Arthur and Pauline Frommer chat with Rinker Buck, author of The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey, to discuss his incredible experience traveling the Oregon Trail in a covered wagon like the original pioneers.
There is no one-size-fits-all answer for when to sail: It depends on your own personal priorities. Whether you’re looking to avoid the rough seas or score a bargain deal, there’s a time of year that’s best for you. If you’re looking for low prices, shoulder season — the time between peak and low season — is a great option, but it may come with trade-offs like rainy weather or fewer wildlife sightings. Check out our breakdown of the best time to cruise based on destination, weather, and price:
Signs along the Interstate tell you which restaurants and hotels are nearby—but how did those signs get there?
Ever wonder why tourist traps are so popular? Sometimes, it’s as simple as name recognition, created by effective marketing, and a lack of knowledge about other choices.
Find out what's new at Taos Ski Valley, which has enjoyed some of the season's best snow.
Other than the challenging terrain at Montana's Big Sky Resort, a ski trip at this popular resort means that you're also close to Yellowstone National Park and other great winter attractions.
Find out which U.S. ski resorts in the West earned top grades for the best environmental policies and practices, including everything from recycling to shuttle bus service.
As Breckenridge Ski Resort turns 50, check out what's new -- and what traditions carry on -- at the popular Colorado ski resort.
Keystone, about a two-hour drive from Denver International Airport, is the ideal ski destination for expert skiers, snowboarders, and families. You can save at least 20% just by booking your lift tickets online.
Skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels will want to check out these innovative products from 11 top companies.
Squeezed as it is between the vast blue expanse of the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez, Baja California is a mecca for deep-sea fishermen in pursuit of a big catch.
Pauline Frommer visits CNN to share park tips, from how to save, where to find wildlife, and what spots are best for avoiding big crowds.
The spring is the perfect time for the wildlife habitats that come alive in the Rockies and the desert parks of the Southwest -- as Goldilocks likes it, not too cold and not too hot.
Despite the record high prices, there are still plenty of places, both in the U.S. and abroad, where travelers can enjoy beautiful beaches, outdoor adventures, wine tastings and spas, and unique cultural experiences--without breaking the bank.
You are in the bargaining seat in 2008. Refuse to accept rack rates, check the internet rates and then get on the phone and bargain, bargain, bargain.
Texas' Big Bend National Park offers numerous possibilities for backpacking, both on established and marked hiking trails and on relatively unmarked hiking routes following washes, canyons, or abandoned rough dirt roads dating from the late 1800s.
Stretching from Maine to Georgia through 14 states and over 2,100 miles, the Appalachian Trail is as historic a trek as any other national park walk east coast or west.
Find the latest in the two states that are home to to some of the most popular ski resorts and national parks in the country.
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Things change verrry slowly in Eastern Canada, and sometimes they don't change much at all. Nevertheless, there are a few recent developments to note.
The reopening of the World Trade Center station combined with the new Airtrain to JFK airport as eased commuters' burdens -- and created off-center opportunities for tourists.
Procrastinators will find sky-high air and rail fares for the turkey week right now, and Christmas and New Year's down the pike. There are a ways to reduce stress while saving time and money on these mandatory trips. Here are our tips for your holiday surviving travel.
Depending on your destination, United Airline's Silver Wings Plus program can save 'seniors' serious bucks.