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5 Reasons to Visit Kansas City

Did you know Kansas City, Missouri, has more fountains than any other city in the world except for Rome? Here are some other things you probably didn't know about the so-called "City of Fountains": It has ample parks, expansive boulvards, and, in recent years, a growing influx of young professionals with sophisticated tastes. Show More Summary

Long Weekend in Adelaide and the Barossa Valley

Once overshadowed by Australia’s flashier eastern metropolises, like Sydney and Melbourne, Adelaide is ready for its close-up. The laid-back capital city of South Australia enchants with its vibrant culinary scene, world-class arts festivals,...Show More Summary

Savannah's Top 12 Experiences

From ghost tours to antique shops, Savannah offers terrific experiences that should be on every traveler’s list. Here are Fodor’s top picks for the most memorable trip.

5 Reasons Smaller Cruises Might Be Right for You

It’s a cliché, but it’s true: Bigger isn’t always better—especially, for certain types of travelers, when it comes to cruise ships. While large cruise lines do offer some amazing amenities—from Broadway-style productions to lavish spas to sprawling ice-skating rinks—sometimes it’s the little things that make a big difference. Show More Summary

Top 10 Places to See the Northern Lights

Every traveler’s bucket list should include viewing the northern lights, also known as aurora borealis, one of nature’s most spectacular phenomena. And while scientists predicted that December 2013 would be the peak of the current solar...Show More Summary

Top 5 Whale-Watching Spots in New England and Atlantic Canada

Want a whale of a tale to tell? For nature lovers, very little compares to the thrill of coming up close to these gentle giants of the sea. Thankfully, you needn't venture to the other side of the planet to ensure an exhilarating encounter,...Show More Summary

Santa Fe's Top 14 Experiences

From Native American cultural attractions to its burgeoning dining scene, Santa Fe offers terrific experiences that should be on every traveler’s list. Here are Fodor’s top picks for a memorable trip.

20 Ultimate Things to Do in Chicago

The Windy City, the City of the Broad Shoulders, the Second City—there’s a reason Chicago has so many nicknames: this is a city of multitudes. That also means there’s a lot to do here, from fine dining to award-winning local theater to cultural gems like the Art Institute of Chicago. Show More Summary

How to Spend a Perfect Week in Haiti

Forget everything you think you know about Haiti, and disregard any disturbing images you may have seen in the news. This resilient Caribbean nation is ready for curious, open-minded travelers to once again experience its vibrant Creole...Show More Summary

Fall 2015 Guide to Paris

A cultural cornucopia awaits visitors to Paris this fall, especially for travelers looking for something a little off the beaten path. Two top-tier museums will reopen after multi-year renovations as part of an exciting new season of festivals, top-notch art exhibitions, and the city's leading food and wine events. Show More Summary

10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do in Indianapolis

As the host of the world’s largest single-day sporting event, the Indianapolis 500, it’s hard to link the city of Indianapolis with anything other than racing. But the city is thriving, and it offers travelers an abundance of options...Show More Summary

Fall 2015 Guide to Chicago

The City of the Big Shoulders, as poet Carl Sandburg once famously dubbed Chicago, is flaunting some serious culture cred this fall with openings of boutique hotels, restaurants from celebrity chefs, and a major arts event. Fans of fall foliage won’t want to miss a brand-new hiking trail, too, snug in the heart of the city. Show More Summary

5 Reasons to Go to Greece Right Now

The word most commonly associated with Greece right now is "crisis." Yet while it's true the country is weathering unbelievably tough economic times, that's no reason for it to fall off your travel radar. Here’s another word to associate with Greece at the moment: "autumn," as in a great time to visit. Show More Summary

Top 12 Experiences in Moscow and St. Petersburg

From stunning architecture to canal cruises, Moscow and St. Petersburg offer terrific experiences that should be on every traveler’s list. Here are Fodor’s top picks for a memorable trip.

Utah's Top 12 Experiences

From scenic drives to national parks, Utah offers terrific experiences that should be on every traveler’s list. Here are Fodor’s top picks for a memorable trip.

5 Must-See Places in Utah

Utah is known for its world-class skiing around Park City as well as its “Mighty Five” national parks, including Bryce Canyon, Zion, and Arches. But there’s much more to explore in this state, which is also home to red rocks, dinosaur fossils, and otherworldly landscapes. Show More Summary

Beyond Disneyland: Where Else to Go in Orange County

For many travelers, California’s Orange County is regarded as a place for amusement parks, or as the backdrop for television series and reality shows. But there’s so much more to the area, especially in the southern part. South Orange County is not only home to the wealthy, but also offers world-class shopping, dining, and extraordinary attractions. Show More Summary

Top 12 Experiences in Vienna and Austria

From thermal spas to a Habsburg palace, Vienna and Austria offer terrific experiences that should be on every traveler’s list. Here are Fodor’s top picks for a memorable trip.

Chicago's Best New Cocktail Bars

With an abundance of speakeasies and secret drinking dens, Chicago's cocktail culture is as lively as ever. But now tipplers can look forward to exploring Tiki joints, throwback lounges, and rooftop respites that are adding something different to the scene. Show More Summary

How to Vacation in Anguilla without Breaking the Bank

Known for its pristine, powdery, white-sand beaches, the British overseas territory of Anguilla is a playground for the rich and famous—but the island isn’t just for the yachting elite. Even if your budget isn’t sky-high, Anguilla can...Show More Summary

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