Not Snorkeling, Not Scuba, But Snuba

By Pauline Frommer

Pauline Frommer Talks to an Expert About What's Making this New Water Sport So Popular

Six Nights in the Azores from $999 per person with Air

By Carrie Havranek

Travel to Europe in less than five hours with this trip to the Azores, and save $495.

Three Nights in Los Cabos, from $739 with Air

By Carrie Havranek

Escape cold and snowy January to warm and sunny Los Cabos and save $278 per person.

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Lights, Cameras, Dolphins: Clearwater, FL Gets Ready for Its Close-Up

By Alexis Lipsitz Flippin

A stop in at Clearwater Marine Aquarium brings visitors face-to-face with an inspirational dolphin tale -- and the silver screen.

Family-Friendly Hotel Packages for Labor Day Weekend

By Katrina Brown Hunt,

Roast s'mores, make a splash at on-site water parks and dive-in movies, plus enjoy affordable Labor Day deals for families in California, Maine, Florida, Texas, Georgia, Arizona, and more.

Water Safety Tips for Swimmers & Boaters

By Robert Haru Fisher

Reduce the risk of drowning this summer with these tips on how to stay safe while boating or swimming, how to spot rip currents in the ocean, and more.

4 Easy Ways to Save Money on Summer Travel

By Chris Gray Faust

Want to save money on your summer vacation? Avoid holiday weekends, travel during the week, travel when kids are still in school, and consider postponing your trip to September.

Three-Night Puerto Vallarta Vacation, from $335 with Air

By Carrie Havranek

Save more than $150 with this three-night vacation package to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, which includes round-trip airfare.

Caribbean Calling: 3 Family-Friendly Vacation Packages

By Suzanne Rowan Kelleher and Katrina Brown Hunt

Save big on family-friendly resorts in the Bahamas, Puerto Rico, and other islands in the Caribbean.

The Maine Windjammers: 75 Years Young and Ready for a Party

By Matt Hannafin

Get to know the captains and other personalities who have shaped the 75-year history behind these classic Maine schooners.

Cruise Travel Tips: How to Stay Healthy at Sea

By Heidi Sarna

What you should pack in a first-aid kit, how to cope with seasickness, and other ways to avoid the cruise ship's infirmary.

Travel Troubleshooter: Four Stars For That Resort? Says Who?

By Christopher Elliott

A disappointed traveler thinks that her Mexico hotel has an inflated four-star rating on Hotwire.com. Is she locked into her nonrefundable reservation?

Family Travel: 4 Fun-in-the-Sun Escapes

By Katrina Brown Hunt and Jinny VanDeusen

Rack up the savings with hotel packages in family-friendly destinations, such as Costa Rica, Disney World, Colonial Williamsburg, and Naples, Florida.

Deal or No Deal? Do the Math Before Booking Hotel Packages

By Katrina Brown Hunt and Jinny VanDeusen

Some hotel packages can save you money, but it's wise to always double-check that you're not paying extra for unnecessary amenities.

Beyond the Beach: 5 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do in Los Cabos

By Jacquelin Carnegie

From cooking classes to adopting baby sea turtles, these non-beach activities in Los Cabos are worth exploring.

Eight-Night Costa Rica Vacation, from $1,149 with Air

By Carrie Havranek

Save yourself the hassle of renting a car by booking this Costa Rica package, which includes eight nights' hotel, flights, and transfers in an air-conditioned van.

Atlantis Bahamas Resort, from $399 for Three Nights

By Carrie Havranek

Leave the blizzards behind by springing for a three-night Bahamas vacation at the family-friendly Atlantis resort.

Four-Night Bahamas Beach Vacation, from $645 with Air

By Carrie Havranek

Escape the bitter winter with this Bahamas vacation, which includes round-trip airfare and four nights at an all-inclusive beach resort.

Five Nights in Spain's Costa del Sol from $729, With Air

By Carrie Havranek

Soak up some sun in southern Spain with this affordable Costa del Sol package, which includes five nights' hotel and round-trip airfare.

Three-Night Beach Vacation in Cancun, from $425 With Air

By Carrie Havranek

Just as the winter doldrums begin to set in, jet off to Cancun in January for an affordable beach vacation.

Smart Traveler: How to Pack for an International Flight

By Zach Honig

When planning your international trip, follow these 5 travel tips for smarter -- and more efficient -- packing.

Mexico Beach Vacation, from $609 for Five Nights With Air

By Carrie Havranek

Simplify your vacation planning by booking now for this five-night beachfront Mexico vacation with airfare.

Hurricane Season: 5 Caribbean Travel Tips

By Alexis Lipsitz Flippin

Traveling to the Caribbean in the summer or fall always sounds like a good idea -- until you remember that hurricane season lasts from June to November. Keep these 5 travel tips in mind before you book that Caribbean beach vacation.

Deal or No Deal: Resorts in Naples, Fla. and Mackinac Island

By Jinny VanDeusen,

Some hotel packages are worth booking for the convenience, but don't count on the prices always being in your favor. Here are two deals where the savings don't add up. If you're not careful, you could wind up paying more for all the extras.

Park of the Week: Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

By Robert Haru Fisher

An easy day trip from Chicago by train, the 15-mile Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is ideal for swimming, horseback riding, and racing up and down the sweeping dunes.