Frommer's' Best Places to Go in 2016

The Frommer's' Best Places to Go List for 2016

Frommer's' editors select the best destinations for travelers in 2016.
Museo dell'Opera del Duomo

The Museo dell'Opera is One of Florence's Best Museums

By Jason Cochran

The Italian museum, which recently underwent a dramatic renovation, stores all the treasures of Florence's iconic Duomo, but in a brand new way.
London's free museums

25 Incredible Free Museums in London

By Jason Cochran

London's free museums include some of the best attractions on the planet. We introduce you to 25 of the best ones.
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Hotel art is improving

11 Pieces of Truly Awesome Hotel Art

By Juliana Shallcross

Fortunately for art aficionados and travelers alike, hotels are putting serious thought into the art that’s found in their guest rooms and public spaces.
What to see in San Antonio, Texas, if you have 3 days or less

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

By Janis Turk

San Antonio is one of the most fascinating cities in the United States, with a quaint Old World sensibility that’s vaguely Spanish, decidedly Mexican, and truly Texan. Here's what you must see—and what you should eat—on a visit.
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

By Ali Arminio

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

By Pauline Frommer

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.
Tokyo is a 24-hour city

24-Hour Tokyo: A Round-the-Clock Touring Plan

By Charlotte B. Hu

Tokyo is alive every minute of the day or night. Use our hour-by-hour guide to experience its many personalities.
45th and 7th avenue in new york city

Then-and-Now Pictures of Movie Locations, from Hitchcock to Pee-wee

By Jason Cochran

The smartphone app ScenePast, which helps travelers bridge time at the places they visit, compiled before-and-after images of filming locations of beloved movies made in Los Angeles, New York City, and San Francisco. What's in those spots now?
Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)

Exploring the Best Artifacts from the National African American Museum

By Candyce H. Stapen

Washington, D.C.'s Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture explores African American history and life in the U.S.
Times Square theatres

Hidden Wonders Inside Broadway’s Historic Theaters

By Jennifer Ashley Tepper

From the hidden speakeasy behind a wall panel at the Music Box to the intricate Tiffany glass panel ceiling at the Belasco, find out which exciting features you should seek out on your next trip to a show.
The Gokstad ship in The Vikingskiphuset in Norway.

7 Time-Capsule Ships You Shouldn't Miss Visiting

By Holly Hughes

Exploring, raiding, carrying precious cargo, fighting pitched battles at sea—throughout the ages, these oceangoing vessels have shaped human history.
The Eiffel Tower in the Paris sunset

How to See France in One Week

By Frommer's Editors

The title of this tour is a misnomer. There is no way you can see France in 1 week. But you can have a memorable vacation in Paris and see other highlights of France in a week if you budget your time carefully and are ready to explore.
Yellow plate, Athens

13 Favorite Athens Experiences

By Tania Kollias

From the Acropolis, to cozy cafes, to neighborhood markets -- where to see the best of an ancient city.
Fondation Monet, Giverny

15 Sublime Gardens that Prove the French Grow them Best

By Lyn Parry

There's nothing quite as green, floral, or well-conceived as a French garden, and each of these one-of-a-kind jardins makes for a sublime visit for its own special reason.
Glittering view of Lower Manhattan from Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York City

What to Do in New York City If You Don't Have Much Time

By Pauline Frommer

A whirlwind itinerary for seeing the Big Apple's iconic sights in one, two, or three days
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

By Zac Thompson

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.
Lively nighttime street scene around Dublin's famous Temple Bar

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

By Christi Daugherty and Jack Jewers

A whirlwind itinerary for fitting the best of Dublin into one, two, or three days
Chicago buildings overlooking the Chicago RIver

A Tour of 12 Architecture Icons in Chicago

By Elizabeth Bacharach

Clustered along Lake Michigan and the Chicago River, the buildings in this midwestern metropolis include record holders, exemplars of design, and creations dreamed up by some of the biggest names in 20th- and 21st-century architecture. Let’s go on a virtual tour of our favorites.
As the author’s 10-year-old daughter licks her gelato, reflected in her sunglasses are the Colosseum of Rome and the author, licking her own gelato

Exotic but Kid-Friendly: 7 Top Spots for Family Vacations (UPDATED 2019)

By Pauline Frommer

Make your family a globetrotting one. Pauline Frommer shares six picks for vacation spots that are good for all ages.
Temple of Aphaia, Aegina, Greece

11 Best-Kept Travel Secrets of Greece

By Anthony Grant

There are few countries that pack as much variety within their borders as Greece. Don't stop with the Acropolis and Mykonos—other Greek attractions and locations are just as classic, if less widely known.
US 1 Road in California

See The Best Of California In Two Weeks

By Mark Hiss and Garth Mueller

Our authors' whirlwind tour of the Golden State's golden sights. Buckle your seatbelt!
Many of Italy's palaces are being turned into hotels

The Great Palazzo and Villa Hotels of Italy

By Frommer's Staff

Taste a life of luxury in Italy by checking into one of these unforgettable hotels—in every price range—that were converted from historic villas or palazzi.