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10 Must-Visit Historic Hotels in Norway

The extraordinary landscapes of Norway—magnificent fjords, mountains, glaciers, and endless islands—are undoubtedly the country’s biggest attractions. This Scandivanian nation is also home to a plethora of wildlife (reindeer, elk, wolves,...Show More Summary

How to See Maui in 48 Hours

The rule of thumb when visiting Hawaii is you need one week per island—so if you have a week to explore Maui, use it—but most travelers don’t have that much time. You might be overnighting on a multi-island cruise, or maybe you’re on...Show More Summary

World's 10 Best Holiday Markets

In the weeks leading up Christmas, holiday markets open across Europe and America as part of an annual tradition. Crowds gather to watch Christmas carolers, lantern processions, and tree lightings; otherwise, they're there to browse stands of handmade gifts, toys, and decorations. Show More Summary

15 Things to Do in Lancaster County (Besides Pennsylvania Dutch Country)

An easy getaway from Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York City, and Washington, D.C., Lancaster County, the epicenter of Pennsylvania Dutch Country, is best known for its Amish and Mennonite communities. Sightseers flock to the area toShow More Summary

20 Best National Parks for Families

There’s never really a bad time to take the family on a trip to one (or more!) of the country’s stunning national parks, but now is an incredibly opportune time to start planning your next group getaway to the great outdoors. First of...Show More Summary

5 Reasons to Visit Chattanooga

Forging a new generation of sophisticated urbanites with a unique local identity, Chattanooga may very well surprise travelers as a small city (population: 167,000) on the rise. Since 2009, the fourth-largest city in Tennessee has invested...Show More Summary

10 Incredible Yachts That Sail Around the World

Americans are falling in love with small-ship yacht adventures, and cruise lines are scrambling to launch smaller ships in the hopes of securing the loyalty of adventure seekers that want to experience the world’s finest hidden harbors on their own terms. Show More Summary

Q&A: Sabah Founder Mickey Ashmore on Istanbul and Traveling Stylishly

Have you ever heard about the hedge funder who quit the world of finance to sell shoes? That’s the story of Mickey Ashmore a.k.a. The Sabah Dealer, the charismatic founder of Sabah, a brand that produces traditional Turkish slippers (with a few design tweaks for Western tastes). Show More Summary

12 Delicious New Experiences in Sonoma

While Sonoma’s claim to fame is wine, the region’s latest crop of farm-to-fork fare—from a drive-thru restaurant from an organic-foods pioneer to a food-centric complex lined with eateries—is just as layered with ingenuity. From theShow More Summary

20 Places to See in the U.S. Before You Die

Yes, there’s a whole world out there to explore, but think of all the amazing places in our own country you’ve never visited. These are the iconic images ingrained in every American’s mind, the places, signs, and monuments that represent the best of what America is all about. Show More Summary

6 Ways to Save on WiFi While Cruising

Staying connecting while at sea hasn’t always been easy, since utilizing a ship’s satellite to procure WiFi tended to be slow and expensive. Recently, however, many cruise lines have begun to upgrade their fleet’s technology, making the service more reliable and affordable. Show More Summary

5 Outstanding U.S. Resorts for Thanksgiving Getaways

If you’ve never spent a Thanksgiving away from home, perhaps this is the year you’ll consider packing your bags for the holiday. And if you’re wondering where to go, there may be no better option than a destination resort, where you’ll be thankful for the comfort, convenience, and family fun offered on the property. Show More Summary

5 Reasons to Visit Halifax Now

It may be the largest city in Atlantic Canada, but history-meets-hip Halifax retains a pleasantly small-town feel while packing in plenty of diversions. Neat and lively neighborhoods are set back from the atmospheric waterfront promenade,...Show More Summary

5 Thanksgiving Cruises That Are Perfect for Families

This Thanksgiving, forget the cooking and cleaning and instead focus on spending quality time with your loved ones onboard one of the five best holiday cruises for families. With sailings throughout the holiday week, these cruises keep all the traditions intact, while adding fun and inventive ways to celebrate the feast. Show More Summary

10 Spooky Spots for a Ghostly Encounter

With Halloween on the horizon, how about a seasonal getaway where you might see something far more memorable than fall foliage? Consider these spooky spots around the world, where the eerie encounters that have reportedly taken place...Show More Summary

13 Spooky Underground Attractions

Meandering the streets of a new city is a great way to feel its pulse, but have you ever considered what's right below your feet? These thirteen underground, man-made attractions, scattered around the globe, boast spectacular histories as former dwellings, burial grounds, and even smugglers' tunnels. Show More Summary

Where to Eat in NYC: Fall 2015 Edition

Fall is the time of year in New York City when the cultural calendar kicks into high gear, and restaurants follow suit as well. Following the relatively slow summer months, September kicks off the season with a flurry of new dining options, and this year is no exception. Show More Summary

Where to Go for Thanksgiving 2015

Why spend another Thanksgiving watching football on the sofa in a tryptophan-induced food coma when you could be out exploring the world? Whether you want to experience the holiday in a different way or laze on a warm beach and forget about it altogether, late November can be a great time to get out of town and try something new. Show More Summary

Food Lover's Guide to Basque Country

Madrid and Barcelona may wow the masses with world-class museums and iconic landmarks, but to tap into Spain’s culinary nerve center, you must head north to the Basque Country, the green, hilly region that boasts the highest concentration of Michelin-starred restaurants in the world, not to mention some of Spain’s most prestigious vineyards. Show More Summary

Halloween Country: Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow, New York

By Lisa Van Allen If there's one quintessential American ghost story, a good case could be made for Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." Never mind how the original Headless Horseman story has morphed over the years from cute and spooky into occult and gory—as in Fox's series Sleepy Hollow. Show More Summary

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