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.

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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Evening at Pike Place Market in Seattle.

America's Best Public Markets

Eat and shop like a local at one of these public markets in Seattle, Philadelphia, D.C., and seven other U.S. cities.
Snorkeling in Kealakekua Bay, Big Island.

Best of Hawaii: 40 Favorite Sights and Activities

There really is just one cardinal rule to enjoying a Hawaiian vacation: relax -- you are in paradise.
The infinity hot tub at Hotel Terra in Jackson Hole. Courtesy Terra Resort Group

Jackson Hole, Wyoming: Not Just for Skiers

From snowshoeing to wildlife viewing, Jackson Hole has some of the best winter activities for non-skiers.

My Flight Is Canceled, Now What?

Follow these practical tips to ride out a flight cancellation with a minimum amount of turbulence.
Kolob Canyon area of Zion National Park.

Best U.S. National Parks for Kids

14 parks and national seashores that will give you and your family memories for a lifetime.
The Hollywood Walk of Fame.

California for Families: San Diego to San Francisco

Highlights for adults and kids alike from the San Diego Zoo to the Golden Gate Bridge.
Adventurers re-energize themselves aside the soothing and spectacular Manoa Falls.

5 Best Waterfall Hikes in Hawaii

Postcard-worthy paths in Maui, Kauai, Oahu, and the Big Island.
A zipline lets passengers fly nine stories about the Boardwalk neighborhood, starboard to port.

Best Cruise Ships for Kids

With so many cruises to choose from, how do you know which ship is best for your family? These 23 family-friendly cruise ships pack in ice-skating rinks, water parks, and more.
Plane at Yellowstone National Park

When Weather Interrupts Your Trip: 6 Things to Do

How to react when weather makes a mess of your flying plans.
<strong>By Cate Latting</strong><br><br>A rich history, modern-day cultural institutions, kid-friendly resorts and restaurants, and variety of theme parks and outdoor amusements all combine to make San Antonio a fantastic choice for family-oriented fun.<br><br><em>Photo Caption: Visitors outside the Alamo.</em>

San Antonio in a Family Way

Cultural institutions, kid-friendly resorts and restaurants, and outdoor amusements combine to make San Antonio a fantastic family choice
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.
Plane at Yellowstone National Park.

Travel Health Tips: How to Eat Well On the Road

Get the scoop on healthy travel snacks, plus how to make smart choices at the airport food court, bar, and hotel breakfast buffet.