Central Park is a stunning break from New York City's urban landscape.

Where to Go in New York City's Central Park

By Pauline Frommer

Even within the bounds of New York City's Central Park, it is easy to be overwhelmed by the Park's sprawling features. But never fear, we've collected a list of our favorite spots in New York City's backyard.
A lifeguard stand on a beach in California

America's Best Beaches, Coast to Coast

By Frommer's Editors

Celebrate America's considerable coastal beauty with this roundup of the nation's best beaches—where you'll find the softest sand, clearest water, and best swimming.

VIDEO: Reliving the Past in Northern Michigan

By Frommer's Editors

A trip to Northern Michigan is a rich and rewarding journey through time. Pauline Frommer hits up some of the historical highlights.

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VIDEO: The Sophisticated Pleasures of Northern Michigan

By Frommer's Staff

In the heart of the heartland, a vacation destination awaits that will surprise and delight.

Roller coaster at Beijing Shijingshan Amusement Park in China

The World's Most Thrilling Roller Coasters

By Frommer's Editors

Lower your safety bar and find someplace to stow your sunglasses—we're taking a tour of the fastest, steepest, pulse-poundingest roller coasters on earth.
A kid at one of Great Wolf Lodge's indoor water park

How to Get the Most from a Great Wolf Lodge Vacation

By Zac Thompson

Maximize your family fun time with our guide to the growing chain of indoor water park resorts. Dive right in!
The best and worst hotel booking sites

Best and Worst Hotel Booking Sites

By Reid Bramblett

Dozens of hotel-only booking sites promise rock-bottom deals. We test-drove a few sites in search of the best.
View from Alamo Square in San Francisco

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

By Avital Andrews

A whirlwind itinerary for seeing the best of the City by the Bay—from the depths of Alcatraz to the Top of the Mark—in just one, two, or three days
A statue of George Washington on horseback in the center of a public garden in Boston.

Best Sites to See on Boston's History Trails

By Shakeema Edwards

Boston is brimming with national historic sites and a great way to see many of them is to walk The Freedom Trail and the Black Heritage Trail. But taking in so much history can be time-consuming, so here are the best of both trails.
Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas cruise ship

What I Learned Aboard the World's Biggest Cruise Ship

By Zac Thompson

Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas—the largest passenger vessel ever built—set off on its inaugural sailing with our writer on board. It was his first time at sea, too.
The Durango and Silverton rounds a bend in Colorado

The 10 Most Fun Heritage Railways in America

By Doug Wallack

Looking for a fun day out for families? The many heritage railways in the United States are museums of moving history.
San Diego skyline

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

By Maribeth Mellin

A whirlwind itinerary for cramming the best of San Diego in one, two, or three days
A Norwegian Cruise Lines ship sails from Mykonos

How to Pick the Best Cruise for You

By Pauline Frommer

Single travelers will pick very different cruises from those traveling with children. The same goes for those looking to get married onboard, travelers with disabilities and others with special needs and tastes. We've broken down which cruiselines are best for each type of traveler.
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.

Disney Does Alaska: A Toddler's Take on Cruising

Disney's first-ever cruise to Alaska is tested out by a cruise writer's toddler. Will Disney Wonder pass the kid test? Find out what works and what doesn't.
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.
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.
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.

Upper Pacific Suite Deck at Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur. Photo: Kodiak Greenwood/Post Ranch Inn

12 Coastal Hotels With Stunning Shore Views

Book one of these luxury hotels, charming inns, and beachfront cabanas for restorative views of the bay, beach, ocean, or shore.
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.
A rock climber in southwestern Colorado. Courtesy Matt Inden/Weaver Multimedia Group

6 Exhilarating Colorado Adventure Getaways

From camping in yurts to ice climbing, each of these Colorado adventures delivers just the right amount of adrenaline.