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14 Favorite Fall Destinations

The world turns and seasons change—summer has passed and led us into gentler autumn with its changing leaves and more rigid schedule. The kids are back in school, and work is revving back up again, but there is no such thing as a bad time to go wandering.<p>Next month, National Geographic will release …

Las Vegas Travel Guide for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

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Lonely Planet's top 10 USA fall trips

Roadtripping in Autumn can be an especially photogenic time, and the US affords some lush landscape to motor through. Here are 10 trips for fall across the USA from Lonely Planet's <i>USA's Best Trips: 99 Themed Itineraries Across America</i>:<p><b>1. Weird Vermont</b><p>If the Department of Tourism has convinced you …

Three leaders, one road trip: presidential places in Illinois

One of the best ways to brush up on US presidential history is with a leisurely Illinois road trip. Why Illinois? For American history buffs, the state offers insights into some of the country’s past and present leaders. Stop in the Obamas’ neighborhood from before their D.C. days and check out …

Easy riding: exploring the USA by motorcycle

Maybe the best decision I’ve ever made in my life was to go along with a bunch of friends on a two-week, 3000-mile motorcycle trip from Portland, Oregon, to Knoxville, Tennessee, on tiny vintage bikes and shoestring budgets. We took the smallest roads through the smallest towns, camping most of the …

Top 10 scenic drives

They don't call it America the Beautiful for nothing. Roll down that car window and feast your eyes.<p>A road trip is nothing without roads. Here are some doozies, although any mere Top 10 list will inevitably leave out some of the best. See the Itineraries chapter in our new <i>USA</i> guide for more, and …

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 …

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 …

America's best North-South roads

Go west, young man! This historic cliché still resonates when it comes to road trips. But whether it's bombing to the Bay Area along the often dull-as-dirt I-80 or trying to find traces of iconic Route 66 amid a tangle of bland Interstates, the old paradigm of thinking horizontal when planning a …

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 …

Make this delicious Strawberry Cheesecake for Mom. Here's the recipe:

Grilled Salmon with Lemon-Pepper Compound Butter. Get the recipe:

Grilled Artichokes with Lemon Aioli

<i>Grilled Artichokes are a fabulous appetizer for summer.</i> You can do all the prep ahead of time. Just pop them on the grill right before serving. …

Summertime Grilled Corn, Chicken + Blueberry Chopped Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette

Summertime Chopped Salad. (…with, uh… chips.)<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 6, 2012 124<p>Well lookie here… it’s one of my favorite things.<p>A salad without the …

It's 4/20! In case you should get the munchies, make this Grilled Jam and Cheese sandwich...and a lot of other treats. Check them out:

22 light, refreshing spring cocktails (like Mom's Sangria, pictured here). Get the recipes:

Watch: An easy trick for keeping asparagus fresh for a week:

Check out these 40+ recipes (like this Skillet Cornbread) for cooking ups a Southern feast. Check 'em out here:

Coconut Tres Leches Cake. Here's the recipe:

For Cinco de Mayo, 7 guacamole recipes plus chips. Get the recipes:

The Chicken Taco Salad done right. Get the recipe:

Challah French Toast, a Mother's Day brunch classic. Get the recipe:

Mix up a batch of Ruby Sangria. Here's the recipe:

Panzanella (Tuscan Bread Salad). Get the recipe:

Buttermilk Biscuits and Sausage Cream Gravy. Get the recipe:

Cold Pasta Salad with Baby Artichokes. Get the recipe:

We love these Pistachio–White Chocolate–Cherry Crisps, plus we love adapting the recipe to different fruit and nuts. Get the recipe:

BLT Chopped Salad with Corn, Feta + Avocado

BLT Chopped Salad with Corn, Feta + Avocado. (Video!)<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> May 20, 2013 334<p>The times when I’m stoked about a salad are few and far …

Mango salsa! Great with beer. Finely dice one (not too ripe) mango and one (not too ripe) avocado. Combine with diced red onion and cilantro. Dress salsa with a bit of lime and salt (for a sweet salty kick) and eat with tortilla chips.