VIDEO: The Natural Beauty of Northern Michigan

By Frommer's Editors

Pauline Frommer celebrates the natural beauty of Northern Michigan, land of cherry trees, towering sand dunes, and Great Lakes.

Central Park is a stunning break from New York City's urban landscape.

Where to Go in New York City's Central Park

Even within the bounds of New York City's Central Park, it is easy to be overwhelmed by the Park's sprawling features. But never fear, we've collected a list of our favorite spots in New York City's backyard.
A lifeguard stand on a beach in California

America's Best Beaches, Coast to Coast

Celebrate America's considerable coastal beauty with this roundup of the nation's best beaches—where you'll find the softest sand, clearest water, and best swimming.

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VIDEO: Reliving the Past in Northern Michigan

By Frommer's Editors

A trip to Northern Michigan is a rich and rewarding journey through time. Pauline Frommer hits up some of the historical highlights.

VIDEO: The Sophisticated Pleasures of Northern Michigan

By Frommer's Staff

In the heart of the heartland, a vacation destination awaits that will surprise and delight.

Roller coaster at Beijing Shijingshan Amusement Park in China

The World's Most Thrilling Roller Coasters

Lower your safety bar and find someplace to stow your sunglasses—we're taking a tour of the fastest, steepest, pulse-poundingest roller coasters on earth.
A kid at one of Great Wolf Lodge's indoor water park

How to Get the Most from a Great Wolf Lodge Vacation

Maximize your family fun time with our guide to the growing chain of indoor water park resorts. Dive right in!
The best and worst hotel booking sites

Best and Worst Hotel Booking Sites

Dozens of hotel-only booking sites promise rock-bottom deals. We test-drove a few sites in search of the best.
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
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.
Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas cruise ship

What I Learned Aboard the World's Biggest Cruise Ship

Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas—the largest passenger vessel ever built—set off on its inaugural sailing with our writer on board. It was his first time at sea, too.
The Durango and Silverton rounds a bend in Colorado

The 10 Most Fun Heritage Railways in America

Looking for a fun day out for families? The many heritage railways in the United States are museums of moving history.
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 Norwegian Cruise Lines ship sails from Mykonos

How to Pick the Best Cruise for You

Single travelers will pick very different cruises from those traveling with children. The same goes for those looking to get married onboard, travelers with disabilities and others with special needs and tastes. We've broken down which cruiselines are best for each type of traveler.
Outside the pet-friendly Hotel Allegro Chicago. Photo: John Dziekan

Hotel Perks That Hit the Spot

From complimentary bike rentals to free minibar snacks, a dozen of our favorite amenities are available at boutique hotels, luxury hotels, and hotel chains around the world.
Sunset on Malaysia's Sarawak. Photo: Heidi Sarna

8 Reasons to See Malaysia's Sarawak by River

A river cruise in Southeast Asia offers an intimate look at a region that's only accessible by boat. Pandaw Cruises is also waiving the single supplement for Frommers.com readers on select sailings.
Greenwich Park and the Royal Observatory.

London Day Trips: Museums and Gardens

From the halls of Oxford to the hills of Hampstead Heath, nine museums and gardens worth adding to your London itinerary.
Jacob Black's House in Forks, Washington. Courtesy HomeAway.com

America's Best Haunted Houses

For travelers who think they're too old for trick-or-treating, these seven cities have some of the best haunted houses and Halloween-themed attractions.
Adventurers re-energize themselves aside the soothing and spectacular Manoa Falls.

5 Best Waterfall Hikes in Hawaii

Postcard-worthy paths in Maui, Kauai, Oahu, and the Big Island.
Colorado River

Top 10 Whitewater River Rafting Destinations

Dip your paddle in the rushing water at any one of these 10 rivers and your workaday worries will rapidly disappear.
Biking on Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA

Family Vacations: 7 Famous Bridges

Seven of the world's greatest bridges that are sure to spark vivid family travel memories.
The schooner Timberwind.

Tall Ship Adventures Bring Small-Scale Pleasures

See what it's like to cruise aboard a tall ship in Maine, Canada, Alaska, and the Caribbean.