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10 Reasons to Go Eat in Brooklyn

From crabs in Red Hook to pizza in Bushwick, there are plenty of great eateries all over Brooklyn. Check out our list below of some of the best restaurants in the borough from Williamsburg's Nitehawk Cinema, where you can enjoy dinner and a movie at the same time, to Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, which now …

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Utah: Grand twists, turns for hikers in Arches National Park

ARCHES NATIONAL PARK, Utah — I am seated on a narrow ledge waiting for the setting sun to add a golden glow to the famous Delicate Arch in Arches National Park. A tripod is wedged between my knees. There is not a lot of room here, and a misstep could result in a nasty fall.<p>Far below, a lone hiker …

Beleagured Detroit Gets First New Airline in 9 Years in JetBlue and Fares Plummet

Now that discount airline JetBlue has started flying out of Detroit Metro Airport, you have a job as a traveler.<p>Take a flight on it. Support its …

What's a good itinerary for an adventurous family in the Grand Canyon?

<i>A:</i><p>The Grand Canyon is a great spot for spring break for the whole family, especially when everyone is up for a challenge. And from the sound of it, your clan is ready for adventure. The vastness of the Grand Canyon is the perfect spot. From river rafting to rim hiking, you'll find plenty of …

Reisetipps USA Teil 2: Eintritt nur mit Fingerabdruck

Werde ich bei der Einreise fotografiert? Wann muss ich ein Trinkgeld geben? stern.de gibt wichtige Tipps für einen Aufenthalt in den Vereinigten Staaten.<p>Das Einreiseritual in die Staaten gleicht einer Geduldsprobe: Nach dem stundenlangen Transatlantikflug muss man sich in die Schlange vor dem …

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Washington's State Coastal Surprise: Shi Shi Beach

First there’s a drive through windy seaside and tree-lined roads. Then there’s a peek at the farthest northwest point in the lower 48 states. …

Want To Quit Your Job And Travel The World? How 2 Professionals Did It (VIDEO)

Most of us have probably fantasized about quitting our jobs and traveling around the world, picking up new experiences and life lessons in each continent, a la <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i>. But a number of professionals are actually trading in their high-powered jobs for a life on the road -- and redefining …

The 10 best family holiday destinations

Who says that successful travel <i>en famille</i> means a week in the company of a certain famous mouse? In this excerpt from <i>Lonely Planet's 1000 Ultimate Experiences,</i> we've got some suggestions for a trip your brood will never forget.<p>1. Sing a rainbow in the desert, Rajasthan, India<p>It might be dry but …

Five great national park lodges

From Alberta to Utah, these North American getaways offer both majestic scenery and creature comforts.

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 …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

America's Best Cities for Ice Cream (PHOTOS)

At East Nashville's Pied Piper Creamery, you can order a scoop of chocolate, vanilla, or, depending on the day, basil tomatillo. Not tempted? Then try the avocado ice cream, infused with lime juice and cracked black pepper.<p>"We don't do weird ice cream just for the sake of being weird," insists …

Pt 2: Alaska’s spillionaires

The Exxon oil spill of 1989 made the town of Valdez infamous, luring people to clean up one of world’s largest environmental disasters with the prospect of economic gain.

Oil & Gas Industry

How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

5 Best West Coast Road Trips

There’s something about warm weather that makes us want to hop in the car and drive into the sunset (preferably in a red convertible). While …

National Parks

Nicaragua's New Adventure Tourism Destination

From hiking up one of the country's active volcanoes to speeding down the same peaks on a homemade surfboard, when it comes to adventure tourism, Nicaragua has become a place that's known to deliver unique and adventurous rides. In addition to the volcanoes, there is also world class surfing, …

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14 Ways To Enjoy New York City's Swankiest Spots For Free (Or Cheap)

From a subterranean food court inside the Plaza Hotel to little-known lunch deals at some of the city's best restaurants, here are 14 ways to enjoy New York City's fanciest venues without spending a fortune.

New York City

The Best Neighborhood Coffee Shops In Manhattan

New Yorkers take their coffee seriously.<p>Street corners are dominated by Starbucks, and city favorites include Stumptown Coffee, La Colombe, East Village espresso bar Abraço and California import Blue Bottle Coffee.<p>But it's not just about the coffee, but also the people and atmosphere.<p>Check out ten …

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Miami's Top Hotels

From a seaside oasis to a chic playground, the accommodations here offer something for everyone<p>From a seaside oasis to a chic playground, the accommodations here offer something for everyone

9 Reasons You Must Visit Sequoia National Park

Sequoia National Park comprises over 631 square miles of mountainous peaks, old-growth forests, and breathtaking meadows. It's also home to five of the 10 largest trees on the planet!<p>The Giant Forest connects Sequoia to Kings Canyon National Park via the Generals Highway. But, the vast majority of …

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North America's biggest casino thinks expansion will solve its problems

Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino faces daunting hurdles as it joins a crowded race for the lucrative destination resort business in Massachusetts.<p>…

iPhone apps for business travel

Travel is high-tech - especially for business travellers who need to stay in touch with the office and keep communications secure.<p>An iPhone or iPad …

Apps

Nine New Orleans Foods You Have to Try

01 of 09<p>Crawfish<p><b>How to say it:</b> Just how it looks, but not "Crayfish."<p><b>What it is:</b> A freshwater crustacean that is both trapped wild in the swamps of …

Ten North American gardens worth travelling for

From Montreal to Mexico, discover the splendour of the continent’s best public gardens, as profiled in the third annual Garden Tourism awards.

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Beach getaways for Memorial Day weekend

Act fast to take advantage of these all-American beach getaways over Memorial Day weekend.<p><b>Kennebunkport, Maine –</b> Kennebunkport Inn<p>Get your fill of lobster rolls and oysters in this quintessential New England beach town. The charming Kennebunkport Inn has a large front porch and sundeck and an …

New York State pledges $100,000 to boost Long Island tourism

Efforts to boost the number of tourists visiting Gold Coast mansions, lighthouses and other local historic sites are being backed by $100,000 from …