settled into a train that’s …

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, …

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The Undiscovered Beauty Of Michigan's Leelanau Peninsula (PHOTOS)

Leelanau Peninsula juts some 30 miles into Lake Michigan. It's long been a vacation destination for people visiting Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore as well as the likes of Mario Batali, who wrote a Love Letter to Traverse City and was recently Tweeting from his vacation in the area.<p>In Martha …

When is the best time to visit US and Canada's National Parks?

When is the best time to visit the National Parks of the US and Canada? You might think the answer would be one of the summer months. But when we looked at the 'best time to go' picks by Lonely Planet guidebook authors for the most visited and best-known parks in the US and Canada and stacked them …

A Weekend In Vancouver -- Where to Eat and Stay

Vancouver is known for being a cultural melting pot, which can also be translated into the perfect hub for foodies. The amount of Asian-fusion restaurants and charming brunch spots can be overwhelming, so I have picked out the some of the top spots for where to eat and stay.<p><b>Restaurants:</b><p><b>Cafe …

Deep Frying

Top 10 Family Activities in Ontario

Travel<p>Taking the kids on vacation this year? Check out our picks for the top ten things to do for families in Ontario.<p><b>A Trip to the Cottage</b><br>Ontario is a big, diverse place and its residents, spread across more than a million square kilometers, don’t lay claim to all that many shared experiences. But …

Quebec’s Family-Friendly Traditions

In New York, where I live, this is the time of year where everyone either flees for warmer pastures, or heads for the hills…the snow-covered ones that is.<p>When Old Man Winter arrives, my family basically adopts a “<i>if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em”</i> attitude towards traveling. The only problem is, only …