Vacation in One of the Less Popular Destinations This Summer for a Fine Travel Experience

By Arthur Frommer

Where should you travel this summer? Off the beaten path, says Arthur Frommer.

New York City's old Pennsylvania Station, which was demolished in 1963

Forgotten Tourist Spots from the Earliest Frommer's Guidebooks

Take a trip into the past: We dipped into our guidebook archives to find 10 travel attractions and activities that were popular in the '60s but have since faded away.
<div>If you&rsquo;re a gourmand, Napa is a dream come true. Oodles of specialty food stores, wineries, farms, and culinary institutes are here to pique your senses. There&rsquo;s a farmers&rsquo; market almost every day of the week. Food and wine pairings are endless. And to top it all off, you have your choice of some of the world&rsquo;s best restaurants, run by some of the world&rsquo;s best chefs. So loosen your belt&mdash;we&rsquo;re going on a culinary tour of Napa Valley.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><em>And for a deeper dive into California wine country, check out Frommer&rsquo;s Napa and Sonoma day by day.</em></div><div>&nbsp;</div>

California Wine Country for Foodies

California's Napa Valley is an epicurean playground, with endless food-and-wine pairings, daily farmers' markets, and some of the world's best restaurants. Here's how to hit the culinary highlights in a single day.
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Where can you find peace and quiet on vacation?

Listen to the Last Frontiers of Natural Quiet in North America

Where are the quietest spots to vacation? Human noise pollution has made it harder to find the undisturbed rhythm of nature. An expert shares where you can still find peace and natural sounds undisturbed by man.

Yoga-Infused All-Inclusive Vacations That Add Relaxation to Adventure

By Erica Bray

Spa holidays and wellness retreats aren’t the only ways to weave yoga into a vacation. A growing number of tour companies are pairing it with all-inclusive sightseeing itineraries. See the world while getting to know yourself.

A statue of George Washington on horseback in the center of a public garden in Boston.

Best Sites to See on Boston's History Trails

Boston is brimming with national historic sites and a great way to see many of them is to walk The Freedom Trail and the Black Heritage Trail. But taking in so much history can be time-consuming, so here are the best of both trails.
A tour of QE2's London

Take a Tour of Queen Elizabeth II's London

Queen Elizabeth's remarkable reign left an indelible mark on London—and left some older landmarks better of than they were before. Take a tour of the places that figured largest in her life.
A small boat in open water. Behind it are the rolling hills on the coast of an island.

Antigua's Got 365 Beaches. Here Are the Top 10

The eastern Caribbean island of Antigua boasts 365 beaches—one for every day of the year. Here's how to find the right slice of paradise for you, based on personality, interests, and expectations.
View of the Dubai Marina at dusk

What to Do in Dubai If You Don't Have Much Time

A plan for hitting Dubai's highlights—from traditional souks to futuristic skyscrapers—in one, two, or three days
Touring the Western Irish Coast without a car

How to Travel Ireland's West Coast Without Renting a Car

While many itineraries for the popular Wild Atlantic Way require a rental car, not everyone wants to drive on the left along winding roads. Here's how to see the best of Ireland’s West Coast in Galway, Clare, and Mayo counties without driving.
A road trip through Iceland is an epic adventure.

The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Road Trip in Iceland

Whether you plan to drive Iceland's Ring Road or strike out elsewhere in this gorgeous country, we've road-tested some pointers you need to know before setting out.
San Diego skyline

What to Do in San Diego If You Don't Have Much Time

A whirlwind itinerary for cramming the best of San Diego in one, two, or three days
A view of the Empire State Building and the New York City skyline

Visiting New York City? The Top Pitfalls to Avoid

The Big Apple: there are few travel destinations as rewarding....or as maddening. The city can be expensive, confusing and tiring if you don't plan your vacation carefully. We're counting down the common mistakes tourists make here.
The Cabin treehouse at Treehotel in Sweden

10 of the World's Weirdest Hotel Rooms

The world's most unconventional lodgings are housed in planes, a jail, the open air, a giant pineapple, and other unexpected places.
Harmony of the Seas

The World's Biggest Cruise Ship: Harmony of the Seas

Royal Caribbean's ship Harmony of the Seas began sailing in May of 2016—take a photo tour of the largest cruise ship on Earth (for now).
A sign in a window says "Help"

Save on Hotel Rooms: 8 Tips for the Next Time You Travel

Our advice for navigating hotel sites, online travel agencies, vacation rentals, and more to book an affordable room
A sheep stands in a meadow in the Irish countryside

Ireland's Top 10 Sites for Natural Beauty

A rundown of the Emerald Isle's best outdoor marvels
Lively nighttime street scene around Dublin's famous Temple Bar

What to Do in Dublin If You Don't Have Much Time

A whirlwind itinerary for fitting the best of Dublin into one, two, or three days
Tourists and locals walking a cobble-stoned street of Vieux Lyon with several Lyonnais bouchons, boulangeries, and restaurants

12 Reasons Why Lyon Is One of France’s Most Underrated Cities

Been there, done that...and loved it. Lyon is a delightful place to linger for a while.
A showgirl pops out of a massive champagne flute in Las Vegas

Adventures You Can Only Find in Las Vegas

Gambling, dining, dancing—there are so many places where you can do those activities. But Sin City has attractions that won't be found anywhere else in the United States—or the world, for that matter.
Regent Seven Seas Explorer.

Regent Seven Seas Explorer: Is this 'The Most Luxurious Cruise Ship Ever Built'?

Regent Seven Seas, which built the Explorer in 2016, made some bold claims about it being "the most luxurious" ever. Is it? Have a look and decide for yourself.
An AmaWaterways ship passes Passau, Germany

The World's Best River Cruises—Which One Should You Choose?

Our picks for the best river cruise ships and itineraries in 12 categories
Two hikers overlook Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding snow-capped mountains in Queenstown, New Zealand

New Zealand Movie Sites to See Whether You Care About Hobbits or Not

Our tour of New Zealand's cinematic hotspots goes beyond the usual Middle-earth locations to show off why the country is the world's most beautiful film set.
Barbados is an eclectic Caribbean vacation

Experiencing Eclectic Barbados Without All the Tourists

Despite claiming the most luxury properties per square mile in the Caribbean, Barbados still presents an unfiltered, tourist-free, and unapologetically original beach vacation.
A bungee jumper takes the plunge over Queenstown, New Zealand

New Zealand Outdoor Adventures, Ranked from Mild to Wild

How to soak up New Zealand's over-the-top landscapes, whether you're a thrill-seeking adrenaline junkie, a risk-averse scaredy cat, or anything in between