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Archived Since:August 8, 2011

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10 Best Hot Air Balloon Rides in the U.S.

Everyone has a bucket list, but do you have a basket list? These woven wicker vessels will carry you to the highest heights to see landscapes from awe-inspiring angles. From hovering over waterfalls and deserts, to splashing down on rivers, these 10 amazing hot air balloon rides are sure to change your perspective. By Zachary Laks

Checking In: Delano Las Vegas

The Delano Las Vegas, which opened in September, is a collaboration between MGM Resorts International and Morgans Hotel Group and aims to replicate the service and style of the Delano South Beach. A short ride from McCarran International...Show More Summary

10 Most Breathtaking Hotel Lobbies in the U.S.

Whether you’re checking in or stopping by for a meeting and a drink, these astounding hotel lobbies will win you over with their architectural feats and style. Step into dizzyingly high atriums, lush gardens, and posh lounges as these hotels put their best foot forward to greet you. The fanfare begins upon your arrival—all you have to do is make an entrance. By Zachary Laks

Travel Quote of the Week: On Growing Through Travel

Who doesn't love an inspiring travel quote? (As if we need any more reason to hit the road.) Like what you see here? There are plenty more travel quotes where this came from. Check us out on Pinterest. And tell us what you thought of this quote on Twitter or Facebook.

How to Use Apple Pay When You Travel

With the release of a software update for its iPhone operating system today, Apple has officially launched Apple Pay, the tech giant’s mobile payment system that uses NFC-based technology to allow consumers to pay for a variety of services with their phones. Show More Summary

The Everything Guide to Planning a Cruise

Whether you like it or not, cruises touch on a tantalizing vacation trifecta: good value, hassle-free planning, and the promise of adventure. Pay an upfront rate and you've got a floating hotel, three meals a day, ample entertainment and activities, luxe services, and an expert itinerary in multiple destinations. Show More Summary

25 Splurge-Worthy Hotels for Luxury Seekers

It takes a special hotel that delivers the right mix of pampering, fine dining, and premium accommodations to warrant a high price tag. Many properties around the world have mastered this trifecta, attracting loyal guests who keep coming back for more. Show More Summary

Travel Inspiration: Follow Fodor's Editors on Instagram

As travel editors, when we're not writing about our adventures around the world, we're posting photos of them. If you're looking to get your wanderlust fix, be sure to follow us on Instagram to see where we're traveling, what we're eating, and so much more. Show More Summary

What We're Reading This Week: Breakfast, David Sedaris, T. E. Lawrence

As a parent of a one-year-old, I am constantly thinking about what to feed my daughter to ensure she enjoys a variety of “real” food as she grows into toddlerhood and beyond. I found two New York Times articles of particular interest this weekend. Show More Summary

Fodor's Travel Tastemaker: Lee Schrager, New York City Wine & Food Festival Founder and Director

Lee Schrager has a pretty enviable job. The Vice President of Corporate Communications and National Events at Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc., he’s also the architect of the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival (October...Show More Summary

Neighborhood Guide: Finnieston, Glasgow

The hottest neighborhood in Glasgow right now is Finnieston. This once-neglected area along the banks of the River Clyde is now home to a vibrant mix of restaurants, pop-up bars, and art venues. The first hipster venue to lay stakesShow More Summary

Fodor's Week in Travel: Fall Weekend Getaways

While it may be next to impossible to take time off during the work week, weekends are the perfect time to hit the road in search of something new—perhaps you're interested in a low-key road trip, or maybe you'd rather hop across the pond and visit Europe. Show More Summary

Where to Eat in NYC for Fall 2014

There’s plenty of buzz in the ever-evolving New York restaurant world. This fall is no exception, with the splashy reopenings of the famed Rainbow Room and the venerable Palm Court at the Plaza Hotel. The latest crop of Big Apple eateries, spread around Manhattan, takes on dishes like fried chicken, wood-fired pizzas, frogs' legs, and eggs. Show More Summary

20 of the World's Best Romantic Hotels

The right room in the right hotel can transform a typical trip for two into the romantic getaway of your dreams. Candlelit sunset dinners, Champagne-soaked yacht cruises, and private butler service contribute to the rejuvenating quality at these urban oases and country retreats. Show More Summary

5 Reasons to Visit Cleveland Now

Unlike Chicago, its Rust Belt brother to the West, Cleveland and its charms require an appetite for discovery. Many are familiar with "Iron Chef" Michael Symon, basketball megastar LeBron James, and the city’s I.M. Pei–designed Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame, but for most, Cleveland remains a mere blip on the tourist trail from New York to Chicago. Show More Summary

What We're Reading This Week: Architecture, Photography, Illustrations

Taras Grescoe's travel story "The Man Who Changed the Face of Shanghai," from The New York Times, captured a slice of a vanished past while keying me in to China's present. I knew about Shanghai's Art Deco and Streamline Moderne treasures...Show More Summary

20 Hotels That Are Soaked in History

If the walls of historic hotels could talk, they would tell you about the battles that have happened within earshot, the slew of legendary people who have spent the night, and the businesses of yesteryear that once operated within. When...Show More Summary

13 Family-Friendly Hotels for Your Next Big Vacation

There's no need to skimp on luxury when you're booking a hotel that'll keep both the kids and the parents entertained. Whether you prefer to stay in a castle or on a beach, enjoying breakfast on a private terrace or a picnic lunch on a remote island, you're sure to make memories your family will cherish forever. Show More Summary

Travel Quote of the Week: On Discovering Where You Are

Who doesn't love an inspiring travel quote? (As if we need any more reason to hit the road.) Like what you see here? There are plenty more travel quotes where this came from. Check us out on Pinterest. And tell us what you thought of this quote on Twitter or Facebook.

10 Hidden Gems in New Jersey

There’s so much more to the Garden State than the Jersey Shore and Atlantic City, or deep-fried Oreos and grumblings about Bridgegate. Indeed, New Jersey offers plenty of unique sites that are ideal for day trips or longer stays. SoShow More Summary

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