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5 Small Towns to Visit on Maui

With its gorgeous beaches and opulent resorts, it’s easy to understand why everyone loves Maui so much, but many visitors to the island overlook some of the smaller towns in favor of better-known tourist destinations. Next time you’re...Show More Summary

Long Weekend in San Francisco

With its beautiful scenery, unique vibe, and top-rated restaurants, San Francisco has always been a wonderful city to visit for a long weekend. But with the long-awaited reopening of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art on May 14,Show More Summary

48 Hours in Cape Town

Cape Town is a visually stunning city, with the Table Mountain towering over the center and powdery beaches stretching into the distance. Between the mountain and the sea is a sophisticated city with world-class restaurants, nearby vineyards,...Show More Summary

15 Islands To Visit Around Sicily

Although Sicily is the name of the largest island in the Mediterranean, a spectacular part of Italy that was featured on the Fodor’s 2016 Go List, it also refers to the region of Sicily, which encompasses many smaller satellite islands in the Ionian, Mediterranean, and Tyrrhenian Seas. Show More Summary

25 Ultimate Things To Do In Shanghai

Shanghai has always been China’s capital of all things cosmopolitan. At the turn of the 20th century, it was a thriving metropolis to rival Paris, with vibrant nightlife, couture houses, and posh private clubs. One hundred years later—following war, destruction, and redevelopment—it’s once again at the top. Show More Summary

Where to Stay in Chicago Now

While easy to avoid during winter months, Chicago turns a new leaf come summer, thanks to beachfront activities, vibrant street fests, outdoor concerts, and patios galore. The arrival of a host of new hotels that span price ranges and neighborhoods only makes that trip easier. Show More Summary

5 Things You Can Only Find at Disneyland Paris

Since the early '90s, Disneyland Paris has emerged as one of Europe’s top tourist destinations—up there with Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar and the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. A hotspot for families seeking a day of escapist fun, Disneyland Paris has managed to balance its classic Disney feel with cutting-edge thrills that wow kids of all ages. Show More Summary

25 Ultimate Things To Do In Beijing

Like China itself, Beijing is a study in contrasts: old versus new, tradition versus innovation, Chinese versus Western. These juxtapositions make this sprawling city a fascinating and vibrant place, but given its size (more than 21Show More Summary

Gay Traveler's Guide to Fort Lauderdale

Although it can often be overlooked in favor of Miami, its southern neighbor, Fort Lauderdale stands out as one of the nation’s top 10 LGBT destinations. If that’s not a surprise, you might be one of the million-plus LGBT travelers who visit greater Fort Lauderdale every year; if that statistic is news to you, then you’ve got a lot to learn. Show More Summary

10 Great City Walks

There’s no better way to explore a city than wandering its streets and alleys, from terracotta-hued palaces, picturesque squares, and baroque architectural showstoppers in Rome, to the modern glass towers, 19th-century limestone mansions, and secret, pocket-size parks of Manhattan. Show More Summary

15 Best Family-Friendly Resorts for Summer Vacations

Based on a child’s opinion of what makes an excellent summer family vacation, it’s all about the pool. Luckily, bunk beds and water slides can pair nicely with more refined luxe touches parents seek in a destination resort. From a new...Show More Summary

25 Things to Do in New York City This Summer

From one of the world’s largest firework displays on July Fourth to the hallowed courts of the US Open, summer brings out the best in New York City. Signifying the breadth of culture on tap this summer, SummerStage gears up for its extended...Show More Summary

Long Weekend in Riviera Maya

With the dollar at record strength against the peso, the Riviera Maya, with its pristine beaches, delicious cuisine, and welcoming people, is a spectacular value for American travelers. This is one of Mexico’s most popular destinations, so it's easy to reach; leave in the morning from most U.S. Show More Summary

20 New Things to Do at Walt Disney World

While you eagerly wait for Pandora–The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and lands devoted to Star Wars and Toy Story at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, the parks aren’t standing still. This summer there are dozens of new restaurants,...Show More Summary

Top 10 Places To Go This Summer

Our list of the 10 best places to go this summer includes exotic beaches, vibrant cities, foodie favorites, natural wonders both near and far, and major celebrations. Travelers can jet-set to one of these far-flung locales for a memorable summer vacation, or stay local to celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service. —Fodor's Editors

Coolest Hotels in the Catskills

Several years ago, this mountainous region a little more than two hours north of New York City upped its game. Empty storefronts in all but the smallest villages transformed into farm-to-table eateries, and abandoned buildings became craft breweries and small-batch distilleries. Show More Summary

Beyond Barcelona: 16 Spanish Destinations You Must Visit

Barcelona may lure the masses with its Mediterranean beaches and mind-bending architecture, and tourists may flock to Madrid for its pulsating nightlife and world-class museums. But a cookie-cutter trip to these cities alone barely scratches the surface of a country that comprises 17 culturally distinct, autonomous regions. Show More Summary

10 Best U.S. Summer Food Festivals for 2016

Summer is festival season, and there’s one in every corner of the U.S. to suit every taste. From pig roasts to cheese fests, food trucks to cherries, we’re here to help you find a summer food festival worth traveling for.—Katherine Martinelli

How to See South Africa's "Marine Big 5"

You’ve likely heard of Africa’s traditional “big 5” (lions, leopards, elephants, hippos, and buffalo), the coveted wildlife-spotting checklist for anyone headed out on a land-based safari. But here’s an unexpected twist for your next...Show More Summary

20 Best Under-the-Radar Things to Do in Paris

You've been to the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre, but have you ever learned to cook French pastries or attended a classical music concert at a 13th-century church? On your next trip to Paris, try one of these 20 suggestions and discover Paris's off-the-beaten-path activities, from hip market streets to hunting museums to hidden parks, and much more.

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