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

By Shakeema Edwards

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.
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Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas cruise ship

What I Learned Aboard the World's Biggest Cruise Ship

By Zac Thompson

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

By Doug Wallack

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

By Maribeth Mellin

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

By Pauline Frommer

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.
Dock and crystal clear waters in Cancun, Mexico

The Very Best of the Yucatan Peninsula

The best places to visit, the best hotels and restaurants, plus must-see, one-of-a-kind experiences on the Yucatan Peninsula and Tabasco and Chiapas.
A courtyard on Commercial Street in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Photo courtesy of Tim Grafft/MOTT

Best Places to Stay: Cape Cod, Nantucket, and More

Where you stay on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, or Nantucket can set the tone of your vacation. Use this guide to help find the best spot for your trip.

Disney Does Alaska: A Toddler's Take on Cruising

Disney's first-ever cruise to Alaska is tested out by a cruise writer's toddler. Will Disney Wonder pass the kid test? Find out what works and what doesn't.
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

By Pamela Wright, David Thompson, Michael Tsai & Diane Bair

Postcard-worthy paths in Maui, Kauai, Oahu, and the Big Island.
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.
West Pier in Brighton.

10 Great Side Trips from London

From Cambridge to Bath, London is surrounded by opportunities for superlative day trips rich in English history and heritage.

Upper Pacific Suite Deck at Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur. Photo: Kodiak Greenwood/Post Ranch Inn

12 Coastal Hotels With Stunning Shore Views

Book one of these luxury hotels, charming inns, and beachfront cabanas for restorative views of the bay, beach, ocean, or shore.
Couple walking through the Waipio Valley. Photo: Tor Johnson / The Hawaii Tourism

10 Reasons to Visit the Big Island, Hawaii

Sunbathe on a green-sand beach, stargaze from a mountaintop observatory, snorkel with sea turtles, and enjoy more unforgettable moments on Hawaii's Big Island.
A rock climber in southwestern Colorado. Courtesy Matt Inden/Weaver Multimedia Group

6 Exhilarating Colorado Adventure Getaways

From camping in yurts to ice climbing, each of these Colorado adventures delivers just the right amount of adrenaline.
Paro Airport in Bhutan, home to Druk Air.

10 Great Small Airlines

While some airlines just get bigger and ruder, there are still tiny ones out there that operate with class, quality, and impeccable safety.
Horse Guards.

Best of Royal London for Free

There cannot be a city in the world with more free things to do than London. Here are eight of our favorite free picks for your royal fix.
Snowboarders in Park City, Utah. Photo courtesy Park City Mountain Resort

5 Best Snowboarding Resorts in the U.S.

Since not all ski slopes are ideal for snowboarders, true enthusiasts will want to check out these best places to snowboard in California, Colorado, and Utah.
A statue of Queen Boadicea near Big Ben.

11 Exceptional London Experiences

When you get sick of chasing the royal wedding carriage, step into one of these top London sights.

Travel Health: 7 Ways to Avoid Germs on an Airplane

Wipe down sticky tray tables, watch out for dirty seatback pockets, and follow these other tips for staying healthy en route to your vacation.
Red car on the road in Arizona. Photo: Aliaksandr Nikitsin/Dreamstime.com

Travel Deals: 11 Hotels With Free Gas Cards

Soften the pain of high gas prices with these affordable hotel packages that include gas cards, rebates, resort credits, and other money-saving incentives.
Terminal 3 at Copenhagen International Airport, Kastrup. Photo by: Arne V. Petersen, Copenhagen Airports A/S

The 10 Best Business-Friendly Airports

All airports aren't the same when it comes to airport amenities, quick connections, or access to downtown. These 10 raise the bar for all travelers.

Disney Dream: A Magical Kingdom at Sea

A cruise lover's guide to Disney mania aboard Disney Cruise Line's Disney Dream.