Lazy river at Four Seasons Resort at Walt Disney World

Which Orlando Hotel Has the Best Pool?

By Jason Cochran

Orlando has more than 118,000 hotel rooms—but not all resort pools are equal. Check out some of the best swimming areas that the vacationland serving Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando has to offer.
Passengers whoop it up onboard Royal Caribbean's Monarch of the Seas

What to Do, What to Buy in the Top Caribbean Cruise Ports

By Heidi Sarna, Matt Hannafin, and Pauline Frommer

Thinking of taking a tropical cruise? The Caribbean islands each provide slightly different versions of sun and fun, and each port offers its own variety of tours, beaches, and shopping. Here's our guide to the most important ports.
Jade Mountain, St Lucia

Frommer's Names the Perfect Caribbean Resorts

By Alexis Lipsitz Flippin, Reid Bramblett, and Christina Paulette Colón

Few places can do great luxury resorts as well as the Caribbean. Frommer's' researchers have been to them all. We think these are some of the best resorts—the most gorgeous, the most romantic, and most memorable hotels in the world—perfect for honeymoons, romance, or indulgent getaways.
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Historic Caribbean hurricane season track map

When is Hurricane Season? A Worldwide Guide

By Jason Cochran

When is hurricane season in the Caribbean, the Pacific, the Indian Ocean? Save your beach vacation with our month-by-month guide to the typhoons and cyclones of the world.
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On Location: Visiting Robin Hood's Nottingham

Robin Hood co-stars Britain's ancient oak forests and Wales unspoiled beaches. Here's how to visit.
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.
Rock climbing on Camelback Mountain, Phoenix.

Great Outdoor Things to Do in Phoenix, Arizona

Where to go hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, and white-water rafting in and around Phoenix.
Sandwood Bay in the northern Highlands, Scotland.

5 Best Coastal Walks in Scotland

By Felicity Martin, Colin Hutchison & Patrick Thorn

Our roundup of five great trails lets you discover the best of Scotland's magnificent coastal landscapes.
Children play in the water in Puerto Rico.

12 Memorable Adventures in Puerto Rico

By John Marino

Puerto Rico is far more than sun and sand. With a dazzling culture, foodie-worthy cuisine and scintillating nature sites (both on land and in the sea) it may well be one of the most exciting destinations in the Caribbean.
Disney's Aulani resort aerial view

Disney's Aulani in Hawaii: See What It's Like in Photos

By Jason Cochran

One of the biggest surprises at Disney's Hawaiian beach resort near Honolulu on Oahu is that there's hardly a Mickey in sight.
The pace of life is a little slower in Italy's deep south; here, the coast near Taormina, Sicily.

Sicily's Best Beaches

Sicily has more sandy beaches and dramatic coastline than almost any other region of Italy. Here are 6 beaches not to miss.
Viking River Cruises ship on the Danube river in Budapest

10 Best River Cruises

By Heidi Sarna

What's the difference between cruising on the Rhine and Rhone? Check out these 10 best river and barge cruises to find out.

A group of passengers debark from a cruise ship in Mexico.

The Biggest Summer Travel Mistakes....And How To Fix Them

By Pauline Frommer

It's the vacation many of us look forward to all year. But there are ways to mess summer vacation up, and they're quite common. Here are the most typical mistakes and some ways to avoid them.
Children gathering around for storytime at Great Wolf Lodge Family Resort

The Top Resorts for Families with Preschoolers

By Candyce H. Stapen

Family-friendly comforts and plenty of ways to play with your toddler: These resorts are the rare hotels that are truly ideal for young children.
Barbados is an eclectic Caribbean vacation

Experiencing Eclectic Barbados Without All the Tourists

By Alexandra Cheney

Despite claiming the most luxury properties per square mile in the Caribbean, Barbados still presents an unfiltered, tourist-free, and unapologetically original beach vacation.
Petit Saint Vincent, the Grenadines. Photo: Neil Selkirk Photography

Crowd-Free Caribbean Islands: 7 Remote Getaways

Discover secluded beaches and romantic hideaways on these remote Caribbean islands in Puerto Rico, the Grenadines, the Turks & Caicos, the Bahamas, and more.
A young boy swims in the kiddie pool in Playa del Carmen.

The Best Family Adventures on the Riviera Maya

By Christine Delsol & Maribeth Mellin

Few places on the plaanet are as family-friendly as Cancun and the Caribbean Coast of Mexico. But the region offers far more than just sun and sand: there are real adventures that the entire family can participate in. Here are our picks for some of the best of them.

3 Alternatives to Miami Beach’s Party Hotels

By Juliana Shallcross

Taking in all that’s new in Miami Beach can be exhausting. If you don’t want to deal with the hyped-up party scene or the impersonal service of a too-big resort, here are three laid-back hotels to try.

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

In the Caribbean Hotel Rates Plummet in the Three Weeks Immediately after New Year's Day

By Arthur Frommer

That's true of both the pricier islands and the ones with budget accommodations. Some ideas for a last-minute trip.

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.

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.

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.

Photo Slideshow: Day by Day: 12 Ways to Get Wet in Hawaii

By Jeanette Foster

Get the most out of Hawaii with our highlights of the best beaches and water sports on the islands.

Onboard Waterslides and Water Parks Make a Splash

By Heidi Sarna

Elaborate water parks and multi-deck slides are popping up on ships. We round up the best of the bunch, and look ahead at what's to come.