2016 Gift Guide

The Annual Frommer's Travel Gift Guide

By Jason Cochran

We combed this year’s best offerings to find travel gadgets and inventions that actually improve the way we go places—for every budget.
A closeup of a baseball with the Major League Baseball emblem.

Home Run! The Top Reasons to Attend a Baseball Game in Person This Summer (Beyond the Games Themselves)

By Matt Higgins

Here are the giveaways, food, and souvenirs that will be featured at the top baseball parks in the 2015 season.
Bird's-eye view of slope at Winter Park Resort

What's New at the Ski Resorts of Utah and Colorado? We Have the Scoop

By Violet Baron

Ski resorts in Colorado and Utah have made a number of upgrades and additions this year, from interactive apps that track progress on the slopes to major new ski lodges featuring local cuisine. Snow accumulation is still a risky business given the unreliable climate, but there will be plenty for guests to enjoy at these 8 resorts.
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Stand-up paddling in Alaska

Stunning Images of Man Challenging Nature from 'The Art of Adventure'

The world is full of adventure, and a new book captures individual exploration and challenge in some of the most inaccessible locations on Earth. The results will wow you.
A close up shot of Uluru

The Wonders of Australia's Outback

By Pauline Frommer

A visual tour through some of the flora, fauna, cultural traditions and spectacular geology that make Australia's Outback a must-visit destination.
Church in Liechtenstein

How to See Liechtenstein in a Day

By Claybourne Elder

The adorable alpine principality, bordered by Switzerland and Austria, is just 62 square miles. This is the only guide to Liechtenstein you may ever need!
Mist wafts through a valley in Yosemite National Park, surrounded by mountains and rock formations.

Nature's Showcase: Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks

National parks are one of the greatest assets of the United States, and Yosemite and Sequoia are prime examples. As you explore these two California treasures, stop by 10 of our favorite sights.
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Experience Arches National Park

Arches National Park in Southeastern Utah is home to more than 2,000 natural arches. Here are 6 ways to experience this unique landscape.
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Experience Grand Canyon National Park

There are many ways to experience the Grand Canyon, from adrenaline-pumping adventures to breathtaking vistas to engaging historical exhibits. Here are 8 of our favorites.
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.
View from the fort at Cidade Velha, Cape Verde.

Island Hopping the Cape Verde Islands

What to see and where to stop in the distinctive West African archipelago.
Heavenly Mountain Resort, Lake Tahoe. Photo by: Corey Rich

7 Ways to Ski Lake Tahoe

If you want to say you've skied Tahoe, here are seven ski resorts that should be at the top of your list.
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.
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.
Grace Bay Beach, Providenciales.

Caribbean's Best: 10 Favorite Moments

Dance in Anguilla's beach bars, relax on a secluded beach in Antigua, and find more Caribbean island adventures and experiences.
Plane at Yellowstone National Park

When Weather Interrupts Your Trip: 6 Things to Do

By Sascha Segan

How to react when weather makes a mess of your flying plans.
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.
Giant tube sponge and a diver in the waters of Roatan, Honduras.

Central American Islands: 11 Amazing Escapes

Eleven sparsely populated beaches, one-of-a-kind reefs, and secluded sights perfect for adventuresome visitors and low-impact leisure travelers alike.
Skree Skiing from the Summit of Kilimanjaro

Best Parks in Kenya and Tanzania

From high mountain peaks, to crystal-clear waters, to vast African plains: here are five parks that will take your breath away.
Park City, Utah, dates back to 1868. Photo courtesy Park City Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau

9 Warm-Weather Ways to See Park City, Utah

Long after the snow melts, Park City offers hiking, golf, biking, plus great music, film, and Olympic training for everyone.
Lahaina, Hawaii (Maui)

Cliff Diving and Cliff Jumping: 9 Peak Places

Oceans, lakes, and rivers around the world where you can go over the edge.