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

By Zac Thompson

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

By Zac Thompson

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.

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A view of the Empire State Building and the New York City skyline

Visiting New York City? The Top Pitfalls to Avoid

By Pauline Frommer

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

By Louise McGrath

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.
Grand Ole Opry exterior

Backstage at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry: What Few Tourists See

By Dan Rogers and Brenda Colladay

Nashville's most venerable tourism attraction opens the doors to the private sanctum of country music's greatest superstars.
A model of the Hogwarts Express at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal's Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Florida.

12 Magical Harry Potter Experiences in England and Beyond

By Mark Henshall

Harry Potter's mysterious world has enchanted readers and smashed literary and box office records. Here's where you can experience some of the magic.
Titanic Quarter, the world's largest Titanic visitor museum, in Belfast, where the ship was built.

Titanic Sights: Making History More Than 100 Years Later

Take part in the remembrances of the sinking of the Titanic by tracing its fateful final voyage.
Mural celebrating Louisiana festivals

Beyond Mardi Gras: Louisiana's Best Festivals

By William Richard

There's more to Louisiana than New Orleans' Mardi Gras! The state is buzzing with a year-round roster of of events celebrating one of America's most particular cultures.
Hikers moving up Ayers Rock in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia.

Exploring Oprah's Australia on Your Own Dime

From cuddling koalas to climbing Sydney Harbour Bridge, here's how to follow in the talk-show queen's footsteps -- without a royal budget.
Room at the Jupiter Hotel in Portland, OR

9 Vintage-Inspired Hotels

Check in to a bit of the past at one of these nine vintage-inspired hotels in the U.S., Jamaica, and the Czech Republic.
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World's Best Holiday Lights: 10 Decorated Cities

Celebrate winter in these 10 cities with some of the world's best holiday lights and decorations.
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 Christkindlesmarkt at Marktplatz Nürnberg, Germany.

10 Spectacular Holiday Markets Around the World

What to buy and eat at the best holiday markets in Austria, Canada, England, Germany, Spain, and other countries around the world.
La Piazzetta shows its best side after the day-trippers have left Capri town.

The 6 Most Scenic Spots in Italy

From the north to the south, here are six places where the visual splendor of Italy can't be matched.
Diving off the shores of Dominica.

Favorite Travel Moments Photo Contest Winners

See the winner and the runners up in our first ever Favorite Travel Moments Photo Contest.
The Tidal Basin during cherry blossom season.

Washington, D.C.: 5 Best Places for Photography

You'll always find postcard-worthy views at these five best places to shoot photos in D.C.
Books reach to the rafters on rickety shelves inside Shakespeare and Company, an acclaimed English-language bookstore in Paris

A Tour of Literary Paris: Where Famous Writers Lived and Worked

By Zac Thompson

Follow in the footsteps of famous writers in the Latin Quarter, the Marais, Montmartre, and Montparnasse.
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.
The iconic Flatiron Building in New York City.

New York City's Flatiron District: On the Rise

New hotels and restaurants are popping up in New York City's Flatiron District. Here's a closer look at the top restaurants and the best places to stay.
Cyclists in front of the Acropolis, Athens

World's 10 Best Historic Cruise Ports

Check out these 10 cities in Europe, Asia, and North America that are close enough to the cruise docks to warrant a day trip.
A gate leads to Washington Mews.

Walking Tour: Charming Streets of New York City

Take a break from the New York City traffic, and stroll along these quiet streets in old Manhattan.
Portland's favorite slogan.

The Weird and Wonderful in Portland, OR

Is Portland still the quirky, offbeat city it claims to be? We take a guided tour on the wild side.
Snappy Lunch in Mayberry, NC.

Southern Food: 10 Restaurants off the Eaten Path

The best places to grab a meal and local culture in Georgia, North Carolina, and more southern states.
West Lake, Hangzhou.

10 New Ways to Do China's Greatest Hits

While you're checking off the country's big-ticket attractions, you'll need to take a break from the tourist trail. Here are excellent alternatives.