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10 Best U.S. Airports for Travel with Kids

Traveling with children can be trying, especially when a layover is involved. But some airports in the U.S. make the experience more tolerable and offer families with kids a reprieve. From watching brightly colored sea creatures at a 3,000-gallon aquarium at Orlando International Airport to climbing on mock airplanes at Minneapolis-St. Show More Summary

Long Weekend in Milwaukee

Milwaukee may be best known as the place of beer, brats, and cheese, but make no mistake, Wisconsin’s largest city is chock-full of other attractions, too, from a stunning lakefront and sprawling parks, to the world’s only Harley-Davidson museum and a moveable art museum. Show More Summary

A Traveler's Guide to Lisbon's Kiosks

Visitors to Lisbon are usually quick to fall in love with the city’s ubiquitous quiosques de refresco, vintage-chic food and drinks kiosks that have become as much a part of the city’s drinking and dining scene as ginginha and pasteis de nata. Show More Summary

10 Reasons to Visit Brighton, U.K.

For a small city, Brighton packs a big personality. Londoners and other English travelers love escaping here for its pretty pebble beach; pier and seaside recreation; and special cultural and culinary appeal. But the rest of the world...Show More Summary

Art Lover's Guide to Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., has its own style. Against a backdrop of classical giants like the National Gallery of Art, the nation’s capital boasts a fresh, dynamic, experiential scene that continues to morph and transform in exciting new ways. Show More Summary

7 French Wine Regions You Need to Visit

The trick in France is to drink locally. Visit a vineyard where there is a sign saying Dégustation Gratuit, which means you can taste for free, and if you like it, buy it. In all wine regions, there are wine shops selling en vrac, which means you take your own bottle and pour yourself some of the local wine from a big vat for $2 per litre or less. Show More Summary

San Francisco's Best Gin Bars

San Francisco has always been a gin-drinking town, going back to pre-Prohibition days. Today, it’s gin’s time to shine with more gin bars than ever. The heritage continues both in the quantity and quality of local distilleries producing gin and the increase in gin cocktails seen on restaurant and bar menus. Show More Summary

10 Budget Cruises for Summer 2016

Summertime cruise bargains—with passage available for as little as $68 per person per night—are tough to pass up. From June through August, major cruise lines are offering a plethora of low-cost sailings to Bermuda, the Bahamas, the Caribbean, and Mexico. Show More Summary

Long Weekend in Bordeaux, France

Known for centuries as one of France’s preeminent wine regions and home to the famed Saint Emilion and Pomerol wine trails, the polished city of Bordeaux along the Garonne River is undergoing a sweeping transformation with hip new wine bars and buzzing music venues. Show More Summary

10 Best U.S. Airports to Get Stuck In

They say it is the journey that matters and not the destination, but even the most Zen of travelers can struggle to appreciate the part of the journey that involves never-ending security lines, delayed flights, and dreaded layover limbo—where you are not here but not yet there, either. Show More Summary

Neighborhood Guide: Junction, Toronto

Toronto’s Junction, so named for the nearby intersection of four railway lines, is the site of a colorful and contentious history. Previously an independent city called West Toronto, it was annexed by the city in 1909, but not before...Show More Summary

San Francisco's Best Bakeries

San Francisco has long been famous for its sourdough bread, but in the past few years, the city's more innovative and eclectic bakeries have stolen the spotlight. Many of these bakeries have become destinations in their own right for carb-loving locals and visitors alike. Show More Summary

Where to Find the Best Ice Cream in Connecticut

Like lobster, hamburgers, and watermelon, ice cream is a quintessential part of summer. Instead of driving to the coast to find ice cream by the beach, head inland to Connecticut to discover a handful of family-run farms specializing in handmade ice creams. Show More Summary

8 Reasons to Go on a World Cruise

Novelist Jude Deveraux has had more than 40 books on the New York Times bestseller list. Each year, she embarks on a world cruise to get inspired and find the time to write her next novel. Here, we’ve rounded up Jude’s favorite reasons...Show More Summary

Where To Eat In New York City This Summer

In New York, the return of warm, sunny days means a new crop of restaurants and a premium on outdoor seating. This season’s stylish highlights feature a range of cuisines from tapas to southern Italian and splashy debuts from ambitious chefs and seasoned restaurateurs. Show More Summary

10 Things NOT To Do In Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of Central America’s most popular destinations—and for good reason. With so much to see and do in this spectacular country, it’s important to make the most of your trip. To help guide you to make the best decisions, we give you 10 things NOT to do in Costa Rica to ensure a great vacation.—Jeffrey Van Fleet

7 Can't-Miss Restaurants in Charleston

Twenty years ago, five fine-dining restaurants constituted Charleston’s foodie scene, with not much else going on in its culinary world. But all that has changed. Charleston has exploded as an enticing food destination, with innovative preparation of local ingredients like shrimp, wreck fish, okra, and Carolina Gold rice. Show More Summary

10 Best National Parks to Visit In Summer

With the centennial of the National Parks service this summer, 2016 is the year to stay local and explore America. In the summer, national parks provide the ultimate escape to the most beautiful and geologically unique places in the nation. Show More Summary

Long Weekend in Portland, Oregon

With gorgeous urban green spaces, easy access to nature, pedestrian-friendly streets, and a culinary scene that rivals those of major international cities, Portland, Oregon is a perfect place to shop, hike, and eat your way through a...Show More Summary

The Best of Dining & Drinking in Phoenix

In the past few years, Phoenix has transformed from a snowbird mecca to a cosmopolitan city with a revitalized downtown. With this transformation has come a happening new food scene that mixes classic Phoenix fare with hip foodie finds. Show More Summary

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