Tammy Rudy Springman

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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 …

Columbia River

3 Perfect Puerto Rico Itineraries

There’s a reason why Puerto Rico is known as the "island of enchantment"—all types of travelers can easily fall in love with the Caribbean …

Puerto Rico

Long Weekend in Nantucket

After a couple sticky and steamy weeks of summer in New York City, I was dreaming of escaping to the beach. This year, not just any sandy shoreline …

New England

New Water Taxi Connects National Mall to Georgetown

Georgetowners will be able to take a water taxi to or from the National Mall.<p>Residents and tourists alike will now be able to take a river taxi on …

NYC: A Locals' Guide

Photographer Reed Young grew up in Minnesota and moved to California to attend photography school in 2002. After graduating from Brooks Institute in 2005, he was awarded a yearlong residency at FABRICA, the Communication Research Center of Benetton Group in Treviso, Italy. At FABRICA he worked for …

New York City

5 Fall Weekend Getaways for Under $500

Finding time to take a longer vacation during the fall is tough. There are few national holidays that warrant time off and chances are you already took a few days during the summer for some R&R. But just because fall is setting in and there's little time to relax doesn't mean that you don't have …

Puerto Rico: (U.S.) Passports Optional

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>In his latest book, <i>100 Places That Will Change Your Child’s Life</i>, <i>Traveler</i> magazine’s editor in chief Keith Bellows proclaims that the passport is the new diploma — that a child who learns to travel will travel to learn.<p>The sad reality is that only about a third of all …

10 "Hidden Gems" You'll Love This Summer!

From Yosemite to the Everglades, the U.S. boasts world-famous landmarks. But we're also a land of virtually undiscovered stretches of parkland and …

Traveling With Kids: Choosing Which Hawaiian Island Suits Your Family

People ask me all the time which Hawaiian Island is best for kids. And while my answer is always the same -- they are all great and it just depends what you are looking for -- that is really the politically correct response.<p>Here's how I'd break down the pros and cons of the islands in terms of …

Best Places To Retire: 10 Most Relaxing U.S. Cities To Enjoy Your Golden Years (PHOTOS)

When deciding where to spend your golden years, there are many factors to consider, from cost of living and employment opportunities to crime rate and climate. But if you're looking for a tranquil, stress-free retirement, arguably one of the most important considerations is how <i>relaxing</i> the …

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 …

National Parks

10 Best Places To Retire In America In 2013

When deciding where to spend your golden years, there are many factors to consider, from cost of living and employment opportunities to crime rate and climate. And there are many opinions to consider as well. Over the past two years, Huff/Post50 has written about the most relaxing U.S. cities to …

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 …

7 Best Warm Weather Trips Without a Passport

As we reach the final months of the year, the idea of a winter getaway to somewhere sunny—the Caribbean, Mexico, the Pacific—sounds sweeter and …

Palm Springs

National Take a Hike Day: 20 Great American Hikes

At some point, November 17 came to be known as National Take a Hike day. While we’re not sure if that refers to telling some to "get lost" or …

Hiking

A Relaxing Retreat in The Florida Keys

Anticipation builds as I exit Miami’s frantic turnpike and begin my journey on U.S. 1 to the Florida Keys. Soon the gawking billboards disappear and …

Charleston, South Carolina Is Officially The Best City In The World

Which is the greatest city in the world? Is it Paris? Tokyo? A teeny little town on the Italian coast?<p>Nope, it's none other than Charleston, South Carolina, where the grits are spicy, the weather is warm, and the people are oh-so charming. This city -- which has been voted best in the U.S. numerous …

8 Reasons to Visit Philadelphia for the Holidays

Through the New Year, history-rich, foodie-friendly Philadelphia‘s calendar is chockablock with special events, attractions, and distinctly Philly …

Grace Kelly

Insider Secrets of Hawaii

The historical sites of Oahu. The out-of-this-world volcanic landscape of the Big Island. And of course the beaches! Here are 20 tips for visiting …

Family Time: Doing the Charleston

South Carolina’s Charleston offers a kid-pleasing combination of history and fun.<p><b>Here’s a look at four ways to enjoy some quality family time in this charming Southern city:</b><p><b>1. The Battery</b><p>This is the cherry on the Charleston sundae of history and architecture, and it’s best experienced early, before …

Hidden Hawaii: A Journey Down the "Other" Road to Hana You've Never Heard of — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>A drive along Maui’s twisting, beautiful and seemingly endless Road to Hana is an …

The Best Tourist Attraction In Every State

Each year, millions of tourists come from home and abroad to see the country's majestic landscape and iconic sites, from the Grand Canyon to the Statue of Liberty.<p>But there are also cool, quirky attractions, like Vermont's Ben & Jerry's Factory and Tennessee's Graceland, the former home of Rock and …

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