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Everything You Need to Know About Flying to Cuba

Scheduled commercial aviation between the United States and Cuba will resume this fall for the first time in over five decades. While many U.S. government restrictions on travel to the island nation have been lifted, others remain firmly in place, thanks to a U.S. Show More Summary

Beer Lover's Guide to Madrid

Tapas, wine, nightlife, soccer— Madrid has many claims to fame, but good beer? That hasn’t been one of them— until now. Almost overnight, the city has emerged as one of Europe’s hottest new beer destinations, turning the heads of travelers...Show More Summary

5 Reasons to Visit Greenville, South Carolina

When people think of South Carolina, they think of Charleston, or Myrtle Beach—certainly not Greenville. However, this charming little city in the shadow of the Blue Ridge mountains has turned into a dynamic destination. A 32-acre park,...Show More Summary

The Absolute Cheapest Day to Fly This Summer

If you’ve been putting off making plans for a summer vacation — you’re in luck! Late August marks the point in the season when airfare prices drop in anticipation of the Fall Deal Zone. But if you want the exact best date to fly make sure to book your departure for (drumroll please) Aug. Show More Summary

How to Visit Lisbon with Kids

With its hilltop castle, rattling trams, stellar animal attractions, and a wide river flowing out to some seriously pretty beaches, the Portuguese capital is one of Europe’s best destinations for families. It’s famously one of the continent’s...Show More Summary

A Weekend Guide to Wildwood & Cape May, New Jersey

Jersey’s last two shore points couldn’t be more different. Wildwood is actually three adjacent municipalities on one island: tidy North Wildwood, brash and busy Wildwood, and upmarket Wildwood Crest. You’ll find free, wide beaches, a...Show More Summary

Inside the Harry Potter Studio Tour in London

Muggles, take note: TheWarner Bros. Harry Potter Studio Tour is open for wizarding business, to the delight of fans worldwide. Not to be confused with the theme park set inUniversal Studios in Orlando, Florida (that one's dubbed TheShow More Summary

Long Weekend in Reims, France

Set among the vineyard-lined hills of France’s Champagne region, the city of Reims has multiple Michelin-starred restaurants, numerous les grandes marques Champagne houses, and a handful of hidden-gem bars and boutiques that are lifting the dust off this once sleepy city and giving locals and visitors new places to toast and shop. Show More Summary

Top 20 Free Things To Do In Hong Kong

Hong Kong has a reputation for being one of the most expensive cities in the world, but rest assured there are plenty of budget-friendly sights and experiences. Whether you’re traveling on a shoestring or simply love a great freebie, you can enjoy the best the city has to offer without spending a fortune—as long as you know where to look. —Kate Springer

Philadelphia's Under-the-Radar Historic Sites

Philadelphia isn’t short on historic sites; anyone who’s passed through the city on a weekend or class trip has seen the main ones: Indepdendence Hall, Liberty Bell, and the Rocky steps at the Art Museum. On your next visit to the City of Brotherly Love, check out some of these newer or lesser-known parks, museums, and haunted forts you may not have heard about yet.—Adam Erace

Neighborhood Guide: East Passyunk, Philadelphia

When you talk to Philadelphians about hot neighborhoods, two names will be on their lips. One is Fishtown. The other is East Passyunk. Since they might be confusing to a non-local, let’s get some semantics out of the way. First, pronunciation:...Show More Summary

Britain's 13 Most Magical Harry Potter Sites

The U.K (and especially London) is full of magical spots that featured heavily in the Harry Potter books and films. From the rocky shores of Scotland to Oxford University, here are 13 places in Britain where Harry Potter comes to life.—Ellin Stein

World's 18 Best Water Parks

Adrenaline knows no language barriers at the world’s best water parks. The limits of physics and gravity are tested on a global scale as water parks around the world race to build the tallest, fastest, and most thrilling attractions....Show More Summary

A Foodie's Guide to Lobster Rolls

With hundreds of lobster shacks lining its 3,500-mile coastline, Maine is lobster roll mecca during the summer season. However, all along the East Coast, each state has its own take on the lobster roll. Nothing beats the feeling of celebrating...Show More Summary

10 Stylish Hotels for Under $150 A Night

Who said you have to sacrifice style for savings? That's definitely not the case at these 10 awesome big-city hotels across the United States, each of which is small on price, but big on personality and appeal. We scoured the nationShow More Summary

6 Reasons to Visit Aspen in the Summer

Through summer and into early autumn in Aspen, the melted snow reveals lush mountains ripe for exploring. There’s plentiful shopping for the jetsetting international crowd, but numerous outdoor activities coupled with art and great food...Show More Summary

Long Weekend in Osaka, Japan

Whereas Tokyo is a city of politics and restraint, Osaka embraces excess with a “work hard and play harder” attitude. The city is a place to be entertained, its citizens reveling in the joy of eating and drinking. Two of the most commonly...Show More Summary

Chicago's Best Rooftop Bars

The most coveted tables this summer are on Chicago’s rooftops, with their views of Lake Michigan’s glittering shoreline, the Chicago River, Millennium Park, and the Windy City’s famous architecture. Settle in for a bird’s-eye view of...Show More Summary

10 Hotels with Extraordinary Turndown Service

Turndown service is a hallmark of five-star hotels and resorts, with water, slippers, and a simple piece of chocolate or mint. Not so at these 10 properties that go the extra mile to surprise and delight guests at bedtime. Edible or not, these creative treats are a memorable way to end the night.—Amber Gibson

5 Winery Hikes in Sonoma County

Sonoma County enchants visitors with rolling hills, green pastures, coastal hideaways, charming historic towns, and of course, plenty of wineries and wine-tasting rooms. Beyond winery tours and tastings, some vineyards host hikes and adventures, which are the perfect way to further explore the terroir. Show More Summary

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