The light-filled atrium at the Staybridge Suites Times Square location. Courtesy Staybridge Suites

Reinventing Extended-Stay Hotels

Smart travelers already know that booking hotels with kitchenettes can help save money. These three extended-stay hotel brands lead the pack.
Tower of London at Night.

London Walking Tour: Wizards and Wanderings

This eventful walk begins alongside the Tower of London and twists its way through a fascinating warren of streets steeped in history.
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Cloud Gate (nicknamed "the Bean") is the Anish Kapoor sculpture in Chicago's Millennium Park.

The World's 10 Best Cities for Parks

Seek out the best city parks in London, Paris, Chicago, and seven other places around the world.
Just 15 minutes from Waikiki, a short hike along the Manoa Falls Trail takes you into a lush tropical rainforest.

Best Hawaiian Hikes: 6 Fit for the Family

Put on your hiking boots and you'll discover a new view of paradise.
Brightly coloured beach huts in a row on Brighton seafront, England

Best Family Trips from London

Unforgettable castles, beaches, and charming villages are easily accessible by train, bus, or car -- and close enough to be part of your London itinerary.
Warwick Castle.

London Day Trips: Best Castles and Palaces

Eight monumental and palatial sites that are worth a detour from any London itinerary.
Dim sum is like tapas

What to Do in Hong Kong: 10 Favorite Things

From Buddhist temples to goldfish markets and western culture to Chinese tradition, Hong Kong is the ultimate cosmopolitan destination.
A detail of the statue of Queen Boadicea near Elizabeth Tower (Big Ben) in London.

Best Free Things to Do in England, Scotland and Wales

Discover how to get the most out of your free time in Britain without spending a pound.
Shred the surf or just settle in the sand for the perfect shoreline experience at Kauai's Poipu Beach.

What to Do In Hawaii: 12 Ways to Get Wet

Get the most out of Hawaii with our highlights of the best beaches and water sports on the islands.
The Ahwahnee/Majestic Yosemite Hotel in Yosemite National Park.

The Best National Park Lodges in the U.S.

Staying in national parks like Yellowstone National Park offers visitors old-school examples of sustainability and beauty and easy access to trips and tours.
Exterior of the Louvre.

5 Not-To-Be-Missed Museums in Paris

Paris is filled with wonderful, smaller museums that are not to be missed.
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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.
The main street of Tombstone, Arizona, is where all the action takes place.

Classic Cowboy Towns and B and Bs

Rediscover the Old West by relaxing at a cozy B&B and exploring what these former mining towns have to offer.
Dingo at Lake McKenzie, Fraser Island, Queensland. Courtesy Tourism Australia © Photographer: Lincoln Fowler

5 Best Outdoor Adventures in Australia

From kayaking to driving cattle, you're sure to find an outdoor vacation in Australia that fits your style.
Hats for sale on Middle Caicos.

7 Best Souvenirs From the Caribbean

Find seven of the most authentic gifts to take home -- island mementos that are wonderfully made and made locally
Vernazza and the other Cinque Terre towns can be reached on foot, by train, or by sea.

The Very Best of Italy

Tour the fabulous scenery of the Amalfi Coast, hike the Cinque Terre, drive through Tuscany's vineyards, and see more of Italy
Macy's Thanksgiving Parade turkey and pilgrims

Where to Go for Thanksgiving This Year

When the traditional Thanksgiving at home feels too routine—and this year you aren't feeling like spending forever cooking a turkey—we've found the perfect escapes for that long weekend. Some are cheap, some perfect for large gatherings, and some are just the ultimate Turkey Day destinations.
Get a grip on a loop in the Tokyo Metro.

The World's Best Subways: 10 Top Cities

Blend in with the locals by mastering the subway systems in Tokyo, London, Dubai, and seven other cities around the world.
Lazy river at Four Seasons Resort at Walt Disney World

Which Orlando Hotel Has the Best Pool?

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.
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How to Save in Expensive Cities

How to get the most out of New York, Paris, London, and five more great cities while spending the least.
Aerial view of an orange overcast London through a rain speckled glass pane

How to See the Best of England in One Week

Make the most of your time in England with our week-long itinerary. Through short bursts of travel, we'll take you through the best of London and then on to such storied locales as Windsor, Oxford, and Stratford-upon-Avon. History, nature, art—the best way to experience England.
Children pet a starfish at the Maui Ocean Center

The Best of Hawaii for Kids

Sure, you could spend your entire family vacation at the beach. But Hawaii has so many other attractions that kids (and their parents!) love. Here's our picks for the best of 'em.