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Fodor's Week in Travel: Book Your Next Stay

With summer trips on the horizon and fall vacation planning underway, we have a huge crop of new and improved hotels and resorts for you. Whether you want to relax in an all-inclusive retreat or dangle over a city in a glass pool, these stays are sure to please. Show More Summary

Miami's 10 Best New Hotels

For one of the hottest hotel scenes in the country, look no further than Miami. Adding to its already dazzling lodging portfolio, the city has ushered in a new era of hotels, with many big openings in the past year and plenty more to come in 2015 and 2016. Show More Summary

Madrid's Best New Cocktail Bars

Madrid has long been a mecca for gin lovers, who routinely hop from bar to bar sipping goblets of flamboyantly garnished “gin tonics,” as Spaniards call them, until sunrise. But until recently, those with a taste for well-made Martinis and other classic cocktails had largely been out of luck. Show More Summary

Beyond the Grand Canyon: 5 Must-Visit Places in Arizona

Outdoor adventurers have long been drawn to Arizona, and a big reason for that is, of course, the Grand Canyon. This natural wonder is (understandably) on every traveler's bucket list, and yes, finally seeing just how vast and beautiful it is will take your breath away. Show More Summary

20 Ultimate Things to Do in Hong Kong

“A New York minute is a Hong Kong second” is a saying you’ll hear from expats who live in this thrilling, idiosyncratic city of 7 million residents, and it’s not hard to see why. Hong Kong teems with energy from the moment you arrive, and it never lets up. Show More Summary

What's New in the World of High-Tech Hotels

More and more, technology companies and hotels—from tiny boutiques to the biggest chains—are partnering to bring guests modern services across myriad digital platforms. Whether you’re whizzing by the queue at the front desk to go directly...Show More Summary

10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts in the U.S.

Has planning a vacation ever felt like more work than it's worth? Sometimes it's best to leave the planning to someone else, and focus your efforts on relaxation. The country's best all-inclusive resorts take care of everything for you, meaning the only choice you'll have to make is whether you want the steak or the fish. Show More Summary

10 Amazing Outdoor Hotel Pools for Summertime Swims

Forget about over-the-top amenities, fancy linens, and cutting-edge cuisine—sometimes all you care about at a hotel is having a gorgeous pool to dive into. That's never truer than in summer, when both locals and travelers flock to the best outdoor hotel pools for sunshine, swimming, and a lively scene. Show More Summary

Summer 2015 Guide to Paris

Paris flings open its doors to an easy, breezy summer in its great urban landscape this season. City terraces, parks, and quayside spots are ideal for dining al fresco, picnicking over an outdoor concert or movie, walking, biking, or lounging on a green chair in the Luxembourg Gardens. Show More Summary

Fodor's Approved: Best Checked Luggage for 2015

Try as you might, sometimes it's impossible to fit everything you need for a trip into a single carry-on bag. Whether you're hitting the road for a month, packing clothes for more than one person, or just want to have room for all the things you know you're going to buy, there are times when checked luggage is exactly what you need for your travels. Show More Summary

America's Best 4th of July Fireworks Displays

Flashes of red, white, and blue fill the skies every July, when cities from coast to coast pull out all the stops to celebrate our nation’s independence with dazzling fireworks displays. Though it might seem like a modern development,...Show More Summary

World's Biggest Pride Celebrations

With a penchant for the colorful and bold, LGBT pride festivals around the globe bring out the best in cities. Glitter, glitz, and never-ending music fill the streets as hundreds of thousands (or even millions) of LGBT people and their allies unite to celebrate their differences and raise a voice of concern for those who cannot. Show More Summary

Food Lover's Guide to Oaxaca City

As travelers’ awareness of Mexico’s regions has increased, it’s likely that you've heard some buzz about Oaxaca at one point or another. In case you haven’t, here’s what you need to know: The capital of the southern Mexican state ofShow More Summary

8 Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed Homes You Can Sleep In

Opening the door to a Frank Lloyd Wright house is like walking into a work of art. Floor-to-ceiling windows, vast open space, an uncluttered floor plan, and varying ceiling heights work together to create what Wright himself described as “a thing of beauty.” A handful of Frank Lloyd Wright–designed homes can be booked for overnight stays. Show More Summary

Why Queens Is the NYC Borough You Can No Longer Ignore

Wonderfully diverse Queens—home to the greatest concentration of cultures not just in New York City, but on the planet—has no shortage of fascinating immigrant enclaves and foodie-magnet international eateries to explore. Nor does the...Show More Summary

5 Best Family Resorts in the Wisconsin Dells

As the Midwest’s premier family destination, the Wisconsin Dells’ popularity has surged in the past decade, filling resorts to capacity with children eager to take on any waterslide in sight. Enjoy the multitude of options at one the...Show More Summary

9 Best Whitewater Rafting Adventures in the U.S.

Are you looking for the thrill of a lifetime? Prepare to conquer whitewater rapids that are as exciting as they are challenging. These courses offer fast, wild rides on some of the country's most scenic rivers and have options for first-timers, whitewater experts, and everyone in between. Show More Summary

Paris's 10 Best New Boutiques

The world's most beautiful city, Paris also possesses the world's most thrilling shopping, where famed international names mingle with small, made-in-France labels known only to Parisians and the privileged few. With exciting new boutiques opening all the time, it's a challenge to keep up. Show More Summary

America's 10 Best Zoos

Who says you need to go on safari to have an adventure with the animal kingdom? Save the plane fare and instead face the world’s most exotic creatures without leaving the country. These ten zoos deliver local wildlife experiences where...Show More Summary

Fodor's Week in Travel: Summertime Fun

Though it's not technically summer yet, things are already heating up. From gorging on authentic Trinidadian meals to bathing in Iceland's geothermal Blue Lagoon, our weekly roundup makes sure your vacation days will be put to good use. Trinidad's...Show More Summary

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