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Celebrate National Parks Centennial With Free Admission

The National Park Service is turning 100 years old today and to celebrate, the NPS is giving free admission to everybody from August 25 to 28. Experience over 400 of America’s most scenic parks and monuments without the usual entrance...Show More Summary

Wine Lover's Guide to Seattle

Washington state’s wine industry is thriving, with wineries opening throughout the state at a breakneck pace. It now ranks second in the country for wine production, but claims no particular grape as its flagship varietal. That means...Show More Summary

Zika-Free Honeymoon Ideas

While many countries in the Caribbean, Central America, South America, and even the United States currently have Zika virus travel warnings, there are still plenty of places to go for a memorable honeymoon. Whether you want to laze around on a secluded beach, see the northern lights, or discover a new culture, here are the top Zika-free honeymoon spots.—Teddy Minford

This Vietnamese Tourist Attraction has a Two-Year Waiting List

Vietnam is home to some of the most incredible caves in the world. The famous Hang Son Doong cave system is 40 stories at its tallest height, wide enough to accommodate a 747, and even has its own weather system. But anyone looking to explore the caves is going to have a 2-year wait ahead of them. Show More Summary

America's Best Food Truck Cities

Over the past few years, food trucks have become ubiquitous in the country's biggest cities, from Boston to San Francisco. In addition to convenience, these mobile eateries offer gourmet fare at affordable prices. Whether your tasteShow More Summary

Hello, Dolly! Iconic Singer Aims to Host London Music Fest

U.K. fans of iconic country singer-songwriter Dolly Parton won’t have to make the pilgrimage to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee in order to get the full Dolly experience. After appearing at Britain’s Glastonbury music festival, Parton revealed that she’s interested in hosting her own London-based music fest called DollyFest. Show More Summary

This Infographic Updates You with the Least and Most Expensive Destinations

There are some destinations where your dollar goes a little further. How much further, however, changes from day to day. Trippy has put together an interactive infographic that gives daily updates on the top five least and most expensive destinations to travel. Show More Summary

4 Perfect Itineraries for Perth, Australia

Located on the western coast of Australia, Perth is known for its sandy white beaches and booming restaurant scene. Once largely bypassed by tourists, Perth has gained popularity as a travel destination for foodies, wine lovers, and adventure seekers. Show More Summary

Once a Year This Lake Turns Completely Pink

Every year tourists visit Lake Burlinskoye to witness the water transform from blue to a bright shade of pink. While this may look like the Siberian version of dying the Chicago River green on St. Patrick’s Day, the pink hue is actually a naturally occurring phenomenon. Show More Summary

The First Ever Art Exhibit Curated Just for Dogs Opens in London

London’s More Th>n #PlayMore exhibit is proving that art isn’t just for people anymore. Designed by artist Dominic Wilcox, the exhibit is the first in the world curated specifically for dogs. The curators consulted with veterinary experts in order to put together a collection that was best for a dog’s wellbeing. Show More Summary

7 Pet-Friendly Hotel Chains

Gone are the days of sneaking your dog into your hotel room in the dead of night. With over half of U.S. households claiming a furry family member, the hospitality industry is rolling out the red carpet for dogs, with a wide range of amenities and services from plush beds to canine room service and even spa treatments. Show More Summary

Long Weekend in East Hampton

The Hamptons have long been the weekend playground of artists, writers, and bohemians. The idyllic setting, just two hours from New York city (without traffic) is a lush little sliver of paradise, with crystal-clear water, pristine beaches, and a thriving arts scene. Show More Summary

Japanese Robot-Run Hotel Expands to New Locations

If you’re checking in at the Henn Na hotel in Sasebo, Nagasaki expect things to be a little … off. The Henn Na hotel (literally translated as “Weird Hotel”) more than lives up to its name with its staff made up primarily of robots (including a velociraptor-manned concierge desk). Show More Summary

11 Tips & Tricks for Sleeping on Planes

Not being able to fall asleep on a plane can make or break the first few days of a trip. If it’s a long flight, sleeping for even a few hours is essential to fighting jet lag and starting your trip out on the right foot. Here, Fodor’s...Show More Summary

An Inside Look at Hawaii's National Park Sites (and How to Celebrate the Centennial)

The National Parks Service is commemorating its 100-year anniversary in 2016, prompting travelers from across the U.S. to explore the nation’s pristine forests and parklands. If you’re looking for a tropical alternative to popular spots like Yellowstone and Yosemite, consider checking out these eight Hawaiian National Park sites.—Margot Bigg

643 Species Make This Island the Most Biodiverse in the World

If you’re looking to get more biodiversity bang for your buck then you definitely need to find your way to Atauro Island. Conservation International has determined that the small island’s waters are the most biodiverse in the world.Show More Summary

This City Has the Second Most Expensive Hotels in Europe (And it?s Not Where You Think)

If you’re thinking of taking a trip to the Emerald Isle’s capital city you can expect to spend a good deal more on your accommodations. Overtaking such notoriously pricey cities as Stockholm and London, data from global hotel solutions provider HRS shows that Dublin’s hotel prices are now the second most expensive in Europe. Show More Summary

Artist Mashes Up Fanciful Illustrations with Brazil?s Landmarks

Artist Toninho Euzebio is giving Brazil a completely new look. Armed with nothing but a Moleskine notebook and a clever eye, Euzebio, an art director and illustrator, creates mashups of famous (and not-so-famous) Brazilian views and his own fanciful sketches. Show More Summary

How To Travel With Pets

There are some trips that just wouldn't be right without your best furry friend. Taking a pet along for the ride can be a complicated pursuit—but if you're prepared, you can simplify the process significantly. Whether you're moving,Show More Summary

Wisconsin's Best Custard Shops

Between the cheese, beer, and brats, it would seem that Wisconsin has plenty to offer by way of food and drink. But custard, the state’s creamy, egg-laced, and ultra-fresh take on ice cream, is an even better reason to get to America’s Dairyland before the summer ends. Show More Summary

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