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The Accessories That Turned Me Into a Master Backyard Griller

At the risk of sounding pompous, I’m a pretty competent outdoor griller. That sounds like a bigger brag than it is; most of my prowess with grilled …

BBQ

Get Up to Speed on F1

It's the most prestigious racing series in the world. Rich with history, the highest tech in motorsport, and some of the most glamorous sporting …

Doughnuts

Las Vegas to Arizona: It May Just Be the Best American Road Trip

Crested buttes, spiritual Navajo lands and even an ostrich.

National Parks

How to buy glasses online and save hundreds of dollars

There are trade-offs, of course, but it's usually the cheaper option -- sometimes a lot cheaper.<p>Sometimes we get so stuck in the old way of doing things, we don't bother to see if there's a better alternative.<p>Take eyeglasses. Old way: Go to your local optical shop, get an eye exam, choose frames …

Customer Service

This man did a 22,000 mile road trip of North America — these are the 25 spots he says you can't miss

National Parks

The 25 Most Photogenic (and Breathtaking) Spots in America

From the sky-blue alleyways of Morocco to the hot-air balloons over Cappadocia, our bucket list is <i>beyond</i> full. But you don’t need a passport to see …

An Epic Utah Road Trip

We had an amazing two months in Utah. We saw some beautiful places that we have been waiting years to get to. This state really has everything and I …

National Parks

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Muscle

Retired? Here Are 17 No-Cost Ways to Make Money on the Side.

Just because you're retired doesn't mean your work life is over.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just because you’re retired doesn’t mean you want to abandon work completely. Your reasons for wanting to work may be to supplement your retirement income or because working …

Employment

This inexpensive cross-country train route is *begging* to be your summer road trip

Sure, summer still feels about as far away as the next total solar eclipse, but it’s definitely not too soon to start planning a dreamy road trip. …

10 Warm, Cheap, Amazing Places for Retirees to Visit Right Now

Book these now.<p>Winter still has a firm grip on most of the country, but the good news is that it’s not too late to book a warm-weather escape. …

Travel

The most over-the-top attractions in the US

What's more over-the-top than mountains?Shutterstock/ eyeCatchLight Photography<p>There may be seven established natural wonders of the world, but each state in North America is home to its own extraordinary attractions, be they natural or man-made.<p>Instead of highlighting the "best” tourist attraction …

National Parks

48 Hours in Memphis

Have a grand time in the Home of the Blues.<p>It may be the historic birthplace of blues, barbecue, and rock ‘n’ roll, but Memphis feels anything but …

10 Super Safe Growth Stocks to Buy for Long-Lasting Dividends

The stock market's relentless march upward has pushed the prices of many companies higher. As investors bid up good and bad businesses alike, it can …

34 Things to Do in Virginia Beach

Though historically a military town, there’s more to love about Virginia Beach than naval air stations and military museums. After all, the city is …

Virginia Beach

10 Things To Know Before Visiting Los Angeles, California...

Los Angeles is truly anything you’d like it to be. Oasis retreat, glamorous red carpet, laid back beach trip or perhaps – everything in between. But …

10 Best Little Beach Towns in Florida

1 of 10<p>Islamorada<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Fernandina Beach<p>3 of 10<p>Anna Maria Island<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Key Biscayne<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 10<p>Captiva …

4 Keys to a Happy and Prosperous Retirement

The goal is a long and happy life you love! It takes more than just money, so do some self-searching well before you retire.<p>Everyone knows that …

Route 66 – Illinois to Missouri: Where to eat, what to see and what to do

<b>So you think you might want to drive Route 66?</b><p>Well, buckle up because it’s going to be a seriously long road trip, spanning thousands of miles.<p>But …

The Best Resorts in Myrtle Beach

1 of 10<p>The Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort and Spa at Grand Dunes<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>The Marina Inn at Grand Dunes<p>3 of 10<p>North Beach …

Myrtle Beach

8 Places To Stop On A Road Trip From Memphis To New Orleans

Whether you’re a longtime resident of the region who wants to do some exploring, or a visitor from abroad hoping to absorb the land of the Blues, …

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 …

Kids

This kayak packs up into a backpack so you can take it anywhere

If you love kayaking but find storing and transporting the canoes tricky due to their size, a new kayak to the market might solve your problems. Pakayak is a lightweight, 14-foot kayak that you can disassemble and pack into a three-and-half-foot backpack with wheels, making it easier for you to …

Kayaking

The Ultimate California Road Trip

Cool cities and epic landscapes<p>Chloe Gunning<p>June 14, 2017<p>California road trips don’t come much better than the route along the California One Highway from LA – San Francisco, via Yosemite National Park! Incredible landscapes and cool cities await...<p>Los Angeles<p>Trekking up to the Hollywood sign is a …

San Francisco

The 38 secrets of the Pacific coast: The ultimate guide to the best coastal drive in the world

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>The unforgettable journey along California's coast …

26 Travel Hacks That Will Help You Get Through the Airport Faster

Flying doesn't have to be stressful.<p>Flying can be stressful, expensive, and exhausting — but it doesn’t have to be.<p>We’ve rounded up the best tricks …

Credit Cards

How to Plan a Coast-to-Coast Road Trip

The adventure of a lifetime requires more thought than just filling your gas tank and hitting the open road.<p>With so much to see and so many unknown highways to travel, planning a bicoastal drive can seem quite the daunting task. Perhaps that’s why the biggest oversight road trippers make is not …

RVs

The Coast Starlight Is the Most Beautiful Train Ride in America

The train trip of your dreams starts at just $97.<p>Hands down, one of the best (and cheapest) ways to see America's vast beauty is by train. Don't believe us? Then allow us to introduce you to Amtrak's Coast Starlight, which has been called "one of America's most beautiful train rides" since the …

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 …

Hiking