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.

The best Frommer guide book covers of all time

Weird and Wonderful Frommer's Guidebook Covers Through the Years

We dove into the Frommer's travel guide book archive and selected some of the best-designed—and, yes, most regrettable—covers since we began publishing.
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Places in early Frommer's guides that are still around today

Test of Time: Places in the Early Frommer's Guides That Are Still Open Today

We're not saying we had anything to do with it, but Frommer's recomended these hotels and restaurants in our earliest guide books, and despite a turbulent travel landscape, they have managed to survive a half century.
1950s photo of hula dancers in Hawaii

10 Cringeworthy Recommendations from the Earliest Frommer's Guidebooks

We dipped into the oldest Frommer's guidebooks and found these recommendations that do NOT stand the test of time. Hey, nobody's perfect.
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.
View from Alamo Square in San Francisco

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

A whirlwind itinerary for seeing the best of the City by the Bay—from the depths of Alcatraz to the Top of the Mark—in just one, two, or three days
Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia

12 Surprising Things You'll Learn at Philadelphia's Museum of the American Revolution

A collection of period art and artifacts, along with interactive displays and immersive video, tells the story—the whole story—of the American Revolution. Here's what you'll learn that they didn't teach you in grade school.

The Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia Surely Merits a Visit

By Arthur Frommer

Opening soon in Philadelphia: a museum filled with art and artifacts chronicling America's battle for independence in the 18th century.

Huell Howser is the Ultimate Armchair Tour Guide to California

By Jason Cochran

Whether you're looking for things to do on a California vacation or just need a smile, Huell Howser's online archive opens a new state of mind to explore.

A Visit to Los Angeles' Museum of Broken Relationships

By Pauline Frommer

Amidst the circus that is Hollywood Boulevard, a poignant museum shares tales of trauma

The New Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C. Is Overwhelmed with Interest

By Arthur Frommer

It's such a remarkable attraction that it has been packed with more visitors than it expected, so if you want to go, you'll need to plan ahead.

Inscription marking the spot where Martin Luther King gave his "I Have a Dream" speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC

History Happened Here: 10 Civil Rights Landmarks That Aren't Museums

Churches, homes, schools, businesses, and other everyday spaces became flashpoints in the struggle for equality for African Americans, women, Latinos, Asians, and GLBT people.
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas

Arkansas' Crystal Bridges, the Art Museum That Walmart Built

Funded by Walmart and filled with works by American masters, Crystal Bridges is worth going out of your way to see. Take our virtual tour to hit the highlights.

The Top 2016 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Travel Deals

By Pauline Frommer

More and more companies are getting into the game this year.

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.
A close up of a sculpture in Lisbon

How to See the Best of Lisbon in One Day

Though you can only scratch the surface, this one day itinerary will take you to the highlights of the older areas of Lisbon. And make you want to come back and see much, much more.
Mural on 24th Street, Mission District, San Francisco

Unexpected Places to Enjoy Art in the US

Art is everywhere, even in the most unexpected places. These places surely offer you some of the most surprising alternatives to museums and art galleries.